2015 Surfing Australia Rule Book - Page 12

3. SURFING AUSTRALIA NATIONAL TITLES AND SANCTIONED EVENTS Regulations and conditions for the sanctioning and conduct of Longboard, SUP, Bodyboard, Open Masters & Junior Titles, and speciality events can be provided through the Surfing Australia National Office 1. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS All Championship events are allocated by bidding annually at the Surfing Australia CEO meeting. Conduct of the events is set out in the appropriate operations manual to be provided by Surfing Australia. National contest formats are to be adhered to at all National Titles. State team allocations are to be finalised at the Technical Committee meeting each year. At least one (1) experienced, accredited and registered judge must accompany each Junior, Longboard, SUP and Surf Masters’ State team at the National Titles. 2. NATIONAL TITLES COMPETITION RULES a. Rules of competition as set out in this Surfing Australia Rule Book must be followed by each State branch. This is particularly relevant where a State branch is hosting any sanctioned event or national competition. b. Any competitor/official whose conduct at national championships is regarded by the National Contest Committee to reflect unfavourably in any way on Surfing Australia or the event will face sanction (fine or suspension) under misconduct rules. The National Contest Committee as mentioned in this rule book comprises: Contest/Event Director Event Technical Director Event Head Judge 10 SURFING AUSTRALIA RULE BOOK