8.0 MARSHALS' LICENCES
8.1 MARSHAL LICENCE GRADES
8.1.1 PROBATIONARY LICENCE
A probationary licence is valid for supervised marshalling at race events in
the functions of flags,
phones/radios and safety.
8.1.2 BASIC LICENCE
A basic licence is valid for CRCA/MMS-contracted events and some out of
region races with prior
approval from CRCA/MMS.
8.1.3 INTERMEDIATE LICENCE
An intermediate licence is valid for CRCA/MMS contracted races and all out
of region races.
8.1.2 ADVANCED LICENCE
An advanced licence is valid for the events listed in 3 categories listed
8.2 MARSHAL LICENCE REQUIREMENTS AND PROGRESSION
8.2.1 An Ontario Race Marshal's licence holder shall be an affiliated member
of a CASC-affiliated club.
8.2.2 A Probationary licence requires attendance at both classroom and
trackside schools approved by
CASC-OR. Training shall include a basic fire training session. This grade of
supervision while performing in the functions of flagging, phone/radio
operation and safety. The
marshalling education committee (CRCA/MMS) shall keep written reports and
evaluation for each
Marshal education committee shall locally amend CASC-OR logbooks to include
signature of corner senior / captain.
8.2.3 A Basic licence requires satisfactory completion of a minimum of 10
supervised events as a
Probationary licence holder. The education committee shall review the
written reports and judge if
the marshal is capable of working with less supervision.
In addition the marshal shall pass a written, open-book test based on the
CASC Marshal's Training
8.2.4 An Intermediate licence requires:
a) either of the following:
i) marshalling competently as a Basic licence holder for either a minimum of
event days at home track, OR;
ii) 24 event days at home track and 6 on another track,
b) and shall demonstrate the competency required, in all marshalling
functions at Canadian
events (flags, phones and safety).
c) a minimum of 6 CASC-OR regional event days marshalled at home track or 4
regional event days at other tracks.
8.2.5 ADVANCED LICENCE
a) An Advanced licence requires marshalling for at least one full year as an
licence holder. In addition the licence candidate shall have demonstrated,
marshalling functions at Canadian events (flags, phones and safety), the
competency required for high speed, high profile events.
b) Once an application for an advanced license has been accepted by the
education committee (CRCA or MMS) the candidate shall be observed and
assessed for a
period of one year and a minimum of 10 events.
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c) The Candidate shall have knowledge of blue flagging, but no requirement
exists to be
8.2.6 Captain/Senior and Blue Flagger should be considered specialties and
should not be tied to
licensing advancement. Consideration should be given to training personnel
who wish to take the
training and who have proven that they are capable of handling these
responsibilities. The decision
as to who gets trained in these specialties rests with the marshalling
8.2.7 Requests for license upgrades shall be submitted in writing to the
committees (CRCA/MMS). The education committee shall decide if the candidate
prerequisites and shall advise the applicant if the request has been
approved or denied.
8.2.8 To maintain a license grade requires marshalling at least 6 CASC-OR
Region event days per
calendar year or else a downgrade of 1 level may be applied by the
8.2.9 A marshal who is away from racing for a year may be required to attend
a marshal's school before
a licence is issued. An absence of 2 or more years shall require attendance
at a marshal's school.
8.2.10 Any of the following, in order, can veto a licence change with
reasons in writing:
a) Marshaling Education Chair of CRCA or MMS, CASC-OR
b) Any appeals shall be submitted to CASC.
8.2.11 Marshal's logbooks shall be issued only by CRCA or MMS.
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