FIS TD seminar for OPA countries in Valdidentro, Italy
Participants of the OPA TD seminar

FIS together with FISI, Proloco, municipality of Valdidentro and Alta Valtellina ski club organized last weekend seminar for Technical delegates of OPA countries. More than sixty participants from eleven countries took part.

TD and TD candidates from traditional OPA countries were accompanied by participants of Great Britain, Serbia and Finland. Six candidates for Technical delegates passed the exams and many new participants were registered as TD candidates.

The seminar was led by the Chairman of the Sub-Committee for Rules & Control Karl-Heinz Lickert and experienced TDs Uros Ponikvar and Anna Rosa. There were various topics of the lectures, ranging from ICR and other rules update, special rules for classical technique, course preparation, roller skiing and popular skiing competitions and rules, to case studies and open discussion.

TD candidates who were going to take the exams led working groups at field work, had to solve several TD issues and infractions and also had to prove they can lead a Jury and effectively make decisions.