Pre Clinic Test

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Test October 2008

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[edit] Notes:

• This is an open-book test

• This is a “form” document. Use the TAB Button to navigate fields.

• Please complete this test PRIOR to arriving at the TD Seminar

• Answers will be reviewed as a group during the TD Seminar

• Discussion will follow review

• Good Luck

[edit] Part 1 – True & False

Questions True or False

1. Ski Cross athletes are required to use back protectors when participating in a Freestyle FIS competition

True False

2. Quotas for Half Pipe will be in effect for the FIS World Cups in 2008-09.

True False

3. Protests must be accompanied by a 50 CHF or its equivalent currency when handed to the Jury.

True False

4. A competitor may appeal a decision of the Jury to the National Ski Association of which the Organizing Committee is a member.

True False

5. When a mogul competitor loses his/her ski during competition run, s/he will be judged to the end of the competition run if s/he crosses the finish line.

True False

6. Double inverted aerial maneouvres are permitted in FIS Moguls competitions?

True False

7. Training in Aerials on competition day may be a minimum of 1 hour.

True False

8. The maximum gap in material for a Ski Cross ski suit is 60mm.

True False

9. In Ski Cross, the distance between the start and the first turn shall be no less than 60m.

True False

10. Changes to the Start Order may be made up to one (1) hour before the scheduled start determined in the Team Captains Meeting.

True False

11. A competitor who misses his/her start due to a long lift line will be permitted to start due to “force majeure”

True False

12. A competitor may appeal to the Jury for re-run after they have been obstructed during his/her run if they cross the finish line and complete his/her run.

True False

13. The jury may suspend a competitor at FIS events beyond the FIS event at which the offence occurred

True False

14. Coaches may be subject to sanctions awarded by the Jury.

True False

15. FIS Continental Cup Aerial and Ski Cross competitions must have a minimum of 1 ACLS ambulance on site during training and competition

True False

[edit] Part 2 – Multiple Choice

1. What is the maximum thickness of an athlete’s sole of the ski boot permitted in Freestyle FIS competitions?

0 43 mm

0 42 mm

0 47mm

0 45 mm

2. Match the minimum Freestyle FIS points required for each FIS Freestyle Event. Use the Drop Down Menu to select answers

A. 25

B. 20

C. 50

20 Ski Cross

20 Moguls

20 Aerials

20 Dual Moguls

3. What are the rights & duties of the Freestyle FIS Race Director? Select all that apply.

0 Evaluates the communication network

0 Casts the deciding vote in the case of a tie in the Jury

0 Appoints qualified persons as members of the Jury

0 Serves as Chairperson at the Team Captains Meetings

0 Checks athletes’ right to participate in the competition

0 Controls production and presentation of the competition

0 Blows a whistle

0 Inspects the safety installations on the courses

0 Spot-checks competitors licenses.

0 Inspects the OCs Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and anti-doping program

4. Which of the following items are not required to appear on the competition’s official results information?

0 Competitors’ FIS Codes

0 Competitors’ FIS Points

0 Signature of the Head Judge

0 Signature of the FIS Race Director

0 Nationality of Judges

0 Start Order Number

0 Weather information

5. What is the year of birth required for a Ski Cross athlete to receive a FIS License in 2009-2010?

0 1993

0 1994

0 1995

0 1996

6. Protests can not be submitted to the Jury for:

0 Competitor disqualification

0 Judges Scores

0 Competition course

0 Qualification of a competitor

7. What is the minimum number of days that must be scheduled for training in Aerials?

0 1

0 2

0 3

0 4

8. What is the minimum age for performing Triple Inverted aerial maneouvres in FIS Aerials competition? 0 15

0 16

0 17

0 18

0 19

9. In Ski Cross, how are the final rankings shall be calculated?

0 Competitors placing 5th to 8th are ranked according to their qualification times

0 Competitors placing 9th or lower are ranked according to their qualification times

0 Competitors placing 9th or lower are ranked according to their qualification times and what round they are eliminated

0 All competitors are ranked according to placings in heats.

10. The maximum length for a FIS Continental Cup Ski Cross Course is:

0 750m

0 1,050m

0 1,200m

0 650m

11. Within what amount of time must an Aerial Competitor start once the start signal has been given?

0 5

0 10

0 15

0 20

12. When a competitor is added to the Start Order, s/he shall:

0 Start in the last position of the official Start Order

0 Start in the position determined after a re-draw

0 Start in the first position of the official Start Order

0 Not be permitted to start

13. Which of the following is not covered in the FIS ICR?





14. Which of the following is not a condition for granting a re-run:

0 Failure of the primary electronic timing system in Moguls

0 Failure of judges to observe competitor’s run

0 Competitor stops and refuses to jump after starting in aerials

0 Objects on the course obstructs the competitor’s run

15. Which of the following penalties may the Jury may impose upon person who commits an offense according to ICR 223.1.1 or 223.1.2:

0 Written or verbal reprimand

0 Withdrawal of accreditation for the current event from FIS accredited persons

0 Disqualification

0 Monetary fines

0 All of the above

0 None of the above

[edit] Part 3 – Open Questions

1. You challenge a competitor during Official Training on the day of competition because he is not wearing a bib. He says he has one but it he left it at his lodging. What do you do?

2. Official Training for a World Cup Aerials event is due to start in 5 minutes and you notice that there is no First Aid in attendance. What do you do?

3. What are the main purposes of the Team Captains’ meetings held each evening of a competition?

4. You arrive at the venue for a Dual Moguls competition and find the course partially set out but with the Air Bumps not yet in place. The course area measures up as follows:

Distance Gradient Width

Start area 10m 5° 18m

30m 23° 18m

10m 36° 18m

20m 30° 18m

20m 28° 18m

20m 24° 18m

20m 22° 18m

20m 21° 18m

20m 20° 18m

20m 19° 18m

Finish area 30m 5° 25m

What is the average gradient of this course?

What problems do you foresee with this course, and what approach would you take to address them?

5.The producer from the host TV broadcaster has a great idea to position a camera on a 20m boom next to the Finish line so that he can get dramatic action shots of skiers approaching from the second Air. How would the conversation go?

6. A fault with the electronic timing during one competitor’s run in the Ski Cross Qualifications leads to the recording of a backup time for that competitor. With 5 competitors still to run, The Chief of Scoring contacts you to say that he doesn’t believe that the backup time is correct. The Chief of Timing insists that it has been correctly derived from the secondary timing system. The Chief of Scoring points out that the secondary timing readings have been seriously out of step with the primary readings for most of the morning. The competitor’s coach comes over and enters the discussion. What do you do? What do you do if the matter is still unresolved when the last competitor in Qualifications has gone down?

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