Authorization of Marshals

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Authorization of Marshals

  1. The process for authorising youth armoured combat marshals is the same as that for authorising Adult combat marshals, as found in the | Lochac Marshals Handbook with relevant reference to the youth armoured combat rules.
  2. A youth armoured combat marshal may be warranted after demonstrating the ability to:
    1. judge a youth combatants authorization.
    2. know the Lochac Youth Armoured Combat Rules.
    3. supervise youth combatants both in the lists and in melee combat.
    4. promote safe practices and enforce the rules of the list.
    5. inspect weapons and armour.
  3. A youth armoured combat Sparring Partner may be warranted after demonstrating the ability to:
    1. understand the differences between the divisions with regard to calibration and allowed shots
    2. spar safely chivalrously with youth from at least two divisions
    3. promote safe practices and enforce the rules of the list.
    4. inspect weapons and armour.
  4. youth armoured combat marshals do not need to be authorized in any SCA martial activity.
  5. All warranted youth armoured combat marshals are considered to be officers and must be members of the SCA
  6. All youth combat marshals must be familiar with the Child Protection Policies and Procedures of SCA Ltd in Australia or SCANZ in New Zealand, depending on the country that they are marshalling in.
  7. These requirements are irrespective of the age and apply to minors as Auxilary Marshals also.
  8. All marshals must be authorised to marshal youth combat and be able to show proof as required.
  9. All marshals must be current members of the SCA.
  10. All marshals must be over the age of 18 years at the time of authorisation.
  11. Minors aged 16–17 years may be Auxillary Marshals.
  12. All marshals must show proof they have any working with children background check required in their jurisdiction in order to complete their authorisation, refer to the SCA Ltd policies which can be found at | Australia Policy; and SCANZ policies which can be found at | NZ Policy