03.25.2013 - WKA Race Official Training at Kershaw, S.C., on April 5

CONCORD, N.C. – Registration is now open for WKA’s final Race Official Training and Certification in 2013. The training will be held on Friday, April 5 and is being held in conjunction with the Manufacturers Cup and National Road Racing Series events at Carolina Motorsports Park.

The seminar will begin at 4:30 p.m. and should conclude by 8 p.m., including time to take the SFI/WKA certification exam. This schedule will allow any event competitors who wish to attend to complete Friday’s practice session prior to reporting for the seminar.

This seminar is designed for national, divisional and local race and event officials. It is conducted in an interactive format allowing for questions and interaction with other participants.

Included are job descriptions for virtually every position on the event team including:

            Race director
            Corner worker
            Grid steward
            Chief scorer
            Technical inspector
            Gate Keeper
            Scale operator

The cost for the WKA Race Official Training Seminar is $125. That includes the seminar, the SFI/WKA Certification examination and a WKA 2013 Technical Manual.

Those participants successfully completing the exam will receive a clothing patch and an ID card, and their names will be included on the list of SFI/WKA Certified Race Officials. The certification is good for two years. To register for this seminar, call Marie Borsuk at WKA Headquarters, 704-455-1606 x11. Participants must be WKA members in good standing and register in advance to attend.