Thanks to everyone who marshalled on last years event. We would love you to help on this years event we need marshals of all grades for the following roles :


  • Start & Finish Radio Crews
  • In Stage Radio Crews
  • Tracking Operators

Event Radio Staffing


Bill Wilmer -Gemini Communications


Email : w.wilmer@btinternet.com

Coming to help ?



We are strongly encouraging all marshals and radio crews, who haven't already done so, to become an MSA accredited marshal by completing the simple registration and also carrying out the basic online training by following this.


 Unregistered marshals are still very welcome to join us, but will need to be placed with buddy who will be a MSA registered marshal.




Why do experienced marshals have to do this?

All marshals should have a common set of basic skills to protect themselves and others on the stages. This includes first-on-scene training. The MSA aims to ensure that the training is useful and relevant to everyone.


What are the contents and how long does it take to do?

There are three modules: Roles & Responsibilities of the Marshal; Spectator Management; and Incident Management. It should take a maximum of one hour to complete, including the online assessment.


What is the process?

Simply register online via the MSA’s members’ site at

. Then follow the links to the learning management system and proceed.


What will happen if you do not pass?

You can simply retake once you have re-read the sections you didn’t quite manage first time.


When do all Marshals have to be registered by?

From now on, online training and accreditation will be compulsory for new/first-time rally and cross country marshals. Existing registered marshals are encouraged to complete the accreditation as soon as possible and will need to do so before renewing their 2017 registration.


Do all Marshals have to complete the online scheme, regardless of status?

From 2017, yes, but you can apply to register at the grade for which you are most experienced. If you wish to apply for a grade higher than trainee you will need to supply the MSA with an application form endorsed by your club and a CV covering your motorsport history.


Do you have to complete the online scheme every year?

No – it is a one-off for everyone.


If a Marshal chooses not to register will he/she still be able to marshal?

There will continue to be a buddying system, which will allow non-accredited marshals to join accredited volunteers on events. This will also help to ensure we don’t lose opportunities to recruit new volunteers. For 2017, all marshals will need to have completed the online scheme before marshalling unsupervised – a non-accredited marshal will not be able to man a junction on his or her own, for example. In 2016, during the transition, only exisiting MSA-registered marshals may marshal unsupervised.


Will marshals still require a club endorsement on the application form?

For 2016, new marshals will not require club endorsement. However, they will need endorsement if they choose to upgrade to become a registered marshal.


How will the grade be decided for existing marshals?

It will be decided by a small committee upon submission of a CV and an application form endorsed by the club.


Any further questions from volunteers should be directed to training@msauk.org.




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