Opening and closing ceremonies, and finals
The following text is an extract of EVF rules:
These are the “highlights” of the European Veterans Fencing Championships, for the media and the audience, therefore their staging must be produced to a high standard to leave a pleasurable experience, without compromising the sporting component.
The organisers must pay special attention to:
• the aesthetics of the scene
• the ease of understanding for the on site and televisionaudiences
• the ease of filming for TV cameramen and photographs
• the respect of the schedule
• the officialprotocol
• the reliability of the equipment.
The Organising Committee will designate a person in charge of the protocol and of the general organisation of these phases, the Protocol Manager.
The Protocol Manager, under the supervision of the EVFC President :
a) ensures that the EVFC protocol is followed in conformity with the EVFC Administrative Rules;
b) establishes the order of priority of seats in the VIP box ;
c) ensures the security service enforces the rules concerning occupancy of the reserved or assigned seats;
d) constantly communicates with the EVFC President or his/her representative to get and communicate the name of the EVFC personality and/or others who will present the awards;
e) is responsible, and contributes to the organisation of the award ceremonies, in cooperation with the President of the EVFC or his/her representative.