IRA will ensure that an Official Adjudicator is available on the spot to verify and certify the Record Attempt. You may avail this Official Adjudicator Service that includes the availability of a trained and experienced Adjudicator will verify the record immediately at the event site itself.
There are several major benefits in having an IRA Adjudicator who will verify the record attempt on the spot, immediately after the attempt is made. The results will be announced soon after, on the spot itself. You get a chance to improve your profile and the achievement gets noticed, and will receive Official Authentication as the Official Authenticator is present throughout the event. You get great exposure and fantastic publicity as the Official Adjudicator will pass on the information to the representatives of the leading Newspapers and Television channels, who will be present there. The adjudication service ensures that you get maximum publicity and the best coverage.
Yes – this is a service from IRA for which you have to pay. The cost will be arrived at after considering several factors like package you choose, the location, the total number of records, the number of Adjudicators required, and the number of days to complete the process. In addition to this, the organizers of the event will have to bear the expenses for the travel and accommodation of the adjudicator/s. The normal cost is around Rs.50,000.00 and will depend on the number of record attempts, number of days travel, stay etc. The final cost will be worked out on receipt of your application.
The answer to this is “No”, in spite of this there are a few exceptions when only the presence of the Adjudicator is not sufficient to verify the Record Attempt. For example, as regards marathon events, maintaining a logbook is mandatory. The Adjudicator will verify the logbook on his arrival. This is required as the Adjudicator will not be present throughout the event. The additional supporting documentary evidence like logbooks, marathon logbook, visitor’s logbook etc. has to be submitted to the IRA officials when demanded, as this is mandatory.
The answer is “Yes”, all Adjudicators will have their own measuring instruments in most instances. Notwithstanding, there are some cases where weight-related records involving heavy weights, for which the organizers themselves have to make arrangements to provide suitable weighing instruments.
IMPORTANT: Incase if you require an adjudicator , an exclusive ‘Official Adjudicator Request’ is compulsory; hence you need to send us a request through email in or you can click the link given in your membership login and request for the same.