Marshalling | From Training to Rewards


Who, What, When and Where

Training sessions are organised by the Association, usually at least one a year, either at Wiscombe or Tiverton, both being reasonably central to our region. Topics covered range from “new to marshalling” to “stage set up” and everything in between. In addition, any club can request a training event which will be run by a MSA registered trainer with funding available from the British Motor Sport Training Trust.

For more information on training events contact the ASWMC Training Officer, see “contact us” on home page, or visit for more information.

2017 training day will be at Wiscombe Park on the 19th March, registration is via the VIM web site.



The InCompass Marshals Trophy will be awarded to the marshal, who in the opinion of the ASWMC committee, has shown dedication, enthusiasm and competence as a Rally and/or Speed Marshal over the previous twelve months.

Each member club of the ASWMC will be invited to submit one nomination along with a comprehensive profile in support of their nomination. A panel of judges made up of ASWMC Officers will select the winner from those nominated and the award will be presented at the annual awards ceremony.

InCompass Marshals Trophy Winners

1999 Terry Thorne Torbay MC
2000 Robin & Keith Bennett
2001 Les Deacon North Devon MC
2002 John Sluman Plymouth MC
2003 John O'Callaghan
2004 Roger Nunn Silverton MC
2005 Rob Perring
2006 Pam Hartill Camel Vale MC
2007 Jan Abel Taunton MC
2008 John Sluman Plymouth MC
2009 Helen Frost Torbay MC
2010 Sue Barnard Exmouth MC
2011 Chris Ward Torbay MC
2012 Andy Roberts Silverton MC
2013 Pam Hartill Camel Vale MC
2014 West Country Rescue  
2015 Nigel Winkworth  
2016 Jason Homes Weston-Super-Mare MC

It is a condition of marshal registration for 2017 that all marshals undertake accreditation training, which can be done either on line or in a written format, further details from the ASWMC Training Officer. In addition to the accreditation, all marshal should attend a training session at a minimum of once every 2 years.

The MSA run a Marshals Register, all registered marshals receive a credit card style membership card and also available are record booklets for recording of events attended and duties performed. There is a marshals grading scheme, see below

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