Regional Workshop Requirements according to the P&P
6.00 Regional Workshops
6.01 Only an SAFD Fight Master, Fight Director, Certified Teacher, or Regional Representative may sponsor a SAFD sanctioned workshop.
6.02 SAFD workshops must employ at least one (1) Certified Teacher or Fight Director or Fight Master.
6.03 Anyone wishing to produce an SAFD regional workshop must submit an application to the Vice President who shall seek the approval of the Executive Committee. The application must include the following:
I. Dates and location of workshop
II. Teaching staff
III. General curriculum
IV. Estimated number of students
V. A preliminary budget (including any fund raising and donations such as voluntary contributions to BCEFA).
VI. Any discrepancies in meeting these requirements must be addressed by the applicant, to allow for a case-by-case assessment of the application.
6.04 The Vice President will notify the applicant of the Executive Committee's decision.
6.05 The SAFD will provide access to the official SAFD Roster and free advertising in the Fight Master, the Cutting Edge and on the SAFD Web site.
6.06 Anyone wishing to produce an SAFD regional workshop must offer a ten percent (10%) discount on tuition to any SAFD member in good standing for a minimum of three (3) years (as per 2.01).
6.07 The SAFD does not assume responsibility for debts or losses incurred by a regional workshop.
6.08 The SAFD will not sanction a regional workshop offering the Skills Proficiency Test that is scheduled on the same dates, or that takes place within four weeks before or after, any NSCW event.
6.09 No two workshops will be sanctioned at the same time in or around the same vicinity. The Vice President will handle the securing of dates. Preference will be given to the application received earliest.
6.10 Individuals wishing to join the Society for the first time during a sanctioned regional workshop may do so at the reduced rate of $20. This reduced rate will serve as dues for the remainder of the first year. Individuals attending a sanctioned regional workshop in the months of September through December will be credited with membership beginning with the next calendar year.