We are happy to announce that Cape Town will be hosting the upcoming WCA African Continental Championship in 2022.
An additional thank you to the applicants from Cairo, Egypt for their submission for the African Continental Championship 2022. You can view the application documents for the Continental Championships here.
The decision to host the WCA South American Championship 2022 has been deferred.
Lastly, a reminder that the WCA Oceania Championship 2022 will have an application period from March 1st to May 31st, 2021 in line with the World Championship 2023 application period.
Dear WCA Community,
After recent voting by WCA Staff Members, the proposed amendments to the Motions have been approved by a good majority. The amendment of the Motions followed Motion 13.2019.1 now called Motion 13.2020.1: Amendments of Bylaws and Motions and a summary of the included changes has been compiled below:
There will be an appointment of a new WCA Disciplinary Committee (WDC) Leader, as Lorenzo Vigani Poli's term is ending as the Leader of the Committee. We would like to thank Lorenzo for the work he has done in this position.
Candidates are expected to fulfill their terms (24 months) and to spend at least 4-6 hours per week on average to work for the Committee. The qualities expected of candidates are:
- Objective thinking
The application period for candidates to submit their candidacy documents is from now until November 23rd, 2020, 23:59 UTC. Interested candidates can send the application privately to the WCA Board (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The WCA Competition Announcement Team (WCAT) is seeking new members! Applications are open to everyone, and community members not currently holding a WCA position are encouraged to apply.
The daily tasks of a WCAT member include:
* Reviewing and announcing competition submissions with accuracy and correctness.
* Handling change requests to competitions.
* Debating and voting with the rest of the Team.
The official rights and duties of the WCAT are documented in WCA Motion 10.2020.2. Please note that the expected workload is around 1 to 1.5 hours per day.
There will be an appointment of a new WCA Software Team (WST) Leader, as Philippe Virouleau is stepping down from this position. We would like to thank Philippe for the work he has done leading the Team.
Candidates are expected to fulfill their terms (24 months) and to spend at least 10 hours per week on average to work for the Team. The qualities expected of candidates are:
- Strong technical expertise
- Good communication
- Problem solving skills
- Project management experience
The application period is open for candidates to submit their candidacy documents until November 3rd, 2020, 23:59 UTC. Interested candidates can send the application privately to the WCA Board (email@example.com).