Thanks for your participation and we look forward to seeing you at the track!!
***Concessions--in concession stand,1) window person will take orders, charge customers appropriate amount/make change 2) or fetch the food/beverage wanted by the window people who are taking customers orders. Grill Master-cooks burgers and hotdogs on grill.
Timers--You are in charge of one lane and time the person in that lane. You are given a stopwatch to hit when the gun goes off and to stop when your lane/runner crosses the finish line. You then tell your runner their time and they relay it to their coaches.
Lead timer--makes sure there are sufficient timers, everyone is ready, signal the official that he can start the race, make sure the time runner has times.
Relays--stand at marked interval for relay races to insure the baton is passed within the lane and start/stop area.
Long jump--Either record jump lengths, measure, or rake the pit so it is flat.
Shot/discus--Measure the length of the throw, insure it is recorded, make sure students stay in the designated safe zone.
Pole vault--records heights and moves/replaces the rod, keeps athletes in vaulting order.
High Jump--Record if jump was successful or not, place bar on standard after jumps, call out who is jumping.
Hospitality--serve food to visiting coaches. Food is provided by our booster volunteers and some is donated by local restaurants.
Extra help--flexible, put to work wherever we or short or need an extra hand.
We would also love a lead or several for Concession, hospitality and booster liaison. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more details or could fill any of these leads.
Are you allowed to leave to watch your athlete run?? OF COURSE, please let the other people in your area know so that accommodations are made during your absence. Some of the volunteer areas are actually a great spectator spot for watching the competition.
Do you get any perks?? YES, you are not charged to enter the meet if you are volunteering.