Volunteer Information Page

Volunteers Needed For the Upcoming A meet

Sycamore Scramble: February 20 & 21, 2010 – Umstead North (Enter
from NC 70, gates open @ 7:00 am both days)

**Experienced orienteers are needed for Sector Runners.

No experience necessary for any other job.

A light lunch will be provided on Saturday.

Volunteers will be able to compete and may register for the event at the reduced youth rate.
(Just write a note on the entry form saying you are a worker and do
NOT pay online. Ruth Bromer, registrar, will fix your fees.)

Volunteers will be able to purchase an event shirt at a reduced rate.
Please volunteer at least 2 hours each day.

Each job area has a team captain who will explain what you need to do.

Joe Halloran is the overall volunteer recruiter and can be reached
at: jhalloranrd@gmail.com or 919-873-0467.

Please respond to Joe Halloran and let him know when
and where you can help. Thank you for your support of this national
orienteering event in Raleigh, NC.

Note: Any volunteer can do their run the weekend before the event.  (Feb. 13 &14 2010)
Sector runners, start, and finish volunteers choosing to compete must
do their personal run the weekend before the event.

Sector runners should also have time available to hang some flags on the Friday
before the event, 2/19/2010.

Most other volunteers will be able to schedule their work time and also run the weekend of the meet.




Time needed

Friday, 2/19


Time Needed

Saturday, 2/19


Time Needed

Sunday, 2/20

Sector Runner

(must be available

on 2/13-14/10)

Place and Pick up
controls within a specific area of map.

Place verification
ribbons, water if indicated.

Must be available for practice event the prior
weekend, 2/13 & 14/2010.

Must hang

remote flags

and put out


7:00 am prior to
Middle event.

Prior to Sprint

After Sprint finish to move flags for Classic
event .

7:00 am prior to
start of Classic event.

Pick up flags and water after Classic course
closes at 2:00 pm.

Signage and

Parking Control

Place road signs to
event parking,

Signs from parking
to registration.

Place ribbons to
start areas.

Signs from finish
areas to finger stick download.

Manage parking by directing cars and roping off
no car zones.

7:00 am

Will need to set up
ribbons to start of Sprint event around noon.

Can help move start area for Sprint event.

7:00 am

Will need to pick up signs and remove ribbons
at end of event.




Time needed

Friday, 2/19


Time Needed



Time Needed

Sunday, 2/20

Child Care

Take care of a few kids (possibly 4-5) while
the parents are orienteering. Kids’ supplies will be needed and
will be paid for by BOK. Not all kids at one time.

Maximum time range
8:15 am – 1:30pm for Middle

Maximum time range 1:30-4:30 for Sprint. The
times should be much shorter.

Maximum time range 8:30 am – 2:30pm but
should be shorter.

Start Area


Set up and take down
of start areas .

Manage flow of
competitors, work start lists, event clock, water, control
description supplies, check, clear, and start boxes, supply of

Shelter for rain (if

8:00 – 10:00

Noon – help
needed to move start for Sprint event.

1:30 pm – 3:30

then take down and
prepare for Sunday set up.

8:00 – 11:00

take down after last start

Food Worker

Assist with getting
food supplies, help serve lunch on Saturday, ensure fruit and
water are at all finish.

(Sam’s or BJ’s members may be needed to help
purchase food).

10:00 am

Lunch and clean up.

Middle finish closes
at 1:30pm.

Sprint finish closes at 4:30 pm.

Course closes at 2:30 pm.

Finish Area


Set up and take down of finish area, clock,
finish boxes, keep finishers in order through chute, paper back
up, shelter for rain (if needed).

8:00 am –

1:00 pm – 4:00

take down and prepare for Sunday set up.

8:30 – 2:30 pm

Results Worker

Results calculation and posting

9:30 am – 1:30

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Please respond to
Joe Halloran at
or 919-873-0467 with the job, days, and times that you are interested

Leave a Reply