Timer: Use a stopwatch to time dogs during their run.
Judge's Steward: Welcoming and friendly. Give competitors a reminder of the rules before they come to the line, answer any questions they might have, ensure judges has correct score sheet for each competitor and pass score sheets on to the score runner.
Gate Steward: Make sure the "on deck" dog is ready and help manage traffic flow to and from the crating area to the competition area. Helps competitors remain calm and keep dogs safe.
Videographer: Video each competitor's run at an element for the NACSW records.
Score Runner: Take score sheets from the Judge's Steward or Judge to the score table. Sheets will need to be run every 5 dogs or so. Box Setter: Reset boxes that are out of place after each dog during the container search.
Scorekeeper: Work at the computer entering score results.
Check-in: Check in volunteers and competitors as they arrive, direct them to appropriate crating areas, pass along any site rules, and answer other questions.
Parking Monitors: Direct competitors to the parking area as they arrive, show them were dog toileting area is, registration etc. Manage first staging area, getting competitors queued up for their searches and directing them to the first station.
Important: The vehicle must not have had odor on it the last 4 weeks. There is a chance dogs will jump up on or paw at the vehicle. We do our best to prevent it, but please do not volunteer your vehicle if this is a concern for you as we cannot reimburse you for damages.