Mohawk VEX IQ and VEX EDR Tournament Volunteer Form Event Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
This is a request for help for Mohawk's third annual robotics tournament. This is a huge undertaking that takes place in both Mohawk buildings, and I sincerely appreciate all the help!

This request is for help with both the IQ tournament (middle school ) and EDR (high school) tournaments.

Please read the descriptions of the roles, and check all roles you would be willing to volunteer for.

If you have selected multiple roles, use the final question to rank your choices in order of desirability.

Training is provided for all roles.


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The tournament I would like to volunteer for is: *
Provide the play-by-play during the tournament
and informative program knowledge between
matches. Add enthusiasm and energy, as well
as a high level of engagement and
understanding, for all event participants

Some announcements provided

Experience level: BEGINNER

• Experience is preferred but not required
• Outgoing and charismatic communication style to engage
and energize the audience
• Work as a team with other volunteers
• Think quickly and improvise
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Field Reset (Great job for responsible kids)
Accurately reset the competition field after each
match and assist the Field Manager or Head
Referee as needed. Note students with high
energy and younger children do well in this

Experience level: BEGINNER

• No experience is needed
• Ability to review field diagrams to place game objects in
correct location on the competition field
• Move quickly around the field
• Good listening skills
Field Reset
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Head Referee
Organize and oversee all
Referee/Scorekeepers. Interpret and
consistently enforce the rules of the game to
score the match upon completion, and is the
final authority for any disputes or rulings. Train
Referees/Scorekeepers as needed.

Experience level: ADVANCED - must have attended VEX IQ events, and be willing to familiarize themselves with current game rules.

• Apply knowledge of the game and rules
• Lead a team effectively
• Interact positively with students and coaches
• Arbitrate disputes fairly and quickly deescalate
Head Referee
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Conduct inspections to verify the robots comply with the rules and specifications outlined in the Game Manual.

Experience level: INTERMEDIATE

• Basic knowledge of robot construction and familiarity with VEX IQ Challenge parts
• Collaborate with others as a team
• Pay attention to detail
• Follow inspection checklist

This is a very short job at the beginning of the tournament, and combines very well with other jobs.
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Engineering and Design Judge - works as a part of a judge team
Evaluate student teams through interviews,
Engineering Notebooks, and on the field performance.
Present awards as needed.

Experience level: BEGINNER

Prefer some judging experience but will take beginners
and train quickly
• Pay attention to detail
• Be impartial
• Communicate effectively
Engineering and Design Judge
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Queue Crew
Assist field managers and Head Ref with
staging teams for upcoming matches.

Experience level: BEGINNER

• No experience required
• Communicate effectively
• Pay attention to detail
• Stay organized in fast-paced environment
Queue Crew
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Referee / Score Keeper
On-field officials closely watch the competition
to ensure that competition rules are followed.
Arbitrate disputes and validate match scores. If
also a Scorekeeper, record official scores using
the designated scoring tool, tablet, or paper

Experience level: INTERMEDIATE

• Experienced volunteers preferred for Referee role; Scorekeepers only can be new volunteers and trained
• Apply knowledge of the game and rules
• Pay attention to detail and be impartial
• Work effectively as a member of a team
• Interact positively with students

Must be willing to become familiar with this year's game rules.
Referee / Score Keeper
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Team Check-In
Welcome teams as they arrive. Verify teams,
hand out materials, and collect Engineering
Notebooks. Answer basic questions. Typically,
Team Check-in becomes the Information Table
after all teams arrive.

Experience level: BEGINNER

• No experience required
• Pay attention to detail
• Communicate effectively
• Comfortable using a computer
Team Check-In
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Concessions - work as a team
Work in concession stand area.
Sell food and drink to competitors and spectators

Experience level: BEGINNER

• No experience required
• Pay attention to detail
• Communicate effectively
• Comfortable with money handling

Food Handler's Card Certified workers will supervise to ensure regulations are followed
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Tournament Set up (Work on a team)
Help build the tournament on Friday, February 21. Set up times will be identified soon. I am looking for people willing to help unload the equipment trailer, assemble the fields, set up the fields, distribute paperwork, set up concessions, arrange tables, chairs, and rooms.
Tournament Set Up
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Volunteer Assistant Coordinator (Help Ms. Klein)
Recruit, track, assign, train, supervise and
communicate with all additional volunteers
needed for the event, ensuring all essential
positions are filled so that the event can run on
schedule. Provide food and water in a break
room to volunteers.

Experience level: Beginner

• Help schedule volunteers for roles and shifts
• Precise time management and adherence to strict
• Communicate clearly and effectively
• Stay organized and make required shift changes in fast
paced environment
Volunteer Assistant Coordinator (Help Ms. Klein)
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My volunteer role preferences, ranked in order of desirability - (1 = most desirable):
I can't volunteer at this time, but I would like to donate money to help pay for the event, or food / drink that could be sold in the concession stand.
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