2019 R3 District Basketball Team & Skills – Menomonie

July 24, 2018 4:22pm

Make a Difference. Be a Volunteer. We’re looking for friendly people who’d like to volunteer for a worthy cause. Nearly 500 Special Olympics athletes from Northern and Western Wisconsin will compete at this district basketball event and we need your help. Please contact Melissa at MMaxwell@SpecialOlympicsWisconsin.org or 715-833-0833 with questions.

Volunteer Jobs and Shifts:

Setup (8:00am-9:00am) – Volunteers will hang banners, fill water jugs, and tape the skills stations.

Agency Registration (8:15am-11:00am) – Volunteers will check-in coaches and record athlete scratches.

Volunteer Registration (8:15am-1:15pm) – Volunteers will sign in all volunteers, give them a t-shirt, and direct them to their assigned area.

Skills Assistant (8:45am-1:00pm) – Volunteers will run dribbling, shooting, or passing skills stations as score recorders, timers, or ball feeders.

Skills Walkers (8:45am-1:00pm) – Volunteers will escort a group of athletes through each skills station and take the score sheet to awards.

Skills Results (9:00am-1:30pm) – Volunteers will add up the scores for each group, put labels on the ribbons, and announce the winners while handing out the awards.

Scorers (9:00am-1:30pm, 1:00pm-5:30pm)  – Volunteers will transfer team rosters to the score sheet and track individual scoring, fouls, substitutions, and the final score for each game. *Basketball knowledge required

Timer (9:00am-1:30pm, 1:00pm-5:30pm) – Volunteers will run the scoreboard and start/stop the clock according to WIAA rules. *Basketball knowledge required

Souvenirs (9:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm) – Volunteers will display and sell Special Olympics Wisconsin merchandise.

Fans In The Stands (9:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm) – Volunteers will help spectators make signs and head to the courts to cheer on the athletes.

Athlete Lunch (11:00am-1:30pm) – Volunteers will collect lunch tickets from athletes, coaches, volunteers and hand out sandwiches and fruit.

Team Awards (1:00pm-5:30pm) – Volunteers will help put award labels on the ribbons and distribute to the teams on the courts as divisions finish.

*Please do not register for overlapping shifts*

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