SWAG Volunteers

SWAG Volunteers – or SWAGers

We are keen to have volunteers helping at this event and have a variety of roles from a qualified technical officials  to those who just want to lend a hand where most needed! All are welcome and vital to making this new and exciting event a success. We have conducted a brief straw poll via facebook and the name SWAGers seems to be the most popular so #SWAGers it is!

We have options for all ages so have a look at our description of roles below and let us know where you think you can help.

Pre event

  • Event advocate – please tweet , facebook etc – tell your friends, coaches and clubs!
  • Help with writing media articles
  • Event set up the day before
  • Sponsorship seekers

On the Day

  • Welcome desk and registration – helping everyone register smoothly and quickly
  • Assistant to Event Directors
  • Junior kit carriers – be right in the middle of the action (age 6 – 12)
  • Kit carriers supervisors – see above!
  • Athlete call room assistant – making sure athletes are in right place at right time before races
  • Refreshments area – looking after all our hard working officials and volunteers
  • Results runner – vital in linking results cabin with announcers box
  • Announcers assistant
  • Programme sales
  • Presentation assistants – making sure athletes get their medals!

On the Track and Field area

  • Technical Official holding a British Athletics officials licence
Other volunteers- be part of team supervised by Officials
  • Sprints area – assistant to marksman or starter
  • Jumps area – sand raking and jumps board, high jumps bar
  • Throws area – athlete marshalling, equipment collection

If any of these roles appeal to you we would love to hear from you!

Be there – Be a SWAGer….

Contact Sonya Ellis – Event Director on 07745 616852 or e mail info@sw-athletics-academy.co.uk