Club Hosting Volunteer Duties

Notes for Hosting a Regatta

Hosting a Regatta

Volunteers to Fill Regatta Admin Roles

The volunteer roles that need covering while the regatta is in progress are as follows.

  • 1 on start platforms to assist starters:
    • the times for each volunteer shift will vary depending on the draw,
    • the start volunteer position alternates between start platforms
    • There is a time overlap between platform shifts from / to 1000m and 1800mm starts.
    • The ideal time to relieve a volunteer and start a new volunteer. Is at start platform changes
    • Volunteers to report to report to Weston Park Rowing ACT tent to arrange for uplift to start platforms from the boat pontoons.
  • Safety marshal at the 1500 to manage the cross over and prevent collisions.
  • 1 in Finish Line Cross Over Marshall tinnie (must have boat license)
    • will need to pick up loud hailer & radio from finish line officials
    • uses one of the three tinnies provided by host club
  • 3 at Finish Line for judging and recorder duties
  • 1 at Weston Park to issue/ distribute medals, starting about 9
  • 1 at Weston Park to supervise boat launch pontoons Tinnies
  • General during regatta support to BROs and rowers such as collect lunches, assist with delivery of drinks

Host Club Tinnies

  • 3 tinnies that need to be at the finish line by 6.50am.  One of these is for the Finish Line Marshall as above. 

Pre and Post Regatta Support Activities

  • 2-3 people to help set up at the beginning of the day with erecting tent, putting out parking signs, cleaning the pontoon
  • 2-3 people who are able to give 30mins of help at the end of the last race to pack down Weston Park makes a big difference – stuff like taking down the tent, collecting PA equipment from the BROs when it is dropped at the pontoons, packing up the commentary gear