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The Starting Line Experience

by Gregg Porter Last week at States, I volunteered to be a stakeboat holder. That means I was afloat on a 6×12′ platform near the dam at Occooquan for six hours, most of that time face down on a 2×12 … Continue reading

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Announcer – Finish

Location of Job: Georgetown and Occoquan Duties: You will work at the finish line, behind or near the Finish Line Judge, and announce the official results of each event as they are provided to you. You will also make other … Continue reading

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Regatta Headquarters Coordinator

Location: Occoquan Duties: This person functions as the principal liaison and managerial support to the Regatta Director, Assistant Regatta Director, and Head Judge/Referee. They should also ensure that the HQ is kept reasonably clean and orderly to allow easy access … Continue reading

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Provide Regatta Launches

Job Type: Club provided equipment (up to 19 per regattas) Location: Georgetown & Occoquan Description: When each organization is participating in a regatta at their home practice site, they will be required to provide regatta launches, equipment knowledgeable personnel, and … Continue reading

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Weight-In Assistant

Location: Georgetown & Occoquan Duties: Help weigh the lightweight teams under the direction of the Judge/Referee in charge. Instructions: Report to Regatta sign-in location and sign attendance sheet and insurance waiver. At the Georgetown regattas you will report to the … Continue reading

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Stakeboat Holder

Location: Occoquan Duties: At the starting platform you will help align the shells to be in proper position for the start. You will also need to help prevent damage to the shells when they back up to your lane. You … Continue reading

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Sign-In Coordinator

Location: Georgetown & Occoquan Description: This person is in charge of the sign-in attendance sheets and insurance waiver forms. Usually situated near or at Regatta Headquarters, this person should be knowledgeable about all regatta staff and volunteer jobs, and the … Continue reading

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Race Results Poster

Location: Georgetown & Occoquan Duties: This person is to post race results as promptly as possible in the Headquarters area for spectators. Receives information from Headquarters Coordinator or designee. Instructions: At Regatta sign-in location, sign attendance sheet and insurance waiver … Continue reading

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Radio Relay Assistant

Location: Georgetown Duties: At Regatta HQ, listen to radio/cell phone and record messages and results from finish line. Pass to others at table as appropriate. Instructions: At Regatta sign-in location, sign attendance sheet and insurance waiver and report to the … Continue reading

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Program Distributor/Vendor

Location: Georgetown Duties: You will sell programs and T-shirts as fundraising for course equipment. The Regatta Director will specify exactly where sales may be conducted, as there are strict limitations on where we may make sales. Instructions: At Regatta sign-in … Continue reading

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