Volunteers

Below are four job descriptions that we have available as volunteer positions. All volunteers will be provided with a volunteer shirt at check-in.

Locate Rodeo Scorekeeper Job Description

  • Knowledge of all locate rodeo rules.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Maintain confidentiality of scores at all times.
  • Computer/data entry experience.
  • Be available to volunteer the entire day (Saturday, June 3) of the competition.
  • Attend all mandatory rodeo event meetings Saturday morning prior to competition.
  • Attend a scorekeeper training class prior to the rodeo event.

Download PDF Scorekeeper Job Description.

Staging Coordinator Duties

  • Attend all mandatory rodeo event meetings Saturday morning, June 3, prior to competition start time of 9 a.m. Your attendance would be required at 7 a.m.
  • Familiarize yourself with the location event site.
  • Meet with your Event Leader.
  • Identify your staging area.
  • Coordinate with Event Leader to maintain a steady flow of competitors.
  • Keep competitors moving through the competition with no unnecessary delays. Review the competitor rotation for your event site. Make sure you follow the rotation, no exceptions unless directed by the Division Manager.
  • Fill out event site template and Judge’s checklist with competitor information.
  • Read staging coordinator script (found in staging bin) to competitor “on deck.”
  • Review competitor rotation for your division. Make sure you follow the rotation, no exceptions.
  • Once a competitor completes your event site, they will not be allowed back into the staging area for any reason. Send them back to the event site if this happens.

Download PDF Staging Coordinator Job Description.

Event Leader Job Description

  • Attend all mandatory rodeo event meetings Saturday morning, June 3, prior to competition start time of 9 a.m. Your attendance would be required at 7 a.m.
  • Familiarize yourself with the rodeo rules prior to competition.
  • Ensure the Judge has completed event site checklist prior to competition.
  • Familiarize yourself with event site boundaries (indicated by traffic cone with rodeo flags attached to it).
  • Identify your scorekeeper location.
  • Identify your staging area.
  • Double check competitor’s number matches the competitor’s name.
  • Check off competitors as they complete your event site. (A list of competitors will be provided).
  • Keep competitors moving through the competition with no unnecessary delays.
  • Ensure the judge and competitor don’t work for same company. If there is a conflict the Event Leader will swap places with the Judge for the competitors affected.
  • If there is a protest or problem at an event notify the Master Judges immediately.

Download PDF Event Leader Job Description.

Judge Job Description

  • Attend the Judge’s meeting and mandatory competitor meeting Saturday morning, June 3, prior to rodeo start time of 9 a.m. Your attendance would be required at 7 a.m.
  • Familiarize yourself with the current rodeo rules.
  • Register as rodeo volunteer.
  • Attend breakout meeting for volunteer training

Competition Duties

  • Attend mandatory Competitor Meeting and Volunteer training.
  • Arrive at your event site prior to the competitors.
  • Help breakdown event site only after division manager confirms event is complete.

An Event Judge must complete the checklist below prior to start of competition and give it to an Event Leader.

_____ Clamp records/maps to Judge’s table. Do not move map or table for any reason. Move the tent if it is a shade issue.
_____ Confirm there are 20 rodeo coins on Judge’s table.
_____ Confirm there are Judges checklists (20), event site templates (20) and a clipboard from Judge’s bin.
_____ Confirm there are pens and a clipboard for competitor.
_____ Confirm there are two yellow flags for boundary infractions in Judge’s bin.
_____ Ensure stopwatch from Judge’s bin is working.
_____ Ensure rodeo wheel is intact and tape measure is functioning properly.
_____ Check competition site bin for back up supplies – string, knife, hammer, etc.. (If a
string is broken, needs to be tightened, or any adjustments need to be made on a
wheel, a member of the event site committee must be called to perform this
task.)
_____ Familiarize yourself with the competitor’s staging area and scorekeeper for your
event.
_____ Familiarize yourself with the event site boundaries (indicated by traffic cones with
rodeo flags attached to it). Use the yellow flag to indicate a competitor has gone out of
bounds. Make sure your flag is with you at all times. A Master Judge must be
notified in case of a DQ.
_____ Familiarize yourself with the Judge’s script for your event site.
_____ Review competitor list for your division. Make a note on the competitors that
are employed by the same company you work for. This will allow for some advance
planning for a replacement judge for that competitor. (Let the Event Leader know what
competitors you can not judge. The Event Leader will switch positions with the Judge
when that competitor is “on deck.” This will ensure that there is no delay in
competition.)

Download PDF Judge Job Description.