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2021 SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon Volunteers - Multiple Positions

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Volunteer Roles:

  • Registration Volunteer FUNKY TRUNKS OPEN WATER SWIM & IRONMAN 70.3 BUSSELTON Location: Event Marquee, Barnard Park, Busselton Time: Friday 30th April from 9:00am – 2:30pm AND 2.00pm-7.30pm Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, Snack Roles: • Registration of 70.3 Race Participants • Provide participants with race pack • Provide athletes with competitor T-shirts • Direct athletes to Transition and Timing area • Answer questions from participants

  • Transition Area Marshals Location: Transition Area and Event Marquee, Barnard Park Times: Friday 30th April 9:30am-2:30pm AND 2:00pm-7:30pm Saturday 1 May 5.00am -11.00am AND 11:00am – 5:00pm Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, (Breakfast only on Saturday shift) and/or Lunch Roles: • Direct participants to the entry points of the transition area – including the correct directions when in transition • Direct competitors to transition exits • Keep spectators out of the transition area at all times • Answers to questions asked by the participants out of the transition area post-race • Restrict competitors returning to their bike until the transition has been officially opened • Bike check out by participants – this includes checking bike number and competitor details on the secure check out

*Swim Marshals Location: Swim Start Times: Saturday 1 May from 6.00am – 11.30am Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, Breakfast Roles: • Directing athletes to the swim start line • Ensure that participants report at the swim start and they are in the right wave. • Triathletes are checked into a holding pen prior to race where they have to cross the timing mats. • Assist in timing band check to ensure correct wave start • Assist officials in managing the start line and ensure that participants start the race only after the starter horn • At the end of swim, we have volunteers who direct the participants in the appropriate direction. Volunteers are asked to also keep spectators out of the way during the race. Direct participants to the transition area after the swim.

*Course Marshals/Crossing points Location: Bike course, Busselton as per designated point Times: Saturday 1 May various times between 7am – 5pm Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, Breakfast and or Lunch Roles: • Control Pedestrians crossing at designated points • On course – direct cyclists to turn the correct way at designated intersections • Advise and keep spectators/ pedestrians out of the bike course/run course • Control Pedestrians crossing at designated points • Direct runners on the correct run routes

*Cycle Course Aid Station Volunteers Location: Cycle Course Aid Station, Tuart Forrest, Busselton Times: Saturday 1 May 7.30am- 3.00pm Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, Lunch Roles: • Hand out drink bottles/ bidons to participants in a safe and professional manner to minimise disruption to their race – this includes the use of hygienic gloves • Collect up discarded bottles/ bidons and place into bins provided • Ensure that competitors know if it’s an electrolyte water bidon • Pack unused drink bottles/ bidons into trailer and pack up the aid station at the end of the event station.

*Run Aid Station Volunteers Location: Run Course, Busselton Foreshore at designated aid stations Times: Saturday 1 May 8.00am-1.00pm AND 1:00pm-5:00pm Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, Lunch Roles: • Ensure there are adequate drinks allocated to drink stations and continually refill drinks when necessary. This includes sports drink and cola drink as required. • Hand out drinks to participants in a safe and professional manner to minimize disruption to their race – this includes use of hygienic gloves • Ensure area around drink station is free of used cups and bottles • Collect up all used cups and bottles in bags provided for disposal • Pack unused drinks back into cartons and pack up the drink station at the end of the event station

*Finish/Recovery Chute Volunteers Location: Finish Chute, Barnard Park Busselton Times: Saturday 1 May 9.30am – 1.30pm AND 1:30pm-5:30pm Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, Lunch Roles: • Help to hand out finish medals to all participants that complete the race • Assist in removing timing bands from athletes as they pass through the finish line. • Place timing chips in the designated buckets • Direct athletes to the recovery and medical services as required • Help to hand out food to all participants, recovery food and drink • Refill stocks of recovery food • Congratulate the athletes on completing the event • Direct athletes to athlete recovery, massage and medical services as required

*Bag Compound Volunteers Location: Event Village, Barnard Park Busselton Times: Saturday 1 May 5.00am – 11.00am AND 11:00am-5:00pm Equipment Supplied: T-shirt, Hat, Breakfast early shift only and Lunch for late shift

*Registration Volunteer SUNSMART KIDS TRI & FUNMAN TEAMS TRIATHLON
Location: Rego – Event Marquee, Barnard Park, Busselton Times: Sunday 2 May from 6:00am – 1