Volunteer Task List & Job Descriptions

Pre-event Job Descriptions

Task Description Requirements Special Instructions
Swag Bags Assist filling Rider Swag Bags    
Packet Pickup Assist with Packet Pickup    

During Event Job Descriptions

Task Description Requirements Special Instructions
Course Crew Marking, Sweeping and Clearing Courses.  Volunteers will be on their bikes, working with the Course Director and Assistant Course Director. Volunteers for this position need to be good riders with a knowledge of the trails. Bring backpack for trash.
Course Marshal Assist on course by alerting others that a race is happening and remaining on course until sweep riders come by. Volunteers for this position must have a knowledge of the trails and be willing to walk into wooded areas and stand for long periods of time.  
Moto Marshal Marshal riders on the course. These volunteers will be on their motorcycles, in one of two positions. 1. Fixed posts to make sure other motorcycles don’t enter the course against race traffic. 2. Riding along groups of riders on dirt roads for safety, visibility and communication.    Volunteers for this position need to be good riders with a knowledge of the trails.  
Event Venue Setup Setup Set up Event Tents for staff, volunteers, participant check-in/info and VIPs. This position will include some lifting. Volunteers should be prepared to lift up to 50 pounds.  
Event Venue - Info & Check-in Assist in Event Tent with staff, volunteer, participant check-in and information.    
Event Venue - Merchandise Sales Assist with merchandise sales.    
Event Venue Tear Down Tear Down Tear down Event Tents for staff, volunteers, participant check-in/info and VIPs. This position will include some lifting. Volunteers should be prepared to lift up to 50 pounds.  
Social Media Content Collection Out on course collecting social media content Volunteers for this position will need bikes or vehicles to reach remote locations and a good knowledge of the trails.  
Start Line Setup Assist with set up of Start Line truss and chute. These volunteers will assist with the set up of structures. Please be prepared to lift up to 50 pounds. We'll start before daylight  Fri-Sun. Please bring a headlamp.
Start Line Tear Down Tear Down Assist with tear down of Start Line truss and chute. These volunteers will assist with the tear down of structures. Please be prepared to lift up to 50 pounds. Please bring gloves and wire cutters.
Finish Line Setup Setup Assist with set up of Finish Line truss and chute. These volunteers will assist with the set up of structures. Please be prepared to lift up to 50 pounds. We'll start before daylight Fri-Sun. Please bring a headlamp.
Finish Line Tear Down Tear Down Tear down of Finish Line truss and chute. These volunteers will assist with the tear down of structures. Please be prepared to lift up to 50 pounds. Please bring gloves and wire cutters.
Crowd Control Assist with crowd control. Clear the course and make sure spectators are alerted to mountain bike traffic.    
Parking & Traffic Control These volunteers will assist with event parking and managing the flow of traffic. This job will require walking and standing for long periods of time. We'll start before daylight Fri-Sun. Please bring a headlamp.
Bike Wash Assist riders with washing bikes.   This job will require working around water and potentially muddy areas. Make smart shoe choices.
Aid Station Sponsor & Man Aid Station Throughout Stages 2-4. Nutrition, snacks, beverages provided by The APEX. Sponsoring organizations will need vehicles that can reach off-road areas. This job category applies to a sponsoring organization that has agreed to the responsibility of manning an aid station throughout the event.

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