Job Descriptions

Email KDAvolunteers@gmail.com with dates, times and positions you would like to hold for any upcoming shows or contact Sheila Woerth at swoerth@twc.com

Scribes

  • Overview: Records on a paper score sheet the comments and scores given by the judge for each movement during the test
  • Basic Requirements: Minimum age of 18, and experience preferred. Interacts directly with the judge, so a scribe must remain professional and courteous.  Should have legible handwriting, should recognize most of the movements being ridden, and must be able to maintain attention for the entire time.
  • Will have difficulty doing this position if: Unable to sit for long periods or has difficulty hearing

Electronic Scribes (AKA e-scribes)

  • Overview:  Records on a computer the scores given by the judge for each of the movements during the test
  • Basic Requirements: Minimum age of 18, and experience preferred. Interacts directly with the judge, so an e-scribe must remain professional and courteous.  Should recognize most of the movements being ridden, and must be able to maintain attention for the entire time. Basic computer skills needed.
  • Will have difficulty doing this position if: Unable to sit for long periods or has difficulty hearing

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Ring Stewards

  • Overview:  Keeps the ring flowing smoothly and on time. Checks in each competitor as they arrive in the warm-up ring, keeps competitors aware of their order of go, keeps show announcer aware of the competitor entering the ring, does bit and spur checks as requested by show Technical Delegate (TD)
  • Basic Requirements: this is a very busy position, and can become stressful, so organizational skills and problem solving abilities are a must. Should be able to walk around freely, and have good communication skills
  • Will have difficulty doing this position if: you are easily “flustered” and are unable to walk or be on your feet for very long

Score Runners (AKA Runners)

  • Overview: Picks up the test sheets from the judges’ boxes and delivers them to the scoring booth
  • Basic Requirements: a lot of walking
  • Will have difficulty doing this position if: you are unable to do a lot of walking

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Photo: Anne Boehning

Scoring Assistant

  • Overview:  Assists the head scorer by entering scores into the computer, or checking score sheets against the written score sheet
  • Basic Requirements: ability to use 10 key, comfortable with numbers
  • Will have difficulty doing this position if: you are very slow keying in numbers

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General

  • Overview:  There are MANY things that need to be done before, during, and after the show. All of them are important and anyone would feel comfortable doing some of them.
  • Examples of pre-show needs: stuffing packets, helping competitors & vendors as they arrive, helping set up the rings, unloading the trailers, setting up judges’ booths, decorating arenas, etc.
  • Examples of needs during the show: running errands for show management, assisting the hospitality personnel, assisting the awards chairman, signing in show staff at the beginning of each day, cleaning out judges’ boxes each morning & evening, picking up trash, scooping manure in the Rolex arena or Rolex warm-up arenas, being a crossing guard, etc.
  • Examples of post-show needs: help pack up the trailers, take down the rings, pick up trash, wash & dry all the trash cans used in the judges’ boxes and by the ring stewards, etc.
  • Basic Requirements: the willingness to be helpful and flexible
  • Will have difficulty doing this position if: you are grumpy!

 

 

 

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