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Age: Unless otherwise approved by the PGA TOUR, INC (“TOUR”), you must be at least 16 years of age to be considered for a volunteer position at the tournament. Some positions require 18 or 25 years of age.
Transportation/ Accommodation: Volunteers involved in the tournament understand that transportation and accommodation will not be provided by the tournament.
Shift Hours: You will be notified of the shifts (service hours) that you will be required to complete. You will also be notified as to whom you will report (Vice and Committee Chairman). You may be required to attend scheduled trainings and briefings (if any). You will be informed of the location and time of any training(s) and briefing(s) well in advance.
Dress Code: Closed toe shoes (sandals and traditional spikes are not permitted), khaki bottoms, Cologuard Classic Volunteer shirt & Cologuard Classic Volunteer Outerwear. Wearing the cap or visor is optional; however, if you wear any headwear it must be the official 2021 Cologuard Classic Volunteer hat or visor. Your Volunteer credential is required for access to the course.
Safety: The tournament takes pride in observing high standards of safety and endeavors to provide you with the safest volunteering conditions possible. As a member of the volunteer team, we ask you to comply with all safety requirements associated with your volunteer position and support related policies and procedures. Volunteers should communicate any and all problems, conflicts or suggestions (safety or otherwise) to their Chairman.
Golf Cart Acknowledgement: Golf carts are specifically used for the transportation of person but are used for utility purposes as well. They are significant value to our tournament for efficiency and economic transportation. Recognizing that golf carts are moving vehicles; the TOUR has established safety rules and procedures for the safe operation of these vehicles. Golf cart operation will be governed by such rules specified by TOUR. Volunteers must be 18 years old to operate a golf cart transporting supplies and 25 years old to transport passengers.Volunteers using a golf cart will be required to sign a separate Golf Cart Safety Training Acknowledgement and Liability Release prior to operating a golf cart.
Eligibility:Volunteers are subject to verification or eligibility by background and/or reference checks at the option of the Tucson Conquistadores. You will not be eligible to volunteer in the future or may be dismissed during the tournament week for (but not limited to) the following:
Consumption/being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while on duty
Insubordination, abuse or mistreatment of players, fans, tournament staff, visitors, guests or other volunteers
Failure to abide by tournament policies and procedures
Failure to complete your shift(s) as directed by your Committee Chairman
Allowing another person to use your volunteer credential
Seeking autographs outside of the designated autograph area
Entering restricted areas without proper credentials
Cancelling without returning items ordered/purchased as part of the volunteer program
Not being punctual and/or leaving your post unattended
Dismissal will NOT entitle any volunteer to a refund of the payment for the Volunteer Package. Tucson Conquistadores, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject applications in its sole discretion.
Use of Trademarks: Volunteers may not use the tournament name or logo, website content, written agreement or any material and publication that carry the tournament marks in any way without the written permission of PGA TOUR and Tucson Conquistadores, Inc.
Volunteer Credential Terms: You grant permission to the Tucson Conquistadores to utilize your image or likeness incidental to any live or recorded television or other transmission or reproduction in whole or in part of the Tournament. You agree not to transmit or facilitate transmission of any account, description, picture, or reproduction of the Tournament, including, without limitation, scoring-related data, without the specific advance written permission of the Tucson Conquistadores. Soliciting autographs from tournament players with intent to sell is prohibited. You agree that you shall not seek autographs of players in order to sell such autographs, and you shall not pay another person to obtain an autograph for you. For security purposes, no bags larger than six inches will be permitted onto the golf course, including purses, chair bags and camera cases. You hereby consent to the reasonable inspection of your person and property before entering the Tournament, which inspection may include, without limitation, metal detection. No food, coolers, ladders, signs, banners, radios, televisions, firearms, explosive devices, selfie sticks, hover boards etc. will be permitted on the grounds. All mobile devices, PDA’s and pagers must be on silent or vibrate and must be used in accordance with the posted Mobile Device Policy. No cameras or camcorders are allowed during tournament competition rounds. No alcoholic beverages may be brought onto or taken from the grounds of the Tournament. You agree to abide by all rules and regulations established by the Tucson Conquistadores and the tournament, and a violation of such rules and regulations, including failure to appear for a scheduled volunteer shift, can be a cause for termination of the licensed granted herein, forfeiture of the volunteer credential and your removal from the Tournament. Any volunteer operating a golf cart should comply with the PGA TOUR golf cart policy. The volunteer credential cannot be used in a promotion or offered as a prize without permission from the Tucson Conquistadores. Resale of the volunteer credential is not permitted. It is unlawful to reproduce the volunteer credential. The Tucson Conquistadores reserve the right to revoke any volunteer credential and cancel all privileges connected therein.
Admissions/Will Call/Lost & Found: Assist with admission and main gate entrance. Check for proper credentials and provide general information. Assist with Will Call ticket pick up and drop offs. Days of Operation: Friday - Sunday.
Caddies Services: Assist with Professional Caddie registration and services throughout tournament week. Distribute/wash/collect towels and bibs, maintain the caddie lounge area and act as a concierge. On Wednesday and Thursday of tournament week, manage the registration and logistics of the Official Pro-Am amateur caddie’s program. Days of Operation: Monday – Sunday.
Corporate Hospitality: Provide information and assistance to corporate clients ensuring the guests enjoy their experience. Greet guests and confirm properly credentialed clients are allowed in private hospitality areas. Assist Marshal Committee with noise control when players approach hospitality areas. Some client interaction necessary and position may require occasional standing. Days of Operation: Friday - Sunday.
Long Drive: Measure and record the yardage of a professional’s ball on the fairway using scoring devices provided by the PGA TOUR Staff. Days of Operation: Thursday (practice day) – Sunday.
Marshals: Provide gallery noise control, assist in player movement, help locate errant golf shots and provide spectators with general information. Marshals will also assist with the player movement on and off the course due to weather delays or whenever deemed necessary. This committee requires standing for extended periods of time in addition to walking to various positions around the hole. Marshals will be asked to attend a training session prior to the tournament. Shifts are ONE FULL DAY. Please note the hole that you would like to work. Starting times may vary due to assignment. Days of Operation: Friday – Sunday. Currently the PGA TOUR is not using Marshals for Pro-Am events.
Shuttles on Course: Assist with golf carts as they are used for shuttles and transportation on course. Responsible for transporting players and caddies to/from specific areas determined and approved by rules committee. Days of Operation: Friday - Sunday.
Supply Distribution: Inventory, distribute and maintain tournament supplies such as ice, coolers, drinks, pairings sheets and programs to designated areas. Committee requires a significant amount of lifting. Golf cart operation may be required. Must be age 18 or older with a valid driver’s license issued by the volunteer’s jurisdiction of residency in order to operate a golf cart transporting supplies.Days of Operation: Monday – Sunday.
Standard Bearers:Accompany each group of professionals during play and display their scores on a standard sign. Must be able to carry a standard sign (approx. 7 lbs.) and walk 18 holes without a break. Days of Operation: Friday - Sunday.
Transportation: Provide transportation to professionals and VIP guests before, during and after the tournament. Assist with the inventory and control the distribution of official tournament vehicles. Committee also assists in the return of vehicles after the tournament. Drivers must be at least 25 years old and provide a valid driver’s license issued by the volunteer’s jurisdiction of residency. This committee sometimes requires a lot of downtime due to the players' unpredictable schedule. Days of Operation – Saturday, February 20- Monday March 1, 2021
Television Spotters: Assist Golf Channel with responsibilities including carrying microphones and equipment and relaying for Golf Channel staff. This committee requires some golf knowledge, ability to walk the course/keep pace and minor lifting.Days of Operation: Friday - Sunday.
Volunteer Services HQ: Responsible for the operation and management of Volunteer Headquarters during tournament week (exclusive use of credentialed volunteers). Assist with food and beverages; check-in and maintaining a clean environment. Days of Operation: Monday – Sunday.
Walking Scorers: Record statistics and scores of players on a Palm Pilot during competition rounds and must be able to walk 18 holes. Walking Scorers will be asked to attend a MANDATORY training session prior to the tournament. Days of Operation: Monday – Sunday.
Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours, as scheduled by your Committee Chairman in order to qualify for the “Volunteer Golf Day.”
Due to a limited field and shorter playing time, several committees will not split shifts. The A.M./P.M. shifts will only be used if you are put on a committee that requires longer hours.
**Note: This is a schedule guide to assist the coordinators, NOT an actual schedule.
Please choose at least one.
Please have a supervisor contact me for schedule preference closer to tournament
The responsibility of a volunteer is very simple - show up for the shifts you've been assigned, perform the specific duties of your position, wear the required uniform and have FUN!
If you did not work the golf Tournament in 2020 and you are a NEW volunteer, please select Package A. Package A includes a Volunteer Golf Shirt, Volunteer Outerwear Piece and a Volunteer Baseball Cap, Visor or Bucket Hat
Thanks for volunteering and paying it forward through your time and effort!
Purchase Package A
Volunteer Package B - $30
For RETURNING VOLUNTEERS FROM 2020 Volunteer Shirts, Outerwear Pieces and Hats or Visors have NOT changed for the 2021 Tournament. Returning volunteers who volunteered for the 2020 Tournament will NOT need to buy a volunteer uniform for the 2021 Tournament. Package B does not include any apparel but you can purchase additional items below:
Purchase Package B
2021 Volunteer Benefits
Volunteer Badge: Your Volunteer badge will admit you to the grounds on the days you are scheduled to work. It will also allow access to the Volunteer HQ's and direct access into your designated committee assignment area.
Volunteer Meals: Each volunteer will receive a box lunch on scheduled days of work. Snacks will be available at the Volunteer registration desk each morning.
Volunteer Golf Day: Play on the tournament course at Omni Tucson National with fellow volunteers in a shotgun start. To qualify volunteers must work 24 hours. Each qualifying volunteer will be able to request one of the assigned dates on a first come first served basis. Dates are not yet determined but typically are held within six weeks after the professional tournament.
Volunteer Tote Bags: Each volunteer will receive an approved clear clutch bag to carry their personal belongings during tournament week.
The coronavirus known as COVID-19 is a great concern for us all. In particular, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that based on currently available information and clinical expertise, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. More information about who may be at higher risk may be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-at-higher-risk.html.
If you have any questions about whether you should participate in the Tournament, please contact an appropriate health care provider. While the Tournament has undertaken a number of measures to help mitigate the risk transmission of COVID-19 and other contagious illnesses, elimination of risk of exposure and infection to COVID-19 is not currently possible. Therefore, we understand if you cannot or do not wish to participate this year and hope that we can count on your participation in the future should circumstances change. Whether you are able to join us again this year or in the future, we appreciate you being part of the Tucson Conquistador volunteer family.
Should you choose to participate in the Tournament, you must follow all safety measures implemented by the Tournament with respect to COVID-19. In particular, you may be required to do the following:
Submit to possible COVID-19 testing to the extent required by the Tournament;
Maintain social distancing (staying at least 6 feet - about 2 arms’ length - from other people) whenever possible;
Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer that contains 60% alcohol including the hand sanitizer provided by the Tournament as often as possible;
Wear personal protective equipment such as facecloths or masks that meet CDC guidelines, such as those that may be provided to you by the Tournament, in such circumstances when directed by the Tournament;
Use sanitizing and disinfecting wipes provided by the Tournament as directed by the Tournament; and
Practice “Safer at Home” behaviors when not at tournament during tournament week including social distancing whenever possible, avoiding unnecessary trips and unnecessary interactions, and wearing masks whenever social distancing is not possible.
Further information about the requirements for each Tournament will be provided once volunteer assignments have been made. We greatly appreciate your interest in volunteering at the Tournament and know that you share our concern for the safety of all participants at the Tournament. Working together, we are confident we can make this Tournament a success for the local community.
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In connection with Tournament volunteer activities, including the activities of an underage volunteer (“Minor”) for whom consent is given as such Minor’s legal guardian, volunteers and applicable legal guardians (“Volunteers”) agree and understand that presence during the Tournament at the Tournament location (the “Facility”) and any volunteer work or services performed for the Tournament, the Facility, Tucson Conquistadores, The First Tee of Tucson and the title sponsor of the Tournament (if any), their affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors, agents, members, employees and officials as well as any other volunteer (collectively, “Indemnified Parties”) may expose volunteers to unknown and unanticipated risks of harm or injury.
I acknowledge I have received and read the “Specific Notice Regarding COVID-19 to Volunteers” provided to me. In consideration of and as a prerequisite to participation as a volunteer, volunteers and legal guardians on behalf of Minors acknowledge that such risks exist, assume all such risks including all risks related to COVID-19, and release, waive, discharge and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from any and all claims for liability for personal injury or illness (including death) or property damage that such volunteers or Minors may suffer while performing the volunteer work or service, whether or not on the premises of the Facility, including, without limitation, any claim arising out of any condition of the premises owned by the Facility or used by Tucson Conquistadores for, or conduct of any person during preparation, supervision or conduct of, the Tournament or any practice round or activity related to it. Volunteers accept full responsibility for the costs of treatment for any illness and/or injury or damages suffered while volunteering in connection with the Tournament. Volunteers acknowledge having read this release and agree to be bound by the terms set forth herein in consideration for performing volunteer services. The undersigned further agrees that this release and waiver is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by Arizona law and that if any portion is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall continue in full legal force and effect.