2019 Area 10 Bocce Competition
When
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
This event recurs Yearly from Saturday, September 21, 2019

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Where
Oran Good Park
13401 Tom Field Road
Farmer's Branch, TX 75234

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Phone
214-908-8120

Email
abatiste@sotx.org

Contact
AJ Batiste

SOTX: Greater Dallas - Area 10  

 Bocce & Regional Softball Competition 2019

The event is hosted by the City of Farmer's Branch and will be held at Oran Good Park. Volunteers are needed for both competitions. 

 

(NO PETS ALLOWED: Service animals are the only type of animals allowed at Special Olympics Texas Competitions. Individuals with pets will be asked to leave or take the animal off the premises for the safety of our athletes and spectators.)  

 

 

  Volunteer Shifts / Check-In:

        Bocce: Report to Field 1

                         Shift 1:  7:30am - 12:30pm

                         Shift 2:  12:00pm - 5:00pm

Softball: Report to near concessions between Fields 3-6

                         Shift 1:  8:00am - 12:00 pm

                         Shift 2:  12:00pm - 3:30 pm

Merchandise Sales: Report near concessions between Fields 3-6

                         10am - 3pm

Times include checkin & training

 

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must be 15 years old or older to volunteer alone
  • Volunteers between 8-14 years old must be accompanied by an adult (4  to 1 ratio) and will serve as Fans in the Stands to cheer our athletes on!!
  • PHOTO ID is REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION!
     

 

VOLUNTEER ROLES & EXPECTATIONS: 

Needs will vary according to sport, we expect volunteers to be flexible to meet our competition needs. Roles will include...

  • Court Monitors - Oversee the Bocce matches and Softball Games making sure the rules are followed and the scoring is correct.

  • Court Assistants - Assist the court monitors in the above.

  • Individual Skills - Assist with setup and competition for Softball individual skills competition

  • Scorebook Keeper

  • Scorebook/Scoreboard Keeper Assistant

  • Awards Escorts-take athletes from the holding area (bleachers) to wait before they are awarded

  • Awards Assistant-Assist with giving out medals and ribbons; must be over 15 years of age or older

  • Fans In Stands-volunteers that are not old enough to volunteer alone; vounteers 15+ years can volunteer alone; however, the younger volunteers must come supervised with a 4:1 (4 children supervised by 1 adult); prior to the competition you can make posters and cheer for the athletes as they compete. Call the Area 10 Office for Team Names!

 

VOLUNTEER SERVICE HOURS: 

  • For those needing confirmation of service hours, at the completion of your volunteer shift you may report back to volunteer registration for signatures or confirmation forms. 
  • Or contact the area office after the competition 

 

GROUP VOLUNTEERING: 

  • If you are volunteering as a group, please reference your group/organization/business when prompted during your online registration. Groups over 15 need to directly contact our office at 214-943-9981

REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER: 

WHAT TO WEAR / BRING: 

  • Wear comfortable clothes 
  • Closed toed shoes (no flip-flops)
  • Hats & Sunglasses (since you will be outside) 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Water bottle to stay hydrated 
  • Money for souvenirs or concessions stands 
  • Photo ID

 

  Thank you for dedicating the time in your life to  help ensure our athletes have the time of their lives!

 

 

For questions or more information, please contact the Area 10 office at 214-943-9981