NATIONAL SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIP 2006 by qingyunliuliu

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									1ST BTCB BRITISH TAEKWONDO OPEN
INTERNATIONAL TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS
Two months after the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing the world’s
best Taekwondo players are invited to come to Manchester to compete in the 1st
BTCB British International Taekwondo Open Championships. We would be pleased
if you could help us with the delivery of this sporting event.

The tournament will be held over Saturday the 1st and Sunday the 2nd of November at
the National Squash Centre in Manchester

Role Overview
As with all of Manchester’s events, volunteers are required to carry out essential
roles during the period of the event including:

     1.   Drivers
     2.   Ticket, Merchandise and Programme Sales
     3.   Stewards
     4.   Rig/De-rig Team
     5.   Media/PR Support
     6.   VIP Liaison

If you wish to be a part of this event as a volunteer, no experience with taekwondo is
necessary but you can be assured that you will be made welcome and catch a
dynamic display of Taekwondo for a number of past, current and Olympic and World
Champions.

Uniform
You will receive a free championship t-shirt to wear during the event. If you could
also wear, either, plain black trousers or skirt and black shoes.

Refreshments
You will receive a meal or voucher during each shift, which will entitle you to a hot or
cold meal. There will also be tea, coffee, and water served through the shift.

Shifts
Shifts are detailed alongside the roles. All roles will take place at the National Squash
Centre.

Expenses
An expenses fee of £5/day per person will be paid to each volunteer to cover
transport costs to and from home to the Venue,
ROLE DESCRIPTIONS AND NUMBERS

1. Drivers
Number per shift: 3

Shift times:

 Date                        Shift 1                       Shift 2
 Thursday 30th Oct           9.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm - 9.30pm
 Friday 31st Oct             8.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm - 9.30pm
 Saturday 1st Nov            8.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm – 10.00pm
 Sunday 2nd Nov              8.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm - 10.00pm
 Monday 3rd Nov              8.00am- 2.00pm

Description:

Responsible of the driving of the VIPS/Officials and Organising Committee during the
build up and event days of the competition. The selected drivers will be provided
with cars and minibuses for their shifts. Individuals applying for these posts must
have a clean licence and one which allows them to drive minibuses. Responsible to
the Event Director.

2. Ticket, Merchandise and Programme Sales
Number per shift: 3

Shift times:

 Saturday 1st Nov            8.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm - 9.00pm
 Sunday 2nd Nov              8.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm - 9.00pm

Description:

Responsible for the checking of pre-sold tickets and responsible for the selling of new
tickets to members of the public at the venue on the days of completion.            The
individuals chosen for this role must have a track record in handling cash at previous
events held by Manchester City Council.

3. Stewards
Number per shift: 30

Shift times:

 Saturday 1st Nov            8.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm - 10.00pm
 Sunday 2nd Nov              8.00am- 2.00pm                1.30pm - 10.00pm

Description:

Responsible for the stewarding of spectators and directing athletes towards the
changing and medical facilities whilst ensuring participants/spectators do not enter
restricted areas.
Responsible for the control of access to specific areas of the venue including back of
house area, the competition floor. These individuals will be responsible for checking
athletes & coaches accreditation ensuring correct access is gained by those
authorised.

Good demeanour with the public and previous experience is required for this role.

4. Rig/De-rig Team
Number per shift: 8

Shift times:

 Friday 31st Oct             8.00am- 2.00pm               1.30pm - 9.00pm
 Sunday 2nd Nov                                           10.00pm – 11.30pm
 Monday 3rd Nov              8.00am- 2.00pm

Description:

Responsible for setting up and dismantling the competition venue before and after
the competition days. This includes the laying and removal of mats and branding
and furniture ready for the event to commence smoothly on Saturday. Responsible to
the Event Director.

This role can be combined with an event day role.

5. Media/PR Support
Number per shift: 2

Shift times:

 Saturday 1st Nov            8.00am- 2.00pm               1.30pm – 10.00pm
 Sunday 2nd Nov              8.00am- 2.00pm               1.30pm - 10.00pm

Description:

Responsible for supporting the PR team and the journalists who are in attendance at
the event. The role will include running errands the between the competition floor and
the press room ensuring information and results are kept up to date and the needs of
the journalists are met.


6. VIP Liaison
Number per shift: 2

Shift times:

 Friday 31st Oct                                          1.30pm - 9.30pm
 Saturday 1st Nov            8.00am- 2.00pm               1.30pm - 9.30pm
 Sunday 2nd Nov              8.00am- 2.00pm               1.30pm - 9.30pm
Description:

Responsible for meeting the needs of the invited guests of the event as directed by
the BTCB Chairman. Responsible to the Chairman of British Taekwondo.


NOTE

Please specify which shift you can undertake. If you wish to do the whole day please
mark the two shifts down.

Attendance at the national championships

TIMETABLE FOR APPLICATION

1. Applications open September 19th 2008

2. Applications closed October 3rd 2008

3. Letters of confirmation from October 17th 2008

4. Familiarisation and Accreditation day Sunday 25th October.
All volunteers will be expected to attend the familiarisation day.

5. Collection of accreditation and championship uniform will be on the first shift day.

I would like to thank you for your support of British Taekwondo and look forward to
seeing you in Manchester.

Contact
Brian Cooke
Sport Taekwondo UK Ltd
Manchester Tennis Centre
Sportcity Way
Gate 2 - Alan Turing Way
Sportcity
Manchester
M11 3FF

tel: 0161 2203845
fax: 0161 2203847

or email Brian Cooke at jogler3@tiscali.co.uk

								
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