Responsibilities of the Staging Volunteers

  • Assist in directing team participants through the team areas
  • Load and unload participants from Dragon Boats before and after each race
  • Prepare and organize teams for exit gate
  • Help keep races on schedule
  • Team counts, check for wristbands, check paddles for certified sticker
  • Ensure paddles and PFDs belonging to the festival are not taken out of the staging area (some people will be using their own; those owned by dragon boat will have “GWN” written on them)
  • Ensure the site remains free from litter



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