Head Referee Jan. 20 2019| 0 KB

Content Type: Volunteer
Program: FIRST LEGO League
Tags: Training, Volunteer

The head referee helps recruit, train, and oversee all tournament referees. Key volunteers require advanced training as prescribed by FIRST headquarters. Unparalleled knowledge of the robot game, mission, rules and Robot Game Updates. Responsible for tracking and timing robot performance rounds and coordinating referees with the emcee, scorekeeper, and the field manager. Performs quality assurance on tournament Field Setup Kits, all competition and practice fields in advance of the event. Providing input from referees and field staff to the judge advisor for final judging deliberations

Benefits of the Position:

  • Surrounded by fast-paced action
  • Advanced level of responsibility
  • High visibility role
  • Provides an opportunity to contribute to the successful execution of the competition

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • Advanced knowledge of the competition game and rules of play
  • Ability to be tactful and assertive
  • Physically demanding role; ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Outgoing personality; high energy
  • Strong communication and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work as a team
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong assessment skills
  • FIRST LEGO League experience and training required