Audio/Visual Attendant (Districts Only) May. 10 2024| 0 KB

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition, Volunteer
Program: FIRST Robotics Competition
Tags: Training, Volunteer

The Audio/Visual (A/V) Attendant for FIRST Robotics Competition assists with lighting, sound, and any projections shown during the event. May be asked to help manage the live stream to create an exciting, cohesive experience for web spectators, and create an archive for teams to re-live the event.

**The specific role responsibilities vary by district. Please reach out to your district leadership for specific responsibilities. **


  • Wear safety glasses as directed by the Event Manager or FTA
  • Set-up and take down all audio and visual needs for the event
  • Create an exciting experience for online spectators
  • Switch between available video feeds to create cohesive, exciting story

Experience and Skills Needed

  • FIRST experience not required, but preferred
  • Minimum age: 13
  • Basic knowledge of the competition game, rules of play, and flow of an event
  • Experience with equipment necessary to perform required duties in a professional manner.  This may be specifically spelled out in the contract.
  • Work and interact with volunteers, team members and students, and other contracted staff
  • Basic technical skills (computer proficiency)
  • Strong communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work as a member of a team
  • Ability to stay focused and concentrated

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Minimum 2.5 full day commitment (Districts)

Note: Event schedules vary. Please check the event schedule and talk to your District Leadership for detailed information on when you are expected to arrive. 


Reporting Relationships and Supervision

  • Direct Supervision and On-Site Support: Event Manager

* Must read and comply with the Volunteer Handbook.