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Lead Team Queuer Feb. 20 2018| 0 KB

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Tags: Training, Volunteer
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The Lead Team Queuer for FIRST Robotics Competition is a Key Volunteer position. They direct and supervise the Team Queuers, determine team traffic flow on and off the field, and monitor flow during the competition. They play a critical role in ensuring smooth flow of match play and maintaining the pace of the event.

*Must sign a Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Statement prior to start of service.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the success of the competition by maintaining match pace
  • Collaborate with Field Supervisor and FTA on team traffic flow 
  • Collaborate on team traffic flow pattern to/from the playing field
  • Train, Direct, and supervise Team Queuers
  • Restrict access to field for unauthorized individuals
  • Stage and position teams in preparation for the start of matches
  • Maintain uninterrupted flow of teams to the playing field
  • Direct teams to player stations, and facilitates team departure from field
  • Obtain a radio from event management office to keep aware of event information and issues, return it to office at end of day
  • Communicate with the Pit Announcer regarding team competition schedule and timing, working with the match schedule
  • Create proper markings for team flow direction
  • Required to attend daily morning meeting conducted by Event Manager/Coordinator

Experience and Skills Needed

  • Must be post-high school or equivalent (minimum age of 19 at time of service)
    • Exceptions may be granted by event Volunteer Coordinators after review and approval by FIRST Headquarters
  • Team Queuing experience is helpful
  • Ability to "take charge"; be assertive, but tactful
  • Ability to collaborate with others, work as a member of a team
  • Basic knowledge of the game and match process
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-directed individual
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

 

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • Pre-event training call
  • Minimum 2 full day commitment (Districts)
  • Minimum 3 full day commitment (Regionals)

Note: Event schedules vary. Please check the event schedule and talk to your Volunteer Coordinator for detailed information on when you are expected to arrive. Volunteers should arrive on site 15-20 minutes prior to the start of every shift to allow time to check in at the Volunteer Registration table.

Training

Training is provided by FIRST headquarters prior to start of competition season.

May include: live and/or recorded web conferences, teleconference(s), manual and other support materials, email communications and one-on-one support. FIRST Technical Advisor provides advice during the competition.

Lead Team Queuer Trainer: Dave Ferreira

Training Conference Calls:

Dial In Information:

  • U.S. and Canada: 1-866-951-1151
  • Australia: 1 800 062 564
  • China: 4008 811076
  • Israel: 1 809 457 832
  • Mexico: 01 800 925 0370
  • Turkey: 00 800 4488 23678

Conference Room: 4454892

Conference Call: 2/18 from 7:00pm-8:00pm ET Recording

2018 Lead Team Queuer Training Slides 

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

Direct supervision: FIRST Technical Advisor (FTA)
On-site guidance: Volunteer Coordinator

 

* Must read and comply with the FIRST Code of Conduct