Pit Administration Support Oct. 8 2021| 0 KB

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

The Pit Administration Support role for FIRST Robotics Competition provides direction, assistance, information, and support to teams and guests in the Pit. This is a physically active, fast-paced role. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Set-up the Pit Administration station (optional)
  • Assist with team check-in
  • Answer questions from teams, and visitors in the Pit area
  • Assist with distribution of the daily match list to teams
  • Maintain an adequate supply of printed materials on the Pit Administration station
  • Prohibit teams and guests from entering Pit prior to scheduled opening time; facilitate the on-time departure of teams after Pit closes
  • Manage lost and found items
  • Collaborate with EMTs on preparing Medical and Youth Protection Reports of Concern as required
  • Distribute Chairman's Award Feedback
  • Break down and pack up Pit Administration station during the final awards ceremony

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 HQ
  • General knowledge of the FIRST Robotics Competition
  • Customer-facing, must be friendly and behave professionally at all times 
  • General knowledge of facility and event layout
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to move about the facility

Volunteer Time Commitment

  • 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.


Pit Administration Supervisor conducts training onsite* and provides guidance during the competition

Reporting Relationships and Supervision

  • Direct Supervision: Pit Administration Supervisor
  • On-Site Support: Volunteer Coordinator


* Must read and comply with the FIRST Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities