Pit Administration Support Sep. 23 2016| 0 KB

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Tags: Training, Volunteer

The Pit Administration Support role for the FIRST Robotics Competition provide 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
  • 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 adequate supply of printed materials on the Pit Administration station
  • Prohibit teams and guests from entering Pit prior to scheduled opening time; facilitate on-time departure of teams after Pit closes
  • Manage lost and found items
  • Complete Medical and Non-Medical Incident Forms as needed
  • Collect ballots from teams for team-voted awards (if any); deliver to Judge Assistant (e.g. Gracious Professionalism Award)
  • Distribute Chairman's Award Feedback
  • Distribute participation pins
  • Break down and pack up Pit Administration station during final award ceremony

Experience and Skills Needed

  • General knowledge of the FIRST Robotics Competition
  • Customer facing, must be friendly and behave in a professional manner at all times
  • General knowledge of facility and event layout
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to move about the facility
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds

Time Commitment

  • Commitment:    Minimum two days +training
  • Approximate times:
Day Times
Practice Day (day before the competition) 7am - End of Day
Day One of Competition 7am - End of Day
Day Two of Competition 7am - End of Day

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 start of every shift in order 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 oversight: Volunteer Coordinator

*Please Note: some events will conduct a pre-event Volunteer Orientation and Training