Age: Unless otherwise noted, you must be at least 13 years old to serve as a volunteer at the tournament. Some positions require you to be 25.
Transportation/Accommodation: Volunteers involved in the tournament understand that transportation and accommodation will not be provided beyond what is listed on the tournament website.
Shift Hours: Volunteer duties are applicable before, during and after the tournament. Your chairperson will share your volunteer schedule with you in May.
Dress Code: As a volunteer you will receive a uniform consisting of one volunteer shirt, one volunteer jacket, headwear and a volunteer credential. Note in your package you will receive one polo and one jacket. Your official volunteer uniform must be worn at all times during your shift. Your uniform and credential are NOT transferable and, if lost, will not be replaced. You will be responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness and laundry of your own volunteer clothing. Khaki color bottoms are required to be worn while on duty. Sandals and traditional spikes are not permitted.
Safety: We take pride in observing high standards of safety throughout the tournament. We endeavor to provide you with the safest volunteering conditions possible. As a member of the volunteer team, we ask you to comply with all safety requirements associated with your volunteer position and support related policies and procedures. Please follow the Committee Chairperson’s instructions with respect and safety at all times. Volunteers should communicate any and all problems, conflicts or suggestions (safety or otherwise) to their Committee Chairperson.
Eligibility: Volunteers are subject to verification or eligibility by background and/or reference checks at the option of PGA TOUR. You will not be eligible to volunteer in the future or may be dismissed during the tournament week for (but not limited to) the following:
- Consumption/being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while on duty
- Insubordination, abuse or mistreatment of players, fans, tournament staff, visitors, guests or other volunteers
- Failure to abide by tournament policies and procedures
- Failure to complete your shift(s) as directed by your Committee Chairperson
- Allowing another person to use your volunteer credential
- Seeking autographs outside of the designated autograph area
- Entering restricted areas without proper credentials
- Cancelling without returning items ordered/purchased as part of the volunteer program
- Not being punctual and/or leaving your post unattended
Dismissal will not entitle any volunteer to a refund of the payment for the Volunteer Package. PGA TOUR reserves the right to accept or reject applications in its sole discretion.
Use of Trademarks: Volunteers may not use the tournament name or logo, website content, written agreement or any material and publication that carry the tournament marks in any way without the written permission of PGA TOUR.
Volunteer Credential Terms: You grant permission to PGA TOUR to utilize your image or likeness incidental to any live or recorded television or other transmission or reproduction in whole or in part of the tournament. You agree not to transmit or facilitate transmission of any account, description, picture, or reproduction of the tournament, including, without limitation, scoring-related data, without the specific advance written permission of the PGA TOUR. Soliciting autographs from tournament players with intent to sell is prohibited. You agree that you shall not seek autographs of players in order to sell such autographs, and you shall not pay another person to obtain an autograph for you. For security purposes, no bags larger than six inches will be permitted onto the golf course, including purses, chair bags, and camera cases. You hereby consent to the reasonable inspection of your person and property before entering the tournament, which inspection may include, without limitation, metal detection. No food, coolers, ladders, signs, banners, mobile phones, PDA’s, radios, televisions, firearms, explosive devices, etc. will be permitted on the grounds. All pagers must be on vibrate. NO cameras or camcorders are allowed during tournament rounds. No alcoholic beverages may be brought onto or taken from the grounds of the tournament. You agree to abide by all rules and regulations established by the PGA TOUR and the tournament, and a violation of such rules and regulations, including failure to appear for a scheduled volunteer shift, can be a cause for termination of the license granted herein, forfeiture of the volunteer credential and your removal from the tournament. The volunteer credential cannot be used in a promotion or offered as a prize without permission from PGA TOUR. Resale of the volunteer credential is not permitted. It is unlawful to reproduce the volunteer credential. PGA TOUR reserves the right to revoke this credential and cancel all privileges connected therein.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: In connection with my activities or the activities of my minor child as a volunteer at the 2018 Principal Charity Classic at Wakonda Club, I agree and understand that the presence of me or my child at the tournament and any volunteer work or services performed by me or my child for the tournament, its sponsor, the facility, Bruno Event Team, LLC, PGA TOUR, their affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors, agents, members, employees and officials as well as any other volunteer (collectively, “Indemnified Parties”) may expose me or my child to unknown and unanticipated risks of harm or injury. In consideration of and as a prerequisite to the participation of me or my child as a volunteer, I, for myself and my child, acknowledge that such risks exist, assume all such risks, and release and discharge the Indemnified Parties from any and all claims for liability for personal injury (including death) or property damage that I or my child may suffer while performing such volunteer work or service, whether or not on the premises of the Facility, including, without limitation, any claim arising out of any condition of the premises owned by the facility or used by Bruno Event Team, LLC or PGA TOUR for, or conduct or any person during preparation, supervision or conduct of, the tournament or any practice round or activity related to it. I further understand that the Indemnified Parties will not maintain insurance to cover me or my child for personal injury, property damage or medical expenses, and I accept full responsibility for the costs of treatment for any injury or damages suffered by me or my child while volunteering with the tournament. I have read this release before signing it and agree to be bound by its terms in consideration for volunteering.