2022 Suncoast Classic
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LECOM Volunteer Waiver and Code of Conduct

We are delighted to engage you (the "Volunteer") to provide assistance as a Volunteer in connection with the 2022 LECOM Suncoast Classic (“LECOM”) Golf Tournament on February 20~27, 2022, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set out within this Code (“Volunteer Waiver”). We are committed to providing volunteers with a supportive environment. This document sets out what we can each reasonably expect from your volunteering role. We hope that you will find your volunteer experience enjoyable and rewarding.

1. Age
Volunteers for the LECOM event must be at least 16 years of age as of 1/1/2022 to be considered for a volunteer position at the Tournament. Volunteers ages 16 to 18 will be able to participate in select committees with Parental Consent. Some positions require a minimum of 25 years of age.

2. Shifts/Hours
Volunteers are asked for a minimum commitment of (3) three shifts, each shift is approximately of 7 to 8 hours. Volunteers will be able and encouraged to take additional shifts if desired.

3. Committee Assignment
After successfully completing your registration, you will be notified of your specific assigned committee and to whom you will report to (Committee Chairman). Depending on your assigned committee you may be required and asked to attend scheduled trainings. We expect you to perform your role to the best of your ability and to follow our procedures and standards, including health and safety. These are the following Committees that will operate during our 2022 LECOM event

Volunteer Committees

WALKING SCORERS: (Wednesday - Sunday)
Walking scorer volunteers are essential members of the competition team helping record and relay scores on a handheld device. This position will require successful completion of a mandatory training on the days before the tournament. Walking scorers must be comfortable performing basic computer skills and be knowledgeable of golf etiquette/scoring and able to walk 18 holes of a golf course. Minimum age to be part of this committee is 18 years old. Must be available to work at least three days of official tournament rounds. Walking scorers should have the physical ability to easily keep pace with their group across all 18 holes without a break and in varying weather conditions. For reference, 18 holes will vary from 5-6 miles or roughly 10,000 steps. They should be comfortable using a handheld digital device to record each shot, as well as the voice radio with a headset that allows for constant communication. Shift is approximately 6 hours per day. Volunteers MUST work a weekday to be considered for weekend shifts.
Volunteers must be 18+ years old and must sign a Disclosure Form.

STANDARD BEARERS: (Saturday and Sunday)
Volunteers on this committee will be responsible for walking with a designated group of players and posting their scores on a standard. Volunteer needs to be able to carry the standard (weight approximately 5-7 pounds) while walking 18 holes. This position is a great opportunity for teenagers or parents. Shift is approximately 6 hours per day.

SCORING CONTROL: (Wednesday - Sunday)
This team serves as the center for receiving and relaying all scoring information during the event. Scoring control filters scoring information from the Walking Scorers to leader boards and serves as the checkpoint for score verification. Volunteers will input data into scoring computers and run scorecards. Light walking and standing. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

MARSHALS: (Wednesday - Sunday)
Volunteers will be assigned to specific holes. Marshals will be responsible in controlling the flow of spectators behind the ropes, the players and officials inside the ropes. Moderate walking and standing. AM or PM shifts available Thursday – Friday. Saturday and Sunday one 6 to 7-hour all day shift available only, start times are staged and depend on your hole assignment.

HOSPITALITY: (Thursday - Sunday)
Greet guests and check credentials at entrances to sponsored hospitality locations. Assist corporate clients as necessary to ensure the best possible experience. Ensure that only properly credentialed clients are allowed in private hospitality areas. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

ANNOUNCERS: (Wednesday - Sunday)
Responsible for introducing Pro-Am Players on Wednesday and Tournament Players (during tournament rounds) as they approach the tee box at either #1 tee or #10 tee to begin the round. Strong public speaking skills and appropriate voice/inflection required. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

PRO-AM: (Tuesday - Wednesday)
Support activities that surround the Pro-Am events Tuesday and Wednesday. Meet and Greet sponsors at the Pro-Am Draw Party, Tuesday night. Along with support on Wednesday with Pro-Am registration and gift distribution. One shift Tuesday PM Shift 5:30PM - 8:30PM. Two shifts available Wednesday, AM or PM

Committee members are posted at admission gates to greet and check spectators for proper credentials. Volunteers will also handle Will Call and General Information. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

PLAYER REGISTRATION: (Monday - Wednesday)
Committee members register Players for the tournament. They also serve as a resource for local amenities, referrals for health care providers, and overall concierge for other player needs. Two shifts available Monday and Tuesday, AM or PM. One shift available Wednesday, one AM shift only

CADDIES SERVICES: (Monday - Sunday)
Committee members register Caddies for the tournament. They also serve as a resource for local amenities, referrals for health care providers, and overall concierge for other caddies needs. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

PLAYER DINING: (Monday - Sunday)
Greet players, family and guest entering the Clubhouse for Breakfast and Lunch. Check credentials and monitor doors entering the designated area. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

PRACTICE AREAS: (Monday - Sunday)
Manages distribution of golf balls to players and caddies. Crowd control in practice area. Moderate level of walking, standing and moderate physical labor. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION: (Saturday - Sunday before our tournament):
Distribute volunteer uniforms in a manner that is efficient and customer-oriented. The following two days will be handled by a dedicated team of volunteers at a location to be determined.
Saturday - Hours of Operation 10:00am to 3:00pm. However, volunteer staff will need to arrive 1 hour before opening to prepare for operation and 15-30 minutes after closing. (6.5 hour shift)
Sunday - Hours of Operation 10:00am to 3:00pm. However, volunteer staff will need to arrive 30 minutes before opening and stay at least 30 minutes after closing. (6.75 hour shift)
For the remainder of the tournament, the uniforms will be distributed at VHQ by VHQ volunteers.

Provide volunteer hospitality functions during the tournament. Set up and maintain food and beverage areas. Assist Marshal Chairpersons with on-course lunch and beverage delivery. Distribute Volunteer Uniforms during Tournament week. Minimal walking or standing. These volunteers may also fill in any last-minute needs and open spots in other committees. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

Responsible for distribution of food and beverage to on-course locations. Must have a valid driver’s license. Moderate level of walking, standing and moderate physical labor. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

Responsible for maintaining and distributing Volunteer Golf Carts during the tournament. This includes the proper inventory of carts for use by Volunteers and Staff, managing the golf cart keys, staging the carts each morning and ensuring that all carts are returned and plugged to be charged at the end of the day. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM

Responsible for shuttling volunteers to their workstations and players from green to tee on several holes on course. Must have a valid driver’s license. Minimal walking or standing. Two shifts available every day, AM or PM


4. Training and Orientation
Before the event and prior to your first shift we will provide all Volunteers with a virtual or an in-person training explaining the details of your activities during the tournament. We will also have a Volunteer Webpage where we will share specifics about our event like parking, operating hours, schedule of events, etc. This information will also be posted in our Volunteer Website as it becomes available so, please check it out periodically.

Volunteers from certain Committees such as Walking Scorers and hospitality will be asked to attend a scheduled training. You will be informed via email of the location and time of any training(s) in advance. Training schedule will also be posted on the Volunteer Webpage.

5. Supervision and Support
During your volunteering experience please feel free to discuss any problems, complaints and/or suggestions you might have with your chairperson, any member of the Tournament Staff or directly with the LECOM Volunteer Coordinators. If you have any problems, concerns, or complaints before the event, please email: Volunteer Coordinator

Please give us as much notice as possible if your plans change and you are unable to volunteer when expected or if you want to stop volunteering during the event by logging into your volunteer account and updating your availability.

6. Volunteer Package and Fee
The 2022 Volunteer Registration fee is $40 and includes the following package:

  • Official LECOM Golf Shirt
  • Official LECOM Golf Hat
  • Tournament Week Badge & Parking Pass
  • Breakfast & Lunch on your workdays
  • One (1) round of golf at Lakewood National Golf Club
  • Four (4) Weekly LECOM Ground Passes for tournament days

7. Golf Cart Acknowledgement/Waiver
Golf carts are specifically used for the transportation of persons but are used for utility purposes as well. They are of significant value to Tournaments for efficiency and economic transportation. Recognizing that golf carts are moving vehicles we have established safety rules and procedures for the safe operation of these vehicles. Volunteers must be 18 years old to operate a golf cart transporting supplies and 25 years old to transport passengers. Volunteers using a golf cart will be required to sign a separate Golf Cart Safety Training Acknowledgement and Liability Release prior to operating the golf cart.

8. Volunteer Eligibility
Volunteers are subject to and agree to verification or eligibility by background and/or reference checks at the option of the Tournament. Some volunteer positions may require prior experience or training with specific equipment. Volunteers will not be eligible to volunteer in the future and/or may be dismissed while volunteering for a Tournament for (but not limited to) the following:
• Consumption/being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while on duty
• Theft
• 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 assigned shift(s) as directed by the Vice or Committee Chairman
• Allowing another person to use assigned volunteer credential
• Seeking autographs outside of the designated autograph area
• Entering restricted areas without proper credentials
• Cancelling without returning items received as part of the volunteer program
• Not being punctual and/or leaving assigned post unattended

9. COVID-19 Safety Acknowledgment
In connection with your volunteer activities, including the activities of an underage volunteer (“Minor”) for whom consent is given as such Minor’s legal guardian, volunteers and applicable legal guardians (“Volunteers”) agree and understand that presence during the Championship (the “Facility”) and any volunteer work or services performed for the Tournament, the Facility, PGA TOUR, the title sponsor (if any), the host organization, and their affiliates and subsidiaries as well as their respective officers, directors, agents, members, employees and officials as well as any other volunteer (collectively, “Indemnified Parties”) may expose volunteers to unknown and unanticipated risks of harm or injury. In particular, I acknowledge I have received and read the “Specific Notice Regarding COVID-19 to Volunteers” provided to me.

In consideration of and as a prerequisite to participation as a volunteer, volunteers and legal guardians on behalf of Minors acknowledge that such risks exist, assume all such risks including all risks related to COVID-19, and release and discharge the Indemnified Parties from any and all claims for liability for personal injury or illness (including death) or property damage that such volunteers or Minors may suffer while performing the 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 PGA TOUR for, or conduct of any person during preparation, supervision or conduct of, the Championship or any practice round or activity related to it. Volunteers accept full responsibility for the costs of treatment for any illness and/or injury or damages suffered while volunteering in connection with the Championship. Volunteers acknowledge having read this release and agree to be bound by the terms set forth herein in consideration for performing volunteer services.

By continuing with the registration process and completing the online registration, you will be deemed to have electronically signed and agreed to the terms of this Volunteering Engagement and that you will follow the guidelines stated in the Volunteer Handbook. This will confirm that you understand and agree to comply with the terms of this Volunteering Engagement.

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2022 Suncoast Classic