Age: Unless otherwise approved by the Tournament, you must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for a volunteer position at the tournament.
Transportation/ Accommodation: Volunteers involved in the tournament understand that transportation and accommodation will not be provided by the tournament.
Shift Hours: Volunteer duties are applicable before, during and after the tournament. You will be notified of the shifts (service hours) that you will be required to complete. You will also be notified as to who you will report to (Committee Chairperson). You may be required to attend scheduled trainings and briefings. You will be informed of the location and time of any training(s) and briefing(s) well in advance.
Dress Code: Closed toe shoes (sandals and traditional spikes are not permitted), khaki bottoms (black bottoms for Committee Chairs), volunteer shirt and hat. Wearing a floppy or straw hat is optional. Your Volunteer credential is required for access to the course. 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.
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 Tournament Staff and Committee Chairman’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 and/or Tournament Staff member.
Golf Cart Acknowledgement: Golf carts are specifically used for the transportation of persons but are used for utility purposes as well. They are significant value to our championship for efficiency and economic transportation. Recognizing that golf carts are moving vehicles, the Tournament has established safety rules and procedures for the safe operation of these vehicles. Each individual utilizing golf carts assigned by the Tournament during the Championship is expected to operate them in a safe and courteous manner. Any golf cart operators found in violation of these safety procedures or misusing golf cart equipment may be prohibited from operating a cart. By signing below, you hereby acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to the safety rules and procedures provided regarding the standard operating and safety procedures for working with golf carts and you have a valid United States driver’s license.
Eligibility: Volunteers are subject to verification or eligibility by background and/or reference checks at the option of the Tournament. 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 Vice or 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. The Tournament 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 the Tournament.
Volunteer Credential Terms: Each volunteer grants permission to the Tournament to utilize his or her image or likeness incidental to any live or recorded television or other transmission or reproduction in whole or in part of the Tournament. Volunteers 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 Tournament. Soliciting autographs from Tournament players with intent to sell is prohibited. Volunteers agree not to seek autographs of players in order to sell such autographs and not to pay another person to obtain an autograph. For security purposes, no bags larger than six inches will be permitted onto the golf course, including purses, chair bags, and camera cases. Volunteers hereby consent to the reasonable inspection of their person and property before entering the Tournament, which inspection may include, without limitation, metal detection. No food, coolers, ladders, signs, banners, radios, televisions, firearms, explosive devices, etc. will be permitted on the grounds. All mobile phones, PDA’s and pagers must be on silent or vibrate and must be used in accordance with the posted Mobile Device Policy. NO cameras or camcorders are allowed during tournament rounds. No alcoholic beverages may be brought onto or taken from the grounds of the Tournament. Volunteers agree to abide by all rules and regulations established by 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 removal from the Tournament. The volunteer credential cannot be used in a promotion or offered as a prize without permission from Tournament. Resale of the volunteer credential is not permitted. It is unlawful to reproduce the volunteer credential. Tournament reserves the right to revoke any volunteer credential and cancel all privileges connected therein.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
In connection with my activities or the activities of the underage participant (“Minor”) listed herein (for whom I am the legal guardian) as a volunteer at the Orca Golf Bags Women’s Match-Play Championship presented by PXG (the “Tournament”) to be held at World Golf Village (the “Facility”), I agree and understand that the presence of me or the Minor at the Tournament and any volunteer work or services performed by me or the Minor for the Tournament, the Facility, MediaShare Consulting Group, On The Green Consulting LLC, Women’s All Pro Tour, GenerationW, the title sponsor and presenting sponsor of the Tournament, World Golf Village, Honours Golf, their affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, agents, members, employees and officials, as well as any other volunteer (collectively referred to as “the Indemnified Parties”), may expose me or the Minor to unknown and unanticipated risks of harm or injury, including risks from COVID-19. In consideration of and as a prerequisite to the participation of me or the Minor as a volunteer, I, for myself and the Minor, 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 the Minor 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 used by Tournament for the Tournament or the conduct of any person in connection with the preparation for, supervision of, or conduct of the Tournament or any practice round or activity connected or related to it. I further understand that the Indemnified Parties will not maintain insurance to cover me or the Minor 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 the Minor while volunteering in connection with the Tournament. I have fully informed myself of the contents of this Release by reading it before signing it and agree to be bound by the terms set forth herein in consideration for performing volunteer services.