Wednesday, March 16, 2011

LSU Cycling Team is still in need of volunteers

Hi All:
Just a friendly reminder that the LSU Cycling Team is still in need of volunteers for this weekend's LSU Invitational collegiate race. Below is an outline of positions, places, and times we will need people. The team time trial and criterium races are Saturday in and around Baton Rouge. The road race is Sunday in St. Francisville. The LSU Cycling Team volunteered their time and effort last fall at the Senior Olympics and this past Sunday at Rouge Roubaix.

If you can donate your time, please contact our race director Dustin Drewes, ASAP (contact info below). If you reply to this email, please reply to me only so as not to clutter up the group's inbox.
Thanks again,
Celeste Power
(505) 366-4071

These are the positions that need to be filled for the weekend of our race. Below are all of the positions that we will need to be filled. If you are not racing, it is heavily suggested that you find a spot to fill for volunteering. If you are racing, it would be helpful if you could find someone you know that would be willing to help. Please include what times you can be available to help. For some positions, is ok if you cannot stay for the entire race such as TT registration or crit setup/takedown.

Team Time Trial, Iberville at the split. Arrive at 7:00 am, Finished no later than 11.

- Number Caller
- Stager
- (2)Timers
- Upstream number caller
- Registration
- Corner Marshall

Criterium, LSU Campus, Memorial Tower. Arrive at 11:30 am, finished at 5:30.

- (10)Course setup (debris removal, hay bail placement, etc.)
- Announcer (character required)
- Registration
-(3-4) Corner Marshals
- (2-3)Parking assistants
- (2-3)Officials assistants (results, camera operation, etc)
- Spectating
- Course Takedown

Road Race, Bains elementary, St. Francisville (Bains). Arrive at 7:00 am, Finished ~1:30pm.

- (5) Lead vehicles/drivers (cars or motorbikes)
- (5) Wheel trucks/drivers (trucks preferred, spacious SUV ok)
- (5) Wheel truck riders (preferred experience changing wheels)
- (15) Corner Marshals
- (10) Neutral feed zone staff (May need icechests)
- Registration
- (2) Officials assistants

If you can fill any of these spots, please email me with what position you would like to fill and on what days/times you can have it covered. The flier for this race can be found at:

Plenty thanks,

D. Drewes

LSU Cycling - Race Director

(504) 613-7662

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