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2018 SPORTS CORP MAJOR EVENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is seeking volunteers to help with upcoming events in the Colorado Springs area. See details below for each event and click the corresponding link to volunteer.

 

 

Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack
Saturday, June 16 & Sunday, June 17

Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack is a half-mile, side-by-side roll race and trap speed competition featuring hundreds of the fastest, most powerful street cars in the nation. The Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack is the only event in the country where participants have the opportunity to come together at a commercial airport the size and importance of the Colorado Springs Airport while competing for the title of the Mile High Victor

Event Operations Volunteer Roles: set-up, admissions/ticket sales, beer garden, parking/staging, etc.

  • Friday, June 15 - 8:00 am - 12:30 pm (setup)
  • Friday, June 15 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (setup)
  • Saturday, June 16 - 5:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Saturday, June 16 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 17 - 5:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Sunday, June 17 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 17 - 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm (tear down)

Volunteer Application for the Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack coming soon!

 

Mavic Haute Route Rockies 
Friday, June 29

The Mavic Haute Route Rockies 2018 will finish in Colorado Springs on June 29th. The event will feature seven timed, ranked and fully-supported stages from covering 550 miles and in excess of 52,500 vertical feet of climbing on some of Colorado’s best known mountain roads, many soaring above 10,000 feet in altitude. As many as 550 cyclists are expected. 

Volunteer Roles: set-up, course marshals, beer garden, parking/staging, etc.

  • Friday, June 29 - 11:30 am - 4:30 pm (tentative)

Volunteer Application for the Mavic Haute Route Rockies coming soon!

 

 

 

Rocky Mountain State Games
July 20-22 & July 27-29

The Rocky Mountain State Games (RMSG) is Colorado's largest multi-sport festival for athletes of all ages and athletic abilities including those with physical disabilities or visual impairment. More than 10,000 athletes are expected to participate in 35+ sports in the 2018 RMSG event and more than 900 volunteers are needed to successfully run this event. The 2018 Rocky Mountain State Games will be held primarily July 20-22 & 27-29 in Colorado Springs, CO.

 

Volunteer Roles: Specialized volunteers called "Operations Assistants" are needed to support each sport and provide on-site assistance to Sport Commissioners in addition to serving as the communications link with staff and operations
 
The need for general volunteers varies by sport but may be needed for a variety of tasks including: athlete check-in, information booths, set-up/tear-down, course marshals, scoring, timing, hospitality and many other activities. Below are a few examples of some family-friendly volunteer opportunities as well.
 
Field Hockey (July 20-22): sideline marshals/recover errant balls; family-friendly 
Great Inflatable Race: packet pickup (July 20); race support (July 21); family-friendly
Shooting (July 28): resetting targets, scoring, event support; family-friendly
Track & Field (July 21): athlete check-in, scoring, medals/results, event support; family-friendly

Volunteer Application for the Rocky Mountain State Games coming soon!


 

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb
Saturday, August 11

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb will join the inaugural  “Colorado Summit Series” which features some of the toughest hill climbs in the world including the Guanella Pass Hill Climb (June 3) and Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hill Climb (July 21).  This new and unique cycling series will finish at the Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb on August 11.

Volunteers Roles: aid station management, athlete check-in, information booths, set-up/tear-down, course marshals, scoring, timing, hospitality and many other activities.

  • Saturday, August 11 - approx. 4:00 am - 2:00 pm

Volunteer Application for the Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb coming soon!


 

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off
Saturday, September 1 - Monday, September 3

We are pleased to announce that the annual tradition of a Hot Air Balloon Event on Labor Day weekend at Memorial Park here in Colorado Springs will continue for its 42nd year! More than 65 hot air balloons are expected to participate and 150,000+ spectators will come out to participate in balloon glows for the festival's Saturday and Sunday evening schedules. Along with the balloons, a beer garden, food and product vendors and a kids bouncy village will accompany the hot air balloons at Memorial Park over Labor Day weekend.

The Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off is and event of Hot Apple Productions and the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation.

Volunteer Roles & Shifts:

  • Saturday, Sept. 2:
    • Morning shift: approx. 4:30-10:00 am: Balloon Crew*, VIP Hospitality
    • Evening Shift: approx. 3:30-10:00 pm: Balloon Crew*, Beer Garden, VIP Hospitality 
  • Sunday, Sept. 3:
     
    • Morning shift: approx. 4:30-10:00 am: Balloon Crew*, VIP Hospitality 
    • Evening Shift: approx. 3:30-10:00 pm: Balloon Crew*, Beer Garden, VIP Hospitality 
  • Monday, Sept. 4
    • Morning shift: approx. 4:30-10:00 am: Balloon Crew*, VIP Hospitality 
    • Afternoon shift: approx. 8:00 am-3:00 pm: tear-down

Volunteer Application for Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off coming soon!