Volunteers needed - Canadian U14/U16 Westerns April 7-9!

Posted by Andrew Lambert on Feb 19 2017 at 08:04AM PST

Hello VSC families,

The U14 and U16 Westerns will be hosted by the Vernon Ski Club April 7-9 at SilverStar Mountain.

This is a huge event hosting up to 400 athletes from BC, AB, SK and the North West US.

We will have 2 separate venues for racing which will require many hours of club member’s time (below positions will be required each each course).

Some of the positions include:

On Course
Timing Crew (on course top or bottom of course)
Handtimer (on course top or bottom of course)
Finish Corraller (on course – ensure orderly clearing of finish area)
Start Corraller (on course at the start organizing athletes in start order)
Gate Keeper (on course o ensure correct passage of athletes)
Posting Board (on course – write down racer times on boards)
Starter (on course – count down for athletes at the start gate)
Assistant Chief of Gates (on course – assist Chief of Gates)
Supplies Runner (on course – help with gear transport/requests during the day)
Dye Guy (on course with dye packs, mix dye, dye course after inspection)
Course Worker Crew Lead (lead crew for course repair and maintenance)
Bib Collector (on course noon onwards till 4/5pm – collect, sort and account for missing bibs)

Off course
Volunteer Lunch Coordinator (off course – day/nights prior to race days and pre race buying supplies)
Draw Prize Organizer (off course pre race – solicit businesses for draw prizes)
Volunteer Check In and Pre Race (off course – pre race 7am-9am plus post race 3-4:30pm)
Race office Evening assistance (off course, photocopying coach meeting bib hand out)

Please email Sandy Kersey at with your preference of position, availability or questions – or sign up on BC Alpine at the following link:

Sandy Kersey


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