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Volunteer Opportunities

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the 2014 Rice Business Plan Competition.

For questions contact Erin Wyatt at emw7@rice.edu or 713.348.3164. 

 

PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER FOR VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION 



Moderators

  • Answer any questions regarding rules from judges or teams
  • Moderate questions directed at competitors
  • Explain schedule and format before every event
  • Open and close all sessions

Runners

  • Be familiar with assigned competition teams and schedules
  • Assist volunteers who are unable to leave the room
  • Distribute and collect scoring sheets from Judges
  • Monitor rooms during recesses

Timekeepers  

  • Notify Moderator when Q&A or presentation time has expired
  • Signal competitors to indicate remaining time
  • Assist Runners when collecting ranking sheets
  • Assist with AV equipment as necessary

Scorekeepers

  • Prepare scorecards for Judges
  • Ensure confidentially in scoring
  • Total scores and determine winners (to be audited independently)
  • Enter calculated scores electronically

Hosts/Guides 

  • Greet guests and direct them to the appropriate rooms
  • Answer questions regarding schedule and room locations
  • Assist questioning Judges with microphones
  • Remind guests of food and drink policy

AV Assistants  

  • Ensure equipment is in working order
  • Assist teams with AV issues

Photographers  

  • Photograph competitive events
  • Attend awards ceremony to photograph teams
  • Obtain candid shots