Equestrian - Esko


Event Description:

Special Olympics Minnesota is currently seeking volunteers to help with the 2019 Area 3 Equestrian Competition in Esko, which will be held July 21th




No Equestrian experience? No problem! A detailed training is given at the beginning of each shift. Volunteer opportunities include assisting with registration, judge assistance, awards, and much more!


  • You may sign up for one or more shifts.
  • The time listed includes time for sign-in and orientation & training of your role.
  • You will receive a reminder email with additional information one to two weeks before the event.
  • You will receive a volunteer t-shirt to wear at the competition.


Volunteer Roles

  • Judge’s Assistant Assist with running scoresheets or possibly writing down stats on score sheet, turning to awards table after the judge is done scoring each rider.
  • Awards Assistant‐ Help organizes and presents the medals to the athletes as names are being called.
  • Announcer Announce names of athletes, event, and commands as Athletes control their horse. And announces awards as presented at the finale of the competition. * MUST HAVING EQUESTRIAN SHOW EXPERIENCE!
  • Volunteer Photographer Position: We are looking for experienced photographers to capture exciting moments at our sports competition. This is to include the Opening Ceremony, the various events at the competition and the Awards presentation at the conclusion of the event. If you are a great photographer with an eye for capturing the moment, and you click with people as well as the shutter … we want you!

Age Requirement for Event Volunteers

Ages 15
Can sign-up as an individual by themselves.

Ages 12-14
Can register alongside an adult over 18, must be accompanied by parent, guardian, or chaperone. (Please sign-up both the adult and child 12-14)

In a group situation need a 4 to 1 ratio-meaning one adult (18 years old or older) for every three children.  These groups usually include scout troops, school classes, church groups, etc.

Ages 11 and Younger
Individual ages 11 years old and younger are not given volunteer assignments but are welcomed and encouraged to be cheerleaders as long as they are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or chaperone.  Please do not register for any position.

Select an Available Slot Below
Date/Time &
Sun, Jul 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM   
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Sun, Jul 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM   
Awards Assistant
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Sun, Jul 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM   
Event Photographer
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Sun, Jul 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM   
Judge's Assistant
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Event Meeting Location: North Country R.I.D.E.

80 Hatinen Road
Esko, MN 55733

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Event Organizer: Dani Druse
Event Category:
Area Competition (Area 03) / Equestrian (Summer)