2019 Region D/Chicago Softball Team & Skills


Event Description:

Volunteer at the Softball Teams and Skills Competition and check out the Chicago athlete's softball abilities! 


Skills options are for athletes with lower ability levels, athletes who are new to the sport, or athletes who have a physical disability that prohibits them from participating in team sports. The Softball Skills being tested are Base Running, Throwing, Fielding and Hitting. Volunteers are needed to assist at each skills station, to officiate the matches, assist officials in each match, and distribute lunch and awards. Below is a brief description of the volunteer job responsibilities..  



Station Supervisor:  Responsible for overseeing the specific skill at the station.


Station Feeder:  Tosses or hands the softball ball to the competing athlete in the delegated location.


Station Recorder:  Responsible for recording the score of the athlete at the assigned skill.


Station Shagger:  Responsible for gathering all the balls used at the specific station. 



Officials:  Responsible for officiating all games in compliance with Special Olympics rules.   


Official Assistants: Assist the court officials with anything they may need (i.e. scoring, balls, etc.)


Results/Awards:  Assist in compiling and calculating all results and announcing and distributing awards to each athlete. 


Lunch:  Set up lunch area and distribute lunch to all athletes, coaches, and volunteers.  Will assist in monitoring the lunch area and cleaning up when lunch is finished. 

Event Date/Time: Thu, Jun 13, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Volunteers Needed:
Event Meeting Location: Grant Park

200 E. Balbo Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605

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Event Organizer: Dani Chitwood
Event Category:
Region D / Softball