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Core Values JudgeJudgingReviews individual team accomplishments and provides feedback. Along with other judges, selects team award recipients through FIRST LEGO League's discussion-based deliberation process. Position serves as a role model for the team members. Professionals who have a background in organizational behavior, motivation, teamwork, or communications do well as Core Values Judges.All DayYes with CertificationJudge Advisor
Robot Design JudgeJudgingReviews individual team accomplishments and provides feedback. Along with other judges, selects team award recipients through FIRST LEGO League's discussion-based deliberation process. Position serves as a role model for the team members. Robot Design Judges should have some programming and design experience; they should also have adequate knowledge of LEGO MINDSTORMS products, as well as Challenge missions, scoring and rules.All DayYes with CertificationJudge Advisor
Project JudgeJudgingReviews individual team accomplishments and provides feedback. Along with other judges, selects team award recipients through FIRST LEGO League's discussion-based deliberation process. Position serves as a role model for the team members. Professional experience with the Challenge Theme is preferred.All DayYes with CertificationJudge Advisor
Assistant Judge AdvisorJudgingActs as the backup Judge Advisor and assists the Judge Advisor with various activities on event day. Helps facilitate deliberations and runs Judging Lite for the Judge Advisor.All DayYes with CertificationJudge Advisor
Judge AdvisorKey VolunteerOversees all Judging related activities and volunteers at the event site. Ensures the integrity of the judging process as dicated dictated by Central Valley Robotics and the Global Standards. Requires special certification from Central Valley Robotics.All DayYes with CertificationRegional Judge Advisor
Head RefereeKey VolunteerOversees all Robot Game related activities and volunteers at the event site. Ensures the integrity of the robot game process as dicated dictated by Central Valley Robotics and the Global Standards. Requires special certification from Central Valley Robotics.All DayYes with CertificationRegional Head Referee
RefereeRobot GameReferees are responsible for knowing and understanding the rules and scoring for the robot game table. These volunteers are in charge of officiating the tables, scoring matches, and keeping on schedule. Volunteers that make good referees are comfortable being accurate and staying on-time despite a noisy and hectic competition environment.All DayYes with CertificationHead Referee
Field Reset / RepairRobot GameField Resetters are responsible for ensuring that the robot game tables are reset to their starting condition after each match.All DayYes with CertificationHead Referee
ScorekeeperRobot GameScorekeepers are responsible for both entering scoresheets and running match time.All DayYesHead Referee
DJ / MusicA/VKeeps the energy up by ensuring an appropriate and active playlist. Works with the Emcee and Game Announcer to keep the crownd crown active and entertained.All DayYesEvent Partner / VC
EmceeA/VServes as the public voice of the event. Introduces both teams at the competition table, ensures both teams are ready, and starts the match by announcing, "Three, Two, One, LEGO!" Provides anecdotal announcements about teams that helps put them at ease while keeping the audience engaged. Emcee helps the audience visualize the action and excitement through commentary during the robot game rounds.All DayYesEvent Partner / VC
Video SwitcherA/VManages the A/V and recording systems for the event. Includes setup and connection of video cameras, setup of live stream scenes, and management of the score system to integrate with the projected video and recordings.All DayYesEvent Partner / VC
Head QueuerPit AdminOversees all Queuing volunteers at an event. This person is responsible for keep keeping the appropriate locations staffed with Queuers and ensures that all teams make their scheduled events and activities. This role is sometimes split into a Head Judge Queuer and Head Robot Game Queuer, depending on event layout.All DayYesEvent Partner / VC
QueuerPit AdminThese volunteers are stationed at key points around the venue to ensure that teams arrive at matches and judging sessions on time.Preferably All DayYesHead Queuer
Pit Admin SupportPit AdminWorks with the Head Lead Pit Administrator to ensure teams are safe in the pits and ensures fair play on the Practice Tables.Preferably All DayYesHead Lead Pit AdministratorHead
Lead Pit AdministratorPit AdminThis volunteer oversees all Pit related activities and ensures integrity of the Pits for a positive team experience. This volunteer also oversees check-in and notifies the Event Staff if teams do not show up to the event.All DayYesEvent Partner / VC
PhotographersSupportThis volunteer helps capture the energy and fun of each of our events. From judging sessions to robot game matches to queueing, this volunteer creates a permanent record for the event.Preferably All DayYesEvent Partner / VC
Floaters / RunnersSupportThis volunteer position helps the Tournament Director and Volunteer Coordinator with any unplanned needs or activities on event day.Preferably All DayYesEvent Partner / VC

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