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FAQ

Q: I would like to volunteer and tried to sign up, but I do not have a registration code. How can I get a code?

A: We have many volunteer opportunities available and would love to have you on our team! Click here for a full list of volunteer opportunities. Look over the committee descriptions, then email kingsmillchampionship@kingsmill.com and include your areas of interest. From there, our Tournament Coordinator will assist in matching you with a committee and provide a registration code.

 

Q: Will my username and password from lat year work for this year?

A: No. You will need to create a new username and password.

 

Q: How many days do I have to volunteer and for how many hours?

A: While it is not required to volunteer, we do ask that you work a total of 24 hours over the course of the tournament week. This is typically divided into 4-6 hour shifts, over 4-6 days. Days and times may vary depending on the committee and their specific responsibilities. *Volunteers who work 24 hours and are eligible, will receive a golf voucher for one (1) complimentary round on either the Plantation or River Course.

 

Q: Can my children volunteer? Is there an age requirement?

A: Juniors, ages 13 to 18, can volunteer as Junior Standard Bearers. This committee works on Saturday and Sunday only. If your junior is interested, please email us at kingsmillchampionship@kingsmill.com and we will connect you with our Junior Standard Bearer Committee Chairman.

 

Q: How much is the volunteer fee and what does it cover?

A: The volunteer fee is $50 and covers the uniform (one Adidas golf shirt, a hat and/or visor), one (1) Volunteer Weekly Grounds Badge, 4 Single Day Grounds guest tickets, and snacks/drinks during shifts. Please remember, volunteers must wear their own khaki pants or slacks.

 

Q: If I am no longer able to volunteer, can I receive a refund?

A: Yes. Please contact our Tournament Coordinator at 757.253.3985 or kingsmillchampionship@kingsmill.com.

 

Q: Can I be scheduled to volunteer at the same time as my spouse, friend, etc.?

A: We will make every effort to accommodate your scheduling requests. Please list your request on your volunteer registration account, select similar availability to the person you wish to work with, and let your chairperson know as well.

 

Q: How do I know / when will I receive my schedule?

A: The Committee Chairmen will contact their volunteers when schedules are available. You will have access to view your schedule for the week by logging into your volunteer profile.

 

Q: When will the uniforms be distributed?

A: Your Committee Chairperson will contact you with the details on when and where to pick up your uniform; they are typically distributed in mid-April.

 

Q: What should I do if my uniform does not fit?

A: We will offer a uniform exchange period leading up to the tournament. Dates and times are TBD.

 

Q: Where do I park?

A: Shuttle service will transport you from Volunteer parking to the Volunteer Headquarters. The parking location is TBD.

 

Q: Can I watch golf when I am not working?

A: Yes! Your credential is valid for the entire week and we encourage you to enjoy the tournament in your free time. Volunteers are welcome to watch golf before or after their shift, and on their days off as well. On days that you are not working, please do not wear your volunteer uniform.

 

Q: Can I bring my camera or cell phone?

A: Cameras are allowed Monday Wednesday only for all volunteers and spectators. Cell phones are allowed, but please make sure to keep the ringer on "silent" at all times. Please refrain from taking any photos, Thursday - Sunday.

 

Q: Can I ask for autographs?

A: Please refrain from asking players for autographs when you are working as a volunteer. Autographs on the uniform are strictly prohibited. If you are not working and not in uniform, you may get autographs. As always, we ask that you be respectful of the players and ask for autographs at appropriate times.

 

Q: Will food and beverage be provided?

A: Yes. There will be snacks, coffee, water, and other assorted beverages in Volunteer Headquarters.