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Volunteers

ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE ARE NEEDED | VOLUNTEER SLOTS CAN BE 4 HRS TO 40 HRS
CALL +1-575-267-8500 or submit the form below TO SIGN UP

With 110 teams from universities in eleven countries arriving in New Mexico on June 19, 2017 to compete in the Spaceport America Cup International Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) – we need enthusiastic people to help us make New Mexico shine!

During presentation day we need help getting teams checked in, assigned to tables, and keeping the crowd calm. On launch days we need volunteers to direct traffic, “run” supplies as needed, help keep people in designated areas and answer questions.

Here’s the overview of what will be happening.  We need part-time and full-time volunteers.

Monday, June 19: 6:00pm – 7:00pm SA Cup Welcome, Q&A, Hotel Encanto, Las Cruces, NM
Tuesday, June 20: 5:00am – 8:00pm SA Cup Conference Day, Podium and Poster Sessions, Las Cruces Conference Center.  Volunteers will be supporting set-up, check-in, tear down and managing flow.
Wednesday, June 21: 6:00am – 6:00pm Everyone departs to the Spaceport America Vertical Launch area for set-up and integration.  Volunteers will be needed to support set-up and “run” supplies.
Thursday, June 22: 6:00am-8:00pm Launch activity begins within the VLA with spectator viewing. Volunteers will be required to direct traffic, “run” supplies, manage people flow and answer questions.
Friday, June 23: 6:00am – 8:00pm Launch activity continues within the VLA with spectator viewing. Volunte6rs will be supporting.  Space Movie out on the Gateway to Space apron under the stars.
Saturday, June 24: 6:00am – 5:00pm Launch activity continues within the VLA with spectator viewing. Volunteers will be supporting.  You are an invited guest for the 7:00pm – 10:30pm Awards Banquet and closing ceremonies


Judging

Please attach a very brief explanation of your qualifications to be a judge or attach your resume. (PDF files only less then 200KB)

Note: We require our volunteers be 18 years or older. Camping is permitted and special room rate blocks are available in Las Cruces and Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

**All fields must be complete or otherwise you will get an error message.

Resume (MUST BE PDF max. 5mb).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judging qualifications

We are in search of judges for the Spaceport America Cup. The deadline to submit applications is June 2nd.

Spaceport America Cup – Judge Packet 2017

 

Do you have a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) background? Are you interested in becoming a Spaceport America Cup Judge?

With 110 teams from universities in eleven countries arriving in New Mexico on June 19, 2017 to compete in the International Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) – we need enthusiastic people who are trained or have work experience in a STEM discipline to evaluate the rocket engineering teams and projects.  2017 will be the competition’s biggest year yet with students launching solid, liquid, and hybrid rockets to target altitudes of 10,000 and 30,000 feet.

We are seeking a diverse panel of judges with a wide variety of experience and specialties.  So if you can dedicate five days of your time from the evening of June 19th through June 24th – we would love to welcome you onboard!

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