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Volunteer Opportunities - 2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships

Virginia’s Blue Ridge is seeking the help of the community to host the 2022 USA Cycling Road Amateur National Championships! Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of roles before, during and after the conclusion of the cycling races each day of the event.

Win a $250 Gift Card
Be one of the first 100 people to sign up and once you have completed your shift, your name will go into a drawing to win a $250 Gift Card.

  • Volunteers will receive a whistle and a USA Cycling branded volunteer shirt
  • All shifts are outdoors. It is recommended to bring a lawn chair, water, snacks, and sun protection
  • Training will be provided - Date and time TBD - link to be emailed
  • Open House check-in to pick up items - Time and location TBD

Volunteer Teams: Don't want to volunteer alone? Invite a friend (or two)! Make sure everyone registers and include their name(s) in the notes when you respond to the need. We'll make our best effort to keep you together! 
OR
If you are a local organization/club and you have a group of ten or more volunteers, we will give the organization $200. Please e-mail sports@visitvbr.com or call Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge at (540) 342-6025 for more information or if you have a group interested in volunteering together!

Volunteer Roles & Times

Course Marshal - crowd monitoring along race routes to reduce risk to the cyclists, provide rapid communication regarding hazards or incidents, manage and protect spectators by acting as a crossing guard, act as an ambassador to spectators regarding event details, cheer on cyclists as they compete for the gold medal! 


As a National Governing Body in the Olympic Movement, USA Cycling is bound to comply with protocols set by the SafeSport Center, as mandated by the Safe Sport Authorization Act to protect minors in sport.

Within the National Championship safety checks, we are required to check all persons who are in an official capacity with the event against the banned person list maintained by the SafeSport Center, this includes volunteers. When you sign up to volunteer your name will be checked against the banned person list.

We also encourage all volunteers to take the SafeSport training to increase the number of educated adults to help protect minors in sport.


Having trouble signing up? Check your email (and SPAM) to make sure the waiver has been accepted. If you are still having trouble, contact Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge at (540) 342-6025 or sports@visitvbr.com

USA Cycling National Championships - Virginia's Blue Ridge

 

Information for residents about local roads that will be impacted during the event.