OKBest 2017 Volunteer Jobs
Referee: 5 Needed.
Referee: being a referee at a best competition involves being on the playing field in the
direction of a head referee. You will be responsible for a single section of the field
watching the team and ensuring they stay within a particular set of rules and enforcing
penalties. We will also have a crash course in refereeing available the morning of game day.
This year things won’t be as hectic because we have a smaller number of teams and we are
expecting a much shorter game day. If and when you decide that you want to be a referee we will send
you the set of game rules that you can read over and start understand how refereeing is going to work
Time commitment for refereeing will be approximately eight hours on game day which is
Judging: 7 Needed
Judging: Just as important as the robot competition is the various evaluation aspects of
a BEST Competition
We have several different areas where we will require judges:
Evaluating formal team interviews
Evaluating informal team interviews
spirit and sportsmanship judging
Engineering notebook evaluation
Most robust robot
Training for judging will be during one evening before game day via phone Time commitment
for judging will be approximately
five hours or less during the week of 22 October + 8 hour (Probably less) commitment on
28 October which is our game day.
In addition , there will be the three hour potential
training on the 21st.
One thing to note - please be as flexible with us as you can. OKBEST has existed since 1998,
but we’ve been off for the last five years due to lack of funding This is our first year
back doing this and we expect to make some ad hoc adjustments probably just as important
as being flexible is letting us know what your availability is going to be and sticking to
it as best you can. We appreciate and respect your time and want to make the best use of it.
Most of all we want you to enjoy working for OKBest!
Have a look at these two areas and let me know if you have any questions