A: The deadline is March 15th to be guaranteed a volunteer position and your size uniform. However, we will continue to take volunteer registration until the end of April on an as needed/uniform availability basis.
A: All volunteers are required to work a minimum of 3 shifts over the course of the tournament. Shifts are approximately 4-6 hours long. Depending on the committee, there are generally 2 shifts available per day.
A: Yes, you must be 18 years or older to volunteer. However, juniors ages 13-17 can sign up to be a Junior Volunteer and serve as a Standard Bearer. To serve on the Transportation Committee, you must be at least 25 years-old.
A: Yes, all volunteers are required to purchase the $70 Volunteer Perks Package upon registration. The package fee subsidizes the cost of the volunteer uniform and other package items, and thereby supports the tournament’s endeavor to generate more funds to donate and distribute to local charities, including Children’s of Alabama, the primary beneficiary of the tournament. There is no registration fee for Junior Volunteers, however, and they will receive a t-shirt and ballcap to wear while volunteering as standard bearers.
A: Complimentary tickets and parking passes will be available for you to download from your volunteer account by mid-April. Uniforms & the rest of the items in the volunteer package can be picked up at one of several uniform distributions that will take place on several dates at various times and locations during March & April – DAYS/TIMES/LOCATIONS TBA. If you live out of town, you will be able to pick up your uniform and credential at the tournament. *Greystone Members will be able to pick up their packages at the Clubhouse beginning in late March.
A: Tentative Volunteers will park at Lot A. Volunteers will need to log into their online profile to download and print their Lot A parking passes. Monday – Saturday Lot A is located at The Church at Brook Hills, 3145 Brook Highland Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242. Please note that Lot A changes locations for Sunday, and will be located at 300 Corporate Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242, across Hwy 280 from Greystone. You will then take a short, air conditioned shuttle ride from Lot A to the golf course, and will be dropped off right next to Volunteer Headquarters. The shuttle will bring you back to Lot A after your shift is complete.
A: Yes! All volunteers that purchase the Volunteer Uniform Package and work a minimum of 3 shifts, will receive a complimentary round of golf on the Legacy or Founders Course (choice) of Greystone Golf & Country Club during a Volunteer Play Day. The required $25 cart rental fee is not included. 2019 Volunteer Play Day Dates: July 2nd, October 2nd, or October 31st
Only for the volunteers who purchase the standard perks package will receive a round of golf (Standard Bearers, Children’s of Alabama employee volunteers, or Regions Associates volunteers will not receive a round of golf).
A:If you register by: April 15th you may pick up your volunteer package at one of our NUMEROUS uniform distribution dates/locations (TBA)
If you register after April 15th (or are unable to pick up at one of the uniform distribution dates), you can pick it up at Volunteer Headquarters when you check in for your first shift.
*Greystone Members will be able to pick up their packages at the Clubhouse at their convenience, starting on (date TBA)
*Standard Bearers will pick up their tshirt and ballcap at VHQ when they check in for their shift.
A: Volunteers will have the opportunity to exchange their uniform for another size in Volunteer Headquarters during the tournament, on an as available basis ONLY, and ONLY if the tags are still on the shirt.
A: We ask that all volunteers wear khaki bottoms. Men can wear khaki pants or shorts. Ladies can wear khaki capris, pants, or knee length shorts or skorts. No jeans or cargo-style shorts. Tournament hats only, please.
While on shift, we ask that you do not use any alcohol or tobacco products.
Uniforms should ONLY be worn during your shift. If you would like to be a spectator at the tournament before or after your shift, or on a day you are not scheduled, please do not wear your uniform shirt
A: No you do not! We have several different committees to choose from that do not require any golf knowledge. Training is provided for all committees.
A: Yes; Communications, Transportation, Uniform Distribution and Volunteer Headquarters are all indoors.
A: Once you’ve completed your online registration and your payment has been processed, you will receive an email confirming your selection as a volunteer. Shortly after, you will receive another email confirming your committee assignment, based on the preferences you selected when registering. Committee assignments are available on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to change.
A: After you select your availability online, your Chairman will then make the committee schedule and you can check your online profile for your personal schedule. Schedules will be available for viewing in no later than April 23rd, 2019. You will also be able to find your chairman’s contact information for your committee by logging into your volunteer account, should you need to reach out with any issues or questions.
A: Refunds can be given up to March 1, 2019. No exceptions can be made.
A:Volunteer training for Walking Scorers will be Saturday, May 4th at 10am at Volunteer Headquarters (directions and info will be sent to this committee separately).
No other committee will have in-person training, rather you will receive training tutorials/information sent via email prior to the tournament. You will also receive instruction onsite at your first shift. If you have any questions leading up to the event about your specific duties, please reach out to your committee chairperson (their contact info can be found by logging into your volunteer account).
If you have any additional questions, please contact Carly Woods at 205-262-2818 or [email protected].
A: We will make every effort to accommodate your scheduling requests if you both are signed up for the SAME committee. Make sure to list your request on your registration form, and select similar availability to the person you wish to work with during the tournament.
A: Wednesday pro-am will be a two-tee start starting at 7am.
Threesomes, all off of #1 beginning at 8am. Thursday-Sunday.
All times subject to change.
A: Yes, your credential is valid for regular Grounds Admission the entire week and we encourage you to do so. We ask that you only wear your volunteer uniform shirt at the tournament while on shift.