Volunteers Needed for 2023 Nationals

We are soliciting volunteers to help with the 2023 National Ballroom DanceSport Championships.

Why become a volunteer for this event?

  • You will be part of a prestigious national dance event and see incredible dancing by the competitors.
  • Part Time Volunteers (those who work 3 or more hours in a session), will get free admission to that session.
  • Full Time Volunteers (those who work 8 or more hours in a day and agree to be available to do any job as needed when asked) will get admission to the ballroom for the entire day and meal vouchers of $75 per day.
  • If you are a Full Time volunteer for the entire weekend, you also receive an invitation to the Celebration Party Saturday night.
  • You can relax between shifts in the dedicated Volunteer room, which is stocked with drinks and snacks.
  • Best of all, you will receive the undying gratitude of the entire Nationals Team!

Volunteer Positions Available:

  • Door Monitor Main Doors: Control entry to the ballroom (one per shift, per session)
  • Door Monitor Competitor Door: Allow only competitors to enter the ballroom (one per shift, per session)
  • Door Monitor Officials Door: Allow only Officials to enter through this door (one per shift, per session)
  • VIP Area Monitor: Control access to the VIP area only allowing people with the correct credentials to enter (one per shift, evening sessions only)
  • Workshop Monitor: Control access to the Workshops held throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday (one per Workshop)
  • Officials Meals Monitor: Control access to the Officials’ Meals area ensuring only those with appropriate credentials are admitted
  • Floor Monitors: Manage spectators and competitors to ensure that they comply with the rules while in the ballroom (four per shift, per session)
  • Deck Staff: Assist Deck Captain to line up competitors for their heats (2 to 3 per shift, per session)
  • Ticket Sales: Help with Ticket Sales (2 per shift, per session)
  • Registration Desk: Assist with competitor check-in (3 per shift Thursday 4-10 PM; 3 per shift Friday and Saturday mornings; 1-2 per shift other times; No volunteers needed at this time, but this may change)
  • Anti-Doping Chaperones: Escort athletes selected for drug testing to the drug testing suite (several at the end of each Evening Session depending on the number of Athletes tested)

Day Sessions are approximately 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Evening Sessions are approximately 6:00 PM to Midnight on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Registration will be open on Thursday 4:00 to 10:00 PM and throughout the competition. Times are subject to change.

If you are interested in helping with this event, please fill out the Volunteer Form and return to Anna Kovalyova at nationals-volunteers@usadance.org.