Last Updated: 28/11/23
This is your chance to join the team to deliver the Wheelchair Fencing World Cup, taking place in Cardiff between 11th – 14th January 2024!
The organising team for the World Cup are excited to welcome new and existing volunteers, all who will play an integral part in delivering a world class experience for athletes, support staff, officials and spectators.
All volunteers will be provided with training prior to the event, giving you the knowledge and skills needed to fulfil the various roles throughout the competition. Scroll down the page to find out more information on the roles on offer.
We are committed to providing inclusive and accessible experiences for all volunteers, and we encourage everyone to sign up. If you need any support with completing the form or have any questions for the team, please email [email protected]
Monday 8th Jan – This will be a set-up day for the event.
Tuesday 9th Jan – Weapons control will be open and athletes will be moving to and from their hotels to the venue for training.
Wednesday 10th Jan – Weapons control will be open and athletes will be moving to and from their hotels to the venue for training.
Thursday 11th Jan – First day of competition. All roles listed below will be in operation.
Friday 12th Jan – Second day of competition.
Saturday 13th Jan – Third day of competition.
Sunday 14th Jan – Fourth and final day of competition.
There are various roles on offer throughout the event. Training will be offered prior to the event to ensure you have the knowledge and information needed to fulfil these roles, which have been categorised as followed:
Venue and Transport support team
Weapons Check and Call Room support
Piste side assistance (Manual work is required)
Providing assistance with event media including photography, video and reporting. Some previous experience is preferred for this role, although supervision and support will be given.
There are a number of other roles throughout the competition that need to be fulfilled through certain points of the day. For example, supporting the smooth running of the medal ceremonies by setting up the podium quickly and efficiently ready for the medal ceremonies.
We have set the minimum age for this event as 16 years old.
The deadline to sign up for volunteering is the 8th December 2023.
We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in Cardiff next year!
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