Volunteers are the heart of the DHC and make it happen. Without you this event simply cannot happen!
NOTE: Volunteers are eligible to win all raffle prizes, and all food is free for volunteers.
Site Setup and Breakdown - 7 volunteers needed: This involves settng up tables, tents, chairs, and digital timing equipment and display, and taking them down and transporting back to storage locations.
Food pickup and distribution - 2 volunteers needed: This requires picking up the coffee pumps, fruit, pastries, bottled water, etc from Fairhaven Haggen's and Avenue Bread and distributing them on onsite tables for the contestants.
Registration - 3 volunteers needed: This requires distributing race packets to contestants according to boat numbers, and taking in day-of-race registrations and monies. You will also need to answer questions about the day's schedule of events.
Timing - 4 volunteers needed: This requires accurate accounting of boat numbers, their finish order and timing. One volunteer must use binoculars to call out boat numbers 1/4 mile before the finish line.
BBQ - Generally, this effort is handled by members of Whatcompaddlers and is for contestants and volunteers.