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2019 UK Orthopaedics/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Worker Assignments and Final Information

December 4, 2019 Football Working

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The detailed information below should answer any questions you have, but as always, feel free to reach out for anything else. You have a worker listing attached to an earlier email in case you need phone numbers, emails, etc. If you have issues contact me at 502-432-1327 or Mr. Tackett at 859-229-3916 or Mr. Cope at 859-351-1833

Game schedule
Friday, 2:00 and 7:00; Saturday, 1:00, 4:30 and 8:00; Sunday 2:00. All times are ET

Parking
Any available space, however at least on day one, should try to park in Blue Lot since pickup for credentials and sign-in is at the Ticket Office at Gate 9.

Credentials
Those of you with season-long credentials will use those for admittance. Those who have season-long credentials and have not picked those up, they will be available at the Ticket Office at Gate 9. We will need you to sign in each day to verify compensation. The Pass Gate opens for workers two and one-half hours before each game. If you encounter parking control in the blue lot on Friday, we have been advised to tell you to tell the attendant that you are picking up will call credentials.

Report Time
Pass Gate opens three hours before. On Friday, if you come earlier, come around to the Security Gate at Gate 1 (Northeast corner of stadium) and tell the security guard you are helping with setup. We will have worker credentials in our office at field level until 11 a.m. when the pass gate opens.

Setup
For those who have volunteered, our staff will report to the stadium on Thursday at 1:30, and then on Friday at 8:30, and will start final field set up around 9:00. We would love any and all help distributing signs, etc. as well as the Thursday movement of those pads, etc.

Food tickets
Will be available each day at the credential pickup window at the Ticket Office. See Bruce Lynch or Marilyn Mitchell. You can get a meal voucher that is used at most concession stands for a value of $10 (they will not issue change). There is no hospitality room.

Dress
Bring rain gear for sure, especially Friday and be prepared for cold all weekend.

Field Level
Special note to field level (Jimmie, Frank, Vaughn, Jason, Ken, Fred, Tim, etc), please get with Commissioner Tackett upon arrival to be sure you are aware of logistical changes since last year.

Press Box
Special note to press box level, please double check assignments with Joe Angolia upon arrival to ensure smooth operations.

Lodging
For those that needed lodging, the confirmations were emailed for those few with rooms. Please let Dan White know if you have not received it.

Worker Assignments
Assignments were included in the earlier mailing and are listed on the attached list for each of you.

  • The following are basic descriptions of the roles:
  • Clock Operator (2) – On-field operation of play clock and game clock
  • Field Level Assistance (1) – Designated Assistant to help with field-level presentations, etc.
  • Officials PreGame and Chain Crews (2) – Two veteran officials and assigners to help with official pre-game and facilitate any needs they have.
  • Officials Security (3) – Additional individuals to ensure officials on and off-field, make them aware of presentations and facilitate special situations that may occur.
  • Officials Security/Red Hat Relief (1) – A “swing” person that can fill in if red hat needs break as well as assist with officials
  • Pass Gate Assistance (1) – Coordinate pass gate with KHSAA staff and ticket staff including pass distribution
  • Press Box Assistant (1) – Work with Communications Director for distribution of stats, etc.
  • Public Address (2) – Two announces, one for game announcing, and one for pre-game and halftime presentations as well as corporate announcements.
  • Public Address Spotter (3) – Two spotters for PA, one is a relief for regular spotter unable to attend Saturday
  • Red Hat/Time Out Coordinator (1) – Coordinate all timeouts to ensure breaks are not prematurely ended by officials
  • Scoreboard and Clock (1) – Person in the press box to handle preset of time intervals as well as any resets, as well as handle score display and changes
  • Team Box Security (6) – To ensure that the 25-yard team box is regulated as well as media kept in proper areas and wearing proper credentials
  • Team Representative (5) – To be assigned to each team to be with the team from the time they arrive until they leave, 2 per game. These individuals will not have teams in consecutive games. Assignments will be made upon arrival.
  • Technical Director (1) – Coordinate all technical aspects of the interrelationship between scoreboard, announcers and all video elements including advertising
  • Ticket Office/Pass Gate Assistance (2) – Coordinate will call ticketing, team advance sales reconciliation, and special presentations as needed.
  • Ticket Seller (2)- 2 sellers provided to sell at Gate 9.5 under the direction of UK ticket office manager
  • WL Stats (3) – retained firm to manage all aspects of Stats and website distribution

Wifi Information
For those desiring to connect, you should have received both an email and a text message this week from UK with your login credentials. The email was sent from UKwireless@uky.edu with the subject line “Your Account Credentials”, while the text was sent from phone number (859) 687-6557.  Here is an example of the text so you will not mistake it for spam: http://j.mp/2YikSq3

These credentials must only be used by the person they were assigned to. If for some reason you did not receive your login credentials, please contact Rob Catron at rcatron@khsaa.org and he will send them to you.

The network name that you will connect to will be ATHGUEST
The network will be available in the pressbox, Woodford Club, Wildcat Den, Ticket Booth, and Field Club.
You may be able to pick it up in other areas of the stadium as well, but there is no guarantee.
Each Account is good for up to 3 devices (laptop, Tablet, Phone, etc)

To Connect:
Connect your device to the ATHGUEST network
At this point, your web browser should open on your device and you should be taken to an authentication page.
If this does not occur, open a web browser on your device and go to the following webpage to force the authentication page to be displayed:
http://www.uky.edu
When the authentication (Login) page appears, enter your supplied username and password.

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