[Originally published 7/11/2011]
Volunteers Needed for 2011 World Cup
Ogden, Utah – The Ogden Archery World Cup Organizing Committee is recruiting volunteers to assist with various tasks during the North American stage of the 2011 Archery World Cup held in Ogden, Utah on August 2-6, 2011. The organizing committee is urging community organizations, companies, families and individuals to volunteer together during the event. Volunteers can sign up at www.ogdenwc.com. Opportunities begin July 27.
Volunteers play a vital role in the success of this international event. They are needed during qualifiers at Weber State University and the finals at Lindquist Field. Positions include accreditation and access control as well as field crew and results runners.
After successfully hosting the Archery World Cup in 2010, Utah will once again welcome hundreds of elite archers from more than 30 countries to the third stage of the Archery World Cup on August 2-6, 2011. The pivotal third stage will be contested at Weber State University with the finals at the picturesque Lindquist Field in Ogden. The World Cup consists of four stages including Antalya (TUR), Porec, (CRO) and Shanghai (CHN). The finals will commence on September 24-25, 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.
The 2011 Archery World Cup in Ogden is made possible by partnerships between the International Archery Federation (FITA), Easton Sports Development Foundation, USA Archery, the Ogden Weber Convention and Visitors Bureau and Utah Sports Commission.
Sponsors of the 2011 Ogden Archery World Cup include: Hoyt, Easton Technical Products, Easton Sports Development Foundation, Lancaster Archery, Utah Sports Commission, Leven Industries (Doinker), Arizona Archery Enterprise, Costco and Grounds for Coffee.
For additional information visit the official Ogden World Cup website at www.ogdenwc.com