VOLUNTEERS

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The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend

Event Overview

Beware of the Disney villains as you set out on your thrilling The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 10-Miler nighttime run along streets haunted by Disney's most frightening villains and characters! But don't be afraid! There are plenty of "not so scary" thrills for daytime runners in the Disney Happy Haunted 5K Trail Run. And that's just the start of the weekend excitement. runDisney Kids races, a nighttime Disney Villain Hollywood Bash, plenty of on course Disney entertainment, and exclusive access to select rides in Disney's Hollywood Studios® make it a towering weekend of fun!

Please click HERE for Information to help you have a great Tower of Terror 10 Miler volunteer experience. Information includes general event overviews as well as specific information for volunteer check in and guidelines.



Designated Charity

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 10–Miler Weekend designated charity is Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder.   To learn more, visit AutismSpeaks.org.



Volunteer Needs

Needs

Sports Enthusiast volunteers are needed on behalf of Autism Speaks for various roles throughout the weekend which features four different events:

  • Health & Fitness Expo
    Friday, October 3 - Saturday, October 4, 2014
  • Disney’s Kids’ Races
    Saturday, October 4, 2014
  • Disney’s Happy Haunted 5K Trail Run
    Saturday, October 4, 2014
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10–Miler
    Saturday, October 4, 2014

Medical Volunteer Needs

Florida Hospital Celebration Health will be providing complete medical coverage for the The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 10-Miler Weekend.  We invite you to be a part of the elite medical team that will provide race support for 10,000+ runners. We need volunteers that are state certified/licensed MDs, DOs, PAs, DPMs, ARNPs, RNs, ATCs, PTs, PMs and EMTs to volunteer their time.  As this is a night race, members of the Medical Team must be willing and able to work from as early as 7:30 p.m. until as late as 4:00 a.m.  To request an application or for more information, please call our Medical Volunteer Hotline at 407-303-4053.


Eligibility

The Sports Enthusiast Program does have minimum age requirements to participate as a volunteer. Volunteers for all events must be at least 14 years of age. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have parental/legal guardian consent and must present a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Volunteers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Remember that children under the minimum age are not allowed to volunteer or accompany you. You will be told on the event day that your services cannot be utilized if you have children with you. This is for the safety of your child and everyone else involved.



Registration

Volunteer Registration is CLOSED.



Volunteer Resources

Waivers


Note that there are separate waivers for adults and minors. Anyone age 18 or older must complete an adult waiver. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian complete a waiver for a minor. To print a copy of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 10-Miler 2014  waivers please click on the appropriate link below:



Volunteer Dress Code

All Sports Enthusiast Volunteers are expected to wear clothing appropriate to the family friendly Disney style, providing for appropriate covering of body parts and no offensive graphics. For scheduled shifts which take place during the Expo, Kids Races, or 5K event, please wear comfortable, neutral colored, appropriate length shorts or pants (khakis preferred, no jeans please) and comfortable closed toe shoes. For scheduled shifts which take place at the 10-Miler race, please wear comfortable closed toe shoes.


Security Guidelines

In an effort to provide athletes, spectators, volunteers, and staff with the safest environment, listed below are security guidelines.  Thank you for taking time to review and understand all initiatives.  Additional guidelines may be instituted at any time and your flexibility is appreciated.  

  • All volunteers will be required to present photo identification upon checking in for their shifts in order to volunteer.
  • Volunteers must wear the proper credentials and have his/her photo identification available at all times.
  • All bags, parcels, and carry packs are subject to search.
  • Please keep personal items to a minimum and leave valuables at home.  Facilities are not available to store personal items.
  • All necessary personal items must be carried in a clear bag. You may not place a non-clear bag, parcel or carry pack inside a clear bag.
  • All volunteers must go through the bag check route, with or without bags.
  • NO FOLDING CHAIRS. Volunteers are not allowed to bring folding chairs with them.


Scheduling

Schedules

Sports Enthusiast shifts will be scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Schedules are always subject to change due to event needs. Although every effort will be made to accommodate your selection, the scheduling office reserves the right to schedule volunteers based on event needs, which includes placing volunteers on a waiting list. You will receive a confirmed volunteer schedule closer to the event.

Confirmations

Sports Enthusiasts will receive confirmation of the shifts for which they have been scheduled.  Confirmations will be mailed approximately 30 days prior to the event or emailed after that time. Confirmation will include further information on parking, directions, and other useful information.

Credential Pick Up

Sports Enthusiast who are scheduled at the 10-Miler event MUST pick up their Volunteer Credentials at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on one of the scheduled days listed below or at the Disney Sports Building, 3281 Sherberth Rd, Kissimmee, during the Early Bird Pick Up dates.  All volunteers must sign a waiver to obtain your credentials and participate. If you are picking up a credential for another volunteer, please print the waiver and have it signed in advance by the participant. Volunteers under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by a parent/legal guardian.

Early Bird Credential Pick up (Disney Sports Building, 3281 Sherberth Rd, Kissimmee)

  • Wednesday, September  24, 2014   4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, September 28, 2014         12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Volunteer Credential Pick Up (ESPN Wide World of Sports)

  • Friday, October 3, 2014             10:00 AM  – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 4, 2014        8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

*Hours subject to change



Appreciation

Health & Fitness Expo, Disney’s Kids Races, and Disney’s Happy Haunted 5K Trail Run Appreciation

As a Sports Enthusiast for the 2014 Health & Fitness Expo, Disney’s Kids’ Races, and Disney's Happy Haunted 5K Trail Run you will receive one commemorative piece of apparel for the event (apparel sizes are not guaranteed), and one snack per shift (snacks are typically provided at the start of your shift.  If you have special dietary needs, please plan accordingly.) Volunteer for any of the events included in the Annual Sports Enthusiasts Calendar, and you will receive one point for each hour of service completed.  For every sixteen (16) points accumulated, you will receive a complimentary Walt Disney World® One Day One Park theme park ticket which entitles you to one visit to any of the following WALT DISNEY WORLD® Theme Parks: Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® or Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Theme park tickets will be distributed by mail within sixty days upon earning of every sixteen points. 



The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 10–Miler Appreciation

As a Sports Enthusiast for the 2014 The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 10-Miler, you will receive one commemorative piece of apparel for the event (apparel sizes are not guaranteed), and one snack per shift (snacks are typically provided at the start of your shift.  If you have special dietary needs, please plan accordingly.) Upon the completion of your shift, you will receive a WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort 1 Day (1 Theme Park) ticket that entitles you to one (1) day of admission to your choice of one of the following theme parks: Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, or Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.


Contact Us

Questions?  Call the Sports Enthusiast Info Line at 407-938-3880 or email wdw.sports.enthusiast@disneysports.com.