Volunteers needed for Music City Grand Prix

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Posted at 10:25 PM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 23:25:14-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Music City Grand Prix is looking for volunteers for its inaugural urban racing festival in downtown Nashville in August.

Grand Prix officials made the announcement Friday. Anyone interested in signing up for the event can find more information here.

“Volunteers are the foundation of any event of this magnitude,” said Music City Grand Prix President Chris Parker in a press release. “Nashville knows how to put on big events, and creating a robust base of knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and energetic volunteers is a critical component to our festival. Having tremendous volunteers will help showcase all that Music City has to offer and demonstrate the world-class hospitality Nashville does so well.”

Volunteers will serve in several key areas leading up to the festival and throughout the weekend, including Race Day Ambassadors, Guest Services Aides, Track Services and Downtown Hotel & Transportation Services. The volunteer efforts will be coordinated by the Nashville Sports Council.

“The Sports Council has extensive experience coordinating volunteer efforts for major events in Nashville, including the Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & Half Marathon, the TransPerfect Music City Bowl and the 2019 NFL Draft,” said Nashville Sports Council COO Jay Grider in a press release. “The Sports Council is thrilled to partner with Music City Grand Prix and is excited to help create another exceptional annual event on the Nashville Sport and Entertainment calendar.”

The three-day festival is scheduled for August 6-8, 2021.