Deadline To Join WGI Team is Quickly Approaching
Applications for Fan Ambassador Program Due by Friday, January 13
Fan Ambassadors are instrumental to Watkins Glen international during event weekends.
WATKINS GLEN, NY – Time is running out for fans to submit their Fan Ambassador applications. The deadline to join the WGI team for the upcoming season is Friday, January 13. As part of the program, fans will become part of the WGI team and have the chance to not only get closer to the action, but share their enthusiasm to others that visit The Glen each year.
Fans interested in applying must fill out an application which may be downloaded by visiting www.TheGlen.com/FanAmbassadorApplication. The first round of interviews will take place February 7 – 16 and the second round is scheduled to occur February 23 – March 4. The final selection will be made on or around March 15. Applications may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Watkins Glen International, Attn: Fan Ambassador Program, P.O. Box 500, 2790 County Route 16, Watkins Glen, NY, 14891.
Fan Ambassadors will have the opportunity to help in numerous areas and handle a wide range of duties such as escorting corporate partners and VIP guests on tours through the garage and pit areas, greet guests and provide assistance in The Glen Club and other hospitality areas, help ensure pace car rides during race weekends run smoothly, assist with monitoring pre-race ceremonies on pit road and the post-race celebrations in Gatorade Victory Lane, and much, much more.
Fan ambassadors will work during any of the following event weekends - the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 29-July 1, Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, July 13-15, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Weekend at The Glen, August 9-12.
Tickets for the 2012 race season at Watkins Glen International are on sale now! Fans can purchase their tickets and camping by contacting the WGI ticket office at 866.461.RACE(7223) or logging on to the official website, www.TheGlen.com. Gift certificates, tickets and track merchandise can all be purchased at The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in downtown Watkins Glen. The Shop is open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and is closed on Sunday. Keep up with the latest happenings at The Glen by visiting the official Watkins Glen International Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/watkinsgleninternational, and following WGI on Twitter, @WGI.
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