Monday, June 3 to Sunday, June 9, 2019

Seaview Resort  

Galloway Township NJ 08205

 

 The ShopRite LPGA Classic presented by Acer is a South Jersey institution. For more than 30 years the greatest female professional golfers in the world have descended upon our region and produced some of the most exciting golf in the history of the LPGA. The past champions of the ShopRite LPGA Classic, presented by Acer, represent the finest in professional golf. The tournament takes place at the Dolce Seaview Resort 401 Shore Rd Galloway Township NJ 08225.

The Garden State Council is a charity beneficiary of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Since the LPGA started tracking charitable contributions in 1981, the cumulative donations have totaled $40 million to local Charities.

The donation to Garden State Council is dependent on volunteers serving as golf hole marshals for holes 2 & 3 and staffing the parking operations. Marshals are needed from Wednesday, June 5 to Sunday, June 9th. Parking volunteers are needed every day starting June 4 with the largest contingent of persons needed Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9. The preferred method of registration is through the ShopRite LPGA registration site.  When you register on the LPGA Volunteer site, Garden State Council will receive your information. Click for online registration ShopRite LPGA Classic Volunteer Registration

Click underlined items for paper registration and information (Exploring and Scout troops may prefer paper registration)

Parking Packet includes Fact Sheet and Parking Registration  (Paper-4 pages)

Marshal Packet includes Fact Sheet and Marshal Registration (Paper-4 pages)

Parking Registration (Paper-2 pages)

Marshal Registration (Paper-2 pages)

LPGA & BSA Fact Sheet (2 pages)

Directions to the Seaview Resort (external link)

Directions to the Carriage House (external link)

Arrival & Parking Information-volunteer parking is at the soccer fields located behind the Galloway Township Municipal Building 300 E.Jimmie Leeds Rd Galloway NJ 08205.  There is no charge for volunteer parking.

There are two ways to earn our donation--by volunteering or purchasing a ticket.

PURCHASE TICKETS When you purchase a ticket from the online site and select Garden State Council BSA as your organization, the ShopRite LPGA Classic will donate 100% of your advance ticket purchase to Garden State Council. Click here to BUY A TICKET Click for the Boy Scout/Garden State Council ticket purchase flyer

VOLUNTEER Garden State Scouting volunteers and friends have donated thousands of tournament hours to help support the programs of the council. When you volunteer to staff either the parking area or serve as a hole marshal you help us earn the largest portion of the annual donation.  The number of volunteers increases each day of the tournament with the most needed Thursday through Sunday.(LPGA Fact Sheet) 

  • PARKING VOLUNTEERS may be youth ages 14-18 or adults.  It is not necessary to be registered BSA Scout volunteer to participate. Parking responsibilities include collecting money and directing cars.  Parking volunteers are needed Monday, June 3 to Sunday, June 9. Some volunteers report at 5:30 am; most need to be there by 8:00 am. Our heavy parking times are from 10:00 am to 2:00 PM. We will accommodate your schedule. We prefer you volunteer and commit to an entire day. Please be willing to staff at least one six-hour shift. Boy Scout troops and Exploring Posts are especially needed Friday to Sunday. Parking volunteers receive a ShopRite LPGA tee shirt and have a choice of a baseball hat or visor. They also receive a meal voucher and free entry and parking to the tournament on the days they are not volunteering  The volunteer/spectator parking area is located at the Galloway Township Municipal Complex 300 Jimmie Leeds Road Galloway Township NJ 08205. We also staff other smaller lots located closer to the tournament site.  There is no cost to volunteer for parking. 
  • MARSHAL VOLUNTEERS must be 14 and older. It is not necessary to be registered BSA Scout volunteer to participate. The job of the marshal is to ensure the crowd is considerate of the golfers and LPGA crowd guidelines are respected. Marshals are needed for the Pro-Am events on Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6 as well as the tournament rounds Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9th. For Wednesday to Saturday, there are two time periods 6:45 am to 12:15 pm and 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm. There is only one start time on Sunday. Marshals working the morning shift must be at their position on the course by 7:00 AM. Afternoon marshals must remain until the conclusion of play usually at 6:00 PM.  Marshal volunteers are required to wear the 2019 ShopRite LPGA Classic Golf shirt and may choose a baseball hat or visor. They need to wear their own khaki colored shorts, skirts or trousers.  They also receive a meal voucher and free entry and parking to the tournament on the days they volunteer. There is a $50.00 uniform fee. The tournament takes place on the Bay Course at the Seaview Resort.+ (Map of the Bay Course)

TO VOLUNTEER as a marshal (holes 2 or 3) or for parking click to be redirected to the online ShopRite LPGA Classic Volunteer Registration  Then click the red volunteer button to be directed to the login page.  You need to create a new login and password, even if you volunteered in 2018. When you get to the page choose either parking or marshal. Complete all of the requested information and sign the waiver of liability. Youth ages 14-18 must have their parents sign the waiver and are not required to pay the registration fee for any position. To register for:

Parking at the online registration site select parking and choose the time you can volunteer. For parking volunteers, there is no LPGA uniform fee. You receive a teeshirt and hat or visor. When your registration is complete, if you are unable to work all of the shifts you selected, email Bill Wasekanes or call 609 675 0302 to advise which days you will be there. (Click for a Parking Registration Paper Form). Return your paper registration form to Bill Wasekanes by email baysea@msn.com or fax 856 327 8031  

Marshals at the online registration site select marshal and complete the requested information. Select marshal hole 2 or marshal hole 3 as your first, second and third choices. There is a $50 LPGA Marshal uniform charge (golf style shirt and hat or visor). Choose your payment method, complete the credit card info and register for the event. You increase our donation by making the uniform payment. Your uniforms can be shipped (extra charge), picked up on distribution days (see fact sheet for pick-up information), or contact Bill Wasekanes to arrange a pickup. If we pick up your uniform it will be given to you when you arrive on your first day of service. If you need assistance with the $50.00 fee contact Bill Wasekanes.

(Click for a Marshal Registration Paper Form) Return your paper registration form to Bill Wasekanes by email baysea@msn.com or fax 856 327 8031. Orientation Training (Marshals) is not required but strongly encouraged will feature 30 minutes of general tournament information followed by training for your individual assignment takes place Thursday, May 31 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM  The Carriage House  25 South Pitney Road, Galloway, NJ 08205

Youth Registration it may be easier for Exploring and Scout troops to use the paper registration forms. When completed email to baysea@msn.com or fax to 856-327-8037 attention Bill Wasekanes.

To review the ShopRite LPGA Waiver of Liability

ShopRite Volunteer Incentives  All parking and marshal volunteers receive the following incentive package provided by the ShopRite Tournament (to earn these incentives the tournament requests you volunteer at least three 4-6 hour shifts).

  • Two grounds tickets to the Tournament (good any day)
  • Free food and beverage during shifts
  • Complimentary access to the Tournament and free parking all week
  • Opportunity to play the Tournament course at a later date for a $25.00 cart fee. (conditions apply & must volunteer for 3 shifts)
  • Register before May 25th and attend the free volunteer kick-off party on Tuesday, May 29th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Carriage House 25 South Pitney Road in Galloway Township 08205 (Directions to the Carriage House)

Uniform Pick-Up (Friends or family can pick up the uniform for volunteer)  Dolce Seaview Hotel – Regency Room Friday, May 25: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM or  Saturday, May 26: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Volunteers can also pick up uniforms at the Kickoff Party or the Orientation Training.

If you have questions contact these persons. Click the name to send an email

GSC LPGA Chairperson Parking Al Thorpe  302-275-0949

GSC LPGA Chairperson Marshals Pat Purdy 609 332 0604

GSC LPGA Chairperson Marshals Mike Kalb 856 381 1517

GSC LPGA Chairperson  Bill Wasekanes  609 675 0302

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