Calling all volunteers and ball crew for 2013 Family Circle Cup

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The Family Circle Cup has announced it is now accepting applications for 375 adult volunteers and 200 ball crew members for this year's March 30-April 7 tournament.

Opportunities for volunteers involve 17 different departments, including but not limited to: guest services; player lounge; transportation; media center; information technology; ticket office; ushers, food and beverage; draw boards; volunteer cafe; and court maintenance.

Volunteer benefits are composed of: access to all nine day sessions of tennis, including the semifinals and finals; an official logoed hat and uniform that consists of a polo shirt and jacket; access to special events and discounts; and one guest ticket per day session for those who commit to eight or more shifts. 

You can download the adult volunteer application by clicking here.

The ball crew application, for applicants ages 11 or older, can be found here.

Have questions about volunteering? Call the Family Circle Cup volunteer hotline at (843) 849-5309 or e-mail Volunteer Coordinater Jo Cooper at

Questons related to ball crew volunteering can be directed to Ball Crew Shift Leader Danny Hayes by calling (850) 980-1303 or e-mailing

  • To learn more about the Family Circle Cup, including the history of the event, photo galleries and volunteering requirements, cruise over to the official FCC website. Also, make sure to keep up-to-date with our coverage of the Cup on our topic page here.