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Volunteers | CMA Music Festival - June 5-8 - Nashville - Four Days of Country Music Volunteers | CMA Music Festival - June 5-8 - Nashville - Four Days of Country Music

UPDATE: As of April 30, we are no longer accepting Volunteer Applications for the 2014 CMA Music Festival.


Volunteers1As we finalize all of the 2014 CMA Music Festival plans, one thing is missing…YOU!  Don’t miss out on gaining valuable experience by helping execute Country Music’s Ultimate Fan Experience.

To guarantee a safe and successful festival – we restructured the volunteer program to ensure an educational experience with CMA. Before applying to be a volunteer at CMA Music Festival please read the volunteer terms & conditions below.

Volunteer Incentives:

In exchange for volunteering at CMA Music Festival, each volunteer will receive a complimentary ticket to the LP Field show on the day of their shift.  In addition, each volunteer will receive an official CMA Music Festival volunteer t-shirt and refreshments.

All volunteer shifts are finalized prior to the festival.  Volunteers must be on-site 45 minutes prior to the start of their shift.  This allows time to check-in, ask questions and travel to your destination.

Volunteer orientation will take place on Tuesday, June 3, 2014.  Information on orientation will be sent to individuals upon assignment.


Volunteers2What is CMA Music Festival Volunteer attire?

Your volunteer t-shirt will be provided.  We ask you to wear comfortable shorts, appropriate in length.  Your shoes should be closed toed shoes while volunteering.

I’ve already purchased my CMA Music Festival ticket but want to volunteer, can I get a refund?

No, we do not offer refunds for ticket purchases.

Why do we have to pay a deposit?

CMA Music Festival depends heavily on volunteers for successful event execution.  Deposits help provide assurance all shifts will be managed.

If CMA does not need additional volunteers, will my deposit be refunded?

Yes, we will refund volunteers not accepted by May 1, 2014.

If I do volunteer, when will I receive my refund?

Refunds will be issued directly following CMA Music Festival.  Please allow 5-10 business days for the refund to post to your account.

Where do I park for my volunteer shift?

Volunteer parking will be at LP Field.  CMA will provide a shuttle to transport volunteers to check-in at Music City Center.  The shuttle will run back and forth throughout the day.

Can I leave my car at LP Field after my shift is completed?

Limited parking will be available to volunteers.  Ride sharing is encouraged

When will I find out my schedule?

Volunteers will know their schedules one month prior to CMA Music Festival.  Volunteer assignments will be disclosed on site.

For additional inquiries or questions, please contact

CMA Music Festival Volunteer Terms & Conditions

I am currently over the age of eighteen (18) or will be over the age of eighteen (18) on June 4, 2014.

I understand that I am applying to be a volunteer at CMA Music Festival and will receive no compensation.

I understand applying does not guarantee I will be selected as a volunteer at CMA Music Festival.

I understand that upon applying to be a volunteer, I will be charged a deposit of $50.00, which shall be refunded after I successfully complete all scheduled shifts of work in compliance with all CMA Music Festival rules.  The refund shall be refunded no later than ten (10) business days of the conclusion of the event.

I understand that if I fail to report to an assigned shift or break any CMA Music Festival rules, I forfeit my $50.00 deposit paid upon my acceptance to the CMA Music Festival volunteer program.

I understand that if I withdraw as a volunteer on or before May 10, 2014, I will be charged a $25 cancellation fee.  If I withdraw as a volunteer after May 10, 2014, I will forfeit the entire $50.00 deposit paid upon my acceptance to the CMA Music Festival program.

I understand drinking alcohol during the volunteer shift will not be tolerated.  I will forfeit my deposit if I do so.

I attest to the truth of all statements made in my application.  I acknowledge that I have read and fully understand the terms and conditions above.

Statement of Duties and Responsibilities of CMA Music Festival Volunteers

By signing this agreement, I confirm that I requested to take part in the CMA Volunteer program. I also confirm that I understand that this Volunteer position is non-paid. I understand that I am not an employee and do not expect to receive any pay or benefits of a Regular employee. I also understand that I have no authority, either implied or apparent, to bind CMA to any contracts, notes, licenses, or any other agreements.

I acknowledge that as a Volunteer with CMA, I will have and/or may in the future, come into the possession of certain confidential information and/or proprietary information belonging to CMA. The term “Confidential Information” includes, but is not limited to, all information and materials belonging to, used by or in the possession of CMA relating to members, events, Board of Directors, staff, marketing, finance and operations (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Confidential Information”). I understand that I have access to this Confidential Information only because I am a Volunteer at CMA. I acknowledge that information to which I will have access is designated as Confidential Information, and I agree that I shall not disclose this information to anyone who is not employed by CMA during or after my term as a Volunteer with CMA. I agree that I will not disclose any Confidential Information without obtaining the prior written consent of the Chief Operating Officer of CMA.

To the extent any inventions, technologies, reports, memoranda, studies, writings, articles, plans, designs, specifications, exhibits, software code, or other materials prepared by me in the performance of duties under this Statement of Responsibilities and Duties include material subject to copyright, trademark/service mark or patent protection, such materials have been requested to be produced by me for CMA and I hereby irrevocably and exclusively assign to CMA, its successors, and assigns, all rights, title, and interest in and to all such materials. To the extent any of my rights in the same, including without limitation any moral rights, are not subject to assignment hereunder, I hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waive all enforcement of such rights. I shall execute and deliver such instruments and take such other actions as may be required to carry out and confirm the assignments contemplated by this paragraph and the remainder of this Statement of Responsibilities and Duties. All documents, magnetically or optically encoded media, and other tangible materials created by me as part of its services under this Statement of Responsibilities and Duties shall be owned by CMA.

I understand that CMA, not I, will be considered the owner of any works created/produced by me while a Volunteer with CMA. It is CMA who may enjoy the rights of these works, not the individual who created it. It is CMA who may sell or license the rights to the work, not the individual who created it.

I agree to be bound by this agreement and take all reasonable, necessary and appropriate steps to safeguard Confidential Information from disclosure to anyone except as permitted under this agreement. I understand that violation of this agreement may subject me to possible disciplinary action, up to and including my being terminated as a Volunteer at CMA, and may result in legal action being taken to enforce this agreement.

I understand that CMA shall not be liable for any personal and/or property damage suffered by me while I am providing services to CMA absent an intentional or grossly negligent act by an employee or agent of CMA. CMA may provide me with equipment or tools for use in performing my volunteer duties. I understand that it is my duty to reasonably safeguard and operate these in a safe manner. I understand that I may be held responsible for any damage to CMA property resulting from my gross negligence of this duty.

I understand that my Volunteer arrangement can be terminated, with or without cause, at any time by CMA. In the event that a dispute arises between CMA and myself, I understand that the laws of the state of Tennessee shall be the exclusive forums in which a dispute between the parties shall be litigated.




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