Scottish Cycling - MTB Event Organising Workshop
17th February 2013 – Mains Farm Wigwams, Thornhill, Stirling FK8 3QA
Scottish Cycling is delighted to offer a workshop to any individuals, clubs or groups who wish to learn the basics of organising mountain biking events.
The workshop will involve the following:
- Planning your mountain biking event - type of event, parking, partners, timescales
- Promoting your event
- Risk assessing your course and venue
- Delivering a quality event describing the roles and responsibilities needed including Commissaire, timekeeper, marshalls and more...
- Legalities of running your event including insurance, access legislation and FCS/SC agreement
- Registering your event online
- Joining your event with the Scottish National Series (SDA & SXC)
- Scottish Cycling (and you) will deliver a (very short but fun) mountain biking event involving everyone on the course.
- This practical session will bring to life the various roles involved in creating a quality event.
- Will use the NEW trail at Mains Farm Wigwams!
Participants should bring with them paper and pens for morning classroom session and bike, helmet and appropriate clothing (dependent on weather conditions)
The event is FREE (however if you would like to contribute a donation as you sign up to cover costs it would be appreciated) Lunch will be provided.
The workshop is being ran in partnership with Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland and it is hoped any events being planned as a result of the workshop will be encompassed within the regional cluster plans (Central, Tayside & Fife and Highlands).
When & Where
Scottish Cycling is the recognised national governing body for cycling in Scotland, based at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow.
Scottish Cycling work across all six cycling disciplines: BMX, Mountain Bike, Cyclo-Cross, Road, Track and Cycle Speedway in 181 clubs and associations throughout Scotland, with over 650 events across the disciplines providing lots of opportunities to participate.
From encouraging people to ride their bikes for the first time, to helping Scots compete on the international stage. Scottish Cycling also works in partnership with British Cycling to provide support across all levels of the sport in Scotland, as well as helping to nurture home-grown talent to compete at a world and Olympic level as part of a successful GB cycling team.