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 internationally recognised governing body for cycle sport in Scotland. It is affiliated to British Cycling.
Together the organisations cover all six cycling disciplines including BMX, cycle speedway, cyclo-cross, mountain biking, road and track.
Scottish Cycling is your gateway to cycle sport. Whether you want to get involved in racing, coaching, volunteering, youth development, or find out where your closest club or race is.