Month: November 2016

Is your liability waiver protecting your racing business?

Having a solid liability waiver is vital for anyone promoting off-road races. liability waivers All off-road sports are inherently dangerous and involve clear risks, but so it not having a well-written liability waiver. Not only are waivers your first line of defense against personal injury lawsuits, but they remind you that, as a race promoter,...

/ November 28, 2016

The 5 productivity tools every race promoter needs to use

Every profession has tools, and race promotion is no different. Clipboards, stopwatches, and paper sheets are the hallmarks of a race promoter’s trade. Same goes for race planning. Race promoters exclusively use spreadsheets to plan, manage, and direct their races. First, they build their spreadsheets on their computers. Then they print their spreadsheets for their...

/ November 20, 2016

Mr. Murphy just canceled your race — now what?

Rain is great at getting your race canceled. Let’s face it, the weather is an unpredictable force. As a race promoter, you will have to deal with more than once in your life. If you ask five people what the weather will be like tomorrow, you will most likely get five different answers. This is...

/ November 13, 2016

Handle the politics in race promotion, before they handle you

Who said there is no politics in racing? Chances are — it was you! It’s understandable. We often think that off-road racing sits outside the political struggles of Washington DC. You think your carefully scheduled, mapped-and-ready trail fun doesn’t seem like a place you would find politics anyway. You’re probably the kind of person that...

/ November 7, 2016