Rolling Ground Jindabyne

Race Terms and Conditions

WICKED WOMBAT 8HOUR MTB 

RACE TERMS and CONDITIONS

December 31 2016

An event by Rolling Ground Jindabyne Pty Ltd

Rolling Ground Jindabyne Pty Ltd (Rolling Ground Jindabyne) reserves the right to alter or amend any of the race conditions up to and including the race date.

  1. Participants of the event must comply to the following:
  2. Participants using Bungarra Alpine Centre (BAC) mountain bike trails must accept that mountain biking is a potentially dangerous sport and they participate in the sport at their own risk.
  3. Participants using BAC mountain bike trails must accept that the builders of the trails (Rolling Ground Jindabyne Pty Ltd) and the owners of Bungarra Alpine Centre are not responsible for the actions of people using their trails.
  4. Participants using BAC mountain bike trails must accept that the builders of the trails (Rolling Ground Jindabyne) and the owners of Bungarra Alpine Centre are in no way responsible for random natural occurrences on BAC property and trails
  5. No access to BAC director’s private properties.
  6. All personal bicycle equipment must be in safe working order.
  7. All Children under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  8. All BAC mountain bike trail users must follow “Leave No Trace” principles (ie: all personal rubbish to be taken out by individuals). If not followed BAC mountain bike trails will be closed to all trail users. Littering of any kind is prohibited. This includes the discarding of gel and energy bar wrappers on the course or in the start/transition/finish area. Severe race penalties apply to any competitor who litters as well as possible prosecution by authorities.
  9. Participants must follow IMBA rules of the trail guidelines. (i.e. Ride on Open Trails Only – Leave No Trace – Control Your Bicycle – Always Yield Trail – Never Scare Animals – Plan Ahead).
  10. Trail user conflict and damage to trails, BAC / ALI equipment and flora and fauna will not be tolerated and may be followed with legal actions or compensation claim.
  11. Participants using BAC trails must wear an Australian Standards approved cycling helmet whilst riding a bike at all times before, during and after the event.
  12. Participants who cannot continue the race must inform the Event Organisers of their decision by contacting the race officials.
  13. All care must be given to the natural environment in which the race is conducted. Shortcutting or riding off the marked trails is prohibited in the race rules and will be severely dealt with by Race Organisers.
  14. All participants must have either a current MTBA license or a valid MTBA Day license before riding the BAC trails for insurance purposes. Your MTBA license must be validated/sighted at registration or purchased from the event organizers prior to riding any BAC trails.
  15. All participants are responsible for their own Personal Accident and Travel Insurance, Medical Insurance and Ambulance cover.
  16. Rolling Ground Jindabyne reserves the right to cancel any participants continued entry in the event if:
  17. The participant contravenes the race regulations, guidelines and rules that are issued to the participants before or during the race.
  18. The participant ignores or disobeys any instructions issued by Rolling Ground Jindabyne/BAC, their Staff or Race Officials.
  19. The participant disrupts the event in a negative or dangerous manner or presents a threat to himself/herself or any other person.
  20. Participants must be in good physical condition and be experienced mountain bike riders.
  21. Rolling Ground Jindabyne reserves the right to change, alter or cancel the event at anytime due to weather conditions or other circumstances out of our control.
  22. Rolling Ground Jindabyne reserves the right to change any team name that conflicts with another team name or is of an offensive or unacceptable nature.
  23. Rolling Ground Jindabyne accepts no responsibility for the loss or theft of any participant’s personal belongings, valuables or equipment. Participants are advised to have appropriate insurance. Participants are advised not to leave valuables in unsecured areas.
  24. By registering in the event participants give their consent to Rolling Ground Jindabyne collecting and distributing event related media – such as results, photographs, video images and interviews without any form of remuneration. 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • In the event of extreme weather the event may be cancelled at anytime.
  • Participants will only be entitled to part refund (to be decided by Rolling Ground Jindabyne) and or credit towards another event run by Rolling Ground.
  • Event cancellations will be notified via Rolling Ground Jindabyne website/facebook page, email and txt message a minimum of 24hrs prior to the event start.
  • Entry cancellations will attract an admin fee as determined by Rolling Ground Jindabyne.

WAIVER:

  1. I, the undersigned participant, being eighteen years or older, or the legal guardian of participant/s under the age of eighteen, in consideration of services rendered by Rolling Ground Jindabyne Pty Ltd, do hereby waive on my behalf and that of my heirs, any and all claims, causes of actions, or demands of any kind against Rolling Ground Jindabyne Pty Ltd and its employees, volunteers or contractors for any injuries, death, illness or material loss that may occur from participation by myself and those under my legal guardianship in any activities led, guided or instructed by Rolling Ground Jindabyne Pty Ltd.
  2. I understand that recreational endeavors such as mountain biking are by nature, inherently dangerous and that with this activity come risk of injury or death. I understand and agree that for the duration of the above mentioned event, I am fully responsible for my health and safety, as well as the health and safety of above mentioned minor(s) under my legal guardianship and I accept and assume all responsibility for injury, death, or property damage arising from participation in this activity.
  3. My participation in Rolling Ground Jindabyne Pty Ltd events is purely voluntary and I elect to do so in spite of the risks. These risks include, but are not limited to, the following dangers:
    1. Latent for apparent defects in equipment;
    2. Use and operation of equipment;
    3. Rugged conditions, primitive trails, rocky ground, cliffs, steep grades, vertical exposure, sharp turns, motor vehicles;
    4. Weather conditions creating slippery trails, lightning, and risks of exposure;
    5. Illness due to dehydration, heat exhaustion, hypothermia, fatigue, etc.;
    6. Dangerous wildlife such as ants, spiders, scorpions, bees, wasps, birds, snakes, the erratic behavior of kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, emus and deer darting onto trails etc.

1 CommentLeave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *