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Old 10-27-2001, 03:15 AM
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Starting a club

After a long time of having to drive huge distances to clubs to race, if finally decided to startmy own club with a few mates. However none of use really have any Idea on how to really start and maintain the club.
Has anyone any advise on haw to get started?
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Old 10-27-2001, 08:22 PM
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Default Started one in Merced, California, and plan to start another in Portland, Oregon

I guess, start by asking questions, and I can help you from there. Start small and work your way up. What are your goals?

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Old 10-28-2001, 01:43 AM
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Well, firstly how did you go about organising a track? I'm thinking of using a local netball/tennis court in the area.
Second how did the organising of races come about?
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from what i heard;

* first you have to work out where you want to race
* get permission to race there
* get public liability insurance - different areas cost are varied
* you will need a bank account and ABN number to input monies into
* register a club name through i thing dept. of fair trading
* take details to place you want to set track up, show them you are a club and want to use area. they may or may not charge you - depends how nice you are

* then after all that, start advertising


thats about all i know, best thing to do would be go to different tracks and speak to the organisers. try castle hill indoor electric - trevor johnston (i think thats how you spell it) he should give you plenty of info.
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