EVENT ENTRY

ENTRY FEES

$2,250 per team + GST = $2,475

Registrations close midnight Wednesday, 15th May 2024

Bonus 30 minute time credit for teams that have paid in full and registered all 8 team members by 7 April 2024!

All team members should have a basic level of fitness and navigation skills and commit to reaching the team’s fundraising goals. Four team members (minimum) must be capable of swimming 100m – this is a requirement for being on-course for kayaking legs.

INCLUDED IN YOUR TEAM’S ENTRY

  • A Starlight contact to help and support your fundraising activities.
  • Online information evening, which will include navigation training for you and your team covering navigation tips for the event specific disciplines.
  • Regular communication from Starlight with updates and support.
  • Maps, course descriptions, race vests, a compass and basic first aid kit per team and whistles for all on-course team members.
  • Kayaks and all kayaking equipment.
  • Race pack full of goodies from our sponsors.
  • End of race meal and drinks!
  • Experienced and professionally run event with course marshals, first aid and safety support.
  • Professional team and race photos (provided to your team after the event).

FUNDRAISING TARGET

As part of this challenge each team fundraises for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Teams raise on average $8,000 each which goes directly to brightening the lives of seriously ill children in Australia.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

1. REGISTER YOUR TEAM

Team Captains must register online, with options to pay online via credit card or register without payment and request an invoice for payment by your organisation.

The team captain must then recruit/invite their team members. There is no payment for members to join the team. All team members must register online so that organisers have correct details, emergency contact details and medical information. All participants must agree to the Max Adventure Participant Waiver.

For teams that have paid in full and registered all 8 team members by 7 April 2024 you will receive a time bonus of 30 minutes.

2. OFFICIAL WELCOME BY STARLIGHT

A Fundraising Team Page will be set up by Starlight for you & your team members. You will also be invited to the Information Evening which includes the opportunity to discuss planning and preparation ideas with Starlight and the team from Max Adventure.

If you need help with fundraising ideas the team from Starlight will be happy to assist.

3. TEAM MEETINGS

You should meet with your team and develop a fundraising goal and strategy, plan any training activities and organise logistics for race day. It’s important to understand team and individual goals for the event and to be aware of team members fitness levels and availability for training activities or warm up events.

Discuss fundraising progress and activities as well as developments in training. Make plans for bike hire (if needed) and team vehicle hire (if needed). Do you need to book team accommodation?

4. HOST VARIOUS FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Remember the more you raise the more time credits your team will earn! Get yourself a head start on race day.

If you are stuck for ideas reach out to the team at Starlight.

5. ATTEND INFORMATION EVENING

The Information Evening will give you all the information you need for fundraising goals, race day and answer any questions you may have about the event and event day logistics.

6. PRE-RACE DAY MEETING

Make sure everyone has the necessary equipment – don’t forget personal items like clothing and food! Check that all bikes are serviced and are in good order to race with on the day. Make sure helmets are in good condition.

Discuss which team member’s mobile phone will be going out on course with the team for the duration of the event and make sure you have a waterproof case for the phone and other items you need to protect during the event.

Workout how you are all getting to the event and that you have the right directions. Carpool wherever possible.

Make sure everyone brings enough food and drink to last the day.

Make sure all team members have read through the Event Program (will be emailed to you in the week prior to the event) and watch the event safety briefing video (will be emailed a day or two prior to the event).

7. RACE DAY!

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