FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Can kids compete with a teammate that is a different age?
A: Yes. The age group will be determined by the age of the oldest teammate
Q: Can teams be co‐ed?
Q: How many teams are on course?
A: Races are limited to 180 teams per race day, spread across 3 waves. Teams will be released 2 teams at a time every 2 minutes to manage course flow.
Q: If my child does not have a partner can I sign my child up to save a spot and then find a partner?
A: Yes, but we ask that you submit your registration as a team. Registration forms will not be confirmed until both teammates’ information is complete and payment is received. You can enter your own child’s name twice but YOU are responsible for changing this at a later date.
Q: What is included in the entry fee?
A: Your child’s entry fee includes an Athlete shirt, a goodie bag with treats from race sponsors, pre‐race training tips from Adventure Racer and course designer, Billy Mattison, a medal of completion upon finishing the race, an after party with post‐race refreshments.
Q: What happens if there is bad weather on race day?
A: The race will take place rain or shine. In the event there is lightning in the area, the Race Director will make the appropriate call to delay or cancel the race. No refunds will be given if the race is cancelled due to weather.
Q: I signed up in March but something has come up and I need to cancel. Can I receive a refund?
A: All cancelations received 60 days prior to race day will receive a refund minus a $25 handling fee. Any cancelations received after that date will not receive a refund. Participants must formally request a refund by completing the cancelation form on the Kids Adventure Games website.
Q: May I transfer my registration to a different team?
A: Yes. Registrations can be transferred to a new and different team up to 1 week prior to your event date. A $15 transfer fee will be applied on all transfers. Transfers can be completed by going to the MyEvent page provided at time of registration.
Q: My child’s partner cannot compete anymore. Can they race with a different partner?
A: Yes, race registrations are transferable. You can do this at your My Events in Active.com
Q: Can I accompany my child during the race?
A: Yes, you can accompany your child throughout the race to watch them at the different challenges; however we ask that you refrain from helping/interfering with your child during the race. Course marshals will be on hand to assist if children have difficulty. The satisfaction your child will feel when finishing the race is in large part determined by the knowledge that they did it themselves.
Q: Does my child need any special clothing or footwear for this event?
A: We recommend kids wear moisture‐wicking clothing as they will get wet & running shoes for footwear. They will be required to wear a helmet and bike gloves throughout the entire competition. Please NO JEANS.
Q: What special equipment does my child need?
A: Mandatory equipment: Each child is responsible for bringing their own (mountain) bike with knobby tires, a helmet and bike gloves. Additionally, each child will need to bring and carry the following items with them during the event:
First Aid Kit: small Ziploc bag with some wet wipes, band-aids, white tape, Neosporin. (1PER TEAM)
10 oz water
Small back pack
Light wind/rain jacket The race organization will provide a climbing harness and a life jacket if needed.