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The Registration Booth Appoint at least one person to be in charge of the registration table more may be necessary depending on the number of participants. For instance, will expenses be paid for by the club, you as an individual or taken out of the money that you raise? Dinner rides; kickstands up at 6: These tips on how to organize a motorcycle poker run are just that; tips. Advertising If the poker run is a club event, a mention in a couple of club newsletters will probably suffice.
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Whether your run is planned as a fund raiser for charity or just an excuse to get out and enjoy a ride through the countryside, the more organization that goes into it generally means more fun, better results and fewer headaches. Will your ride be open to club members only? This is usually the rule for a club sponsored fund raiser.
If the ride is a club event, a committee should be formed to govern where the money goes and who is responsible for approving the petty cash expenditures necessary to pay for advertising materials, supplies and prizes.
Or will the attitude be the more the merrier which is the kind usually favored for charity fundraisers or bike rally events. If you are trying to fund a charitable contribution or put your bike rally in the black, numbers are very important. In this type of run, a decision should be made on where the money will come from to pay for expenses associated with the motorcycle poker run. For instance, will expenses be paid for by the club, you as an individual or taken out of the money that you raise?
What Kind of Poker Run? One of the all time favorites is a scavenger hunt which can consist of anything from looking for landmarks or businesses so long as the search does not interfere with safe riding practices. The Registration Booth Appoint at least one person to be in charge of the registration table more may be necessary depending on the number of participants. This team or individual should know how to score the cards at the end of the run, be considered trustworthy enough to take in the money, keep an eye on the money and get signatures on the liability release drawn up by your attorney.
They should also have some pre-training as to how to make a decision on who should be turned away and not allowed to participate in the motorcycle poker run. The length of the route depends on the amount of time that you want the run to last. Do you want the ride to be over in an afternoon or do you want it to span several days? For a single day motorcycle poker run, between fifty and one hundred miles is good. Increase the number of miles exponentially for each additional day.
Where Should the Ride Take Place? Choose a scenic stretch of road with as little traffic as possible that offers cell phone coverage, emergency help should a rider need it, gas stations, food and water. After the route has been mapped out on paper, the route should be tested at least once before the day of the poker run to check road conditions and to be certain that the plan is as sound in person as it is on paper.
CheckPoints Manned checkpoints are necessary for poker runs that include games or have the bikers draw cards to avoid cheating. The problem with this is finding two volunteers to man each of the checkpoints.