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Stone Festival Soap Box Derby Race

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - April 17, 2018 - 09:03
Start: Monday 28th May 2018 End: Monday 28th May 2018 See http://www.stonefestival.co.uk/events---soapbox.html  for details.

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Scottish Cartie Association

Scottish Carties Comments - April 11, 2018 - 09:07

In reply to How to manage and negate the possibility of personal liability?:

The Scottish Cartie Association was set up primarily to organise Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme. It is an unincorporated association. As such, the members of the association (essentially the office bearers) were personally liable for any debts or claims. We took out third party and employers liability cover to insure us against any claims arising from the event, and all the competitors were required to sign a waiver to exempt us from any claims made against them or that they might wish to make against us.

I don’t have any experience of forming a limited company. We did consider it, but decided against it on the grounds of cost and admin overhead.

Another option we considered but didn’t try was to require all competitors to have their own third party cover. This is available for a relatively modest amount for single events from, for example, Sportcover Direct. (There are other providers).

How to manage and negate the possibility of personal liability?

SCA Recent Comments - April 11, 2018 - 09:05

An email has flooded in to our inbox from a race organiser asking about insurance cover. Do any of the event organisers out there have any advice to share?

"Our event organisers are trying to explore how best to manage and negate the possibility of personal liability in the event of a significant injury claim. I'd be very interested to know how you have structured the organisation of your event. A there identifiable 'organisers' who take on the responsibility of insurance etc?  One suggestion we have been given is to form a limited company as this could mean only 'the company' is liable rather than particular individuals. Any tips or thoughts about this or simply mentioning what you do would be most appreciated."

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How to manage and negate the possibility of personal liability?

Scottish Cartie Association - April 11, 2018 - 09:05

An email has flooded in to our inbox from a race organiser asking about insurance cover. Do any of the event organisers out there have any advice to share?

"Our event organisers are trying to explore how best to manage and negate the possibility of personal liability in the event of a significant injury claim. I'd be very interested to know how you have structured the organisation of your event. A there identifiable 'organisers' who take on the responsibility of insurance etc?  One suggestion we have been given is to form a limited company as this could mean only 'the company' is liable rather than particular individuals. Any tips or thoughts about this or simply mentioning what you do would be most appreciated."

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How to manage and negate the possibility of personal liability?

Scottish Carties - April 11, 2018 - 09:05

An email has flooded in to our inbox from a race organiser asking about insurance cover. Do any of the event organisers out there have any advice to share?

"Our event organisers are trying to explore how best to manage and negate the possibility of personal liability in the event of a significant injury claim. I'd be very interested to know how you have structured the organisation of your event. A there identifiable 'organisers' who take on the responsibility of insurance etc?  One suggestion we have been given is to form a limited company as this could mean only 'the company' is liable rather than particular individuals. Any tips or thoughts about this or simply mentioning what you do would be most appreciated."

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Fishguard Soapbox Derby

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - April 10, 2018 - 08:44
Start: Saturday 28th July 2018 End: Saturday 28th July 2018

See http://www.fishguardsoapboxderby.com/  for full details.


 

Fishguard Soapbox Derby

Scottish Cartie Association - April 10, 2018 - 08:44
Start: Saturday 28th July 2018 End: Saturday 28th July 2018

See http://www.fishguardsoapboxderby.com/  for full details.

 

Lanhydrock Dilly Cart Race

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - April 9, 2018 - 15:03
Start: Sunday 10th June 2018 End: Sunday 10th June 2018

Lanhydrock Dilly Cart Race

Scottish Cartie Association - April 9, 2018 - 15:03
Start: Sunday 10th June 2018 End: Sunday 10th June 2018

The York Bid Micklegate Run Soapbox Challenge

Scottish Cartie Association - April 9, 2018 - 13:33
Start: Monday 27th August 2018 End: Monday 27th August 2018

We will be looking for 50 spectacular but fun soapbox carts to hurtle down the cobbled street of Micklegate, we would love applications from the following:

  •     Charities
  •     Schools
  •     Small Businesses
  •     Corporate Businessess
  •     Individuals
  •     Ladies Teams

Do you have what it takes to compete ?

Applications will be open to everyone in March 2018 ... so be ready to join in Micklegate's wackiest event of the year.

See http://www.micklegaterun.co.uk/  for details

Wakey Races, Wakefield

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - April 6, 2018 - 22:27
Start: Sunday 27th May 2018 End: Sunday 27th May 2018 See https://www.facebook.com/wakeyraces for details

Kop Hill Climb Festival Soapbox Challenge

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - April 6, 2018 - 10:46
Start: Saturday 15th September 2018 End: Sunday 16th September 2018 See https://www.kophillclimb.org.uk/visitor-info/soapbox/ for details.

Stubbylee Soap Box Challenge

UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed - April 5, 2018 - 14:12
Start: Saturday 5th May 2018 End: Saturday 5th May 2018