Starting a BMX Club

STARTING A BMX CLUB

To start a BMX club, you will need a team of dedicated individuals with teamwork, determination and a willingness to share in the common goal.

CLICK HERE for a guide to starting a BMX club.


TRACK GUIDELINES

BMX Australia promotes the use of the following documents, the UCI BMX Track Guides assist Clubs with guidance on track requirements,
infrastructure and basic information regarding BMX.

UCI BMX Track Guidelines – CLICK HERE  

UCI BMX Beginner-Level Track Guidelines – CLICK HERE

UCI BMX Beginner-Level Track Design – CLICK HERE


TRACK DESIGNERS/BUILDERS

Contact Name: Tristyn Kronk
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Contact Name: Brett Barnes
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Email: dirtztraxntrailz@yahoo.com.au
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START GATES

BMX Australia does not have a preferred Start Gate, however below are a few brands that are available.

Bensink (Dutch company)

ProGate (American company)

ProStart (French Company)


ROLES WITHIN A CLUB

Below are suggested roles for BMX Australia committee members:

President – The president is the main leader of the club, chairs meetings and has overall responsibility for the organisation’s administration.

Vice President* – Works closely with the President, performing duties such as chairing meetings when the president is unavailable.

Secretary – Responsible for maintaining the club’s records, correspondence and other communications, as well as records and distributes detailed minutes of meetings.

Treasurer – Oversee the club’s accounts and budget (income and expenditure), as well as prepares regular financial statements and reports.

Registrar – Administers the Club’s on-line membership and event rider registrations.

Canteen Manager – Prepares rosters for canteen operations and organises purchasing of stock.

Social/Race Secretary – Coordinates the calendar for each year including racing, social functions and committee meetings.

Track Director – Maintains a risk management plan and oversees the safety of the track.

First Aid – Someone who is Senior First Aid qualified and oversees on track incidences, while sometimes liaising with Paramedic or Ambulance staff.

Club Coaches – Organises and provides coaching sessions to Club members to appoint a Coaching.

Coaching Co-ordinator*  – manages the Clubs coaches and co-ordinates track training sessions

Equipment Manager* – Maintains club equipment is in a safe and working order for each event.

Officials Manager *– Prepares rosters for all on track events and maintains records of who is qualified.

*These roles are recommendations and might only be filled if the committee has enough people. They are not required.


VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers contribute a lot of their time, skills and experience for no payment. To find out more on how to recruit and recognise volunteers, including coaches and officials please refer to your state Sport and Recreation:

ACT – CLICK HERE

NSW – CLICK HERE

NT –  CLICK HERE

QLD – CLICK HERE

SA – CLICK HERE

TAS – CLICK HERE

VIC – CLICK HERE

WA – CLICK HERE