Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Q: What happens if it rains?
A: This event will take place rain or shine, we are prepared with accommodations in the event of a Colorado afternoon thunderstorm.
2. Q: Who benefits from the donations?
A: All funds raised through the 2011 Denver Broncos Cheerleaders Race to Keep Kids on Track will be donated to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver.
3. Q: How do I get there?
A: Directions to The Track at Centennial (Near Denver Broncos HQ):
13600 EagleRock Rd.
Englewood, CO 80112
From the North/South:
- I-25 to Arapahoe Road
- Exit East on Arapahoe Road to Potomac Street
- Turn Right (South) on Potomac Street – be in the right lane to go through the intersection at Broncos Parkway
- Once through the intersection, take first right to stay on S. Potomac – you’ll see signs here for The Track and Signature Air
- Go approximately 1.5 blocks, turn right into our driveway – there is a sign here that says Eaglerock Road
4. Q: What do I need to do to ride?
A: We created RTKKOT with the intent of having as many drivers as possible. You do not need to be a licensed kart racer to participate, however you must be able to demonstrate safe operation of your kart at all times. We ask that you have suitable footwear for driving, no open toe shoes or heeled soles. Also, bring your racing game. Seriously.
5. Q: Is it dangerous?
A: These karts are professional level karts that attain speeds of 60 MPH, and can be dangerous if not operated properly. We do require safety gear to be worn while driving (helmets, racing suits, neck roll, and gloves will be provided), and drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will be disqualified from the race.
6. Q: Can I just show up whenever I feel like it?
A: While we certainly won’t turn you away if you show up out of the blue, we definitely encourage you to sign up ahead of time. It also helps us staff accordingly and assign the necessary resources if we know you’re coming, and walk-in registrations will have to pay an additional amount over people who pre-register online. Open registration and driver check-in opens at 2:45pm on Saturday, August 25th, and closes at 4:00pm. VIP racers and teams are invited to attend a private meet and greet with the Cheerleaders starting at 2pm on Saturday, August 25th.
7. Q: How do I sign up?
A: Online pre-registration is available now through 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 25th! If you register online you can choose to pay at the time of registration using our electronic payment option, donations can be made at the track in cash, check, or credit card.
8. Q: Can I race as an individual or part of a team?
A: It would be most beneficial to create a team of drivers so you can be sure to qualify at least one driver from your team for the cheerleader races; riding in a team is also a lot more fun! However you are more than welcome to enter the race by yourself – we look forward to seeing you either way.
9. Q: What will I get for entering to drive in the RTKKOT?
A: Aside from the thrill of karting and racing against your very own Denver Broncos Cheerleaders for a great cause, your donation will include:
• Admission into the event on Saturday August 25th, 2012
• Complimentary food and drinks (Bud, Red Bull, Coca Cola)
• Racer Credential Necklace
• Racing/ Safety Equipment Rental (kart, suit, helmet, gloves, neck roll) + Insurance
• Complimentary 2013 Denver Broncos Cheerleaders Calendar
• Tax Exemption Letter for Donation
10. Q: What do you get for being VIP (race teams are considered VIP)?
A: In addition to the above inclusions, you will receive:
• Selection of a Cheerleader and karting-pro to race on their team (Teams only)
• Exclusive autograph/ photo session with the cheerleaders
• Del Friscos Double Eagle Steakhouse
• VIP Racing Credential Necklace
11. Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: A full cost breakdown is available on the signup page. Each driver will also receive a special RTKKOT credential to commemorate their contribution to the event. Also, all event attendees will receive tax-exempt information to write off donations in 2012 taxes!
12. Q: I don’t have cash but really want to race, now what?
A: Collect “pledges” from friends, family, sponsors, neighbors, employers, etc! You’d be amazed how many people want to help you raise money for children’s charities.
13. Q: What if I don’t want to race?
A: Come with your friends and enjoy live music, food from local restaurants, alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks, and while cheering on your favorite driver!! Don’t feel guilty for having fun at the RTKKOT; it’s for the kids!
14. Q: Is there going to be media coverage?
A: You bet! We have already been receiving mention in several local publications, and expect some pretty serious media to cover what we accomplish. Make sure to wear your smile for the Race to Keep Kids on Track, you never know where your picture might end up!
15. Q: I think it is a wonderful idea. How can I get involved?
A: Volunteer your time, donate, sponsor the event with monetary donations or in-kind contributions, join the organizational committee, and tell your friends!