How to become an event organiser

Become an event organiser

Become an event organiser

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What is an event organiser? 

An event organiser has the overall responsibility for the organisation of a cycling event (racing or non-competitive).

Overview of responsibilities

  • Agree date, budget, format and delivery & register event
  • Book HQ; recruit: first aid, volunteers, marshals, NEG, AMs
  • Carry out risk assessments & demonstrate a duty of care
  • Contact and communicate with all team members
  • Publicise and promote events and produce race programme
  • Manage entries and communicate with riders
  • Organise equipment and signage
  • Conduct briefings and debriefings
  • Complete administration of forms, payment of levy and expenses
  • Compile race report and results.

Benefits of being an event organiser

  • Free Bronze British Cycling membership (upon approval of role)
  • Support from British Cycling before, during and post tasks
  • Access to a dedicated dashboard for event organiser including useful resources, templates, and guides to help with the delivery of the event
  • Event insurance
  • Event management system
  • Online entry
  • Event listing and marketing
  • Support from British Cycling's regional events team
  • Event timing
  • Risk assessment guidance

Role expectations

Fulfil event organisation requirements within the standard timescales.

How to get involved?

To find out more about cycling event organisation in your region please contact your regional events officer in the first instance.

Contact us

Events Development, British Cycling, Stuart Street, Manchester, M11 4DQ | 0161 274 2000

Organising your event

Registration benefits

If you are planning on organising an event that includes anything from a challenging sportive to a competitive road race, we can help you each step of the way.

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Register your event

Registering your event with British Cycling is simple. Everything is done online via the event organiser dashboard.

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Event insurance

Event organisers benefit from insurance cover which is for legal liabilities arising from claims made against an event organiser, official or participant.

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Event support and resources

Additional resources to give you a helping hand organising your event.

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Fees and levies

Details of fees and levies that apply across the cycling disciplines.

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Existing event organisers

Already organising your event with us? Click below to access your event management dashboard.

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