FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

STEP 1 PAYMENT: SUBMIT PAYMENT ON OUR ONLINE "SHOP"

STEP 2 INFO : SUBMIT YOUR TEAM INFORMATION

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

THE ENTRY FEE FOR AN AMERICAN GUMBALL RALLY INCLUDES...

  • ENTRY FOR 2 PEOPLE

  • HOTEL FOR MAIN EVENT 

  • ONE VEHICLE PARKING ARRANGEMENT PER TEAM

  • STICKER KIT WITH TEAM NUMBER

  • RACE TRACK TIME (FOR MOST STATES)

  • TROPHIES

  • PHOTOGRAPHY

  • ENTERTAINMENT

  • MUSEUMS / LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

 

THE ENTRY FEE, EXTRA COSTS, OFFICIAL AND OPTIONAL EVENT DATES WILL VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS NOT COVERED ON THIS WEBSITE PLEASE VISIT THE OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE FOR EACH STATE OR CONTACT THE STATE ORGANIZER.

 

 

WHAT KIND OF VEHICLE CAN I BRING?

ANY VEHICLE IS WELCOME TO JOIN US...

  • CLASSIC CARS

  • SPORTS CARS

  • MUSCLE CARS

  • EXOTICS / IMPORTS

  • TRUCKS / JEEPS

  • DAILY DRIVERS

  • RENTAL CARS

  • MOTORCYCLES

 

A BLEND OF ALL VEHICLE MAKES AND MODELS PARTICIPATE IN OUR EVENTS. THE PARTICIPANTS THEMSELVES ARE JUST AS UNIQUE, WITH SOME TEAMS COMING FROM AS FAR AS EUROPE AND AUSTRALIA!

IF YOU ARE FROM OUT OF STATE, CONSIDER FLYING IN AND RENTING A CAR.

HOW DOES A TEAM WIN?

SPEEDING IS NOT ENCOURAGED AND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. TEAMS WILL TRAVEL FROM CHECKPOINT TO CHECKPOINT AND PICK ONE LETTER FROM THE WORD "GUMBALL". AFTER ALL TEAMS HAVE COMPLETED THEIR CHECKPOINT CARDS THE EVENT STAFF WILL RANDOMLY DRAW POINT VALUES FOR EACH LETTER AND REPEAT THIS PROCESS FOR EACH CHECKPOINT.

 

THE TEAM HAS THE MOST POINTS AT THE END OF THE RALLY SEASON WINS THE GRAND PRIZE AND THEIR TEAM NAME ENGRAVED ON THE AMERICAN GUMBALL RALLY CUP!

 

OTHER TROPHIES / RECOGNITION*:

  • LONG HAULER AWARD (LONG DISTANCE DRIVER)

  • BEST REACTION TIME (DRAG STRIP)

  • BEST GRAPHICS

  • GO KART CHAMPION

  • GAS GUZZLER AWARD

  • MECHANICAL FAILURES

  • THE SPIRIT AWARD

*AWARDS MAY VARY FOR EACH EVENT

WHAT ABOUT THE KIDS?

UNDER 18 IS WELCOME IF ACCOMPANIED BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN. OUR YOUNGEST GUMBALLER PARTICIPANT STARTED AT 6 YEARS OLD!

 

YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EVENT.  PARTICIPANTS UNDER 21 MAY BE DENIED ENTRY TO RESTRICTED ACCESS AREAS SUCH AS OPEN BAR SPECIALS / ENTRY TO CASINO FLOOR IF STAYING AT A CASINO.

 

TEAM LEADER MUST ALSO PROVIDE A CREDIT CARD DEPOSIT FOR HOTEL ROOM INCIDENTALS.

HOW DO I HELP ORGANIZE?

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE BEST PEOPLE TO HELP US EXPAND THE GUMBALL RALLY AND BRING THIS GREAT EVENT TO NEW STATES.

 

TO BECOME A RALLY MANAGER SIMPLY EMAIL US AND WE WILL SEND YOU MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO EARN UP TO 20% COMMISSION FOR BRINGING ON NEW SPONSORS !

WHAT SHOULD MY TEAM DO AFTER WE HAVE REGISTERED?

HERE IS A QUICK CHECKLIST OF THINGS YOUR TEAM COULD DO TO PROMOTE YOUR TEAM AFTER YOU HAVE OFFICIALLY SIGNED SIGN UP FOR A GUMBALL RALLY EVENT:

 

1. CONFIRM YOUR TEAM NAME

2. CREATE A TEAM LOGO (FIVERR.COM)

3. ORDER 2-3" LOGOS FOR STICKER BOMBING OTHER TEAMS WITH YOUR TEAM NAME OR LOGO (USE AUTOMOTIVE GRADE VINYL PLEASE)

4. CREATE A TEAM FACEBOOK "LIKE" PAGE

5. START A TEAM PORTFOLIO WITH YOUR MILESTONES

6. INSTALL YOUR STICKER KIT + ADD A THEME OR VEHICLE WRAP

7. CONNECT WITH POTENTIAL SPONSORS

8. PURCHASE A SET OF TIRE STICKERS FOR YOUR TEAM OR SPONSOR (TIRESTICKERS.COM)

9. GATHER GIVEAWAY ITEMS WITH YOUR TEAM OR SPONSOR LOGO

10. CREATE A 5 MINUTE YOU-TUBE VIDEO ABOUT YOUR TEAM AND SPONSORS EACH RALLY

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