Practice At NWKC

All Practice at the NWKC excluding that within a race meeting are run under Karting Australia Social Karting Event regulations.

 

Social Karting events are a controlled event operated under the KA National competition rules and ensures the NWKC, its members, spectators, officials, and participants are provided with coverage by KA insurance as outlined on the KA website.

Social Karting Events are run under approved Social Karting Activity Supplementary Regulations and are available to view on the NWKC Website.

Club Hosted Social Karting Events

The NWKC will throughout the year host Club Organized Social Karting Events, these events will be listed on the NWKC booking system. Club hosted Social Karting Events will be organised by the NWKC Board, the board will organise all the required officials and volunteers for these events.

The board will endeavor to have a grid marshal present utilizing the PA system, the scales available and club members present to assist new people to the sport. Throughout the year selected days will also incorporate come and try sessions and Observed Driver Sessions (ODS)

At these events the board will endeavor to open the canteen if bookings are received early enough to show its viability and/ or the club will run a BBQ for lunch.

To participate in a Social Karting Event, you must hold a valid Karting Australia license and adhere to all Karting Australia rules and regulations as per any Karting Australia events and the NWKC rules, policies, and directions of the NWKC board.

Member Hosted Social Karting Events (Members Practice)

Member hosted Social Karting Events known as Members Practice differ largely from club hosted social karting events as a/or Multiple NWKC accredited practice monitors will host the event. Practice Monitors will have completed the NWKC practice monitor training and will be responsible for operating the venue.

Every participant wishing to participate in a member hosted karting event will be required to be accompanied by a NWKC practice monitor. The practice monitor must have given consent to the participant and be listed on the participants booking.

Practice monitors are responsible for the NWKC Venue in its entirety and are to ensure the NWKC and KA rules are upheld. They are responsible for those participants that have listed the practice monitor on their booking, however as a KA official, monitors are required to ensure those present at the venue are compliant with the NWKC and KA rules and shall where possible ensure all attending the venue are following these rules. As an official they are required to report any matters that occur whilst they are present to the NWKC Board.

A minimum of one NWKC Practice Monitor must be in control* of the session at all times, however a Practice Monitor in under no obligation to control a session that they have no participants under their control.

Each Practice Monitor must complete the KA online form (Change of Officials for Social Karting Events) to register them as an official in control at the Social Karting Event.

Prior to any on track activity a minimum of 1 Practice Monitor must complete the KA online track checklist and advise via the dedicated spot on the out-grid notice board of a completed track inspection for that day.

Each participant must register via the NWKC website their intention to attend each day they participate in a Social Karting Activity prior to attending the venue. Should a participant decide not to attend a session they must cancel their booking on the NWKC system to notify the club of their non attendance.

Prior to entering the track each participant must complete the KA online form “Social Karting Activity Registration and Scrutineering Declaration”.

*Be positioned in the out-grid area and actively monitoring the race track and grid areas, operating the practice lights and ensuring the track is clear prior to the next session beginning.

 

 

 

Registering your attendance at the NWKC Venue

Club Hosted Social Karting Events
  1. Go to www.nwkc.org.au/events

  2. Under NWKC Social Karting Event

    1. Select “register now”

  3. Login or Sign up

  4. Browse available dates in the calendar and select your desired date and starting time

  5. Complete the required details and click book now

  6. Ensure you receive your conformation email and have it accessible to show the Kart Controller on the day

Alternatively, you can go to “My Booking” under the login bar and scroll through the track schedule to select your event from all available events at the venue.

Member Hosted Social Karting Events (Members Practice)
  1. Ensure you have arranged a consenting practice monitor that will be present at the track to supervise your practice

  2. Go to www.nwkc.org.au/events

  3. Under Members Practice

    1. Select “register now”

  4. Login or Sign up

  5. Browse available dates in the calendar and select your desired date and starting time

  6. Complete the required details and click book now

  7. Ensure you receive your conformation email and have it accessible to show your Practice Monitor on the day

Alternatively, you can go to “My Booking” under the login bar and scroll through the track schedule to select your event from all available events at the venue.