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About Organising

About Event Organisers

AMA Event Organisers have the overall responsibility for the organisation of AMA social, education, sport and recreation events and their associated activities. All registered events are run under the codes and regulations of the AMA which coincide with the event insurance cover.

All event organisers benefit from the AMA's event insurance cover, which is for legal liabilities arising from claims made against an event organiser, official or participant, which involves either bodily injury or property damage to a third party and which have been caused by their negligence.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

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

BENEFITS OF BEING AN EVENT ORGANISER

  • Voluntary workers insurance cover of $100k death, $100k disablement and up to $1k weekly accident benefit 
  • Support from AMA 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 AMA's regional events team
  • Event timing
  • Risk assessment guidance

ROLE EXPECTATIONS

Fulfil event organisation requirements within the standard timescales.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED?

The AMA always needs new organisers. Please Note: AMA certified oprganisers are required to have an active AMA Clubs Membership. You can not view and apply for organiser certification unless you are logged in as a current financial member. All organisers must complete the AMA Volunteer Training prior to commencing any volunteer work with the AMA.