Welcome to the 2019 American Gumball Rally !

The STEP 2 (INFO) process is a quick and easy way for us to create your rally profile to better suit your individual needs, mail out your sticker kits, create custom name badges , text / email communication before, during and after the event.


Please contact us if anyone requests payment for entry fees to any other email address than the one below.
EMAIL: NationalGumballRally@gmail.com
PHONE: 248.835.5756
Checks Payable to:
National Gumball Rally LLC

If changes need to be made to team info or vehicle just email us
 SUBJECT: CHANGES TO PROFILE INFORMATION at NationalGumballRally@gmail.com 

You MUST NOT accept any "personal sponsorship" money until your team has paid a deposit or paid in full AND has a team number which you can request below.

Each Rally event will have an optional Friday night gathering or preferred hotel for teams that arrive early.
Our American Gumball Rally events always start on a Saturday morning from 7-9am and the rally will end aprx. 5pm the next day on Sunday afternoon.

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Email *
Please enter the name for your rally team (to change team name just email us)
Request a team number from 00 - 999 and additional numbers if the first choice is not available. (if you do not have a number preference please mark down N/A )
These phone numbers will be included in the group text during the rally event weekend
Email addresses will be used to send your team the route (aprx 30 days prior to the event)
Enter your name and complete address (sticker kits will arrive aprx. 2 weeks prior to the event)
Each team of 1-4 people will share a hotel room. Please pick one preference
The registration fee is refundable until 30 days before the start of the event, minus the deposit.  The deposit is not refundable but can be applied towards a different rally in the event of a cancellation. Your team must provide a credit card for you hotel incidentals. There may be a 3% credit card convenience fee if paying a registration by credit card.
Please enter the vehicle you plan on using or N/A if you don't know yet (to change vehicles just email us)
What color is the team vehicle? (if undecided or vehicle wrap mark N/A)
Please enter the license plate number or N/A
Please enter the name of your vehicle's insurance company
Decide which class best fits your vehicle
What do you and your co-pilot(s) do for a living?
Pick ONE option that best describes your team
Clear selection
Decide which class best suits your driving style
How many road rally events have you completed?
(Please pick the FIRST time you heard about us)
(Each team must use ALL stickers provided in the sticker kit)
Clear selection
Each team is encouraged to create an official Facebook team page to document your team's milestones, promote for your sponsors and keep in contact with American Gumball Rally Organizers and other teams. Each Facebook page will be displayed as followed AMERICAN GUMBALL TEAM _____ # ___ The organizers of The National Gumball Rally reserve the right to make a facebook page for your team if you choose not to maintain one. So we can easily tag pictures
Each team is encouraged to participate with interviews and additional filming but it is not required
Thank you for signing up, if you have any questions or comments please let us know right away
OFFICIAL AGREEMENT /  CONTRACT / SAFETY WAIVER *Must be read and understood by ALL team members *
By checking these boxes I acknowledge that ALL team members have read and understood the full contract, rules, and regulations for participation in a NATIONAL GUMBALL RALLY LLC SANCTIONED EVENT Please read the Terms and Conditions below and then complete the Gumball Rally confirmation of entry. Selection: It is at our discretion who is may enter and we are not obliged to accept your application. GENERAL INFORMATION 01 PLEASE FOLLOW ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS  02 THE ROUTE The route travels STATEWIDE for 2 days or more. 03 VEHICLES All vehicles are welcome, if you have any questions about a vehicle contact the Gumball Rally organizer.  We are limited to a maximum number of spots during each rally. If the rally you are choosing is at capacity we will automatically add your team to the waiting list. We can’t guarantee availability unless you have paid in full. 04 DOCUMENTS All the documents required for your entry in this online contract must be submitted before the start of the event, any change of team vehicle or team members MUST be submitted to the organizer before the start of the event. 05 REGISTRATION DAY All participants can ONLY sign up  through our online process. Payments for your registration fee can be paid by credit card or check. 06 THE SCHEDULE Each day of driving will be very different and you will often be driving for a varied amount of miles and hours. Each stage of the journey will be moderately comfortable while driving within the speed limits in place on all roads used on the route. Each team will have their route and stop at designated checkpoints to complete a "checkpoint card". The points you acquire during each checkpoint will determine who is the winner of the rally. The exact route and details of the checkpoints will be issued to each team on Saturday morning prior to the start of the rally. 07 ENTRY FEE The entry fee for each rally varies. The entry fee covers 2 people and one vehicle. If you wish to have additional teammates in your vehicle there is an additional fee due and payable within dates specified by the National Gumball Rally. 08 THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES The entry fee includes accommodations for 2 days, 1 night hotel, vehicle sticker kit, participant ID badges, track time, photography, gift bags, maps, museums admissions, entertainment and more. Throughout the weekend each driver and co-drivers will share hotel rooms to accommodate two (2) people. If separate beds or hotel rooms are required or your team needs a handicap accessible rooms and suites, please contact the National Gumball Rally organizer after your entry has been accepted and we will attempt to accommodate your request. 09 METHOD OF PAYMENT Methods of payment are cash or check payable to NATIONAL GUMBALL RALLY LLC Credit cards are also accepted but there is a convenience fee of 3% TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: 01 General Information The NATIONAL Gumball Rally hear-by known as: The “Event” is NOT a race or a competition. You must NOT compete in any manner with other participants. You must NOT place any bets of any kind in relation to the Event. You must drive safely and with proper courtesy to all other participants and members of the public. In particular you must not drive recklessly. If you are seen driving recklessly or otherwise not in compliance with applicable law (see 5 below) by the organizer, its employees or nominees you can be prohibited from taking any further part in the Event. 02 Entry Fee You are responsible for paying the entry fee for your vehicle, plus any additional fees or fines which may arise and the fees for any additional team mates in your vehicle or for your support vehicle. 03 Support Vehicles If you want to have a support vehicle containing your mechanics, security staff and/or personal film crew accompany you on the Event (in addition to the vehicle in which you are participating in the Event) an additional fee may be required. This fee will allow the support personnel to take part in the Rally and have access to all checkpoints, event merchandise and any VIP services. The Organizer will require the support team vehicles to be branded with the appropriate support team branding which will be provided by the rally organizer. The entry fee for your vehicle and any additional fees for additional team mates and/or drivers or for your support vehicle are due and payable within dates specified by The National Gumball Rally organizer. Failure to pay the full entry fee by the specified date will lead to either (at the organizer’s sole discretion) you being refused access to and participation in the Event and to you forfeiting such amounts of the entry fee that you have paid, or to you being liable to a late payment fee of up to $500.00 in addition to the entry fee. 04 Age: Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. You must be 18 or older to participate in the Event or collect sponsorship money towards your entry fee. 05 Compliance You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the State and cities in which you are travelling, including all speed regulations, laws of the road, laws relating to the safety of your vehicle and laws relating to the possession or use of alcohol, drugs or other prohibited substances. If you breach any applicable laws, the Organizer reserves the right to prohibit you from participating further in the Event. You must participate in the Event in the vehicle you stated you would when completing the entry form and immediately contact the rally organizer if you decide to change vehicles. You will only be able to participate in another vehicle subject to the Organizers consent (which it is entitled to hold in its absolute discretion). The person(s) entering the Event must participate in the Event. If for whatever reason you are unable to participate, your entry place is not transferable in any circumstances unless you have previous written consent from The National Gumball Rally organizer. One person teams will be allowed to participate and motorcycles can sign up as a one person team, or two motorcycles as one team.  06 RESPONSIBILITY The organizer accepts no responsibility or liability for the consequences of you being refused passage and/or entry/exit to or from any city or town visited en route. Any additional costs incurred are your own responsibility and the organizer reserves the right to recover any fees incurred arising out of your actions. You will need to have valid and proper insurance for your vehicle. It is your responsibility to ensure that you and your vehicle are compliant with applicable laws along the route (including limit weight, width, lighting and visibility). All drivers must carry their full driving license, vehicle registration documents, proof of insurance and any necessary certificates and / or consents for use of the vehicle on public roads. All information that the Organizer requests from you in relation to your own personal details and those of your vehicle must be accurate and complete in all material respects and by signing this document you agree that it is in its entirety. 07 Conduct You must conduct yourself appropriately at all times and abide by all the rules of the hotels and other venues used during the Event. When ‘checking-in’ to all hotels a credit card must be provided as a security guarantee against any and all ‘hotel extras’ and any damage to the hotel property. Any such costs incurred must be paid for by you before ‘checking-out’ or such costs will be debited from your credit card automatically. 08 Personal Costs The entry fee into the Event does NOT include personal costs, personal sponsorship expenses, extra team or sponsor stickers, gas, towing, telephone bills or other expenses and disbursements incurred while staying in any of the hotels (including courier /postal charges relating to sending left luggage with you), fines of any sort, or damage caused at any venue or race track visited, which you will be responsible for paying to the Organizer in addition to the entry fee within thirty (30) days of receipt of an invoice from the Organizer. 09 Intoxicating Substances You must NOT consume alcohol while driving. You must NOT drive under the influence of alcohol or any other intoxicating substance at any time. You must NOT consume any illegal or intoxicating substances at any time during the Event. If the Organizer finds you under the influence of alcohol while driving or attempting to drive or under the influence of any illegal or intoxicating substances the Organizer reserves the right to prohibit you from participating further in the Event. 10 Safety You must NOT drive if your ability to do so safely and properly is in any way compromised by illness, lack of adequate rest, or any other condition. 11 Liability You agree to hold harmless the the National Gumball Rally LLC, the American Gumball Rally, its Organizer, its directors, officers, employees and consultants against any and all claims, lawsuits and causes of action whatsoever or howsoever arising and brought against them by any third party as a result of your action or participation in the event, including without limitation, your violation of any laws or regulations or your breach of these Terms and Conditions of Entry. 12 and 13 License & Insurance You must hold a current, valid and unrestricted driver’s licence and a current and valid proof of auto Insurance. Failure to provide or failure of these requirements will exclude you from participating in the event 14 Force Majeure The Organizer, its directors, employees, sponsors, advisers and consultants are not responsible if they cannot fulfill their obligations resulting from this contract (including without limit the holding of the Event or any part of it) in cases of fire, earthquake, epidemic diseases, cyclone, flood, aridity, strike, lightning, war in the country, revolution, civil war, terrorist activities and similar troubles, blockade, embargo, confiscation and expropriation, and in other cases defined as Force Majeure by any applicable laws and regulations. The Organizer cannot be held responsible if it is not possible for it to fulfill any one of its obligations or if a delay occurs in fulfilling its obligations due to any reason or situation beyond its will power and control, including but not limited incidents arising from the operations of law enforcement in any territory, the general instructions of any relevant official institution, provisions of law, regulation and statute, instructions given by authorized officials, extraordinary situations, and other force majeure events. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Organizer acting reasonably decides to call off the Event either before the Event or during the Event due to an incident (such as for example, a death or serious injury in connection with the Event, or an event that otherwise naturally detracts from the Event), such event will be considered to be a force majeure event in accordance with this Clause and the Organizer will have no liability, in particular and without limitation, to refund the entry fee or any part of it to any participant . 15 Logo By signing this contract you agree to have the American Gumball Rally logo and official Event sponsors’ stickers attached to your vehicle (and any support vehicle if the Organizer so requires) during the entire Event. You are not entitled to deface, cover-up or otherwise obscure such stickers and shall endeavor to keep them clean and visible at all times. Stickers are non-permanent and easily removable without damaging vehicle finishes. The Organizer will therefore not be responsible for claims for damage to vehicle finishes as a result of the application or removal of such stickers. For an additional fee the organizers will schedule the installation / removal of your sticker kit. 16 Personal Sponsorship. Conflicting sponsors of the American Gumball Rally vs. Personal sponsorship for your vehicle, your support vehicle or your clothing is only permitted if you obtain the Organizer’s prior written consent. Subject to obtaining the Organizer’s prior written consent as to the identity of your personal sponsor(s), you will be entitled to place your own sponsor’s / sponsors’ names, marks and / or logos in designated positions only on both your vehicle, your support vehicle and / or your clothing provided that your sponsor / sponsors does not / do not compete or conflict with the Event’s official sponsors. In the event of a conflict the Organizer shall be entitled to determine the size and location of your sponsor’s / sponsors’ names, marks and / or logos on your vehicle, support vehicle and / or clothing. If you wish to place your own sponsor’s / sponsors’ names, marks and / or logos on your vehicle, support vehicle and / or your clothing, you are encouraged to do so, if there is a conflict in sponsorship you will receive an email or call by the organizer to the official team email or phone number. The Organizer reserves the right to refuse unauthorized sponsored vehicles or individuals entry to the Event. The Organizer is not responsible for any claims arising out of any failure to display personal sponsor information on a participant’s vehicle. Please pass all personal sponsor details to nationalgumballrally@gmail.com upon rally entry . 17 Removal from event If you arrive at or attempt to participate in the Event with your vehicle, support vehicle and/or clothing displaying the branding of a sponsor after being removed from the event, you will be required to remove such branding from your vehicle, support vehicle and/or clothing, If you fail to comply you may be refused access to and participation in future events (and you shall not be entitled to a refund of your entry fee).  18 Refunds If you are unable to participate in the Event due to a medical reason, and you provide the Organizer a medical report to that effect before starting the event, you will receive a refund of any monies paid towards your entry fee minus the deposit. No refunds will be considered after this date. There will be NO refund of any monies paid towards your entry fee for any other reason prior to or after commencement of the Event. After the commencement of the Event, the Organizer will NOT make any refund of the entry fee or pay compensation to you if you are unable to continue in the Event for any reason whatsoever. Although all vehicles have sufficient time to arrive at each destination, the route of the Event is demanding. If you do not manage to complete any part of the route and are unable to stay at the provided venues you will NOT be entitled to any refund of the entry fee whatsoever. The venues and hotels are paid for in advance and failing to make use of them does not entitle you to any compensation or refund of your entry fee. 19 Non Compete Agreement By signing below you are agreeing that you will not organize, professionally consult, invest in or fund a road rally or similar motor sports event which attempts to replicate this Event or any of its unique features, activities and components or which seeks to benefit in any way from the Organizer’s branding or goodwill, doing so will result in legal action. 20 Violation of Terms If you violate any of the above terms and conditions or refuse to follow the instructions given to you during the Event by the Organizer or any of its employees or nominees, you may be prohibited from further participation in the Event. 21 Refusal The Organizer reserves the right to refuse your entry or participation prior to and during the Event at any time if deemed necessary. In case of the refusal to allow you to participate further, no refund of the entry fee will be made. 22 Image Rights By participating in the Event you consent to be photographed and to be included in the filming of footage documenting the Event. You hereby waive any and all rights of publicity or privacy and grant the Organizer and The National Gumball Rally full and complete permission to utilize and exploit your appearance in the Event in any and all manner and media throughout the world in perpetuity. You further agree that the Organizer and The National Gumball Rally have the sole discretion to use or refuse to use any photographs or footage in which you appear, and that if the Organizer or The National Gumball Rally does use such photographs or footage, it may be edited at the Organizer’s or The National Gumball Rally’s sole discretion. You consent to the use of your name, image, likeness, voice and biographical material about you in connection with any and all footage, publicity and related promotional material and for any and all publicity and promotional purposes. You expressly release the Organizer and The National Gumball Rally, its directors, officers, agents, employees, consultants, licensees and assigns from and against any and all claims which you have or may have for invasion of privacy, defamation or any other cause of action arising out of the production, distribution, broadcast or exhibition of photographs, footage or any promotional materials. 23 Personal Filming You are entitled to take photographs and film footage of your participation in the Event for non-commercial purposes only (that is for personal and private use only). You are not entitled to reproduce or use photographs or footage of the Event on any website for a commercial purpose, in any printed media or matter or in any television program without first obtaining the prior written consent of the Organizer. In all circumstances (both commercial and noncommercial) You hereby agree to assign (by way of present assignment of future copyright) all right, title and interest in the worldwide copyright and all intellectual property rights in such photographs or footage in perpetuity together with exclusive worldwide rights of exploitation thereof to The National Gumball Rally. You agree to expressly state on all printed and digital publications of photographic materials captured by you (or any camera-men or film crew under your control) during the Event are the copyrighted property of The National Gumball Rally LLC. At the Organizer’s request, you shall deliver to The National Gumball Rally (within 30 days), at your own cost, a tape in DigiBeta (PAL) or in DV (PAL) format of all the footage originated by you at the Event and copies of all photographs taken at the Event for use in our commercial / promotional videos and pictures. 24 The National Gumball Rally Logo You shall not be entitled to use the American Gumball Rally logo or the National Gumball Rally Logo for any purpose whatsoever (other than placing the sticker of it on your vehicle) without obtaining the prior written consent of the Organizer. In particular, you shall not be entitled to use the American Gumball Rally logo on any website or in printed materials without obtaining the Organizer’s prior written consent. 25 Media Appearances You shall not be entitled to arrange or conduct any media appearances or make statements to the press relating to official news about the Event before or after your participation in the Event without obtaining the prior written consent of the Organizer. In the event that any press statements or media appearances are issued or required in any way in connection with your participation in the Event, you will cooperate fully with the Organizer in such activities. 26 Change of Terms The Organizer reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time subject to notifying you of the changes. You shall be deemed to have accepted the amended terms and conditions by participating in the Event. Notification of any event changes will be sent to your team's official email address. YOU are responsible for maintaining and checking your email address. 27 American Law: All participants in the Event are expected to abide by all laws of government 28 Entire Agreement These Terms and Conditions of Entry, the Waiver and the Entry Requirements Form constitute the whole agreement between the parties and supersede any previous arrangement, understanding or agreement reached between the parties whether in oral or written from. 29 Confidentiality DURING THE EVENT. You agree to keep confidential, and not disclose to any competing event company or third party, details of any incidents that occur during the Event including, without limitation any and all details of any road traffic accidents that may occur during the Event. WAIVER - RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY 01 Risks Associated with Participation I acknowledge and realize that participation in an event such as the The National Gumball Rally (the “Event”) is potentially dangerous and that there are numerous risks associated with my participation. Such risks and dangers include, but are not limited to, traffic accidents, collisions with pedestrians, wild animals, vehicles, fixed or moving objects, and the negligence of other drivers. Further, I fully understand and realize that my participation in the Event may result in serious bodily injury and/or death to myself, or others. I further realize and understand that the route of the Event will require driving on public roadways upon which the hazards of travelling are to be expected. Further, I realize that participation in the Event will require strenuous physical exertion as participants will be required to drive for very long periods of time, including the risk of driving through inclement weather. 02 Assumption of the Risks With full knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with my participation in the Event, I enter the Event voluntarily and fully accept and assume every such risk for loss, damage, or injury (including death). 03 Compliance with Terms and Conditions of Entry I agree to comply with all the Event’s terms and conditions of entry. I acknowledge and understand that the Organizer of the Event will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all other participants abide by the terms and conditions of entry, but cannot guarantee that the participants will abide by these terms and conditions. 04 Release of Liability In consideration for being permitted to participate in the Event, I hereby waive, release, and forever discharge, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and legal representatives, any and all rights and/or claims which I have, may have, or may hereafter accrue to me against the Organizer, its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents and event sponsors for any and all damages, injuries (including death), and/or claims which may be sustained by me or my vehicle directly or indirectly arising out of my participation in the Event (including the application of emergency or medical services at the Event) even if the damages, injuries (including death), and/or claims are caused by the negligence of those persons listed above. These Terms and Conditions shall be construed as excluding or limiting the Organizer’s liability for personal injury or death arising from its negligence or the negligence of persons under its control. Further, I covenant not to sue the Organizer, its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents and Event sponsors for any and all damages, injuries (including death), and/or claims which may be sustained by me directly or indirectly arising out of my participation in the Event. This release and discharge includes, but is not limited to, claims for personal injury, death, property damage, economic loss, lost wages, contribution indemnity, indemnity, punitive damages, negligence, or any other legally recognizable claim arising out of my participation in the Event (including all legal costs associated with such claims). 05 Indemnity I hereby agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Organizer, its officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, Event sponsors and licensees and assigns from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, suits, liabilities or actions arising directly or indirectly out of my actions or otherwise from my participation in the Event whether made or claimed during or after the Event, including all associated costs and expenses and any amounts which the Organizer may pay as a settlement or compromise of any such claims or liabilities. I have read this waiver, fully understand its terms, and understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it. I have done so freely and without inducement, coercion, or duress. I intend this waiver to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law. I agree that, if any portion of this waiver is held to be invalid, the balance of the waiver shall continue in full force and effect. Please note that by completing the entry form and accepting these terms and conditions you are concluding a legally binding agreement to participate in the Event on these terms and conditions.
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