Drivers & Safety Concerns

Drivers must be aged between 13 and 23 years old

All drivers must belong to student body of any school based in the UAE and possess a valid ID of the school they attend.

Flip-flops or open toed sandals DO NOT qualify as race gear and will be rejected.

All drivers must sign in at the hosting circuit. No one will be allowed to participate in the event without signing in.

All drivers must attend the briefing session at every event at the instructed times.

All drivers must obey and adhere to the rules and regulations of the hosting circuit.

Drivers that are late such that they miss any part of the briefing will not be allowed to participate in the event. In such circumstances no refund will be given. Any driver deemed not to be obeying the rules and regulations may be prohibited from further racing and / or excluded from the championship.

All drivers are required to wear shoes and clothing appropriate to the activity of karting.

The consumption of alcohol prior to an event is strictly prohibited. Anyone deemed under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed and will be eliminated from the event. Further participation will be completely prohibited for the student and NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN.

The Marshall and Race official decisions are final. Parents/guardians are to refrain from approaching any authority unless arbitration is deemed mandatory by race officials.

There are NO EXCEPTIONS to instructions and rules. Participants are required to observe regulations, failing which the organisers and race officials have the right to disqualify any participant upon notice.

Cancellations & Refunds

Refund is not provided for any amount under any circumstances,except under the circumstance the whole event is cancelled due to reasons not expressed in this regulation. Under such circumstances the refund will be given after deduction of expenses cost till time.

Arrive-and-drive karting has been established as a safe and exhilarating form of motor sport.However, there are safety concerns like in any other motor sport.

Go Karting is a NO CONTACT sport. Hence it could result in serious injury and based on reviews,drivers can be disqualified from the event.

We firmly believe that karting is actually safer thanthe mainstream sports that are already available within schools.

The standard of professionalism in the karting industry ensures thatmajor accidents are very rare.

Please note that the speeds involved in races are relatively low compared to other forms of motorsport. On outdoor circuits the maximum speeds are generally in the region of around 60Kmph.

All suits, helmets and gloves are provided by the hosting circuit at every SKCUAE event. However, confirmed participants are allowed to use their own race gear after scrutiny and approval from the racing authority. The decision falls under the discretion of the race operations to allow or reject any such equipment.

Safety briefings are conducted before every event to ensure that drivers adhere to the rules and regulations.

The organizers of SKC take the issue of safety very seriously. If anyone seems to have difficulty adhering to the rules and regulations, he/she will be NOT be allowed to take part in the event as a precaution to the safety of self and others. Such decisions will be completely under the discretion of the organizers and the venue operations.

Please note that karting can be dangerous; accidents cannot be ruled out despite all safety precautions, and competitors take part in the championship at their own risk.

Parents/Guardians will be required to sign a liability waiver, failing which registrants will not be allowed to race.