Pre & Post Conference Activities
IMBA Instructor Certification Program training (register here)
IMBA's Instructor Certification Program (ICP) will be offering their Level 1 certification course as a pre-conference event. If you are looking to run guided rides, lead clinics, or just have more ways to interact with your local riders this training is for you! The ICP will have multiple Instructor Trainers onsite for this special IMBA World Summit event, so participants will receive more one on one interaction and receive training from our exceptional crew of ICP Instructor Trainers.
Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew workshop (register here — FREE)
Learn how to build sustainable trails: Come to the World Summit early and join the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew for the classroom portion of our famous Trail Building School. We will cover trail building theory, the essential elements of sustainable trails, trail design and construction, and re-routes and reclamation. Videos, photos and graphics keep this session moving at an enjoyable pace, and attendees will get hands-on instruction in the use of clinometers.
National Mountain Bike Patrol Training (register here — FREE — open only to registered World Summit participants)
An intensive two hours with patrollers and patrol directors from all over the country, followed by a ride and Patrol Happy Hour. The session will cover:
- How to Patrol Events/Races - Working events and races are a great way to gain experience, show off what your patrol can do, and fund your efforts while you're at it. Learn how to get involved in local events or take home some new ideas if you're already involved.
- Grant Writing and Fundraising for Patrols - What patrol group doesn't need more money? Explore ways to bring in more funds while increasing opportunities for your patrollers.
- Panel Discussion - Ask questions and share information in this hour-long brainstorming session.
Enduro-X race (Sunday)