Event Director

What custom questions should I ask?

We don't want to speak for you and can't necessarily tell you what questions to ask, but we can give you a few ideas of what others are doing.

First and foremost, you don't have to ask any custom questions at all.  You can make registration quick and simple with just the standard questions.  However, with the goal of promoting and growing your event, here are a few suggestions to ponder.

Marketing-type Questions
  • Frequency:  Have you done this event before?  If so, how many times?
  • Race Habits:  How many events do you do per year?
  • Advertising:  How did you hear about this event?

Sponsorship-type Questions
  • Sponsor Information: Ask your sponsors what question would be helpful to them in registration.  It adds more value to the sponsorship!

Participant Communication-Type Solutions
  • Text messaging questions: Even if you aren't going to use our text messaging system, we *highly* recommend you collect this information as it will be important to you now and in the future.
  • Announcer Information:  Participants love hearing stuff about themselves when they cross the finish.  And your announcer will thank you for giving them something new to say.


Set up custom questions
How do I reorder questions?
What standard questions are automatically asked?
Can I hide registration questions from the form?
What USA Triathlon (USAT) questions are automatically asked?
Can I ask questions of specific classes/races?
How do questions work for teams?
Text Messaging: How does it work and why should I do it?
Asking a custom question with limits or inventory
Estimated finish time question​




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