USEFUL INFO

What kind of car do I need to do Funx4?

All entrant vehicles must have low range 4WD and pass the scrutineering checklist. Vehicle registration must cover the period of FUNx4. In addition to Compulsory Third Party Insurance (CTP), all FUNx4 vehicles must be covered by either Third Party Property Damage OR Comprehensive Vehicle Insurance. For more information about the car requirements or if you have any specific questions, please contact our Course Director - Ben Mildren - 0401 589 630 or ben@mildrenevents.com.au 

What does it cost?

There is a registration fee of $350 per person which must be paid prior to the start of FUNx4. This will cover breakfast on Day 1, 3 & 5; lunch on Day 3 & 4 and dinner on Day 0, 2, 4 & 6 as well as a Camp Quality branded shirt and cap. All fuel, accommodation and car maintenance is to be covered by the entrants.

What vehicle equipment is required for this event?

You will be provided with a full pack list upon registration including necessities for camping, meals and communication. All complusory items will be checked at Final Scrutineering to ensure that your vehicle adheres to the minimum requirements. 

The following compulsory safety equipment will also be checked at scrutineering:
• Medium Sized First Aid Kit
• Recovery Kit (snatch /gloves /3t shackle)
• HiVis Vests for all occupants
• Fire extinguisher
• 20L water container minimum
• Bottled Water (min 3 x 600ml bottles per person per day)
• Jumper leads OR Jump pack
• 4WD Low Range
• Aggressive AT or MT tyres
• Front and Rear tow points
• Jack with jacking plate
• In-car UHF with 2 x Handheld UHF with chargers

What about fuel?

A fuel container on this event is optional. The course we are driving allows for quite frequent access to fuel with the longest stint without fuel being about 400km. Depending on your 4WD this may be within your range however please bear in mind that your fuel economy may decrease by as much as 30% when driving in 4WD low range.

What happens if my car breaks down?

In the instance of a breakdown, we travel with a mobile workshop (MW) who will be there to assist you. It may be that your vehicle can’t be fixed and in this case the MW will assist with transport to the nearest town or will help with coordinating recovery of your vehicle.

Do I need to book my own accommodation?

We will be camping at remote camp grounds on some of the nights, and others will be at towns where hotels or serviced accommodation will be available.  Camp Quality will produce an accommodation guide. This will provide the details of the recommended option in each of these towns and details on how to book. Please note there will be camping options available at these venues as well. All teams are responsible for arranging and paying for their own accommodation.

What meals will I need to self-cater on FUNx4?

On FUNx4 you will have the opportunity to self-cater most of your meals on the event over a campfire. Camp Quality will however pre-arrange 9 out of the 19 meals on the event. The cost of these meals will be included in your $350 registration fee paid by all entrants prior to the start of FUNx4. Kindly note that you will need to provide Camp Quality with your meal plan prior to departure. Your meal plan will need to include the following “Self-Catering” meals; breakfast on days 2, 4 and 6, lunch on days 1, 2, 5 and 6 and dinner on days 1, 3 and 5.

What about my luggage?

There will not be a luggage truck that follows this event. You will need to ensure that any luggage and supplies that you are bringing on this event can be stored in your car for the duration of the event. 

What is the minimum to fundraise?

The minimum fundriaisng amount is $3,500 per car and this must be raised prior to the start of the event. Any money received after this date will be added to your tally post event. All monies for each year must be receipted by 31st December 2018 or will be receipted to the following year’s fundraising totals.

How do I fundraise?

The Camp Quality events team is here to support you through all your fundraising efforts. We also have a heap of hints, tips and ideas within our fundraising toolkit. We will let you know once these are available for download in your fundraising portal. If you need any other help please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us at funx4@campquailty.org.au.

Can we join forces with other cars to fundraise?

Yes, you absolutely can. You can partner up with others and pull your cars together to be part of a wider team. Please note however there is still a minimum to fundraise of $3,500 per car.

How many co-drivers can I take?

There must be a minimum of two people in the car at any one time, 1x driver and 1x navigator.

Are we covered under Camp Quality’s public liability insurance?

Camp Quality holds a General $20 million Public Liability policy for this event. However as part of our Risk Assessment and Safety Requirements for FUNx4, all FUNx4 vehicles must be covered by either Third Party Property Damage OR Comprehensive Vehicle Insurance in addition to Compulsory Third Party Insurance (CTP). The insurance policy must be valid for any vehicle to be able to participate in ANY Camp Quality organised events.

Are there events during FUNx4?

FUNx4 is full of challenges and opportunities to stop and stretch the legs. Steep sections, rocky ledges and river crossings will all serve as Fun Stops along the way. However there may be an opportunity for some Frisbee Tennis or to chuck a boomerang. Whatever the activity, it’s called FUNx4 for a good reason!


CONTACT US

If you need any further information or guidance, please contact us for more information.

Events Team 

Susan Fleming - National Events Manager
02 9876 0520

Laura Nicholson - Event Coordinator
02 9876 0504

funx4@campquality.org.au

Ben Mildren - Course Director
0401 589 630

ben@mildrenevents.com.au 

Supporter Services 

ar@campquality.org.au