FAQ

HOW OLD DO I NEED TO BE TO PARTICIPATE?
All participants including, runners, hunters and volunteers need to be 14 years or older on the day of the event. For those under 18 years of age, be sure you have your parent or legal guardian sign your waiver before the event, if they are not joining you on the day.

WHAT IS FUSTERCLUCK?
Fustercluck is the most outrageous event in ‘Merica followed by Redneck Games and an all day party. Expect crazy, adult county fair themes and games through the day, All-’Merican music and one BADASS party!

CAN I VOLUNTEER FOR FUSTERCLUCK?
Yes. Please go to Get Involved page.

DO I NEED TO FILL OUT A WAIVER?
Yes. Please click here to download. Print, sign and bring on the day of the event. One waiver covers all aspects of the events (5k race, hillbilly hunters, redneck games, festival and party)

WHAT DO I BRING FOR CHECK IN AND REGISTRATION?
Please bring photo ID and waiver to pick up your race materials.

IS THERE A CHARITY INVOLVED?
Yes. We have teamed up with an amazing national charity – VFW Foundation (Veterans of Foreign Wars). We are very proud to be supporting VFW and a portion of each ticket sold will go to the foundation. www.vfwfoundation.org

WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT START?
Running waves begin at 9am and Redneck Games start at 10am. We hillbillies are early risers!

I’M A PARTICIPANT – WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE AT THE RACE?
If you are running the race, give yourself at least 90 mins before your scheduled wave time. Allow ample time for parking (there is a walk to the site & events), registration pickup, security, and of course some extra time to stretch & prepare, as you’re about to be hunted!!

I’M A HILLBILLY HUNTER – WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE TO MY SHIFT?
You should arrive to the Registration Area 90 minutes before your shift, as you’ll want ample time for your orientation and course placement instructions. Be sure to wear your costume (hats, wigs, fake teeth, make up etc.) as we are not providing wardrobe. Other clothing or belongings should be checked in with Gear Check and not left unattended. Feel free to go CRAZY with your Hillbilly Costume… the more inbred the better!

I’M A HILLBILLY HUNTER, CAN I RUN THE 5K ALSO?
Yes. If you are a Hillbilly Hunter and running the race, plan your wave times accordingly. Wave times are every 20 minutes. Please contact staff at the start line or registration area for more information.

THE IS NO RACE IN MY AREA – HOW DO I DEMAND IT?
Follow us on Facebook, post on our wall and demand that we come to your area. We will be expanding all across America in 2014 and 2015.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR FUSTERCLUCK?
Look for the “Book Now” button on the top right hand corner of our homepage, click and follow the registration process.

CAN OUTSIDE FOOD OR ALCOHOL BE BROUGHT IN TO THE EVENT?
No. We’ll send our scariest hillbillies after ya if we catch you doing so!

HOW SHOULD I TRAIN FOR FUSTERCLUCK?
Practice by getting chased off farms by crazed Hillbillies!

SHOULD I ENTER THE RACE AS A TEAM?
YES YES YES! We highly recommend you run as a team because if one of your team members gets captured, you can ask the nice hillbillies to free them! Also it’s cheaper to run in teams, please look at Ticket Info page for details on team discounts.

WHAT IS MY FLAG FOR?
You wear your flags on your hips and they have to be clearly visible. The aim of the game is for the Hillbilly Hunters to chase you and grab your flags.  

CAN I SKIP AN OBSTACLE OR RUN AROUND DIFFICULT TERAIN?
Yes but if a Hillbilly Hunter sees you it’s likely to anger him and he will work even harder to chase you! If you can’t complete an obstacle or make it through difficult terrain for physical or medical reasons, please talk to our race staff on the day.

CAN I BRING A WEAPON OR PROPS TO PROTECT MYSELF?
NO. Work together as a team and you will have the strongest weapon. No outside props allowed, even if you deem them “harmless” (i.e. water guns, silly string, etc.). Use of any outside products will get you expelled from the race.

WILL MY RACE BE TIMED?
No. The focus of this race is to outwit the Hillbilly Hunters and stop them from taking your flags!

ARE PETS ALLOWED?
NO . Pets are not allowed anywhere at the event or after party. Even if you think they’re good hunting companions!

CAN YOU MAIL ME MY SHIRT, MEDAL, FLAGS, ETC?
No. All event items must be picked up in person, we cannot mail these items to you if you are unable to attend or want them before the event.

WHAT KIND OF OBSTACLES AND TERRAIN SHOULD I EXPECT?
Expect the unexpected! Our obstacles and terrain will be challenging but not impossible. Make sure and stick with your team to make life easy on the day….Oh and watch out for the crazy Hillbilly Hunters!

I’M A CAPTAIN – HOW DO I CHECK WHO’S ON MY TEAM?
Go to https://myevents.active.com and log in to access your team center. Team captains will be able to see anyone that’s on their team.

HOW DO I TRANSFER FROM ONE WAVE TIME TO ANOTHER?
Go to https://myevents.active.com and log in to access your account. You will be able to transfer as long as openings at different times are available.

IF I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH ONLINE REGISTRATION, WHO DO I SPEAK TO?
if you have any questions or problems registering online, please call our registration partner Active.com on (877) 228 4881 

IS THERE A CHANGING AREA AND BAG CHECK?
Yes there is a bag check for 5k runners. No we don’t have changing rooms.

IS PARKING FREE?
No. Parking is $10 but may vary in different cities. Remember to bring cash.

CAN I GET A REFUND?
No. Only if you are kidnapped by a Hillbilly and never found again!

CAN I TRANSFER A TICKET TO A FRIEND?
NO. Tickets are NON-TRANSFERABLE.

CAN I PURCHASE MORE THAN ONE TICKET AT A TIME?
ABSOLUTELY – we encourage strength in numbers for this race! Towards the end of your registration process, you will find an option to purchase additional, unlimited registrants.  You may also purchase passes for other parts of the event (Example: you purchase an individual “Running Pass” for the event. Towards the end of your registration you will have the option to purchase other passes for the event (example: Redneck Games pass for friend etc.). If you have need special assistance with large groups over 20+, please contact us at info@fustercluckusa.com.

CAN I BRING MY KIDS TO THE EVENT?
Kids are welcome and under 10 years of age are FREE! Kids of 14 years and up can take part in the race and Redneck Games at the full ticket price.

CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS ON SITE?
Yes but only if there are race tickets and redneck games tickets available. We advise you to purchase online before the event.

CAN I DRESS UP AS A CRAZY HILLBILLY?
YES YES YES – Redneck attire is mandatory! In fact, this is the best way NOT to be chased as our Hillbilly Hunters will likely be confused and think you are one of them!

WILL THE HILLBILLY HUNTERS BE GRABBING, TACKLING OR MAKING ME “SQUEAL LIKE A PIG” FOR REAL?
NO. They will scare you, make you laugh and run after you  but they will never hurt you. 

CAN I CAMP IN A TENT OR AN RV?
Tent and RV Camping varies from city to city. Please look at the rules and information for each city.

HOW DO I BECOME A VENDOR FOR THE EVENT?
Contact us at partner@fustercluckusa.com.

HOW DO I BECOME A SPONSOR FOR THE EVENT?
Contact us at partner@fustercluckusa.com.