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Registration FAQs

When you become a rider in 2021, you will receive a welcome packet and a t-shirt. Your donation is 100% tax deductible. You will receive a link to the routes so you can choose which one you'll ride or you can ride on your own. 
Registration is $75 for adults and $25 for children.

Event FAQs

Tour de Frederick benefits Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County 
To support the kids at Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County!
The camaraderie of riding or fundraising together - it's fun!
Cool customized cycling jersey if you raise $500 or more.
Prizes for top fundraising team and top individual fundraisers.
There is no minimum number of team members.

For more information on creating a team, click here.
See each route start time below:

6:30 am -100 Mile Ride

7:00 am -  62 Miles Metric Century Ride

8:30 am - 31 Mile Club Ride

10:00 am - 10 Mile Family Ride
No, each team member may ride their route of choice.
Walkersville Volunteer Fire Hall
79 W Frederick St, Walkersville, MD 21793
 
Rocky Ridge Fire Station
Sachs Covered Bridge
St. James Church
Viligtant Fire Emmitsburg
Roddy Road
Orr Family Residence

Detailed information on rest stop locations/times will be noted on individual cue route sheets.
Bike techs will be available at rest stops, however, it is important to tune your bike prior to the ride.
The Emergency Contact number will be printed on the cue sheets and will be posted here when it is confirmed.
First aid kits are available at all rest stops and SAG vehicles.
There is ample free parking available at Walkersville Volunteer Fire Hall or any other parks we choose to start the routes.
Yes! We can transfer your registration from solo to a team. However, you must e-mail us at tourdefrederick@bgcfc.org to request the change. You will get an e-mail confirmation once the change is made.
Yes, you must e-mail us at tourdefrederick@bgcfc.org to request the change. You will get an e-mail confirmation once the change is made.  
We're sorry, but refunds will not be issued. Your registration fee provides a safe place for the kids at Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County where they can build supportive relationships and build great futures!
Rides are held RAIN OR SHINE. No refunds will be issued. There is no such thing as "bad weather" only "bad clothes."
YES. All riders are required to wear helmets and while we can't control you on your unsupported ride, we STRONGLY RECOMMEND you always wear a helmet. It's the law and we want you to protect your noggin!
Provided you registered and placed the order by June 15th, you will receive the jersey at check-in.
A second order of cycling jerseys will be placed shortly after the ride. Please allow approximately 4-6 weeks for delivery.

To ensure you will have your jersey for the ride, please raise at least $500 or purchase a jersey BEFORE June 15th.
11:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the Walkersville Volunteer Fire Hall on Saturday, 8/7.
If you are between sizes, we recommend selecting the larger size.  As with most cycling jerseys, your jersey size might be 1/2 to 1 full size larger than your size in a collared shirt or t-shirt.

Donations FAQs

Yes. You can make a donation to a member on a team or you can make a donation to the team in general.
No, each team member must raise $500 to be eligible to receive the free cycling jersey.  If you complete your fundraising goal by June 15th, you will receive your jersey in time for the Tour de Frederick.  If your fundraising is completed after June 15th, you will receive it after the ride.
All donations should be mailed to:
Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County
c/o Tour de Frederick
413 Burck Street
Frederick, MD  21701

Please include a completed donation form.
No. There is no check-in this year so please make checks payable to "Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County" with "TDF" in the memo and mail to 413 Burck Street, Frederick, MD 21701. Please include a donation form. Or you can donate online.
Please make all checks payable to: Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County with 'TDF' and rider name in the memo, if applicable.
Click on the home page and begin typing the first or last name. Your options will display as you type.
Any donations made online should post immediately. If an online donation does not post within 5 minutes, please e-mail us at tourdefrederick@bgcfc.org.
YES. Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. Our IRS tax identification number is 26-3424855.
Any donor who mailed their donation and provided an address will receive a receipt via mail once the donation has been processed.
Yes, anyone who donates online will receive a receipt via email.
When you make a donation online, you can designate what you want to appear as your recognition name on the participant's Honor Roll. This may be your name, or it could be something such as "From the whole Wolf family" or "in memory of Aunt Cathy."

Fundraising FAQs

There is no required fundraising commitment for a solo rider but we encourage all riders to raise funds for the kids at Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County. And remember that anyone who raises over $500 will receive a 2021 jersey!
There is no fundraising requirement to be part of a team. However, if you want to take advantage of the camaraderie with your teammates, we strongly encourage it.  Also, remember that anyone who raises more than $500 receives a free 2021 jersey!
The Top 20 fundraising bib numbers will be assigned based on funds pledged as of July 31, 2021 at 5:00 PM.
If a donation check has been written out to you personally, endorse the back of the check and mail it in with a completed donation form to Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County, 413 Burck Street, Frederick, MD 21701 c/o TDF OR you may turn it in at check-in.
Please make checks payable to 'Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County.' Please put 'TDF' or 'Tour de Frederick' in the memo. Please send a donation form with your check.
No, each team member must raise $500 to be eligible to receive the cycling jersey. If you complete your fundraising goal by June 15th, you will receive your jersey in time for the Tour de Frederick. If your fundraising is completed after June 15th, you will receive it after the ride. 
Any donation made online should post immediately. If your donation does not post within 5 minutes, please e-mail us at tourdefrederick@bgcfc.org
You can't enter a check online. What you can do is enter a check as a pledge. This can be done in the fundraising section of your headquarters page.  Please mail the check with a completed donation form to Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County c/o TDF, 413 Burck Street, Frederick, MD 21701.  The status of the check will be pending until the check is received. 
As your donors make a contribution, they have the option of whether or not they want to appear in the Honor Roll.
Log in with your email and password to visit your headquarters page. Select ‘My Fundraising Report on the left side. You will then find a list of all of your donors as well as a list of all donors to your team .
Click on the home page and begin typing the first or last name in the search text box "Find A Rider". Your options will display as you type.
To easily send thank-you emails to donors, follow these steps:
  1. Log in to your fundraiser dashboard by clicking the "My HQ" link in the top right
  2. Click "My Fundraising Report" in the left sidebar
  3. Locate the donor/donation you'd like to thank, and click "Send Email" (If the donor didn't submit their email address, this option is unavailable.)
  4. Type the message in the pop-up window, and click "Send Email"
You are receiving these emails because we would like to keep you updated on your fundraising efforts. If you wish to stop receiving these updates, please login to your headquarters and edit your account preferences.

Website FAQs

A personal URL is a shortened link to your team or personal page that you can send to friends and family in emails. A personal URL will look like this https://www.tourdefrederick.com/ben.
When a donor makes a donation online, they can enter text to appear on the fundraising honor roll. This may be the donor's name, or it could be something like "From the whole Wolf family" or "In Memory of Aunt Cathy."