A-Z GUIDE Answers and Info to Topics Ranging From A to Z ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ A Accessible Access – Eldora Speedway is committed to providing every Guest with a comfortable and enjoyable experience at the track. Accessible parking is available in two areas; In the northeast corner of the Main Parking Lot (entry off of State Route 118), and outside of the Turn 4 admission gate (entry located off of State Route 118 or North Star Ft Loramie Rd). While the number of accessible parking spaces is more than adequate, Guests are still encouraged to arrive prior to race time to improve their chances of obtaining an accessible parking space. There is also parking available for large school buses and large charter/tour buses in this area. Guests traveling to the Speedway in a large school bus or large charter/tour bus should contact the Eldora offices at (937) 338-3815 for information on parking locations. Eldora Speedway has accessible seating available in many seating areas. Guests requesting accessible seating can call the Eldora office at (937) 338-3815 for additional information. Address/Telephone/Internet – Eldora Speedway 13929 State Route 118 New Weston, OH 45348 Phone Number: (937) 338-3815 Internet: www.eldoraspeedway.com Facebook: www.Facebook.com/EldoraSpeedway Twitter: www.Twitter.com/EldoraSpeedway Alcohol Policy – You must be 21 to purchase, possess or consume all alcohol products on Eldora Speedway premises. Ohio Revised Code 4301.62 prohibits the carry in or carry out of alcoholic beverages. All coolers will be inspected for compliance to this law. For those fans over the age 21, alcohol can be purchased inside the track gates. Animals – Eldora Speedway welcomes Seeing Eye Dogs or other animal assistance utilized by the disabled or visually impaired. Proper documentation may be requested for these animals prior to entry. All other animals are prohibited inside the track gates. ATM Machines – For your convenience, there are three ATM machines located on the grounds of Eldora Speedway. One machine is located at the top of Section C under the Main Grandstands, the second machine is located just inside the Turn 4 admission gates, and the third in located in the infield building. Awards Banquet – Each year, Eldora Speedway honors champions in the Late Model, UMP DIRTcar Modified and Stock Car divisions, along with the their courts. This annual event is open to the public, to share in the fun. For information and/or to order tickets, call the ticket office at (937) 338-3815. B Ballroom – Many consider the Eldora Ballroom one of the true hidden gems of the area. The current ballroom was built by Earl Baltes in 1948 to replace the original ballroom that he had purchased in 1944, which was destroyed by fire. Over the years, the Eldora Ballroom has hosted a variety of events ranging from bands, dance nights, banquets, receptions, blood drives, private parties, and more. It is located along State Route 118 northwest of the track. Booster Wall – The Booster Wall is located just outside the north end of the main grandstands. The booster wall contains permanently engraved tiles of two different sizes. Available tile sizes are 4” x 8” with up to three lines of engraving or 8” x 8” with up to six lines of engraving. Each line can hold up to 20 characters including spacing and punctuation. Booster tiles are added to the wall three times during the year – during the Dirt Late Model Dream weekend, Kings Royal weekend, and World 100 weekend. Order forms and additional information can be obtained by visiting the following link: HERE. C Cameras & Video Equipment – Guests are welcome to bring cameras and video recorders into the Speedway for personal use. Cameras and video recorders are welcomed provided their dimensions do not exceed the 14″ x 14″ x 14″ size requirement. Guests should not obstruct the views of others while taking pictures. Tripods, monopods and other camera support devices are not permitted. During televised events, video recording is not permitted. Eldora reserves the right to remove any Guests who do not cooperate with this policy. Camping -Eldora offers plenty of camping space for race fans wishing to spend the weekend at the Speedway. Camping lot availability and pricing varies by event. Dirt Late Model Dream, Kings Royal, & World 100: – Reserved Camping by fee: Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4, Lot 5, Northside Camping, Eldora Village, Silo Lot, Turn 1 South Lot, & BFE May World of Outlaws & USAC, September Four Crown Nationals: – Reserved Camping by fee: Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4, Lot 5, Turn 1 South Lot All other events: – Reserved Camping by fee: none – Free Camping: Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3, Lot 4, Lot 5 Restroom access available. All lots at Eldora are dry camping (water and electric hookups not available). However, Portakleen is on the grounds to pump and fill tanks (fee) during reserved camping weekends. Showers are available during the major event weekends (fee). All reserved camping spaces for major event weeks are eligible for renewal from year to year. Carry-In Items – To ensure the safety of all Guests, carry-in items will be inspected prior to entrance. Bags, backpacks, coolers, purses, etc. larger than 14″ x 14″ x 14″ will not be permitted into the Speedway in accordance with the Eldora Speedway size requirement. Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink inside the track. Alcohol and any food or beverage in a glass bottle will not be permitted. Concessions – There are four permanent concession stands on the grounds of Eldora Speedway. The main concession stand is located atop the main grandstands on the frontstretch and carries a wide variety of food and beverage selection. Fan favorites can be found here – including the world famous Eldora Pizza Burger. The turn four concession stand, commonly referred to as the ‘Pizza Building’, specializes in a selection of Hunt Brothers pizza and wings. The concession stand at the base of the Turn Three VIP Suites offers a variety of food and beverage choices, as does the concession stand in the Infield Building. A full service bar is also located atop the main grandstand on the frontstretch. Several concession trailers are also located throughout the grounds on large event weekends. Coolers – Guests are welcome to bring bags, backpacks, coolers, and purses into Eldora Speedway provided their dimensions do not exceed the 14″ x 14″ x 14″. Bags, backpacks, coolers, and purses are subject to inspection by Eldora Speedway personnel prior to entrance or at any time while inside the track gates. Corporate Sponsorships – For more information on Eldora Speedway corporate sponsorships, track signage, or promotional giveaway opportunities please call (937) 338-3815 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Credit Card Policy – Credit cards are accepted as a method of payment for ticket purchases and Eldora concession stand purchases at Eldora Speedway. Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are valid. For your convenience, ATM machines are located throughout the grounds. D Directions – From Toledo / Detroit: South on I-75 to Wapakoneta, west on US 33, continue west on St Route 29 to Celina, south on US 127 to North Star, turn right at traffic light, continue to Eldora Speedway. From Fort Wayne: South on US 33 into Ohio, south on US 127 to North Star, turn right at traffic light, continue to Eldora Speedway. From Dayton / Cincinnati: North on I-75 to I-70, west on I-70 to exit 24, north on St Route 49 to Greenville, north on US 127 to North Star, turn left at traffic light, continue to Eldora Speedway. From Indianapolis: East on I-70 to Ohio exit 10, north on US 127 to North Star, turn left at traffic light, continue to Eldora Speedway. From Columbus: West on I-70 to exit 24, North on St Route 49 to Greenville, north on US 127 to North Star, turn left at traffic light, continue to Eldora Speedway. Donations (In-kind) – If you are seeking a donation for a fundraiser or community event to be held in the Eldora Speedway region, please download and complete the following form. It must be completed and mailed back at least four (4) weeks in advance of your event. We are not in a position to provide cash sponsorship for a donation. Download: Donation Request Form Eldora Speedway ATTN: Donations Request 13929 State Route 118 New Weston, OH 45348 F Firearms – The possession of firearms, explosives or weapons on Eldora Speedway property is prohibited, regardless of whether a federal or state license to possess the same has been issued to the possessor. Fireworks – From time to time, the use of pyrotechnics may be part of the events presented at the Speedway. The use of fireworks by guests is strictly prohibited at Eldora Speedway and in its parking and camping lots. Guests found in possession of or using fireworks/pyrotechnics are subject to ejection without refund, and may also be in violation of state law resulting in possible arrest and prosecution. First Aid Station – A first aid station is located outside of the Turn 4 admission gate. During major events, a second first aid station is used behind Turn 1. For the protection of our guests, trained medical personnel are on duty at all racing events. Fuel – Racing fuel is available to teams at all racing events. Eldora Speedway carries 112 Octane, 114 Octane, and Methanol. G Gate Opening – Gate opening times vary from race to race. Please see the event schedule for more details. Golf Carts – Golf Carts are welcome in the Speedway campgrounds, but must meet Speedway safety specifications and carry an Eldora Golf Cart permit sticker. Read more: HERE Golf Cart Rentals – Carts and Parts of Union City, IN offers golf cart rentals for Eldora events. Reserve yours today by calling 937-459-8891 or by visiting carts-and-parts.com/golf-cart-rentals. Grass Hillsides – All grass hillsides in turns 1 and 2 and turns 3 and 4 are considered General Admission Seating (first come / first served). I Ice – Ice is available for sale at all concessions, outside of the Middle Gate (Turn 4), and in the Eldora Village and Northside Camp and Park on major event weeks. L Lost and Found – Guests may inquire about lost and found articles at the Main Gate Ticket Office during an event. On Non-Race days, Monday-Friday during the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. guests can call Eldora office at (937) 338-3815. All articles are held for thirty (30) days from the date of the event and then donated to a charitable group. M Major Events – Eldora holds three major events each year, each drawing fans and drivers from across the world. Dirt Late Model Dream – June Kings Royal – July World 100 – September Media Credentials – Working media personnel, both regionally and nationally, are welcome at all Eldora Speedway events and are permitted to use the Infield Media Center. All credential requests (season and single-race) may be made at the following link: HERE Merchandise/Souvenirs – Several merchandise vendors are on-site at each racing event. Vendors are located in ‘Vendor Row’ outside of turn one, as well as in the ‘Fan Zone’ outside of turn 4. A limited supply of Eldora Speedway merchandise can also be purchased at the base of the Turn Three VIP Suites on race day or online at http://www.tonystewartstore.com/page/eldora-speedway/. Please note – Souvenirs are not available at the Eldora Speedway office during the week. Ms Eldora Speedway – The Ms Eldora Speedway pageant was an annual pageant held up through the 2013 season. While the Speedway still has Ms Eldora Representatives each season, the pageant is no longer an annual event at the Speedway. P Parking – Eldora Speedway offers several options for parking at racing events. The Main Parking Lot is located off of State Route 118. The main entrance to the track is located at the front of this lot. Parking is also available north of the Speedway, just outside of the Turn 4 Admission Gate. On larger scale events, parking is also available across North Star Ft. Loramie Rd. in the Northside Camp & Park lot, as well across State Route 118 in the Eldora Village. Pay-Per-View Video – Select events on the Eldora Speedway schedule are streamed live via online pay-per-view video. More information can be found at: http://live.eldoraspeedway.com/. Please note: all technical questions should be directed to email@example.com Pit Access – Pit passes, which allow access to the pit area, are available at all Eldora racing events. A pit pass also allows for admission into the grandstand area. Minimum Age – Only persons 14 years of age or older will be admitted to the pit area. Minors 14, 15, 16 or 17 years of age must submit a Parental Consent, Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk, and Indemnity Agreement/Minor’s Assumption of Risk and Release and Waiver of Liability signed by a parent (or legal guardian). No exceptions. If the waiver is not signed in the presence of an Eldora Speedway official, it must be notarized. Purchase – Pit passes can be purchased from any ticket location at the Speedway (Main Gate, Turn 4, Turn 3) Prelude to the Dream – The Prelude to the Dream was a dirt late model race that was held from 2005 through 2012, which featured drivers from NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA, and the World of Outlaws. Public Address Paging – Because of the many requests, paging is not permitted except in cases that are deemed to be emergencies. R Radio – Portable radios and headsets are permitted in Eldora Speedway. The public address system can be heard on FM frequency 87.9. Re-Entry Policy – Guests can obtain a ‘pass-out’ ticket upon leaving the track that will allow for re-entry to the event. Any guest returning their car or leaving the event for any reason must obtain a ‘pass-out’ ticket or they will not be allowed back in the event. The pass-out ticket must be accompanied by the original admission ticket stub at re-entry time. Restrooms – Public Restrooms are conveniently located throughout the Speedway grounds. Permanent restrooms are located at the south end of the main grandstands, in the Turn 4 Fan Zone, and in the infield building. Portable restrooms are also located behind turns 1 & 3, as well as throughout the campgrounds. All portable restrooms are serviced by Porta Kleen. Fans wishing to rent a portable restroom for their campsite can contact Porta Kleen at 800-972-3800 S Seat Cushions / Seatbacks – Seat cushions are permitted. Stadium style seats may NOT exceed 18 inches in maximum width in the grandstands or bleachers and cannot have arms/armrests. No high back seats. Please be courteous to those around you. Suite Rentals – Located high above the North side of the race track, Eldora Speedway’s Turn Three VIP Suites feature an unequaled viewing platform for watching the notorious action on Eldora’s high-banked one-half mile clay oval. Each unit is climate controlled, has individual public address controls, and has private restrooms, among other amenities. The price of each suite includes 16 admission tickets and pit passes. A food and drink package is included with the rental of each suite, with additional catering options available. For more information about premium seating options, please contact the Ticket Office at (937) 338-3815 or visit this page. Please note, many events have extremely limited availability. T Ticket Information – Online: www.eldoraspeedway.com Phone: (937) 338-3815 In Person: The Eldora office is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Hours may vary on race week. Public On-Sale Date – Tickets for the Dirt Late Model Dream, Kings Royal, and World 100 go on sale to the general public the first Saturday of December each year. Renewal Period – As part of the loyal customer program, all patrons who purchase advance tickets are given the opportunity to renew those same seats the following year, prior to the public on-sale date. This renewal period happens in November each year. Payment Options – Accepted payment methods include cash, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Lost or Stolen Tickets – Please report any lost or stolen tickets to the Eldora Office at (937) 338-3815 Rain Check Policies – In the event of a complete rainout, a ticket holder has the option of receiving a refund or applying the value of their ticket towards another event. Refunds are issued in the same manner in which the purchase was made. Rain check policies may differ on events that were started prior to the rain cancellation. Please listen to Public Address announcements or refer to www.eldoraspeedway.com for detailed information regarding those situations. A rain check of a complimentary ticket (face value of $0.00) is not a valid rain check. Timing & Scoring – Live timing and scoring information can be accessed on any smartphone at www.eldoraspeedway.com/livetiming or through each respective event page. V Video Board – Eldora Speedway features a video display in turn 2 which measures 36’ x 64’. The board displays promotional messages, plus live racing action. Guests are not able to place messages on the video board at this time. Videos – DVD copies of the Dirt Late Model Dream and World 100 can be purchased from www.SportsPlusVideo.com W Will Call – Tickets held at Will Call can be picked up at the Main Gate Ticket Office, located at the front of the main parking lot. Photo ID is required to pick up all tickets at will call. U Umbrella Policy – Umbrellas are permitted inside the Speedway. For the safety and consideration of your fellow fans, please do not open your umbrella in crowded areas.