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Gopher State Events Chip Timing (RFID Timing)

Race Timing for Road Race, Multi Sport, Fat Tire, Mountain Bike, CC, Nordic Ski, Snow Shoe, & Specialty Races
Chip Timing Company for the Upper Midwest including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota
Gopher State Events

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What Others Have Said

Gopher timing did a great job at the Solstice Chase. The bibs were organized in an intuitive ?fashion which made it easy for our registration crew to distribute the numbers. The timers navigated the pre race chaos with cool heads, and all our racers were accounted for by the starting gun. They also had a solid strategy for handling DNFs and racers who switched to the shorter event mid race. All in all a truly professional effort.

Ben J.
Event Director  See more

Tempo Events Electronic Race Registration

Does Your Timing Company Do This?

  • Individual results emails sent almost instantly.
  • Results Online as the event unfolds.
  • Finish Line Pix online that day.
  • Finish Line Videos online within a week.
  • Pre-race reminder emails sent day before.
  • Accurate, awards-ready results on demand..
  • Electronic results display during the race.
  • Electronic Announcer's Portal.
  • Automatically scored Race Series

Sample Finish Line Picture

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...Free of charge to all finishers.

The GSE Advantage

Our Timing System...

RFID Timing RFID (chip) Timing: Ultra - The ultimate rifd timing/chip timing system. We chose the Ultra system because it is one of the leading technologies in RFID timing and chip timing. It allows us the option of being able to source UHF tags from anywhere, meaning we keep our prices competitive with rfid timing or chip timing providers without compromising quality.

No Timing Necessary?

Gopher ..."just for fun"...to raise money for a good cause...little emphasis on times, places and awards?

We will bring a clock, a camera, and a friendly face. Pix online later that day FOR FREE DOWNLOAD with the clock in the background. No timing equipment, no chips, no data entry, and far less cost. Call us at 612-720-8427 or email us.

Think About This...

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.

Results Via Text Message Has Arrived

Our participants can now get their results via text message. We are extremely happy to be able to provide results this quickly to our customers.

Series Promotion Idea

Nice way to increase race participation. Have awards for completion of all events, for placing in age/gender groups, or overall (age neutral). Contact us for assistance.

GSE Series 2016

GSE Charity: Water Campaign

Charity Water Campaign

Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. Many people around the world don't have that luxury. Every day, about 1,400 children die from diseases caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation.

We at Gopher State Events started this fundraising campaign to help charity: water build these types of projects around the world. Please donate to our campaign -- anything you can give is a huge help. 100% of the money will be used to build clean water projects.

Connecting Fitness Through Teams

Connected Fitness The fitness world is very much about connecting folks socially. Giving them a chance to register for a race together and "connect" their results is one way to facilitate that. Along with non-competitive ways to dovetail on the team component, from a results standpoint, we provide several options. Teams could be scored by:

  • Combined Time (when a fixed number of participants are on each team);
  • Average Time (when you allow a range of numbers of participants on each team...ie: "You must have at least 3 team members.");
  • Team Score (adding up the individual places for the first x team members as is done in cross-country running);
  • Team Points (assigning a maximum number of points for first place and then going down from there as is done in Nordic Sking);

Nordic Ski Technology

Our Nordic Ski process uses a gantry structure with four overhead antennae. Participants wear vest-type bibs with an RFID tag adhered to the inside front and back of the bib. Below is a video indicating how to attach the Nordic Ski adhesive tags.

Small Race Pricing

Info Logo Hosting a race? Not sure how many participants you will get? We've got you covered. Small race pricing: $200 + $5/person or our normal race pricing, whichever is cheaper!

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At The Races

Stompin Through The Woods
4/30/2016
Akeley, MN
YWCA Girls on the Run 5k
4/23/2016
Mankato, MN
Walk on Waconia
4/23/2016
Waconia, MN

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The GSE Mission

To make fitness event management, including related school sports, a more enjoyable, healthful, and social experience for all participants, to support the worthy causes that these events contribute to, to make the work easier for the event director, and to do this at a fee that is affordable and margin-based, rather than driven by what we think the market will bear.