Timer Survey Debrief

Timer Survey Debrief

Below is a recorded webinar where we cover the recent findings from the 2021 timer market survey. Some key findings include:

General Timer Business:

  • 55% of timers have another job.
  • 42% of timers have a different full-time job.
  • 78% of timers provide services beyond timing.

2021 Trends:

  • 62% of timers added new services, including virtual event tools, QR readers, video boards, new scoring software, and resurgence of chip timing.
  • Participation at on-site events is still not back at full capacity.
  • 24% report experiencing staffing issues.
  • 27% plan to remote time some of their events in 2022.


  • There were slight shifts in timing hardware usage and scoring software usage.
    • RaceDay Scoring experienced 12% increase in usage.
  • Most timers ( 87%) are on newer scoring software or plan to transition to newer software.
  • 69% of timers offer some form of participant tracking.

RunSignup Technology:

  • RaceDay CheckIn app was the most valued product during 2021.
  • RaceDay products and support received high scores from timers.
  • The top 5 products used in 2021 were:
    • RaceDay Registration
    • RaceDay CheckIn
    • Dynamic Bib Assignments
    • Results (virtual & on-site)
    • RaceJoy

Watch the recording below for more in-depth findings.

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