The Yukon 1000 race committee provides the format for the race and monitoring. There is no safety cover on the race other than the Spot tracking.
The race committee will collate entries and offer 30 teams the opportunity to race based on a range of criteria, including paddling and high risk adventure experience. The race committee reserve the right to reject any entry where they feel the lack of experience or physical health of any individual might endanger their life, or the life of a team mate. The minimum age for any team member is 19 years old.