designation letter/s a minimum 3& high and ½&stroke width on a contrasting background is
The class letters are: E-expert, A-advanced, I- intermediate, N-novice,
SA- senior advanced, SI- senior intermediate, SN- senior novice, R- rookie, VI- vintage
intermediate, VN- vintage novice and VR-vintage rookie. Sponsors
etc. must not compromise the class designation visibility by the sectionobserver.
3. No broken levers (must have ball or rounded ends).
4. Properly working throttle and brakes.
5. The same motorcycle must be used for the entire event and be presented at the finish
its own power or that of the rider.
6. Properly functioning engine kill switch.
All competitors and workers must wear AMA or FIM approved helmets, with
properly fastened chinstrap while riding
at an event.
Failure to do so will result in disqualification or loss of work credit.
Observers should refuse entry into the section of any competitor
or machine not in compliance
1. Awards at each sanctioned event.
a. All Championship
classes first place.
b. Additional awards and/or certificates may be given
by the organizer.
1. The actual number and arrangement
of sections, loop, etc., is left to the organizer of the event.
The following minimums must be met.
1. Minimum of 7 sections, maximum 10.
Minimum of 40 total attempts.(sections x loops) expert, advanced, intermediate, novice,
a. Rookies should have a minimum of 20 attempts on beginner level sections.
b. Vintage should have a minimum of 30 attempts on beginner or a combination of
beginner and novice sections. (see § IV C.1.a.4.)
3. Must have an adequately marked line for each class within each section.
4. At the discretion of the Clerk of the Course, if necessary to provide appropriate challenge for the more experienced riders in the Senior and Vintage classes, a combination
of sections from the nominal class and the next higher class may be used. The higher class sections may not exceed ½ the total. i.e.: Senior novice could use 5 novice and 3 intermediate
1. Loop must be arranged to
provide best possible flow for all competitors, (keep bottle necks to
Loop should stay under five miles in total length. Riders must start at their assigned
thereafter to be ridden consecutively. Skipping sections is not allowed.
a. No two way traffic on any single track—permissible for short distances on wide trails when
b. Provide clear and adequate route markings.
c. Provide notice of difficulties.(steep hill,
creek crossing, etc.). The sign should say:
d. Provide sufficient space between section and loop to allow parking, entrance, and exit.
e. Avoid trails that cross each other.
f. Keep spectators in mind.
should allow room to safely recover from error.
3. Sections must be ridden a sufficient number of times by the clerk or designee to establish their suitability
and to &settle& at least one line so early competitors are not at a disadvantage.
in mind the effects of weather on both the sections and the loop. Provide in the layout for
5. Section Marking.