b. Jumping a boundary with both wheels is a failure.
c. Breaking a ribbon is a failure.
Note; A boundary is defined as a marker or ribbon used to define the section limits for all classes.
7. The rider dismounts from the machine and has
both feet on the ground on the same side of or
behindthe machine. (Legs behind rear axle)
rider makes hand contact with any part of the machine, other than the handlebars, when footing, while stationary.
9. The rider receives outside assistance.
10. The rider changes the condition of the section.
11 . The engine of the machine stops with footing or any part of the machine, except one contact point on
each tire, is used for support , without forward motion.
a. A restart in balance accumulates 0 points.
out of a section with a dead engine results in no added points except when footing.
12. The handle bar is used for support and the machine is beyond 45° from vertical.
13. The machine does a complete loop crossing both is own tracks with both wheels.
14. The front axle passes through start or finish markers more than one time
per ride in a section.
15. Riders may not ride through a gate specifically marked for a higher or lower class unless also marked with the class they are competing in. *
1. There is no mandatory whistle used.
There is no time limit within a section.
There is no first loop time limit.
IV. OTHER PENALITIES.
A. Unsportsmanlike conduct, 25 points at official's discretion. Subsequent occurrences during the current
season will result in
disqualification from the event and/or AMA disciplinary action.
B. Not attempting a section:
. Must wait in line and be recognized to report to Observer, 5 points.
2.Missing a section; Sections are to be ridden in designated
order only. The penalty
for missed sections or sections ridden out of order is 10 points per section.
Un-punched sections are considered missed.
a. If un-punched spaces exceed 10% of designated rides, the rider will
be considered a non-finisher.
C. It is the rider’s responsibility to see that their scorecard is properly marked, (for both time
recording and punching) and turned in on time. Lost scorecards result in disqualification.
D. Altering a section of an event,
before the start - disqualification.
E. Exceeding the 5 mph speed limit, also failure to keep both wheels on the ground in the pits: 1st offense is 25 points,
2nd offense is disqualification during the same season. Only the clerk of the course (referee), chairman, assistant chairman or chief scorer can issue this penalty either as a result of direct observation or complaint by at least 2 credible witnesses.
F. Riding backwards on the loop or short cutting is prohibited for everyone. Penalty is disqualification or loss of
A. The protest committee shall be comprised of at least
three people. Chairman, Organizer, and Rules
Secretary. If one of the above is not available candidates should come from, in the following order; Asst.
Chairman, past Chairman or Rules Secretary, Committee Members.
B. Protests must be written and must specify the pertinent rule infraction. They must be
submitted to the
scoring table within the 15 minutes following the grace period. A $10.00 fee must also be submitted with the
and if the protest is denied the money will be deposited into the committee treasury.
C. Riders may not protest another rider's score.
a rider is severely distracted by circumstances beyond their control, or their line is blocked by
other riders, spectators, animals etc. they may claim an obstruction. At the discretion
observer an immediate re-ride of the section may be granted. During a re-ride the section shall
be scored from the point of obstruction onwards to the end. Any points lost prior to the point of