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  1. Introduction
  2. MA Structure
  3. General Competition Rules And Making Rule Changes
  4. Jurisdiction s
    1. 1.1 Definitions
    2. 1.2 Purpose of Rules
    3. 1.3 Repeal of Current Gcrs
    4. 1.4 by Laws
  5. Administration s
    1. 2.1 The Controlling Bodies
    2. 2.2 Sports Development Levy
    3. 2.3 Sports Development Account
    4. 2.4 Officials
  6. Licensing s
    1. 3.1 Licensing Requirements
    2. 3.2 Licensing General
    3. 3.3 Licensing Seniors
    4. 3.4 Licensing Juniors
    5. 3.5 Licensing Entrants
    6. 3.6 Licensing Speedway Mechanics
    7. 3.7 Licence Issuing And Renewals
    8. 3.8 Junior Coaching Program
  7. Competitions s
    1. 4.1 Venues
    2. 4.2 The Promotion And Conduct of Competitions
    3. 4.3 MA Events
    4. 4.4 Protocols
  8. Alternative Forms of Competition s
    1. 5.1 Alternative Activities
    2. 5.2 Venues Alternative Activities
    3. 5.3 Permits : Alternative Activities
    4. 5.4 Supplementary Regulations Alternative Activities
    5. 5.5 Licensing of Competitors Alternative Activities
    6. 5.6 Technical Specifications Alternative Activities
  9. Recreational Motorcycle Activity s
    1. 6.1 Purpose
    2. 6.2 Recreational Activities
    3. 6.3 Controlling Bodies Recreational Activities
    4. 6.4 Officials Recreational Activities
    5. 6.5 Venues Recreational Activities
    6. 6.6 The Promotion And Conduct of Recreational Activity
    7. 6.7 Permits Recreational Activities
    8. 6.8 Entries
    9. 6.9 Licensing of Participants
  10. Offences Protests And Appeals s
    1. 7.1 Offences
    2. 7.2 Protests
    3. 7.3 Appellate Bodies
    4. 7.4 Appeals
  11. Judicial Committee Guidelines s
    1. 8.1 MA Hearing Guidelines
  12. National Personal Accident Insurance s
    1. 12.1 Summary of Policy Coverage
    2. 12.2 Capital Benefits
    3. 12.3 Weekly Benefits
    4. 12.4 Definitions
  13. Road Racing s
    1. SECTION 13 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 13 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 13C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 13 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 13 E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SOLO CLASSES
    6. SECTION 13 F: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SIDECARS
    7. SECTION 13 G: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: JUNIOR CLASSES
    8. SECTION 13 H: MINIMOTO
  14. Historic Road Racing s
    1. SECTION 14 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 14 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 14 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 14 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: GENERAL
    5. SECTION 14E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: PERIOD
  15. Motocross And Supercross s
    1. SECTION 15 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 15 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 15 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 15 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  16. Classic Motocross And Dirt Track s
    1. SECTION 16 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. Section 16 B Competition Classes
    3. SECTION 16 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 16 D TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  17. Enduro And Reliability Trials s
    1. SECTION 17A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 17B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 17C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 17D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 17E: AUSTRALIAN FOUR-DAY ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIPS
  18. ATV s
    1. SECTION 18A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 18B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 18C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 18D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  19. Speedway s
    1. SECTION 19A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 19B: AUSTRALIAN SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP
    3. SECTION 19C: AUSTRALIAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
    4. SECTION 19D: COMPETITION RULES
    5. SECTION 19E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  20. Dirt Track s
    1. SECTION 20A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 20B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 20C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 20D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  21. Track s
    1. SECTION 21A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 21B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 21C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 21D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  22. Supermoto s
    1. SECTION 22A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 22B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. Section 22c Competition Rules
    4. SECTION 22D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  23. Trial s
    1. SECTION 23A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
    2. SECTION 23B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 23C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 23D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 23E: CLASS TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  24. Minikhana s
    1. SECTION 24A: MINIKHANA CLASSES
    2. SECTION 24B: COMPETITION RULES
    3. SECTION 24C: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    4. SECTION 24D: MINIKHANA COURSES
  25. Policies s
    1. 25.1 Member Protection Policy
    2. 25.2 Anti-doping Policy
    3. 25.3 Anti Match-fixing Policy
    4. 25.4 Privacy Regulation
    5. 25.5 Occupational Health and Safety Policy
    6. 25.6 Environmental Sustainability Policy
    7. 25.7 National Team Selection Policy

Rules

SECTION 18B: COMPETITION CLASSES


18.4 CLASSES AND CATEGORIES

18.4.1 Motocross and Club Level Racing

JUNIOR CLASSES

RACING

50cc Limited Recreational
90cc 2-stroke Limited
110cc 4-stroke Limited
Race Together
90cc 2-stroke Comp
125cc 4-stroke Comp
Race Together
200cc 2-stroke Comp
300 250cc 4-stroke Comp
Race Together

SENIOR CLASS(ES)

RACING

Open  
Pro Skill Based
Intermediate Skill Based
Clubmen Skill Based
Women  
Production  
Vets 35 40+  
Masters 45+  
Jumbos  

18.4.2 Pro

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Race duration for Championships is 15 minutes plus one lap. Riders entering this class cannot enter any other race class at the same event. Event promoters can only offer either Pro or Open (either one class per event).

18.4.3 Open

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Riders entering this class cannot enter any other race class at the same event. Race duration for Championship is 12 minutes plus one lap. Event promoters can only offer either Pro or Open (either one class per event).

18.4.4 Intermediate

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. This is a skill-based class for experienced riders. Race duration for Championship is 12 minutes plus one lap. Event promoters cannot offer this class if offering an Open class at the same event.

18.4.5 Clubmen

This is a skill-based class. Recommended race duration is four laps.

18.4.6 Women

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if six or more riders start in the event. Race duration for Championships is 10 minutes plus one lap.

18.4.7 Production

Standard, OEM as available through Australian dealer network. Machines must satisfy 18.15.1.1.
Rider’s choice of:

  1. Tyres to same specified dimensions as OEM fitment,
  2. Handle bar grip replacements to OEM style,
  3. Lubricants and fluids,
  4. Decals and sign writing,
  5. Drive chain and gearing changes allowed,
  6. Recommended race duration is five laps.

18.4.8 Vets

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Age group 35 40+ years. Race duration for Championships either four laps or over eight minutes in time.

18.4.9 Masters

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Age group 45+ years. Entrants can only enter either Vets or Masters in any event. Race duration for Championships either three laps or over six minutes in time.

18.4.10 Jumbos

18.4.10.1 90cc 2-stroke and 125cc 4-stroke.
18.4.10.2 Sub-classes:

  1. Jumbo:
    1. Frame OEM;
    2. Engine cases OEM or OEM-type (must be direct bolt-on in replacement, utilising standard engine mounts).
  2. Outlaw:
    1. Sub-class not scored,
    2. Change of engine type allowed,
    3. Jumbo class engine capacity limit only.
18.4.10.3 Sub-classes run together and may be scored separately if minimum of three riders in each class.
18.4.10.4 Recommended race duration is three laps.

18.4.11 Stadium Classes (Arena Cross)

18.4.12.1 Open engine capacities as per 18.14.3.1 and 18.14.3.2.

18.4.12 Dirt Track and Track Classes

18.4.12.2 Open engine capacity as per 18.14.3.1 and 18.14.3.2.

18.4.13 Speedway

CLASSES

RACING

Pro (Senior)

450cc 4-stroke

350cc 2-stroke
Race together
Open (Senior)

Up to 700cc 4-stroke

Up to 550cc 2-stroke
Race together
Junior 12 to under 16 years

300 250cc 4-stroke Comp

200cc 2-stroke Comp
Race together
Junior 8 to under 12 years
125cc 4-stroke Comp
90cc 2-stroke Comp
Race together
Junior 7 to under 11 years

110cc 4-stroke Limited
90cc 2-stroke Limited
Race together
Junior 4 to under 9 years

50cc Limited
Non-competition class

18.4.14 Enduro/Cross Country, Desert Classes

ENDURO/CROSS COUNTRY, DESERT ONLY

Up to 850 930cc 2WD/4WD
Women up to 850 930cc 2WD/4WD

18.4.15 Sand Drags Classes (Off Road)

18.4.15.1 Pro
18.4.15.2 Up to 850 930cc

Note: Pro and Up to 850 930cc may be run and scored together
18.4.15.3 Outlaw (experimental) specs.

Displacement not limited, but machine must be fitted with a motorcycle-based engine. Nerf bars should be fitted to cover any exposed foot pegs. They should be able to catch the foot from hitting the ground if it slips forward or back, and surround the end of the foot peg to protect the racer from a potential puncture injury in the event of a roll over. A closed loop design with no open ended tubing must be used.

18.4.16 Hill Climb Classes

18.4.16.1 Pro
18.4.16.2 Up to 850 930cc

18.5 JUNIOR AGE GROUPS

18.5.0.1 Junior competitors in the following age groups may compete in the corresponding classes:

AGE RANGE

CLASSES

4 to under 9 years 50cc non-competition Limited
7 to under 11 years 60cc to 90cc 2-stroke and 85cc to 110cc 4-stroke Limited
8 to under 12 years 60cc to 90cc 2-stroke and 85cc to 125cc 4-stroke Comp
12 to under 16 years up to 200cc 2-stroke and 300 250cc 4-stroke – Comp

SECTION 18B: COMPETITION CLASSES


18.4 CLASSES AND CATEGORIES

18.4.1 Motocross and Club Level Racing

JUNIOR CLASSES

RACING

50cc Limited Recreational
90cc 2-stroke Limited
110cc 4-stroke Limited
Race Together
90cc 2-stroke Comp
125cc 4-stroke Comp
Race Together
200cc 2-stroke Comp
300 250cc 4-stroke Comp
Race Together

SENIOR CLASS(ES)

RACING

Open  
Pro Skill Based
Intermediate Skill Based
Clubmen Skill Based
Women  
Production  
Vets 35 40+  
Masters 45+  
Jumbos  

18.4.2 Pro

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Race duration for Championships is 15 minutes plus one lap. Riders entering this class cannot enter any other race class at the same event. Event promoters can only offer either Pro or Open (either one class per event).

18.4.3 Open

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Riders entering this class cannot enter any other race class at the same event. Race duration for Championship is 12 minutes plus one lap. Event promoters can only offer either Pro or Open (either one class per event).

18.4.4 Intermediate

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. This is a skill-based class for experienced riders. Race duration for Championship is 12 minutes plus one lap. Event promoters cannot offer this class if offering an Open class at the same event.

18.4.5 Clubmen

This is a skill-based class. Recommended race duration is four laps.

18.4.6 Women

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if six or more riders start in the event. Race duration for Championships is 10 minutes plus one lap.

18.4.7 Production

Standard, OEM as available through Australian dealer network. Machines must satisfy 18.15.1.1.
Rider’s choice of:

  1. Tyres to same specified dimensions as OEM fitment,
  2. Handle bar grip replacements to OEM style,
  3. Lubricants and fluids,
  4. Decals and sign writing,
  5. Drive chain and gearing changes allowed,
  6. Recommended race duration is five laps.

18.4.8 Vets

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Age group 35 40+ years. Race duration for Championships either four laps or over eight minutes in time.

18.4.9 Masters

Australian Championship Class. Championship status can only be awarded if eight or more riders start in the event. Age group 45+ years. Entrants can only enter either Vets or Masters in any event. Race duration for Championships either three laps or over six minutes in time.

18.4.10 Jumbos

18.4.10.1 90cc 2-stroke and 125cc 4-stroke.
18.4.10.2 Sub-classes:

  1. Jumbo:
    1. Frame OEM;
    2. Engine cases OEM or OEM-type (must be direct bolt-on in replacement, utilising standard engine mounts).
  2. Outlaw:
    1. Sub-class not scored,
    2. Change of engine type allowed,
    3. Jumbo class engine capacity limit only.
18.4.10.3 Sub-classes run together and may be scored separately if minimum of three riders in each class.
18.4.10.4 Recommended race duration is three laps.

18.4.11 Stadium Classes (Arena Cross)

18.4.12.1 Open engine capacities as per 18.14.3.1 and 18.14.3.2.

18.4.12 Dirt Track and Track Classes

18.4.12.2 Open engine capacity as per 18.14.3.1 and 18.14.3.2.

18.4.13 Speedway

CLASSES

RACING

Pro (Senior)

450cc 4-stroke

350cc 2-stroke
Race together
Open (Senior)

Up to 700cc 4-stroke

Up to 550cc 2-stroke
Race together
Junior 12 to under 16 years

300 250cc 4-stroke Comp

200cc 2-stroke Comp
Race together
Junior 8 to under 12 years
125cc 4-stroke Comp
90cc 2-stroke Comp
Race together
Junior 7 to under 11 years

110cc 4-stroke Limited
90cc 2-stroke Limited
Race together
Junior 4 to under 9 years

50cc Limited
Non-competition class

18.4.14 Enduro/Cross Country, Desert Classes

ENDURO/CROSS COUNTRY, DESERT ONLY

Up to 850 930cc 2WD/4WD
Women up to 850 930cc 2WD/4WD

18.4.15 Sand Drags Classes (Off Road)

18.4.15.1 Pro
18.4.15.2 Up to 850 930cc

Note: Pro and Up to 850 930cc may be run and scored together
18.4.15.3 Outlaw (experimental) specs.

Displacement not limited, but machine must be fitted with a motorcycle-based engine. Nerf bars should be fitted to cover any exposed foot pegs. They should be able to catch the foot from hitting the ground if it slips forward or back, and surround the end of the foot peg to protect the racer from a potential puncture injury in the event of a roll over. A closed loop design with no open ended tubing must be used.

18.4.16 Hill Climb Classes

18.4.16.1 Pro
18.4.16.2 Up to 850 930cc

18.5 JUNIOR AGE GROUPS

18.5.0.1 Junior competitors in the following age groups may compete in the corresponding classes:

AGE RANGE

CLASSES

4 to under 9 years 50cc non-competition Limited
7 to under 11 years 60cc to 90cc 2-stroke and 85cc to 110cc 4-stroke Limited
8 to under 12 years 60cc to 90cc 2-stroke and 85cc to 125cc 4-stroke Comp
12 to under 16 years up to 200cc 2-stroke and 300 250cc 4-stroke – Comp