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RULES

  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

1.1 Definitions


1.1.0.1 “ASC” means Australian Sports Commission.
1.1.0.2 “ASC Doping Policy” means the document bearing that name, or any amendment or equivalent thereof.
1.1.0.3 “ASADA” means the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.
1.1.0.4 “Board” means the Board of Directors of MA.
1.1.0.5 “Club” means an incorporated or unincorporated body formed for the primary purpose of promoting the sport and being affiliated to an SCB.
1.1.0.6 “Competition” includes any competition, event, race or race meeting and all associated practices, tests and qualifying sessions.
1.1.0.7 “Code” means the Sporting Code of FIM
1.1.0.8 “Constitution” means the Constitution of MA.
1.1.0.9 “Consume” in relation to any prohibited substances includes inject, swallow or inhale and “Consumption” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.10 “Council” means the Council of MA.
1.1.0.11 “Disqualify” means to forbid the disqualified person, body or machine from taking part in any competition under these Rules and “Disqualification” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.12 “Event” means any competition involving the use of one (1) or more motorcycles.
1.1.0.13 “Exclude” means to forbid the excluded person, body or machine from taking further part in, or being recognised as having taken part in, the competition from which such person body or machine has been excluded and “exclusion” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.14 “FIM” means Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme.
1.1.0.15 “FMN” means a Federation Member Nation under the FIM Statutes.
1.1.0.16 “International meeting” means any competition inscribed as such in the FIM calendar.
1.1.0.17 “Junior competition” means a competition which only competitors who are under the age of 16 years may compete and “Junior competitor” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.18 “MA” means Motorcycling Australia.
1.1.0.19 “MA Series” means a series of competitions conducted in more than one (1) State or Territory.
1.1.0.20 “Meeting” means a meeting at which one (1) or more motorcycling events are conducted.
1.1.0.21 “Motorcycle” means and includes:

  1. Solo – a one-track vehicle with two wheels with the drive through the rear wheel.
  2. Solo two-wheel drive – a one-track vehicle with two wheels with the drive through the front and or rear wheels.
  3. Sidecar – a two-track vehicle with three road wheels, with the drive through the rear wheel of the vehicle.
  4. Cycle car – a three-track vehicle with three wheels that is driven by either one or two wheels.
  5. Trike – a three-track vehicle with three wheels that is driven by its rear wheels.
  6. ATV – a two-track vehicle with four wheels driven by the rear or all wheels and on which a rider may be accommodated astride the vehicle having control of the steering by way of handlebars operating the front wheels.
  7. UTV/SxS (Utility Terrain Vehicle/ Side by Side) a two-track vehicle with four wheels driven by the rear or all wheels and in which a driver and passenger may be accommodated within the vehicle having control of the steering by way of a steering wheel operating the front wheels.

Note: UTV/SxS can only be used in permitted recreational activities.

1.1.0.22 “OEM” means Original Equipment Manufacturer.
1.1.0.23 “Prohibited substance” means any substance prohibited under these Rules.
1.1.0.24 “Promoter” means the holder of a competition permit.
1.1.0.25 “Race” means any event where speed is the determining factor in the result.
1.1.0.26 “RCB” means the Relevant Controlling Body having control of any competition or “Recreational Activity” means authorised motorcycle activity, which has no competitive element.
1.1.0.27 “Record” means an event where speed, distance and time, or any combination of those factors, determine the result.
1.1.0.28 “Repealed GCRs” means the Competition Rules of MA in force until the date of commencement of these Rules.
1.1.0.29 “SCB” means State Controlling Body being any Member under the Articles.
1.1.0.30 “Senior competition” means a competition which only competitors who have attained the age of 16 years may compete and “Senior competitor” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.31 “Sports Development Account” means the sports development account established under the repealed GCRs and continued by these Rules.
1.1.0.32 “Sports Development Levy” means the levy established by these Rules.
1.1.0.33 “SR” means Supplementary Regulations.
1.1.0.34 “Steward” includes a Referee.
1.1.0.35 “Support person” means in relation to an entrant, rider, licensee or competitor, any person who provides support to that entrant, rider, licensee or competitor including but not only mechanics, team assistants, team members, medical staff and family members and in relation to a minor rider, licensee or competitor also includes any parent or guardian of that minor.
1.1.0.36 “Suspend” means to forbid the suspended person, body or machine from taking part in any competition under these Rules during the period of suspension and “Suspension” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.37 “Traditional Enduro” means Enduro of one or more days of competition over a natural terrain course of up to 7.5 hours duration. The course consists of a number of trail sections between 5km and 35km in length with time checks at the end of each section. Riders enter the trails three (3) per minute and attempt to maintain a pre-determined time allowance on each section. There are penalties for late and early check-in at the Time Checks. There are a number of “Special Tests” throughout the course.
1.1.0.38 “Venue” means a permanent or temporary place or facility, which has been approved by the RCB for the conduct of motorcycle competition or recreational activity.

1.1 Definitions


1.1.0.1 “ASC” means Australian Sports Commission.
1.1.0.2 “ASC Doping Policy” means the document bearing that name, or any amendment or equivalent thereof.
1.1.0.3 “ASADA” means the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.
1.1.0.4 “Board” means the Board of Directors of MA.
1.1.0.5 “Club” means an incorporated or unincorporated body formed for the primary purpose of promoting the sport and being affiliated to an SCB.
1.1.0.6 “Competition” includes any competition, event, race or race meeting and all associated practices, tests and qualifying sessions.
1.1.0.7 “Code” means the Sporting Code of FIM
1.1.0.8 “Constitution” means the Constitution of MA.
1.1.0.9 “Consume” in relation to any prohibited substances includes inject, swallow or inhale and “Consumption” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.10 “Council” means the Council of MA.
1.1.0.11 “Disqualify” means to forbid the disqualified person, body or machine from taking part in any competition under these Rules and “Disqualification” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.12 “Event” means any competition involving the use of one (1) or more motorcycles.
1.1.0.13 “Exclude” means to forbid the excluded person, body or machine from taking further part in, or being recognised as having taken part in, the competition from which such person body or machine has been excluded and “exclusion” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.14 “FIM” means Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme.
1.1.0.15 “FMN” means a Federation Member Nation under the FIM Statutes.
1.1.0.16 “International meeting” means any competition inscribed as such in the FIM calendar.
1.1.0.17 “Junior competition” means a competition which only competitors who are under the age of 16 years may compete and “Junior competitor” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.18 “MA” means Motorcycling Australia.
1.1.0.19 “MA Series” means a series of competitions conducted in more than one (1) State or Territory.
1.1.0.20 “Meeting” means a meeting at which one (1) or more motorcycling events are conducted.
1.1.0.21 “Motorcycle” means and includes:

  1. Solo – a one-track vehicle with two wheels with the drive through the rear wheel.
  2. Solo two-wheel drive – a one-track vehicle with two wheels with the drive through the front and or rear wheels.
  3. Sidecar – a two-track vehicle with three road wheels, with the drive through the rear wheel of the vehicle.
  4. Cycle car – a three-track vehicle with three wheels that is driven by either one or two wheels.
  5. Trike – a three-track vehicle with three wheels that is driven by its rear wheels.
  6. ATV – a two-track vehicle with four wheels driven by the rear or all wheels and on which a rider may be accommodated astride the vehicle having control of the steering by way of handlebars operating the front wheels.
  7. UTV/SxS (Utility Terrain Vehicle/ Side by Side) a two-track vehicle with four wheels driven by the rear or all wheels and in which a driver and passenger may be accommodated within the vehicle having control of the steering by way of a steering wheel operating the front wheels.

Note: UTV/SxS can only be used in permitted recreational activities.

1.1.0.22 “OEM” means Original Equipment Manufacturer.
1.1.0.23 “Prohibited substance” means any substance prohibited under these Rules.
1.1.0.24 “Promoter” means the holder of a competition permit.
1.1.0.25 “Race” means any event where speed is the determining factor in the result.
1.1.0.26 “RCB” means the Relevant Controlling Body having control of any competition or “Recreational Activity” means authorised motorcycle activity, which has no competitive element.
1.1.0.27 “Record” means an event where speed, distance and time, or any combination of those factors, determine the result.
1.1.0.28 “Repealed GCRs” means the Competition Rules of MA in force until the date of commencement of these Rules.
1.1.0.29 “SCB” means State Controlling Body being any Member under the Articles.
1.1.0.30 “Senior competition” means a competition which only competitors who have attained the age of 16 years may compete and “Senior competitor” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.31 “Sports Development Account” means the sports development account established under the repealed GCRs and continued by these Rules.
1.1.0.32 “Sports Development Levy” means the levy established by these Rules.
1.1.0.33 “SR” means Supplementary Regulations.
1.1.0.34 “Steward” includes a Referee.
1.1.0.35 “Support person” means in relation to an entrant, rider, licensee or competitor, any person who provides support to that entrant, rider, licensee or competitor including but not only mechanics, team assistants, team members, medical staff and family members and in relation to a minor rider, licensee or competitor also includes any parent or guardian of that minor.
1.1.0.36 “Suspend” means to forbid the suspended person, body or machine from taking part in any competition under these Rules during the period of suspension and “Suspension” has a corresponding meaning.
1.1.0.37 “Traditional Enduro” means Enduro of one or more days of competition over a natural terrain course of up to 7.5 hours duration. The course consists of a number of trail sections between 5km and 35km in length with time checks at the end of each section. Riders enter the trails three (3) per minute and attempt to maintain a pre-determined time allowance on each section. There are penalties for late and early check-in at the Time Checks. There are a number of “Special Tests” throughout the course.
1.1.0.38 “Venue” means a permanent or temporary place or facility, which has been approved by the RCB for the conduct of motorcycle competition or recreational activity.