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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 24D: MINIKHANA COURSES



Witch’s hat (diagram)

24.12 BASIC COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.12.0.1 The basic course layout for one competitor will cover an area of 4 metres by 16.5 metres.
24.12.0.2 The side and end boundary of the course shall be marked with lane tape or rope.
24.12.0.3 Traffic cones (witches hats) will be used as the required markers placed along the centre line of the course at 2.7 metre spacings.
A = Footing area for marker 2, 3, 4, 5. D = 3.0 metres.
B = Footing area for marker 1. F = 4 metres.
C = 2.7 metres G= 16.5 metres.

Note: There shall be 500mm between event areas.

24.13 ORANGE COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.13.0.11 Basic course with traffic cones only to be used.

24.13.1 Orange Course Procedure

24.13.1.1 Competitor starts at the Start line and keeping traffic cone markers to his / her left circles marker 5, returns to pass marker 1 and then continues to pass marker 1.
24.13.1.2 This is repeated reducing the course length by 1 marker per circuit until after circling marker 1 the competitor then continues to cross the finish line.
24.13.1.3 Unlimited footing with the left foot is permitted.
24.13.1.4 In case of machine stalling, the competitor may restart the engine ensuring only the left foot makes contact with the ground.
24.13.1.5 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.13.1.6 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of events.

24.14.2 Orange Course Elimination

24.14.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers or tapes,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  4. Not straddling machine,
  5. Failing to follow course procedure,
  6. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  7. Front axle passing into defined footing area of previously rounded marker.

24.15 LOOPING (see orange diagram for details)

24.15.1 Looping Course and Procedure

24.15.1.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Orange event with the exception that footing is not permitted.
24.15.1.2 Competitors who stall their machine may restart provided that neither foot makes contact with the ground.
24.15.1.3 Competitors will also be eliminated if either foot makes any contact with the ground.
24.15.1.4 Finishing order will be achieved as in the Orange event.

24.16 RING RETURN COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.16.0.1 This uses the basic course layout with the addition of poles in the centre of the traffic cone and rubber rings.
24.16.0.2 Plumber’s rings approximately 150 mm inside diameter to be used.
24.16.0.3 The pole to be inserted in the traffic cone as per Witch’s Hat diagram.
24.16.0.4 Rubber rings to be placed on poles at markers 2, 3, 4, & 5 on the side furthermost from the start / finish line.

24.16.1 Ring Return Procedure

24.16.1.1 Competitor starts at the Start line and keeping traffic cone markers to their left circles marker 5, picking up the ring and returns to pass marker 1 and places ring over marker 1 pole and then continues to pass marker 4 repeating the process of retrieving the rings.
24.16.1.2 This is repeated reducing the course length by 1 marker per circuit until after circling marker 2.
24.16.1.3 After the final ring is placed over marker 1 pole they then complete an extra circuit around marker 5 before crossing the finish line.
24.16.1.4 Footing with the left foot is permitted in the footing areas only.
24.16.1.5 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.16.1.6 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.16.2 Ring Return Elimination

24.16.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers, poles or tapes. Poles may only be touched by the hand during removal or placement of the ring over the pole,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Footing with the left foot outside of the footing area,
  4. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  5. Not straddling machine,
  6. Failing to follow course procedure,
  7. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  8. Front axle passing into defined footing area of previously rounded marker,
  9. Dropping ring allowing it touch the ground,
  10. Causing ring to fall over marker while attempting to pick up ring.

24.17 BENDING COURSE (see basic diagram for details)

24.17.0.1 Basic course with traffic cones only to be used.

24.17.1 Bending Procedure

24.17.1.1 Competitors start at the start line and passes marker 1 on competitors left side, then changes direction to pass marker 2 on competitors right side, marker 3 on competitors left side, marker 4 on competitors right side and circles marker 5 on competitors left side and returns to the finish line passing the markers in the same manner, i.e. markers 4 and 2 on competitor’s right side and markers 3 and 1 on competitors left.
24.17.1.2 Crossing the finishing line after passing marker 1.
24.17.1.3 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.17.1.4 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.17.2 Bending Elimination

24.17.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers or tapes,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Footing outside footing area behind marker 5,
  4. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  5. Not straddling machine,
  6. Failing to follow course procedure.

24.18 RING BENDING COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.18.0.1 This uses the basic course layout with the addition of poles in the centre of the traffic cone and 3 rubber rings. Rubber rings will be placed on the pole in marker 5, one per time by an official.

24.18.1 Ring Bending Procedure

24.18.1.1 Competitors will ride the course in the same manner as in the Bending event with the exception that when circling marker 5 the competitor removes thee rubber ring from the pole (official will place next rubber ring on marker 5 pole) and then proceeds to marker 1 as in the Bending event.
24.18.1.2 Competitor will circle marker 1 and place rubber ring over the pole in marker 1 and will then continue the event until all three rubber rings have been placed over marker 1 when the competitor will cross the finishing line.
24.18.1.3 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.18.1.4 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.18.2 Ring Bending Elimination

24.18.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers, poles or tapes. Poles may only be touched by the hand during removal or placement of the ring over the pole,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Footing with the left foot outside of the footing area,
  4. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  5. Not straddling machine,
  6. Failing to follow course procedure,
  7. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  8. Dropping ring allowing it touch the ground,
  9. Causing ring to fall over marker while attempting to pick up ring.

24.19 SLOW COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.19.0.1 The course will be a lane 500mm wide by 16.5 metres long.

24.19.1 Slow Course Procedure

24.19.1.1 Competitor will start with the machine’s front axle on the start line.
24.19.1.2 At the start order the competitor has a maximum of three seconds to enter the event area (front axle passes start line) and ensure their feet are not in contact with the ground.
24.19.1.3 Forward motion does not have to be maintained.
24.19.1.4 Event is complete when front axle passes finish line.
24.19.1.5 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.19.1.6 The competitor who had the highest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.19.2 Slow Course Elimination

24.19.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Slow start (feet in contact with ground after three seconds),
  2. Touching tapes,
  3. Footing.

24.20 CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.20.0.1 Competitors will ride passing through the six markers placed in a triangle to form a clover pattern.
24.20.0.2 Car tyres or a marker of similar dimensions will be used as course markers.

24.20.1 Clover Procedure

24.20.1.1 Competitors will start from start line and circles marker 1 on their left side then circle marker 2 on their right then circle marker 3 on their right and exit through the start finish line markers.
24.20.1.2 Competitors may foot providing that both feet do not touch the ground at the same time and there shall be no determining factors as to when the left or right footing commences or ceases other than the requirement that the left foot may touch for left turns and right foot for right turns.
24.20.1.3 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.20.1.4 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.20.2 Clover Elimination

24.20.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching a marker,
  2. Both feet making contact with the ground at the same time,
  3. Failure to follow the course procedure,
  4. Riding outside the course boundary.

24.21 NO FOOTING CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.21.0.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Clover event with the exception that footing is not permitted.
24.21.0.2 Competitors will also be eliminated if either foot makes any contact with the ground.
24.21.0.3 Finishing order will be achieved as in the Clover event.

24.22 START AND PARK COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.22.0.1 The basic course layout will cover an area of 6 metres by 20 metres.
24.22.0.2 The side and end boundary of the course shall be marked with lane tape or rope.
24.22.0.3 Witch’s Hats will be used as the required markers placed along the centre line of the course at 4 metre spacings.

24.22.1 Start and Park Procedure

24.22.1.1 Four or more competitors will start at the start line and proceed to pass the markers, marker 1 to the competitors’ left, marker 2 to the competitors’ right and circle marker 3 to their left and return passing marker 2 to their right and then proceeds to the stopping area, where the competitor will stop their machine, turn off the engine and place the machine on its stand, then run to the finishing line.
24.22.1.2 Competitors whose machine has no stand may have an assistant appointed by the Clerk of Course to hold the machine.

24.22.2 Start and Park Elimination

24.22.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching a marker,
  2. Footing,
  3. Bumping,
  4. Failure to follow the course procedure,
  5. Riding outside the course boundary,
  6. Stopping and parking machine outside of stopping area,
  7. Failure to turn engine off,
  8. Machine failing to remain on stand.

24.23 O RING RELAY COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.23.0.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Start and Park event with the exception that competitors will be in teams.
24.23.0.2 An O ring, as used in the Ring events, shall be carried by each competitor in turn whilst riding the course.
24.23.0.3 Competitors cannot start their leg of the relay until the previous competitor has successfully completed the course and passed on the O ring.

24.24 ACCELERATION AND BRAKING COURSE

24.24.0.1 This event is conducted on an out and back course.
24.24.0.2 A marker is placed 50 metres from the start finish line.
24.24.0.3 Competitors will leave start line circle the marker and return to the stop box.
24.24.0.4 Competitor’s machine must be completely in the confines of the stop box.
24.24.0.5 Footing with left foot is only permitted at the marker on the side opposite to the start line and in the stop box.
24.24.0.6 The competitor who successfully completes the course with the lowest elapsed time will be the winner.
24.24.0.7 The nature of this type of event precludes it being used as a run-off event.

24.24.1 Acceleration and Braking Course Elimination

24.24.0.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Footing with right foot,
  2. Footing outside the area behind marker,
  3. Touching the marker,
  4. Bike not stopping within stopping box (i.e. both axles must be wholly within the stopping box),
  5. With machine correctly in stopping box, left foot only footing is permitted either in or out of the stopping box without elimination,
  6. Remove both hands from handlebar,
  7. Not straddling machine,
  8. Failure to follow course procedure,
  9. Riding outside the course boundary
24.24.0.2 The event has only been completed once the penciller has indicated to the rider that the bike can leave the box.

24.25 MINICROSS COURSE

24.25.0.1 Minicross introduces competitors to Motocross style riding and helps to develop competitors riding skills and balance.
24.25.0.2 The event shall be conducted over a course with obstacles and tight corners:

  1. No level straight will be longer than 20 metres,
  2. Jumps, chicanes, berms etc must be positioned so that speeds are kept low,
  3. The recommended maximum separation between obstacles, which significantly reduce speed, is 33 metres,
  4. There shall be no double, triple, or reverse canyon jumps. A jump is defined as being greater than 500mm in vertical height,
  5. There will be no man-made stutter jumps,
  6. The width of the track must allow safe overtaking,
  7. Tyre barriers shall be used where different sections of the track are in close proximity to each other,
  8. The first 9 metres of the track will be divided into 4 two-metre wide lanes.

24.25.1 Minicross Procedure

24.25.1.1 A maximum of 4 competitors will complete the course at once.
24.25.1.2 Competitors will be encouraged to pass each other when it is safe to do so.
24.25.1.3 When passing, competitors must not make contact with the other competitors.
24.25.1.4 Competitors must ensure that at all times they do not obstruct another competitor from successfully completing the course.
24.25.1.5 In the case of a competitor falling the event will be stopped if it is deemed that the track is unsafe for the competition to continue. The Competitor responsible for the fall shall be excluded from the rerun subject to Clerk of Course approval.
24.25.1.6 Competitors who hit the tyre barriers or leave the course proper may re-enter the course at the closest safe point to where they left the course ensuring that no advantage is gained.

24.25.2 Minicross Practice

24.25.2.1 For practice, a maximum of 12 competitors may participate on the track under a stationary yellow flag.
24.25.2.2 Any competitor passing will be excluded, however in the case of a competitor falling or stopping due to mechanical failure, the yellow flag shall be waved, but passing may be permitted provided the Course Marshall indicates it is safe. Passing after the first lap may be allowed if approved by the Clerk of Course.

24.25.3 Minicross Elimination

24.25.3.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Crossing the lane markers during the first 9 metres of the event,
  2. Failure to follow the course proper,
  3. Causing another competitor to fault,
  4. Failure to re-enter course correctly,
  5. Passing while yellow flag is displayed.

24.25.4 Minicross Footing and No Footing

24.25.4.1 Minicross can be conducted as either a footing or no-footing event. In No-Footing Minicross any competitors will be eliminated if footing occurs.

24.26 MINI TRIALS COURSE

24.26.0.1 Where possible this event is to be conducted over natural terrain.
24.26.0.2 Artificial boundaries and obstacles may be used.
24.26.0.3 The course will be marked in red on the right hand side and in white on the left hand side by either markers or tape.
24.26.0.4 Minimum size of markers to be no less than 100mm wide.
24.26.0.5 Tapes and markers to be clearly visible.

24.26.1 Procedure

24.26.1.1 The start and finish of each Observed Section is to be clearly defined.
24.26.1.2 Artificial boundaries may be used to define the lateral limits.
24.26.1.3 A machine will be deemed to be in an Observed Section when the front axle passes the “Section Begin” marker and until it passes the “Section End” marker.

24.26.2 Failure

24.26.2.1 A failure is considered to have occurred when:

  1. The machine ceases to move in a forward direction, relative to the course, with the competitor footing,
  2. The competitor dismounts the machine,
  3. The machine crosses a boundary,
  4. The machine passes the wrong side of a boundary marker prior to the front axle passes the “Section Ends” sign,
  5. The competitor or the machine receives outside assistance,
  6. The competitor breaks the tape or dislodges the tape anchors.

24.26.3 Mini Trials Footing

24.26.3.1 Footing will be deemed to have occurred if any part of the body of the competitor touches the ground or any part of the competitor leans on an obstacle (tree, wall, etc).
24.26.3.2 Footing outside the lateral limits of a section does not constitute a failure (i.e. 1 point loss footing penalty only).

24.26.4 Mini Trials Marking

24.26.4.1 Method of marking will be as listed:

FAULT

POINTS

Clean 0
Footing once 1
Footing twice 2
Footing more than twice 3
Failure 5
Not attempting a section 10

24.27 MINI ENDURO COURSE

24.27.0.1 This event is conducted over varying distances of rough terrain.
24.27.0.2 Competitors learn the benefits of well-maintained and reliable machinery and the ability to pace themselves.

24.27.1 Mini Enduro Procedure

24.27.1.1 Competitors have a predetermined time to complete the course.
24.27.1.2 The competitor whose time is closest to the predetermined time will be the winner.
24.27.1.3 The natural terrain course is to be well defined with directional arrows and adequately staffed by marshals.
24.27.1.4 Special sections may be added.
24.27.1.5 Points will be lost for failure to observe signs and completion of special sections.
24.27.1.6 Competitors are rewarded for their skill in completing the penalty areas.
24.27.1.7 A number of penalty areas and checkpoints should be included.
24.27.1.8 Each grade is to attempt to complete a preset number of laps in a reasonable time.
24.27.1.9 In Mini Enduro with special penalty sections the competitor with the least points lost will be the winner.

24.27.2 Hill Climb Course

24.27.2.1 The course for this event will be a hill which can be readily negotiable by the competitors.

24.27.3 Hill Climb Procedure

24.27.3.1 To increase the skill level a series of turns and obstacles will be included.
24.27.3.2 The competitor whose elapsed time to successfully complete the event is closest to the predetermined time shall be the winner.
24.27.3.3 Only one competitor will ride the event at a time.

24.28 FIGURE 8 COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.28.0.1 This event is conducted on an out and back course.
24.28.0.2 Markers are placed 20 & 50 meters from the start finish line.
24.28.0.3 Competitors will leave start line circle the markers in a Figure 8 course and return to the stop box.
24.28.0.4 Competitors machine must be completely in the confines of the stop box.
24.28.0.5 Footing with left foot is only permitted at the left turn 50m marker on the side of the start line.
24.28.0.6 Footing with the right foot is only permitted at the right turn 20m marker on the side or the start line.
24.28.0.7 Footing with left foot is only permitted in the stop box.
24.28.0.8 The competitor who successfully completes the course with the lowest elapsed time will be the winner.
24.28.0.9 The nature of this type of event precludes it being used as a run-off event.

24.28.1 Figure 8 Course Elimination

24.28.1.1 Competitors will be eliminated for the following

  1. Footing with right foot during left turn at 50m marker,
  2. Footing outside the area behind 50m marker,
  3. Footing with left foot during right turn at 50m marker,
  4. Footing outside the area behind 20m marker,
  5. Touching the marker,
  6. Bike not stopping within stopping box (i.e. both axles must be wholly within the stopping box),
  7. With machine correctly in stopping box, left foot only footing is permitted either in or out of the stopping box without elimination,
  8. Failure to follow course procedure,
  9. Riding outside the course boundary.
24.28.1.2 The event has only been completed once the penciller has indicated to the rider that the bike can leave the box.

24.29 RING CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.29.0.1 Competitors will ride passing through the 6 markers placed in a triangle to form a clover pattern.
24.29.0.2 Car tyres or marker of similar dimensions will be used as course markers on the outside of each turn and witches hats, poles and rubber rings on the
24.29.0.3 inside of each turn in addition a witches hat and pole is to be located in the in the centre of the event area.
24.29.0.4 Competitors may pass centre cone on either side.

24.29.1 Ring Clover Procedure

24.29.1.1 Competitors will start from start line and circle marker 1 on their left side picking up the first ring from cone 1 then drop the ring on the centre cone
24.29.1.2 then circle marker 2 on their right and pick up the second ring then drop the ring on the centre cone then circlemarker 3 on their right and pick up the third ring and then drop the ring on the centre cone and exit through the start finish line markers.
24.29.1.3 Competitors may foot providing that both feet do not touch the ground at the same time and there shall be no determining factors as to when the left or right footing commences or ceases other than the requirement that the left foot may touch for left turns and right foot for right turns and the left foot for dropping off the rings at the centre cone.
24.29.1.4 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.29.1.5 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of events.

24.29.2 Ring Clover Elimination

24.29.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching a marker, poles may only be touched by the hand during removal or placement of the ring over the pole,
  2. Both feet making contact with the ground at the same time,
  3. Failure to follow the course procedure,
  4. Riding outside the course boundary,
  5. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  6. Not straddling machine,
  7. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  8. Dropping ring or allowing it touch the ground,
  9. Causing ring to fall over marker while attempting to pick up ring,

24.30 NO FOOTING RING CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.30.0.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Ring Clover event with the exception that footing is not permitted.
24.30.0.2 Competitors will also be eliminated if either foot makes any contact with the ground.
24.30.0.3 Finishing order will be achieved as in the Ring Clover event.

SECTION 24D: MINIKHANA COURSES



Witch’s hat (diagram)

24.12 BASIC COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.12.0.1 The basic course layout for one competitor will cover an area of 4 metres by 16.5 metres.
24.12.0.2 The side and end boundary of the course shall be marked with lane tape or rope.
24.12.0.3 Traffic cones (witches hats) will be used as the required markers placed along the centre line of the course at 2.7 metre spacings.
A = Footing area for marker 2, 3, 4, 5. D = 3.0 metres.
B = Footing area for marker 1. F = 4 metres.
C = 2.7 metres G= 16.5 metres.

Note: There shall be 500mm between event areas.

24.13 ORANGE COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.13.0.11 Basic course with traffic cones only to be used.

24.13.1 Orange Course Procedure

24.13.1.1 Competitor starts at the Start line and keeping traffic cone markers to his / her left circles marker 5, returns to pass marker 1 and then continues to pass marker 1.
24.13.1.2 This is repeated reducing the course length by 1 marker per circuit until after circling marker 1 the competitor then continues to cross the finish line.
24.13.1.3 Unlimited footing with the left foot is permitted.
24.13.1.4 In case of machine stalling, the competitor may restart the engine ensuring only the left foot makes contact with the ground.
24.13.1.5 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.13.1.6 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of events.

24.14.2 Orange Course Elimination

24.14.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers or tapes,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  4. Not straddling machine,
  5. Failing to follow course procedure,
  6. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  7. Front axle passing into defined footing area of previously rounded marker.

24.15 LOOPING (see orange diagram for details)

24.15.1 Looping Course and Procedure

24.15.1.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Orange event with the exception that footing is not permitted.
24.15.1.2 Competitors who stall their machine may restart provided that neither foot makes contact with the ground.
24.15.1.3 Competitors will also be eliminated if either foot makes any contact with the ground.
24.15.1.4 Finishing order will be achieved as in the Orange event.

24.16 RING RETURN COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.16.0.1 This uses the basic course layout with the addition of poles in the centre of the traffic cone and rubber rings.
24.16.0.2 Plumber’s rings approximately 150 mm inside diameter to be used.
24.16.0.3 The pole to be inserted in the traffic cone as per Witch’s Hat diagram.
24.16.0.4 Rubber rings to be placed on poles at markers 2, 3, 4, & 5 on the side furthermost from the start / finish line.

24.16.1 Ring Return Procedure

24.16.1.1 Competitor starts at the Start line and keeping traffic cone markers to their left circles marker 5, picking up the ring and returns to pass marker 1 and places ring over marker 1 pole and then continues to pass marker 4 repeating the process of retrieving the rings.
24.16.1.2 This is repeated reducing the course length by 1 marker per circuit until after circling marker 2.
24.16.1.3 After the final ring is placed over marker 1 pole they then complete an extra circuit around marker 5 before crossing the finish line.
24.16.1.4 Footing with the left foot is permitted in the footing areas only.
24.16.1.5 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.16.1.6 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.16.2 Ring Return Elimination

24.16.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers, poles or tapes. Poles may only be touched by the hand during removal or placement of the ring over the pole,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Footing with the left foot outside of the footing area,
  4. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  5. Not straddling machine,
  6. Failing to follow course procedure,
  7. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  8. Front axle passing into defined footing area of previously rounded marker,
  9. Dropping ring allowing it touch the ground,
  10. Causing ring to fall over marker while attempting to pick up ring.

24.17 BENDING COURSE (see basic diagram for details)

24.17.0.1 Basic course with traffic cones only to be used.

24.17.1 Bending Procedure

24.17.1.1 Competitors start at the start line and passes marker 1 on competitors left side, then changes direction to pass marker 2 on competitors right side, marker 3 on competitors left side, marker 4 on competitors right side and circles marker 5 on competitors left side and returns to the finish line passing the markers in the same manner, i.e. markers 4 and 2 on competitor’s right side and markers 3 and 1 on competitors left.
24.17.1.2 Crossing the finishing line after passing marker 1.
24.17.1.3 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.17.1.4 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.17.2 Bending Elimination

24.17.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers or tapes,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Footing outside footing area behind marker 5,
  4. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  5. Not straddling machine,
  6. Failing to follow course procedure.

24.18 RING BENDING COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.18.0.1 This uses the basic course layout with the addition of poles in the centre of the traffic cone and 3 rubber rings. Rubber rings will be placed on the pole in marker 5, one per time by an official.

24.18.1 Ring Bending Procedure

24.18.1.1 Competitors will ride the course in the same manner as in the Bending event with the exception that when circling marker 5 the competitor removes thee rubber ring from the pole (official will place next rubber ring on marker 5 pole) and then proceeds to marker 1 as in the Bending event.
24.18.1.2 Competitor will circle marker 1 and place rubber ring over the pole in marker 1 and will then continue the event until all three rubber rings have been placed over marker 1 when the competitor will cross the finishing line.
24.18.1.3 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.18.1.4 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.18.2 Ring Bending Elimination

24.18.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching markers, poles or tapes. Poles may only be touched by the hand during removal or placement of the ring over the pole,
  2. Footing with the right foot,
  3. Footing with the left foot outside of the footing area,
  4. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  5. Not straddling machine,
  6. Failing to follow course procedure,
  7. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  8. Dropping ring allowing it touch the ground,
  9. Causing ring to fall over marker while attempting to pick up ring.

24.19 SLOW COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.19.0.1 The course will be a lane 500mm wide by 16.5 metres long.

24.19.1 Slow Course Procedure

24.19.1.1 Competitor will start with the machine’s front axle on the start line.
24.19.1.2 At the start order the competitor has a maximum of three seconds to enter the event area (front axle passes start line) and ensure their feet are not in contact with the ground.
24.19.1.3 Forward motion does not have to be maintained.
24.19.1.4 Event is complete when front axle passes finish line.
24.19.1.5 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.19.1.6 The competitor who had the highest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.19.2 Slow Course Elimination

24.19.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Slow start (feet in contact with ground after three seconds),
  2. Touching tapes,
  3. Footing.

24.20 CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.20.0.1 Competitors will ride passing through the six markers placed in a triangle to form a clover pattern.
24.20.0.2 Car tyres or a marker of similar dimensions will be used as course markers.

24.20.1 Clover Procedure

24.20.1.1 Competitors will start from start line and circles marker 1 on their left side then circle marker 2 on their right then circle marker 3 on their right and exit through the start finish line markers.
24.20.1.2 Competitors may foot providing that both feet do not touch the ground at the same time and there shall be no determining factors as to when the left or right footing commences or ceases other than the requirement that the left foot may touch for left turns and right foot for right turns.
24.20.1.3 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.20.1.4 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of the event.

24.20.2 Clover Elimination

24.20.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching a marker,
  2. Both feet making contact with the ground at the same time,
  3. Failure to follow the course procedure,
  4. Riding outside the course boundary.

24.21 NO FOOTING CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.21.0.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Clover event with the exception that footing is not permitted.
24.21.0.2 Competitors will also be eliminated if either foot makes any contact with the ground.
24.21.0.3 Finishing order will be achieved as in the Clover event.

24.22 START AND PARK COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.22.0.1 The basic course layout will cover an area of 6 metres by 20 metres.
24.22.0.2 The side and end boundary of the course shall be marked with lane tape or rope.
24.22.0.3 Witch’s Hats will be used as the required markers placed along the centre line of the course at 4 metre spacings.

24.22.1 Start and Park Procedure

24.22.1.1 Four or more competitors will start at the start line and proceed to pass the markers, marker 1 to the competitors’ left, marker 2 to the competitors’ right and circle marker 3 to their left and return passing marker 2 to their right and then proceeds to the stopping area, where the competitor will stop their machine, turn off the engine and place the machine on its stand, then run to the finishing line.
24.22.1.2 Competitors whose machine has no stand may have an assistant appointed by the Clerk of Course to hold the machine.

24.22.2 Start and Park Elimination

24.22.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching a marker,
  2. Footing,
  3. Bumping,
  4. Failure to follow the course procedure,
  5. Riding outside the course boundary,
  6. Stopping and parking machine outside of stopping area,
  7. Failure to turn engine off,
  8. Machine failing to remain on stand.

24.23 O RING RELAY COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.23.0.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Start and Park event with the exception that competitors will be in teams.
24.23.0.2 An O ring, as used in the Ring events, shall be carried by each competitor in turn whilst riding the course.
24.23.0.3 Competitors cannot start their leg of the relay until the previous competitor has successfully completed the course and passed on the O ring.

24.24 ACCELERATION AND BRAKING COURSE

24.24.0.1 This event is conducted on an out and back course.
24.24.0.2 A marker is placed 50 metres from the start finish line.
24.24.0.3 Competitors will leave start line circle the marker and return to the stop box.
24.24.0.4 Competitor’s machine must be completely in the confines of the stop box.
24.24.0.5 Footing with left foot is only permitted at the marker on the side opposite to the start line and in the stop box.
24.24.0.6 The competitor who successfully completes the course with the lowest elapsed time will be the winner.
24.24.0.7 The nature of this type of event precludes it being used as a run-off event.

24.24.1 Acceleration and Braking Course Elimination

24.24.0.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Footing with right foot,
  2. Footing outside the area behind marker,
  3. Touching the marker,
  4. Bike not stopping within stopping box (i.e. both axles must be wholly within the stopping box),
  5. With machine correctly in stopping box, left foot only footing is permitted either in or out of the stopping box without elimination,
  6. Remove both hands from handlebar,
  7. Not straddling machine,
  8. Failure to follow course procedure,
  9. Riding outside the course boundary
24.24.0.2 The event has only been completed once the penciller has indicated to the rider that the bike can leave the box.

24.25 MINICROSS COURSE

24.25.0.1 Minicross introduces competitors to Motocross style riding and helps to develop competitors riding skills and balance.
24.25.0.2 The event shall be conducted over a course with obstacles and tight corners:

  1. No level straight will be longer than 20 metres,
  2. Jumps, chicanes, berms etc must be positioned so that speeds are kept low,
  3. The recommended maximum separation between obstacles, which significantly reduce speed, is 33 metres,
  4. There shall be no double, triple, or reverse canyon jumps. A jump is defined as being greater than 500mm in vertical height,
  5. There will be no man-made stutter jumps,
  6. The width of the track must allow safe overtaking,
  7. Tyre barriers shall be used where different sections of the track are in close proximity to each other,
  8. The first 9 metres of the track will be divided into 4 two-metre wide lanes.

24.25.1 Minicross Procedure

24.25.1.1 A maximum of 4 competitors will complete the course at once.
24.25.1.2 Competitors will be encouraged to pass each other when it is safe to do so.
24.25.1.3 When passing, competitors must not make contact with the other competitors.
24.25.1.4 Competitors must ensure that at all times they do not obstruct another competitor from successfully completing the course.
24.25.1.5 In the case of a competitor falling the event will be stopped if it is deemed that the track is unsafe for the competition to continue. The Competitor responsible for the fall shall be excluded from the rerun subject to Clerk of Course approval.
24.25.1.6 Competitors who hit the tyre barriers or leave the course proper may re-enter the course at the closest safe point to where they left the course ensuring that no advantage is gained.

24.25.2 Minicross Practice

24.25.2.1 For practice, a maximum of 12 competitors may participate on the track under a stationary yellow flag.
24.25.2.2 Any competitor passing will be excluded, however in the case of a competitor falling or stopping due to mechanical failure, the yellow flag shall be waved, but passing may be permitted provided the Course Marshall indicates it is safe. Passing after the first lap may be allowed if approved by the Clerk of Course.

24.25.3 Minicross Elimination

24.25.3.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Crossing the lane markers during the first 9 metres of the event,
  2. Failure to follow the course proper,
  3. Causing another competitor to fault,
  4. Failure to re-enter course correctly,
  5. Passing while yellow flag is displayed.

24.25.4 Minicross Footing and No Footing

24.25.4.1 Minicross can be conducted as either a footing or no-footing event. In No-Footing Minicross any competitors will be eliminated if footing occurs.

24.26 MINI TRIALS COURSE

24.26.0.1 Where possible this event is to be conducted over natural terrain.
24.26.0.2 Artificial boundaries and obstacles may be used.
24.26.0.3 The course will be marked in red on the right hand side and in white on the left hand side by either markers or tape.
24.26.0.4 Minimum size of markers to be no less than 100mm wide.
24.26.0.5 Tapes and markers to be clearly visible.

24.26.1 Procedure

24.26.1.1 The start and finish of each Observed Section is to be clearly defined.
24.26.1.2 Artificial boundaries may be used to define the lateral limits.
24.26.1.3 A machine will be deemed to be in an Observed Section when the front axle passes the “Section Begin” marker and until it passes the “Section End” marker.

24.26.2 Failure

24.26.2.1 A failure is considered to have occurred when:

  1. The machine ceases to move in a forward direction, relative to the course, with the competitor footing,
  2. The competitor dismounts the machine,
  3. The machine crosses a boundary,
  4. The machine passes the wrong side of a boundary marker prior to the front axle passes the “Section Ends” sign,
  5. The competitor or the machine receives outside assistance,
  6. The competitor breaks the tape or dislodges the tape anchors.

24.26.3 Mini Trials Footing

24.26.3.1 Footing will be deemed to have occurred if any part of the body of the competitor touches the ground or any part of the competitor leans on an obstacle (tree, wall, etc).
24.26.3.2 Footing outside the lateral limits of a section does not constitute a failure (i.e. 1 point loss footing penalty only).

24.26.4 Mini Trials Marking

24.26.4.1 Method of marking will be as listed:

FAULT

POINTS

Clean 0
Footing once 1
Footing twice 2
Footing more than twice 3
Failure 5
Not attempting a section 10

24.27 MINI ENDURO COURSE

24.27.0.1 This event is conducted over varying distances of rough terrain.
24.27.0.2 Competitors learn the benefits of well-maintained and reliable machinery and the ability to pace themselves.

24.27.1 Mini Enduro Procedure

24.27.1.1 Competitors have a predetermined time to complete the course.
24.27.1.2 The competitor whose time is closest to the predetermined time will be the winner.
24.27.1.3 The natural terrain course is to be well defined with directional arrows and adequately staffed by marshals.
24.27.1.4 Special sections may be added.
24.27.1.5 Points will be lost for failure to observe signs and completion of special sections.
24.27.1.6 Competitors are rewarded for their skill in completing the penalty areas.
24.27.1.7 A number of penalty areas and checkpoints should be included.
24.27.1.8 Each grade is to attempt to complete a preset number of laps in a reasonable time.
24.27.1.9 In Mini Enduro with special penalty sections the competitor with the least points lost will be the winner.

24.27.2 Hill Climb Course

24.27.2.1 The course for this event will be a hill which can be readily negotiable by the competitors.

24.27.3 Hill Climb Procedure

24.27.3.1 To increase the skill level a series of turns and obstacles will be included.
24.27.3.2 The competitor whose elapsed time to successfully complete the event is closest to the predetermined time shall be the winner.
24.27.3.3 Only one competitor will ride the event at a time.

24.28 FIGURE 8 COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.28.0.1 This event is conducted on an out and back course.
24.28.0.2 Markers are placed 20 & 50 meters from the start finish line.
24.28.0.3 Competitors will leave start line circle the markers in a Figure 8 course and return to the stop box.
24.28.0.4 Competitors machine must be completely in the confines of the stop box.
24.28.0.5 Footing with left foot is only permitted at the left turn 50m marker on the side of the start line.
24.28.0.6 Footing with the right foot is only permitted at the right turn 20m marker on the side or the start line.
24.28.0.7 Footing with left foot is only permitted in the stop box.
24.28.0.8 The competitor who successfully completes the course with the lowest elapsed time will be the winner.
24.28.0.9 The nature of this type of event precludes it being used as a run-off event.

24.28.1 Figure 8 Course Elimination

24.28.1.1 Competitors will be eliminated for the following

  1. Footing with right foot during left turn at 50m marker,
  2. Footing outside the area behind 50m marker,
  3. Footing with left foot during right turn at 50m marker,
  4. Footing outside the area behind 20m marker,
  5. Touching the marker,
  6. Bike not stopping within stopping box (i.e. both axles must be wholly within the stopping box),
  7. With machine correctly in stopping box, left foot only footing is permitted either in or out of the stopping box without elimination,
  8. Failure to follow course procedure,
  9. Riding outside the course boundary.
24.28.1.2 The event has only been completed once the penciller has indicated to the rider that the bike can leave the box.

24.29 RING CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.29.0.1 Competitors will ride passing through the 6 markers placed in a triangle to form a clover pattern.
24.29.0.2 Car tyres or marker of similar dimensions will be used as course markers on the outside of each turn and witches hats, poles and rubber rings on the
24.29.0.3 inside of each turn in addition a witches hat and pole is to be located in the in the centre of the event area.
24.29.0.4 Competitors may pass centre cone on either side.

24.29.1 Ring Clover Procedure

24.29.1.1 Competitors will start from start line and circle marker 1 on their left side picking up the first ring from cone 1 then drop the ring on the centre cone
24.29.1.2 then circle marker 2 on their right and pick up the second ring then drop the ring on the centre cone then circlemarker 3 on their right and pick up the third ring and then drop the ring on the centre cone and exit through the start finish line markers.
24.29.1.3 Competitors may foot providing that both feet do not touch the ground at the same time and there shall be no determining factors as to when the left or right footing commences or ceases other than the requirement that the left foot may touch for left turns and right foot for right turns and the left foot for dropping off the rings at the centre cone.
24.29.1.4 The finishing order shall be the elapsed time of competitors who have successfully completed the course per heat / semi-final / final.
24.29.1.5 The competitor who had the lowest elapsed time will be the winner of that round of events.

24.29.2 Ring Clover Elimination

24.29.2.1 Competitors will be eliminated from the event for the following:

  1. Touching a marker, poles may only be touched by the hand during removal or placement of the ring over the pole,
  2. Both feet making contact with the ground at the same time,
  3. Failure to follow the course procedure,
  4. Riding outside the course boundary,
  5. Removing both hands from handlebars,
  6. Not straddling machine,
  7. Crossing the start / finish line before course is completed,
  8. Dropping ring or allowing it touch the ground,
  9. Causing ring to fall over marker while attempting to pick up ring,

24.30 NO FOOTING RING CLOVER COURSE (see diagram for details)

24.30.0.1 This uses the same course and riding procedure as the Ring Clover event with the exception that footing is not permitted.
24.30.0.2 Competitors will also be eliminated if either foot makes any contact with the ground.
24.30.0.3 Finishing order will be achieved as in the Ring Clover event.