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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 19A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS


19.1 CATEGORIES FOR SENIOR AUSTRALIAN SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

SPEEDWAY SOLO & SIDECAR

Solo Individual
Solo Pairs
Under 21
Sidecar
Pro ATV
Open ATV

19.2 CATEGORIES FOR JUNIOR AUSTRALIAN SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

JUNIOR SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

125 Solo Under 16 years – Individual
125 Solo Under 16 years – Teams
250 Solo 13 to Under 16 years- Individual
250cc Sidecar 11 to Under 16 years-Rider

9 to Under 16 years – Passenger

19.3 CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALLIONS AND TROPHIES

19.3.1 Individual Competitions

19.3.3.1 MA medallions will be presented to the first, second and third placed riders in each championship solo class and first, second and third placed rider and passenger in the championship sidecar class at all Australian championship meetings.

19.3.2 All Competitions

19.3.2.1 At least the first three place getters in any Australian Championship event must be awarded a sash or similar permanent memento of the achievement by the Promoter, irrespective of MA awards.

19.3.3 Duke of Edinburgh Trophies

19.3.3.1 The Duke of Edinburgh Trophies will be inscribed each year with the names of the winners of the highest capacity solo and sidecar Australian Championship for the following:
Australian Speedway Championship Series – Solo and Sidecar
19.3.3.2 Medallions and points will be awarded in Australian Speedway Championships where there are:

Senior & Under 21 Solo – 16 starters
Senior Sidecar – 16 starters
Junior 250 Solo – 13 starters
Junior Sidecar – 9 starters
Junior 125 Solo – 16 starters
19.3.3.3 The winners of the Duke of Edinburgh Trophy will be entitled to have a photograph taken of them with the trophy.
19.3.3.4 The cost of the photograph will be subject to price approval by the State Controlling Body and recoverable from MA.
19.3.3.5 The trophy will be held by MA.

19.4 COMPETITION CLASSES

19.4.1 Junior Speedway

19.4.1.1 Junior – age groups and capacities – solo and sidecar

AGE GROUP

CLASSES AND CAPACITY

4 to under 9 years 50cc 2-stroke & 4-stroke

solo non-competitive
7 to under 9 years 50cc 2-stroke & 4-stroke solo
7 to under 9 years 125cc single 4-stroke solo
9 to under 16 years 125cc single 4-stroke solo
13 to under 16 years 250cc solo
14 to under 16 years 350cc solo
11 to under 16 years 250cc 4-stroke sidecar
9 to under 16 years 250cc 4-stroke sidecar passenger

19.4.2 Junior Eligibility

Endorsements will be issued for:

  1. 50cc
  2. 125cc 4-stroke
  3. 250cc 4-stroke
  4. 350cc 4-stroke
  5. Speedway
  6. Slider 250cc 4-stroke
  7. Slider 350cc 4-stroke
  8. 125cc 4-stroke
  9. 150cc 4-stroke
  10. Sidecar rider 250 4-stroke
  11. Sidecar passenger 250 4-stroke
19.4.2.1 In Junior competition,

  1. A rider’s age on 1st January will determine their age for competition purposes for that year,
  2. A rider may move to the next higher age class when they become eligible by reason of celebrating a birthday, but once the rider moves to that higher age class, they may not move back to the lower age class,
  3. Any points earned by the rider in the lower age class cannot be transferred when the rider moves to the higher age class,
  4. This General Competition Rule applies to all riders up to and including the age of 16 years.
19.4.2.2 No person who is unable to lift his or her machine unaided from the horizontal to the vertical may compete in any Junior competition.
19.4.2.3 Subject to General Competition Rule 19.4.2.1 a) a Junior who is under the age of 9 years may compete on a 50cc automatic machine despite being unable to lift the machine unaided from the horizontal to vertical.

  1. Junior competitors in the age groups listed in the table 19.4.1.1 may compete in the corresponding classes.
  2. No applicant will be issued with their first competition licence if they are under the age of 7 years,
  3. Unless otherwise permitted in writing by the relevant controlling body, for any event there must be no greater age variation between competitors than four (4) years,
  4. No participant in the 50cc automatic class may compete in any other class other than at Club level competitions,
  5. In the 4 years to under 9 years 50cc Demo non-competitive class, all riders are entitled to receive a prize or award of the same size/value,
  6. Subject to the following two General Competition Rules, a relevant controlling body may permit age group racing, graded racing, or a combination of both,
  7. Age group racing: Only competitors in the same age groups may compete against each other,
  8. A relevant controlling body may grade Junior competitors according to their respective skills,
  9. Demo class is a non-competitive class.

SECTION 19A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS


19.1 CATEGORIES FOR SENIOR AUSTRALIAN SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

SPEEDWAY SOLO & SIDECAR

Solo Individual
Solo Pairs
Under 21
Sidecar
Pro ATV
Open ATV

19.2 CATEGORIES FOR JUNIOR AUSTRALIAN SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

JUNIOR SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

125 Solo Under 16 years – Individual
125 Solo Under 16 years – Teams
250 Solo 13 to Under 16 years- Individual
250cc Sidecar 11 to Under 16 years-Rider

9 to Under 16 years – Passenger

19.3 CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALLIONS AND TROPHIES

19.3.1 Individual Competitions

19.3.3.1 MA medallions will be presented to the first, second and third placed riders in each championship solo class and first, second and third placed rider and passenger in the championship sidecar class at all Australian championship meetings.

19.3.2 All Competitions

19.3.2.1 At least the first three place getters in any Australian Championship event must be awarded a sash or similar permanent memento of the achievement by the Promoter, irrespective of MA awards.

19.3.3 Duke of Edinburgh Trophies

19.3.3.1 The Duke of Edinburgh Trophies will be inscribed each year with the names of the winners of the highest capacity solo and sidecar Australian Championship for the following:
Australian Speedway Championship Series – Solo and Sidecar
19.3.3.2 Medallions and points will be awarded in Australian Speedway Championships where there are:

Senior & Under 21 Solo – 16 starters
Senior Sidecar – 16 starters
Junior 250 Solo – 13 starters
Junior Sidecar – 9 starters
Junior 125 Solo – 16 starters
19.3.3.3 The winners of the Duke of Edinburgh Trophy will be entitled to have a photograph taken of them with the trophy.
19.3.3.4 The cost of the photograph will be subject to price approval by the State Controlling Body and recoverable from MA.
19.3.3.5 The trophy will be held by MA.

19.4 COMPETITION CLASSES

19.4.1 Junior Speedway

19.4.1.1 Junior – age groups and capacities – solo and sidecar

AGE GROUP

CLASSES AND CAPACITY

4 to under 9 years 50cc 2-stroke & 4-stroke

solo non-competitive
7 to under 9 years 50cc 2-stroke & 4-stroke solo
7 to under 9 years 125cc single 4-stroke solo
9 to under 16 years 125cc single 4-stroke solo
13 to under 16 years 250cc solo
14 to under 16 years 350cc solo
11 to under 16 years 250cc 4-stroke sidecar
9 to under 16 years 250cc 4-stroke sidecar passenger

19.4.2 Junior Eligibility

Endorsements will be issued for:

  1. 50cc
  2. 125cc 4-stroke
  3. 250cc 4-stroke
  4. 350cc 4-stroke
  5. Speedway
  6. Slider 250cc 4-stroke
  7. Slider 350cc 4-stroke
  8. 125cc 4-stroke
  9. 150cc 4-stroke
  10. Sidecar rider 250 4-stroke
  11. Sidecar passenger 250 4-stroke
19.4.2.1 In Junior competition,

  1. A rider’s age on 1st January will determine their age for competition purposes for that year,
  2. A rider may move to the next higher age class when they become eligible by reason of celebrating a birthday, but once the rider moves to that higher age class, they may not move back to the lower age class,
  3. Any points earned by the rider in the lower age class cannot be transferred when the rider moves to the higher age class,
  4. This General Competition Rule applies to all riders up to and including the age of 16 years.
19.4.2.2 No person who is unable to lift his or her machine unaided from the horizontal to the vertical may compete in any Junior competition.
19.4.2.3 Subject to General Competition Rule 19.4.2.1 a) a Junior who is under the age of 9 years may compete on a 50cc automatic machine despite being unable to lift the machine unaided from the horizontal to vertical.

  1. Junior competitors in the age groups listed in the table 19.4.1.1 may compete in the corresponding classes.
  2. No applicant will be issued with their first competition licence if they are under the age of 7 years,
  3. Unless otherwise permitted in writing by the relevant controlling body, for any event there must be no greater age variation between competitors than four (4) years,
  4. No participant in the 50cc automatic class may compete in any other class other than at Club level competitions,
  5. In the 4 years to under 9 years 50cc Demo non-competitive class, all riders are entitled to receive a prize or award of the same size/value,
  6. Subject to the following two General Competition Rules, a relevant controlling body may permit age group racing, graded racing, or a combination of both,
  7. Age group racing: Only competitors in the same age groups may compete against each other,
  8. A relevant controlling body may grade Junior competitors according to their respective skills,
  9. Demo class is a non-competitive class.