Chapter 1. DEFINITIONS:
Web site: The Mid-South Cross Country Racing Series web site: http://www.msxcracing.com or http://msxc.com
E-mail list: The MSXC E-mail address list of interested parties. This is a generally non-commercial E-mail mailing list maintained
by the MSXC. Instructions for signup can be found on the web site. All riders are strongly encouraged to get on this mailing list.
The E-mail list is the 1st place cancellations are announced, followed by the official website.
Promoter: The individual, club, or organization hosting and responsible for the event.
Event: Any single race, i.e. Youth, Motorcycle, ATV
“Amateur” events: The main non-Youth motorcycle and ATV races.
“Main” events: Same as Amateur Events
Season: Entire Calendar year beginning with Round 1, normally end of October.
ATV: 4 wheeled all terrain vehicles. 3 wheeled vehicles are not allowed in any competition or use for any reason at any event.
Rules Committee: A group of 2 to 4 knowledgeable personnel, usually event promoters or former promoters, assigned by the Chief
Manager of MSXC for the purpose of rule interpretation, penalty assessment, etc. This committee may be formed on demand by the
Chief manager at his discretion as deemed necessary. The rule committee may be comprised of the Chief Manager only.
Meet: An activity during which one or more motorcycle or ATV events and related practices for such events are conducted.
Rider: A person who is or will be competing in an event.
Chapter 2. GENERAL:
1. The primary, official mode of communication between the MSXC and riders will be the web site and the E-mail list. Any
official announcements or news will be posted to both. It is the rider’s responsibility to gain access to one or both of these
information sources. Such notices may include cancellations, event location moves, rule changes, etc.
2. Each rider is responsible for the actions of their family, guests, and/or pit crew. Any unnecessary trouble caused by these
individuals puts that rider at risk of penalties up to and including disqualification.
3. All riders and race personnel must assess for themselves the course, facilities, existing conditions and other matters relating to
safety. All riders and race personnel must rely on their own judgment and assume all risks of participating in competition in any
4. The MSXC DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL INSURANCE. The MSXC event promoters DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL
INSURANCE unless otherwise posted or advertised by the promoter. Riders are advised to obtain their own insurance.
5. Entry Fees amounts will be as advertised on the official MSXC flier available on the website. “E550000xxxxx” Event Scoring
System transponders are required.
6. Gate Fee amount will be as advertised on the official MSXC flier available on the website. Children 5 years old or younger are
excluded. Others may have the gate fee waived at promoter’s discretion.
7. A rider may only ride one machine during any event. A rider who changes machines during a race will be DISQUALIFIED.
8. An adult rider may only ride one event and one class (Motorcycle, or ATV) per day. Adult riders who ride 2 events/classes may
be disqualified from both. Adult rider may race both ATV and Motorcycle in the same weekend.
9. Anyone listed as a promoter, or who has pre-ridden the marked course, is prohibited from competing in that event.
10. No rider may pre-ride the marked course on any motorized vehicle. Riders are allowed to walk or ride the course on a bicycle in
order to inspect the course. The promoter may limit the area that can be viewed. Youth and Peewee racers will get a Preview
lap prior to their race with race officials.
11. Spectators are not allowed on the course. Spectators must restrict their viewing to designated spectator areas. Spectators found
“helping” a rider may cause the rider to be penalized, or disqualified. Spectators on the course who cause race problems or
endanger participants may be removed from the property. Riders associated with pit crews or spectators on the course
may be penalized up to disqualification.
12. No one except riders officially entered (in the event in progress) may ride on any portion of the course (or practice area if
provided). (i.e. no ATV riders are allowed on the course while the Motorcycle event is in progress). Riders on the course
who are not part of the event in progress may be penalized, disqualified, and/or asked to leave the event property.
13. NO PIT RIDING IS ALLOWED AT ANY MSXC EVENT!!! Pit riding is defined as riding a motorcycle or ATV to be raced
in order to “warm it up” or “practice”. No person may operate a motorized vehicle at any time if they do not have a driver’s
license except for youth riders during youth competitions. A youth rider may ride their machine to the start and from the finish
back to their transport vehicle only. Due to safety concerns and tight facilities, any rider who is caught pit riding can be
disqualified at the promoters discretion up to and including losing all series points. Dangerous behavior will not be tolerated at
any event. A helmet and all other required protective gear must be worn while riding at ALL TIMES.
Any spectator or rider using a machine for transportation on the event property must operate it in 1st gear, 5MPH max.
Riders may ride their vehicles for necessary transportation to/from start/finish/signup/etc. ONLY IF they are in 1st gear at idle
speeds, with helmet. Failure to do so may result in penalties.
14. Race personnel identified by their identifying clothing may ride carefully on the facility while preparing for or managing the
events. All race personnel should be identified by consistent markings (e.g. orange colored vests).
15. MSXC events are cross-country events. The course may traverse trails, “fire-roads”, fields, and any terrain passable by an offroad motorcycle or ATV.
16. Course lengths will be designed as much as possible such that the fastest motorcycle rider will have no less than 19-minute lap
times, and no more than 40 min. Generally this will be a course length between 9 to 12 miles depending on terrain and weather.
17. Motorcycles will race for 2 hours (minimum of 1 hour 55 minutes) based on the projected overall leaders time. ATVs will race
for 1-½ hours (minimum 1 hour 25 minutes) based on the projected overall leaders time. In the event that an event must be
stopped early, riders will be scored based on their finish order at the time the event was stopped. If an event is stopped at less
than 1 hour (40 minutes for ATV’s) from the start of the event, the promoter may restart the event. A race must me run at least 1
hour (40 minutes for ATV’s) to count toward overall series points. Classes may be stopped early at the promoter or scorers
discretion due to time constraints, weather conditions, etc. When an early stop is deemed necessary, every effort will be made to
ensure all A riders through Masters A are on the course for the minimum time (1:55 on course) .
18. A course will be marked using high contrast paper arrows indicating the direction of the course.
19. Anytime “double arrows” are posted on both sides of the trail, then the double arrows represent the limits of the course. Riders
must stay between the double arrows where they are posted.
20. All riders must remain on the marked course at all times. The “Course” is considered to be the immediate trail as marked with
arrows. The course will extend a maximum of 25 feet to the left or right of the arrows.
21. Riders found off of the course as defined above are subject to penalties up to disqualification.
22. If a rider leaves the marked course for ANY reason, the rider must enter the course in the exact location where they left it (or must
re-enter in a location that is farther from the finish line than where they left the course). In cases where this is not practical, the rider must refuse to be scored for the lap where they were off course. Upon completion of the race, it is the rider’s responsibility
to immediately dismount, and return to the score tent to verify they were not scored for such a lap. Riders who notify the scorer
of the “short lap” will be penalized the lap where the mistake was made. Penalty for doing a “short” lap and not notifying the
scorer of such error will be disqualification. At the scorers or promoters discretion, and only with significant compelling reasons,
such a disqualification penalty may be reduced to loss of a lap.
23. Ribbon, banners, staked markings, etc. always represent the limit of the course. A rider who rides through any such marking
may be penalized up to disqualification. Tearing down course markings can cause serious event problems, and course misses
by other riders. Riders must exercise the proper speed and control at all times to avoid damaging any such markings, stakes, or
barriers. Damage to, or passing through such course markings may result in penalties. If a rider is off the course, intentionally
tearing down or riding through a bannered area of the course, to reenter the course is a violation of the rules and carries penalties
up to disqualification. General minimal penalty is 1 lap.
24. In the event of severe bottlenecks or a traffic jam at a particular obstacle, a rider may get off the course only as far as absolutely
necessary to clear the obstacle. The rider must take the shortest line back to the course immediately after clearing the bottleneck,
not the shortest line to the finish. On the next lap, the original course must be followed.
25. Slower riders are required to allow faster riders to pass. The slower rider moves the right when possible to be passed on the left.
The slower rider must take the first opportunity to allow the faster rider to pass.
26. Blocking, ramming, or any other intentional rider contact is a violation and may be penalized. This is true on the course,
checkpoints, and especially the scoring tent.
27. Team tactics will not be allowed. Riders found making a “team” effort to block or otherwise impede another rider may be
disqualified from current and at MSXC discretion, next event.
28. Unsportsmanlike conduct by riders or their guests, pit crew, etc. may result in immediate disqualification of respective riders
involved. Determination of unsportsmanlike conduct will be the sole discretion of the promoter, officials, or MSXC personnel.
Such decisions will be final and not debatable. Unsportsmanlike conduct rules are applied to riders on the course, before the race,
and after the race. Inappropriate actions or behavior directed towards any race personnel is considered unsportsmanlike conduct.
29. Fighting, threats, violence or other similar conduct with or to race personnel may result in complete disqualification from the
remainder of the series and retroactive loss of all accumulated points.
30. All race personnel, riders, officials, mechanics or anyone associated with the riders must not be under the influence of intoxicants
or drugs that could affect their normal mental or physical ability.
Chapter 3. RIDERS, ELIGIBILITY, AND CLASSIFICATIONS:
MINORS, AGE MINIMUMS, GUARDIAN REQUIRMENTS:
1. No rider under the age of 18 may compete without the written consent (signature on liability releases AND entry forms) of his/her
parents or legal guardians present at the meet. An authorized adult acting on behalf of the parents or legal guardians must provide
a notarized statement indicating they have been given the authority by the parent or legal guardian to be responsible for the minor
during the meet. The parents, or legal guardians or authorized adult must remain present while the rider he/she is responsible for
is at the meet.
2. For minor releases, proper identification of both a legal guardian and minor is required. Copy of Birth Certificate or driver
license is considered acceptable identification. Non-parental legal guardians must have proper guardianship legal documentation
to provide to the promoter.
3. Minimum age to participate in an amateur adult ATV event is 14 years old. Ages are as of the date of the event.
4. Minimum age to participate in an amateur motorcycle event is 12 years old. Minimum age to participate in an amateur
motorcycle event on a 250cc or greater displacement Motorcycle is 14 years old. Ages are as of the date of the event.
5. Youth events have specific age requirements for the classes, see Youth Chapter for requirements.
6. Rider Classification Protests: Protests and appeals related to rider classification will be sent to the MSXC for rulings.
The MSXC will make rider classification rulings and handle rider classification related protests. Appeals will be decided by the
Rules Committee. The MSXC rulings on rider classifications will be binding to the MSXC only and will be final.
7. Classes available/offered: The exact class structure or which classes will be offered for the season will be published on the series
8. Youth Classes: Youth Class details are covered in the Youth Chapter.
9. Age Classifications: Within the MSXC skill classifications the following age classifications are available:
Vet (30 years old or over),
Senior & ATV 40+ (40 years old or over),
Super Senior (45 years old or over),
ATV 50+ (50 years old or over),
Masters (50 years old or over),
Silver Masters (55 years old or over)
Golden Masters (60 years old or over)
ATV classes with identified age requirements (e.g. ATV 16-20 is for riders with qualifying ages 16 or above and 20 or
All age divisions may not be offered in all skill divisions. Riders competing in “age based” classes must be the qualifying age at
the first event they compete in during the series. A rider may remain in the qualifying class for the remainder of the series if they
choose, even if their birth date causes their age to exceed the age limit. Any skill level (i.e. A,B,C) may compete in an age
classification that is not explicitly skill level identified (.i.e. Golden Masters, ATV 50+). All age based classes can compete on a
machine with engine displacement minimums: 124cc 2 stroke, and 149cc 4 stroke, with a minimum wheelbase of 50 inches.
See Youth chapter for differences in youth age rules.
10. Displacement classifications: Within the MSXC skill divisions the following classes may be offered. Each of these classes will
be based on the machines actual engine displacement as indicated on the factory cylinder markings or by bore and stroke
calculations. A machine may qualify for the class only if its displacement is within the indicated range.
“Light” (i.e. Light A, Light B, Light C). 80-200cc 2-stroke, 149-250cc 4-stroke
“Heavy” (i.e. Heavy A, Heavy B, Heavy C) 201cc and above 2-stroke, 251cc and above 4-stroke.
Note: 4-Stroke specific classes may be split. 4-Stroke classes not specifically split will allow any 4-stroke engine size.
11. Skill classification: The MSXC defines 5 separate skill divisions of riders. The intent of these skill level classifications is to
allow for fair competition between riders of similar skill levels. Riders should choose the skill classification appropriate for
their skill level or risk forced advancement (see Promotion below).
The skill classification descriptions below are relative and do not represent that the MSXC or promoter has assessed the
abilities of the riders:
a. Expert: “AA/Pro” – Highest skill level. Riders who must ride in the MSXC expert classes: Top 5 overall riders from
previous MSXC season, Current GNCC Pro riders, Top 10 National Hare Scrambles Riders, any other rider who would fall
into this skill level based on past performance or organizational rankings. Any rider who rides an Expert/Pro class in ANY
other like competition at any time during our series must ride expert in our series for that season. Any rider who qualifies for
advancement to Expert by MSXC rules. A rider who meets the following criteria is not forced to ride Expert in the
MSXC: 1) was riding at the expert level in another series prior to the start of our series. 2) will not be riding the
expert level in the future in the same series. 3) the rider is 100% eligible to move to down to the other series’ “A”
division prior to the start of our series.
b. Advanced: “A” – High skill level. Any rider who rides in an “A” class in any other like competition, or any rider formally
advanced to the A class by the MSXC must ride in an Advanced Class. Any rider who qualifies for advancement to A by
c. Intermediate: “B” – Medium skill level. Experienced or generally a faster competitor than the Novice class but less than the
Advanced class. Any rider who rides in a “B” class in any other like competition, or any rider formally advanced to the B
class by the MSXC must ride in an Intermediate Class. Any rider who qualifies for advancement to B by MSXC rules.
d. Novice: “C” – Relatively slower riders as compared to the Intermediate class. These classes are meant for riders who are
not at the competitive level of the intermediate class but have enough experience to not be considered beginners.
e. Beginner – Relatively inexperienced or new riders. Riders in this class must not have ever trophied in any cross-country
event or non-Youth Motocross event.
f. Youth Classification – See Youth chapter for Youth Class descriptions, requirements, and details.
12. Motorcycle Buddy Class – Entries must be 2 man teams of any skill level. Minimum age is 12, minimum 80cc 2 stroke and
minimum 149cc 4 stroke. Riders can ride 2 bikes or one bike. No rider or bike substitutions will be allowed after the race begins.
Buddy teams that are MSXC members/points riders will not receive points if they substitute riders at any event. The same 2 riders
must race each race in order to receive points. Riders must alternate laps. Riders may swap only in the designated buddy box that will
be located after the score tent. No one except buddy class riders and race officials are allowed inside the buddy box. No spectators
are allowed in the buddy box. If riders are using 2 bikes, rider 1 must enter the buddy box and bump his front tire to rider 2’s rear tire
while rider 2 is standing beside his bike. Then rider 2 can mount his bike and exit the buddy box. If riders are using one bike, then
rider 1 must enter the buddy box, come to a complete stop, and dismount the bike. Then rider 2 can mount the bike and exit the buddy
box. The buddy box will be a high caution area. Any rider who comes into the buddy box at an unsafe speed may be disqualified.
Any rider who crashes into another rider, bike, spectator, or tears down the ribbon marking the buddy box may be disqualified.
Extreme caution must be used when exiting the buddy box, and merging into race traffic. Any rider who exits the buddy box, and
causes another rider to crash may be disqualified.
13. ATV Buddy Class – Entries must be 2 man teams of any skill level. Minimum age is 14, minimum 200cc 2 or 4 stroke. Riders
can ride 2 quads or one quad. No rider or quad substitutions will be allowed after the race begins. Buddy teams that are MSXC
members/points riders will not receive points if they substitute riders at any event. The same 2 riders must race each race in order to
receive points. Riders must alternate laps. Riders may swap only in the designated buddy box that will be located after the score tent.
No one except buddy class riders and race officials are allowed inside the buddy box. No spectators are allowed in the buddy box. If
riders are using 2 quads, rider 1 must enter the buddy box and bump his front tires to rider 2’s rear tires while rider 2 is standing beside
his quad. Then rider 2 can mount his quad and exit the buddy box. If riders are using one quad, then rider 1 must enter the buddy
box, come to a complete stop, and dismount the quad. Then rider 2 can mount the quad and exit the buddy box. The buddy box will
be a high caution area. Any rider who comes into the buddy box at an unsafe speed may be disqualified. Any rider who crashes into
another rider, quad, spectator, or tears down the ribbon marking the buddy box may be disqualified. Extreme caution must be used
when exiting the buddy box, and merging into race traffic. Any rider who exits the buddy box, and causes another rider to crash may
13. Classification advancement and PROMOTION:
a. MSXC may make changes to rider classification advancement methods at any time during the season. Advancement method
changes made during a series or season will take effect at the end of the season or series (i.e. a change that would cause a
rider to move up to a higher skill division would take effect at the end of that season or series and said rider would be
advanced based on change made). Exceptions to this will be determined by a vote of the rule committee.
b. Riders who are, or who expect they will be, riding at the next higher skill level should move to that level on their own accord,
without provocation or encouragement from protests or the MSXC. In the interest of good sportsmanship and fair
competition, a rider should not wait until they are forced to move to a proper classification.
c. Riders found riding in a classification with a skill level consistently below their current level (“sandbagging”) may be
advanced mid-season by arbitrary review and decision of the MSXC rule committee. Generally, invocation of this rule would be appropriate when a rider started the season riding above the level, but not for a rider who started the season riding
at a class-appropriate level. The MSXC still reserves the right to advance any riders deemed to be riding at a classification
below their current ability.
d. Forced promotion TO Expert (A to AA) class:
1. Top 5 overall motorcycle riders from previous season, and the Top 3 overall ATV riders from previous season. Must
compete in the AA/Pro class the next season.
2. Any rider who competes at the Motorcycle AA or ATV Pro level at any event during the season must stay in the expert
level for the remainder of the season.
3. Riders over the age of 40 will not be forced to ride an “Expert” class regardless of previous season’s overall or class place.
Riders 40 or more years old, who do not ride expert (Pro, AA, etc) classes in other like competition, may choose to
compete in an A class, regardless of previous season’s overall finish position, and these riders may move into or out of the
Expert class during a season. Riders under the age of 18 will not be forced to ride an “Expert” class regardless of previous
season’s overall or class place.
e. Forced promotion to the Advanced (A) class:
1. A “B” rider who placed 1st overall in the previous season or 2nd overall in their class for 2 out of 3 seasons must move to
an A class the next season. Riders under the age of 16 will not be forced to ride an “A” class regardless of previous
season’s overall or class place.
2. A “B” rider who places in the top 10% overall in the previous season must move to an A class the next season.
Riders who did not enter a minimum of 50% (rounded) of the season’s events will not be included in this calculation.
f. Forced promotion to the Intermediate (B) class:
1. A “C” rider who places in the top 15% overall of any 2 Winter Series events must move to the B class AT THE NEXT
EVENT. (Points will not be transferred).
2. A “C” rider who placed 1st overall in the previous season or 2nd overall in their class for 2 out of 3 seasons must move
to a B class the next season.
3. A “C” rider who places in the top 15% overall must move to a B class the next season.
Riders who did not enter a minimum of 50% (rounded) of the season’s events will not be included in this calculation.
g. Forced promotion from Beginner to Novice (C) class:
1. Any rider 17 years old or older who wins an award in this class must move to a C class at the next event.
2. Any rider 16 years old or less who wins an award 3 times in the Beginner class must move to a C class at the next event.
h. Promotion from Youth classification to Amateur: Youth riders who qualify in age and machine type may advance
themselves to an Amateur Classification but no forced advancements from the Youth classification will be imposed. Youth
riders can advance directly to a “C”, “B”, or “A” class depending on their skill level. A qualified youth rider may return to a
Youth class as long as age and machine requirements are met.
14. Classification DEMOTION / Moving back to a lower classification:
a. Class Advancements are considered permanent but may be changed by a written request to the MSXC. Evidence or
supporting reasons should be included in the request. Request must be accompanied by $50 administrative/research fee.
Only riders who are completely uncompetitive in the class, and who would not dominate the lower class will be considered
for return to the intermediate skill classification. “Sitting out a few seasons”, or “time off from injuries”, are not generally
causes for classification demotion. Requests must be sent to the MSXC. In extreme cases, requests to return to the Novice
class will be considered. Granting of such requests will be rare and only when clear, indisputable records or evidence exists
that a rider is incapable of competing at the current level. It is the intention of the MSXC that the SPIRIT of this rule be
followed to ensure that the correct riders are riding in the proper skill level classification.
b. Demotion (A to B): A self advanced A rider who previously competed at the B level, may move back to the B level if they
have participated in no more than 2 events at the A level. This does not apply to forced-advanced riders. No written request
is required. and this may only be done once.
c. Demotion (B to C): A self-advanced B rider, who competed at the C level last season, may move back to the C class if: a)
they have participated in no more than 2 events at the B level, and b) they meet the classification requirements for the C class.
This does not apply to forced-advanced riders. No written request is required, and this may only be done once. d. Demotion (C to Beginner): Advancement to the C class is permanent and may never be changed for any reason back to the
Beginner skill classification.
e. Movement from Amateur to Youth: A qualified C or above rider may return to a Youth classification providing they have
not ridden at a trophy level in an Amateur event.
Chapter 4. COMPETITION APPAREL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
1. These requirements are minimums to compete. Additional safety gear is recommended. Riders not meeting these requirements
may not compete and may be disqualified if they do.
2. Eye protection in the form of shatterproof goggles, or appropriate and secure safety glasses must be worn during all competition.
3. Protective pants and long sleeve jerseys must be worn during all competition.
4. Protective boots must be worn during all competition. Boots must be at least 8” high. Youth riders must have a minimum of
leather or similar protective material, “high top” boots completely covering the ankle and lower shin.
5. Safety apparel must be worn at all times during competition.
6. A full face DOT approved helmet must be worn at all times when operating a motorcycle or ATV. This includes the event,
transporting to the start line, pit area, etc. A rider not wearing a helmet while operating a vehicle can be penalized or disqualified
at the promoter’s discretion.
7. It is the rider’s sole responsibility to select a helmet and safety apparel which will provide adequate protection.
Chapter 5. EQUIPMENT:
1. Handlebars must be made of steel, aluminum or other suitable mass manufactured types. Repaired, cracked or broken handlebars
2. Gas tanks must be in good condition. Leaking tanks are prohibited. Gas may not be carried except inside the machines
manufactured gas tank.
3. Every machine must have a functional kill switch.
4. Maximum overall tire width for ATVs is 50”.
5. All Motorcycles and ATVs must have functional front and rear brakes and a self-closing throttle.
6. All ATV front bumpers must be of a tubular design with no sharp protruding edges.
7. All machines must have functional silencers. Exhaust systems must not exceed the maximum sound level of 94db as measured at
20 inches from the exhaust exit. Sound checks are not required by the promoters but a promoter may disqualify a machine
deemed to be too loud. Silencers must remain on the machine for the entire event. Disqualification of one machine by a promoter
does not mandate a test of all other machines.
8. All machines must be in good working order with no loose parts, no leaks, and overall mechanically sound condition. Vehicles
may be disqualified from competition due to safety considerations at the promoter’s discretion.
9. Radio communication with the rider is prohibited. Radio communication with field personnel or pit crews is allowed as long as it
does not interfere with the event promoter’s frequencies in use. Interference with official radio frequencies can result in rider
10.The referee may disqualify any vehicle that does not conform to the rules. They may inspect any part of a vehicle entered into an
event at any time before, during or after an event. A rider refusing inspection is automatically disqualified from the event and can
be disqualified from the series at MSXC discretion.
11. An inspection by the referee or any other official does in no way mean they have deemed the vehicle safe but only that it has met
the rules or rule for which it was being inspected. It is the rider’s sole responsibility to determine the condition of the vehicle and
12. The machine a rider starts on is the machine the entire event must be completed on. At no time may a rider change machines
during an event. If a rider’s original machine becomes inoperable, the rider MAY NOT return to the course and ride for
“practice” or any other reason. Standard penalty will be disqualification. This may be reduced under specific circumstances.
13. Riders may display any color numbers on their number plate, with any color backgrounds, except red backgrounds with white
numbers are reserved for Expert classes.
14. Studded tires are NOT allowed on any machine regardless of weather conditions.
15. The use of any type of horn is not allowed on any machine.
Chapter 6. RIDERS MEETINGS:
1. Rider’s meetings are MANDATORY. All riders are required to attend the riders meeting. Penalties given to riders due to
missing information provided at a riders meeting will be upheld.
2. The start of the riders meeting will be signaled using a horn, or megaphone. All riders are required to turn off engines during the
riders meeting regardless of their proximity to speakers or meeting. This includes all riders in the pit area, and all other locations
within earshot of the riders meeting. Riders failing to stop engine or otherwise interrupting a meeting may be penalized.
3. Rider’s meetings will be “on the line” 10 minutes prior to start time.
Chapter 7. START:
1. Peewee will start at 9:00AM local time. Youth will start at 10:30 AM local time. Adults will start at 12:30PM local time. Watch
for time zone changes.
2. MSXC events will be dead engine starts except ATV and Bike peewee races.
3. Class starting order will be standardized each season by the MSXC and all events will use the same standard starting order.
4. Starting order will be marked with signs on stakes to identify class rows. Classes may be combined on one row but only as
dictated in #3 above. Large classes (>40) can be started on two rows, with both rows starting at the same time.
5. Riders must line up at right angles to the starting line signs in a neat orderly fashion, starting NO FARTHER THAN 10 feet from
the start line stake or marking, NO FARTHER THAN 10 feet apart between riders. Riders must line up to the start field side of
all stakes and markers. Riders MAY NOT move start line stakes, or lineup outside the markers unless explicitly directed to do so
by the starter. Riders who are not lined up properly may cause false starts in the next class and thus may be penalized for failure
to comply. Penalty if imposed will be loss of 1st lap score.
6. MSXC Start Procedure:
a. The starter should be clearly visible to the entire start line and wearing identifying clothing.
b. A green flag will be used to start the event.
c. The starter will give the signal to kill engines about 30 seconds before the start. This signal will be waving a blue flag with
d. ALL RIDERS, ALL ROWS, ALL CLASSES, MUST KILL THEIR ENGINE.
e. The starter will hold the flag up. At approximately 10 seconds before the start, the starter will slowly lower the flag to the
ground to signal the 10 second until start.
f. After about 10 seconds, the starter will wave the green flag
g. AFTER THE FLAG IS WAVING, riders start their engines and go.
7. Classes will start 30 seconds to one minute apart, and is up to promoter’s and scorer’s discretion at all events.
8. ANY RIDER FOUND STARTING ON THE WRONG ROW will be penalized a minimum of one lap, a maximum of
disqualification. At scoring time, the rider’s FIRST lap will be removed and their place recalculated. A rider who starts on the
wrong row and only finishes one lap will have their score placed so as to be last in their class 1 minute behind the next rider.
9. Any rider who has a false start (starts before the green flag is dropped) must return to the line behind their class and start with the
next class. A rider who has a false (early) start and does not return will be penalized a minimum of one lap.
10. Any rider whose machine does not start within 30 seconds of the start must remove their machine from the start area immediately.
Such a rider may reattempt to start their machine with the next class. A rider who does not clear the start line in time for the next
class start may be penalized. Once the starter has given the “engines off” signal, NO ENGINES are to be started including any
from prior classes who have not yet started.
Chapter 8. SCORING:
1. MSXC events will be scored using an electronic RFID transponder scoring system. “E5500000xxxx” Event Scoring System
transponders are required.
2. The scoring tent is an extreme high caution area. Riders must enter the tent quickly, but in full control, at a speed
allowing a smooth stop. Riders who do front wheel wheelie stops, sliding stops, wheelie out of the tent, slide into the tent,
run into the tent, run into scoring personnel, ram riders in the tent, etc. are subject to penalties of lost laps, or
disqualification depending on severity. Riders who make contact with scorers or equipment due to speed or control issues
will have a minimum penalty of one position, maximum of season disqualification. Any damage to equipment in the
scoring area will result in fines AND repair costs.
3. For events scored with the Event Scoring System, the riders must enter the scoring tent while in complete control of their machine
and come to a complete stop. Riders should look straight ahead so their rider number can be recorded. The flag will be green
(indicating race in progress), white (one lap to go), or checkered (race over.) A digital numeric display will indicate the riders
(unofficial) place in their class, rider number, and time behind the rider (in their class) in front of them.
4. Riders should come to a complete stop to be scored. It is the rider’s responsibility to be scored. Riders who fail to stop, or who
“coast” through the score tent or checkpoint may not be scored.
5. If a rider accidentally leaves the tent without being scored, they must move out of the way of any riders behind them. After all
traffic has cleared the tent, the scorer may manually enter the rider’s number, in the event that their transponder did not read. A
rider who refused to clear the tent or wait, may not be scored. A rider who enters the tent backward on a machine may be
disqualified. In the event of a missed score, a rider may dismount and enter the tent on foot to be scored as long as their machine
does not block the course.
6. When being scored, the rider must make every effort to clear the tent quickly as to not create bottlenecks. No pit activities,
finding drink water tubes, adjusting, checking mechanical items, etc. will be done inside the scoring tent. Riders must come in
quickly, stop to be scored, and get out. Nothing else. Riders causing delays in the tent may be penalized.
7. Riders are not allowed to pit, gas, get water, etc. at the scoring station. Interference with other riders being scored could result in
penalty up to disqualification.
8. Riders are not allowed to converse with scoring personnel during the event except to report emergencies. The scoring personnel
are not allowed to answer general questions (i.e. how many laps to go) as this may cause delays in scoring other riders.
9. All riders will enter the scoring area in single file and at no time should the front tire pass the rearmost part of the machine in
front or penalties may be incurred. Penalty for Passing inside the scoring tent is disqualification (exception is if the rider is specifically and clearly instructed to do so by the scorer). Causing a rider in front to fall due to contact from the following rider
may also result in disqualification.
10. A rider who kills their engine must dismount and remove the machine from the tent immediately. If a rider kills their engine in
the scoring tent, and IF no riders are behind them, the rider may make a QUICK attempt to start their machine. Failure to remove
the machine from the tent while holding up other riders may result in penalties. Riders removing their machine must move the
machine at least 15 feet beyond the tent exit and clear of exiting riders.
11. Riders are required to use the transponder assigned to them and the helmet number given to them at signup. Riders who fail to
use their assigned transponder and number will not be scored. Riders who use the wrong transponder may be penalized up to
disqualification if their incorrect number caused other scoring errors. The transponder should be applied on the under side of the
helmet visor on the front or leading edge. If the helmet visor has metallic paint on it then the transponder should be applied on
the inside of the front of a rider’s chest protector.
12. The rider will also be provided with a row number sticker to be applied to the back of their helmet. They are required to use it
and display it properly. Failure to do so may result in penalty of one lap.
13. No rider shall bear more than one number label on the left side of the helmet. Riders with old numbers or multiple numbers may
not be scored and may be penalized if the old number causes problems. All other numbers should be covered or removed.
14. It is the rider’s responsibility to ensure their number label is placed on their helmet correctly. The correct location is: Along the
lower left edge of the helmet, just below the left ear. The label should be in line with the centerline of the rider’s neck. The label
should not cover any vents where it may be punctured or torn. The label should not be covered by any goggle strap. Riders who
fail to place their number in the correct position may not be scored. Riders claiming missed scores will be required to show their
helmet with their transponder and label in the correct position.
15. It is the rider’s responsibility to ensure the number provided does not come off during an event. The helmet must be completely
dry and oil free prior to applying the label. The labels supplied have sufficient adhesion to remain affixed to the rider’s helmet if
the helmet is properly cleaned before the label is applied. Taping the label to the helmet in lieu of using the label’s own adhesive
backing is not advised. A rider who is missing their label may not be scored. Minimum penalty for a missing label is loss of one
finish position, or one lap, depending on severity of problems caused. .
16. Scoring and signup personnel will assist any rider with questions about transponder and label placement prior to an event.
17. In the case of a stopped event, the event may be scored based on the current standings of all riders as they finish or the race may
be scored based on the current standings of all riders at some particular point in the race (i.e. end of lap 2) at the promoters or
Chapter 9. FINISH:
1. The white flag will be displayed in the scoring tent to indicate the leader is on their last lap and will receive the checkered flag
when they finish the lap. The white flag will be displayed to the leader when it is estimated that the leader will have rode the
minimum event time upon completion of one more lap.
2. When the leader has completed one lap after the white flag is displayed, the race is over. The checkered flag will then be
displayed. The race may be declared “over” early or prior to the leader’s finish at the promoter’s or scorer’s discretion in order to
clear the course of slower riders for the next event, clear course before dark, clear course due to track conditions, etc.
3. Large yellow “signs” will be prominently displayed on each side of the course near the scoring tent, typically 25 to 50 feet
from the entrance. These signs mark the strict no passing and high caution zone. Riders passing in this area may be penalized.
Normal penalty for passing in this zone, but not inside the scoring tent, will be loss of the offending lap’s score. Within the no
passing zone, no part of the front tire should pass the rearmost part of the machine in front. Riders must be in single file.
4. Riders may pass within the no-passing zone if the passed rider is on a disabled machine AND they are directed to do so by
5. If a “Checkered Flag” is displayed prior to 25 feet from the scoring tent, then the race is considered over at that point and no
passing may be done beyond that point. Such checkered flag will be waved by race personnel or affixed to barrier posts prior to
the scoring tent. A checkered flag is not required to mark the finish line 25 ft. prior to score tent.
6. After the checkered flag is displayed (even if it is displayed early) the riders who remain on the course will have 1½ times the
leaders finish lap time to make it back to the scoring tent and clear the course (i.e. if the leader’s last lap time was 20 minutes,
remaining riders have 1½ x20=30 minutes to clear the course). Any rider who does not make it to the scoring station before it is
closed will be scored based on their previous lap (if they made one). Scorer may extend the scoring close time at their discretion.
7. It is the rider’s responsibility to see and take notice of the checkered flag. Riders must not re-enter the course after the checkered
flag has been displayed indicating the end of the race. A rider who re-enters the course and completes a lap after the checkered
flag is displayed will be penalized. Penalty will be loss of the “extra” lap score plus the loss of the score for the last lap
8. DNF will be assigned to any rider not completing at least one lap.
9. Riders must complete the course on their own or their machine’s power. A rider may push their machine to the finish line but
may not be helped by spectators, crew, etc. A rider may not block the course in order to push their machine across the finish line.
A rider pushing their machine to the finish must do so on the regular course to be scored.
Chapter 10. RESULTS:
1. All class results will be posted after the last rider is scored. Results will be posted by class and include the rider’s name, place,
helmet number, and manufacturer brand indicated at signup.
2. Riders in contingency programs must check the results to ensure they are correct. Correct manufacturer must be checked.
Corrections must be provided to scoring personnel in writing or the rider MAY LOSE CONTIGENCY credit. Only MSXC
members will have guaranteed manufacturer tracking. Non-member manufacturer data will not be available.
3. Riders are not allowed to remove the posted results unless directed to do so by the referee or scorer. If a rider has a question or
problem with the posted results the referee should be informed, and protest procedures followed if appropriate.
4. 30 minutes after the results have been posted, the protest period is closed and the results are final. Any errors found after the fact
will not affect award positions.
5. In the event there are no protests, and all riders are present, the protest period for a class may be reduced.
6. In unusual circumstances where obvious human error was involved, and it is clear beyond doubt that the scores are incorrect, then
at the discretion of the MSXC, finish positions may be corrected. Such corrections will not affect Trophy awards as awarded after
7. It is each rider’s responsibility to view his or her score during the protest period to verify it is correct.
8. Scores displayed at the score tent are “unofficial”. Scores at race time may be adjusted prior to posting due to errors in signup,
disqualifications, penalty assessments, etc. and it is each rider’s responsibility to check their final score on the official posted
Chapter 11. PROTESTS:
1. Protest procedures will be as follows.
2. Rider classification protests will be submitted to and decided by the MSXC. In cases where rider classification protests cannot
be decided due to lack of information at the time of the protest, then the ruling will be in favor of the person being protested.
3. Any rider competing in an event may make a protest to the referee regarding rules violations by riders participating IN THEIR
CLASS. The protest must be made before the end of the protest period of 30 minutes after scores are posted.
4. No rider protests will be accepted after the protest period.
5. Rider Classification protests and appeals will be submitted to and decided by the MSXC.
6. A referee has the authority to disqualify or impose penalties on riders as a result of a protest. A disqualified rider loses all awards,
points, etc. from that event. Protest decisions can be retroactive to other series’ events at the MSXC rules committee’s discretion.
7. Any legitimate expense incurred by the referee due to the protest must be paid by the protesting party. The referee may demand
from the protestor a deposit sufficient to cover such expenses. This could include: transportation of an impounded vehicle, award
postage, and any off-site work costs performed on the protested rider’s vehicle.
8. The MSXC may promote riders based on rider classification rules. With such promotions the riders will be posted on the website
and E-mail list. Additionally, the MSXC will make an effort to notify the rider via postal mail. Promoted riders may appeal such
promotion at no charge. Any such appeal must be made to the MSXC with appropriate documentation stating the case to not
promote. MSXC will rule on such appeals and rulings will be final.
Chapter 12. AWARDS:
1. Amateur class’s awards will be in the form of a Plaque or Trophy.
2. Awards will be presented to riders after the protest period.
3. Award quantities will be 1 per every 3 riders for Adult classes. 50% (1 per every 2 riders for youth classes). Minimum of 2
awards and maximum of 8 awards in any class. AA, ATV Pro, MC Beginner, and ATV Beginner will receive a maximum of 3.
4. In the event of any unexpected problem that prevents the scoring of the event in a timely manner, the scores will be calculated,
and the results posted AFTER the event, within 48 hours. In such cases, awards will be available at the next event.
5. Cash Awards: The only classes that will offer a cash award are the Expert (AA, ATV Pro) classes. Expert class payout will be
$500 minimum for AA and ATV Pro (with a minimum of 3 entries) or 100% payback (whichever is greater.)
6. End of season (banquet) award quantities will be calculated using the same formulas as during-season awards and be based on
end of season class averages. Unusual events (unusual high turnouts, co sanctions, or unusually low turnouts, etc.) may be
excluded from this calculation. See points chapter for award qualification. There will be an award for the overall B rider and the
overall C rider, in motorcycle and ATV, at the end of season awards banquet.
Chapter 13. POINTS:
1. Points will be awarded and tracked for all MSXC riders in the class they register for (or officially change to).
2. Riders may change points classes at any time.
3. Points may not be “carried over” from one class to another. When a rider changes classes all their previously entered races from
the first class will show in the new class as zeros, the same as would show for not entering that event. These zeros can be
dropped from points calculations in the new class.
4. Points riders who change classes Mid-series will only receive one end-of season award. End of season points will be based on the
class with the highest finishing place.
5. Point’s accumulation will begin with the first event where the rider enters.
6. The number of events to use in determining points will be the riders best event scores AND a rider must enter the minimum
number of events to qualify for end of season awards. The minimum will be 1 less than the number of counted scores. Minimum
events must be “entries”, not finishes. A DNF does count. Participation in any class counts. “Best scores counted” applies to
class and overall points. In the case of overall points, the same number of “drops” applies.
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Best Scores Counted
7 8 8 9 10 11 12
Minimum Event Entries Required
7 7 7 8 9 10 11
7. Points will be calculated for end of season awards. The rider’s class point scores will be totaled for end of season awards. Riders
not entering the minimum number of events will not be considered for awards. In the event that there are 7 rounds or less in a
season there will be one drop, and minimum entries will be one less than the number of best scores counted. There must be 8
rounds minimum in a season for a banquet to be held.
8. Under no circumstance will a “C” classification rider be eligible for more than one end-of-season award.
9. Ties in points will be broken by counting the rider with the most 1st place points awarded, 2nd place points awarded, etc. until a
winner is determined. When counting the most 1st place finishes, 2nd place finishes, etc. ALL scores will be included in the
calculation including previously dropped scores. If this does not result in a tiebreak then a true tie will be declared.
10. Points Schedule for class is as follows:
1st = 30 2nd = 25
3rd = 21 4th = 18
5th = 16 6th = 15
7th = 14 8th = 13
9th = 12 10th = 11
11th = 10 12th = 9
13th = 8 14th = 7
15th = 6 16th = 5
17th = 4 18th = 3
19th = 2 20th = 1
11. Points Schedule for Season Overall is as follows:
1st = 530 2nd = 525
3rd = 521 4th = 518
5th = 516 6th =515
7th =514 8th =513
9th = 512 10th = 511
Remaining positions step down 1 point per place
through 520th place which receives 1 point.
DNF = 0 points
Chapter 14. VIOLATIONS, PENALTIES:
1. The promoter, or referee may disqualify any rider, from a race meet for any violation of an MSXC rule, insubordination, or other
actions deemed in the sole discretion of the promoter or referee to be detrimental to the race and the sport. Such disqualification
includes the loss of any rights with regard to the event in question and may result in expulsion from the meet site.
2. A rider’s actions may be cause for and result in a disqualification during the event. The promoter or scorer may choose not to
remove the rider from the course to avoid problems during the race. In such cases the rider will learn of disqualification when the
scores are posted. The rider may protest such disqualification during the protest period.
3. Penalties may be imposed on a rider for rule violations. In general, penalties assessed will be at the discretion of the promoter or
scorer depending on the nature of the offense and its circumstances. Penalties may be any of the following:
a. Reduction of one or more positions within their class. When such penalty is accessed, the method will be to remove the rider’s
last score. The riders score will be reentered in the score system so as to locate the score behind the appropriate rider in their
class. The new score will take on the adjusted time of the new score location.
b. Reduction of the number of laps completed. In the case of a lap reduction, the riders first lap score will be removed on the lap
on which the problem occurred.
c. Disqualification. Riders may be disqualified during an event or after an event. In the case of during-event disqualification, no
notice will be given to rider since this may cause disruptions to the remaining participants.
d. Additional penalties. Riders may receive additional penalties including but not limited to retroactive penalties, disqualification
from next event, or disqualification from the series.
e. Loss of points. Points may be forfeited for the event, or retroactively, for all events that season.
4. The following offenses are subject to disciplinary action by the promoter, referee, or MSXC. This list is for guidance to
competitors but does not restrict the MSXC from invoking penalties for other actions detrimental to the sport which are not
specifically contemplated herein.
a. In any way attempting to gain unfair advantage
b. Intentional “Cheating” of any form.
c. Falsifying one’s name, age, or ability level.
d. Entering and competing on a machine in a class that the machine would not qualify for.
e. Failing to attend riders meetings.
f. Riding in such a manner as to endanger life and limb of others.
g. Failing to respond to course official instructions.
h. After leaving the marked course, failing to re-enter the course at the same location and in so giving unfair advantage.
i. Receiving any form of prohibited outside assistance including but not limited to reception of radio transmissions while in
j. Causing a race to be stopped.
k. Abetting or knowingly engaging in a race which is “fixed” or prearranged.
l. Offering or giving bribes, wagering on outcomes.
m. Attacking a race official or engaging in a fight. This includes any person and any incident anywhere on the premises prior to,
during, or after an MSXC event.
n. Engaging in any unfair practice, misbehavior, or action deemed by the referee, promoter, or MSXC to be detrimental to the
Chapter 15. YOUTH:
Warning: Motor vehicle mishaps, in competition or otherwise, can result in injury or death. Motor vehicles
should never be used by minors without parental consent or supervision. MSXC, L.L.C. (MSXC), does not test
the skill of individual participants in amateur or youth events, nor do they license amateur or youth competitors
or judge rider competence. Participants (and Legal Guardians) are solely responsible for their own safety.
Be aware that motor sports are inherently dangerous. Neither the MSXC nor the promoter will test the skill of
individual participants or inspect the condition of their motorcycles. Parents or legal guardians must remain
present at all times and are solely responsible for the condition of their child’s motorcycle and their competence
to operate them. The promoter does not provide medical insurance coverage. If you have doubts about your
child’s personal abilities to participate in this event or if you believe your personal insurance coverage is not
adequate to compensate you for any injury or loss that might occur, do not to enter your child in this event.
1. Unless otherwise provided for in this section, all MSXC rules also apply to Youth events.
2. Parents and Legal Guardians are strongly encouraged to inspect the course prior to the race. Any questions or concerns should be
brought to the immediate attention of a race official or promoter.
3. Parent or Legal Guardian must sign a minor release form allowing youth to compete. Legal Guardian must have notarized
documentation reflecting their legal guardian status. This document must be retained by the promoter and filed with rider’s
release form. Parent and/or legal guardian must have proper photo identification to sign releases.
4. The parent or legal guardian must remain present at all times during the rider’s participation in any youth event.
5. To authorize a minor to compete, the parent or legal guardian must sign below the minor’s signature on the entry form.
6. The minor must be large enough and mature enough to control their machine at all times and to ride it safely. This includes
stopping, starting, standing still, mounting, dismounting and putting both feet on the ground. The promoter or referee has the full
authority to disqualify a rider that in their opinion cannot safely control his/her motorcycle. No youth riders may be given any
assistance on dead engine starts. Parents or any adults, except race personnel or sweep riders, are allowed to ride any vehicle on
the course during any race.
7. Youth Classifications – Youth classes offered have combinations of age, displacement, and machine design requirements.
MSXC classes cover the widest range of riders and machines based on previous participation. There may not be a class to fit
every rider. Electric bikes are allowed in any youth class as long as minimum / maximum wheel size and wheelbase requirements
are met. Riders must meet all class requirements to participate.
AGES: In the MSXC Series ONLY, A rider’s age on the date of Round 1 will determine his/her age for the entire MSXC winter
SEASON. However, a rider may move to the next higher age class (within the youth division only) if he/she will be eligible to do
so at any time during the SEASON, but once the rider moves to the next higher age class, he/she may not move back to the lower
age class. Riders are encouraged to determine at the beginning of the points season which age class they will participate in for the
Supermini (Previously Junior A): Age 12-15. 79-112cc 2 stroke, 75-150cc 4 stroke. Minimums: wheelbase 48”, rear wheel
14”. Maximums: wheelbase 51”, front wheel 19”
Supermini Girls: Age 12-15. 79-112cc 2 stroke, 75-150cc 4 stroke. Minimums: wheelbase 48”, rear wheel 14”. Maximums:
wheelbase 51”, front wheel 19”
85cc Sr (Previously Junior B): Age 9-11. 66-85cc 2 stroke, 75-125cc 4 stroke. Minimum rear wheel 12″. Maximums: front
wheel 19″, rear wheel 16″, wheelbase 51″.
85cc Jr (Previously Junior B): Age 11-13. 66-85cc 2 stroke, 75-125cc 4 stroke. Minimum rear wheel 12″. Maximums: front
wheel 19″, rear wheel 16″, wheelbase 51″.
65cc Sr (Previously Mini A): Age: 7-11. 52-65cc 2 stroke and 52-112cc 4 stroke. Minimum wheel size 10″ Maximums: wheel
size 14″, wheelbase 45″.
65cc Jr (Previously Mini B): Age: 7-9. 52-65cc 2 stroke and 52-112cc 4 stroke. Minimum wheel size 10″ Maximums: wheel
size 14″, wheelbase 45″.
50cc Sr (Previously Peewee 6-8): Age: 6-8. 0-51cc stock. Maximum wheel size 12″
50cc Jr (Previously Peewee 4-6): Age: 4-6. 0-51cc stock. Maximum wheel size 10″
50cc Beginner: Age: 4-8 0-50/2 0-70/4 NO KTM/COBRA
Trail Rider: Age per cc, Peewee 4-8 50/2 70/4, Youth 7-15 0-112/2 0-150/4 NON POINTS CLASS
300 Production: Age 12-15 300cc/4 stroke 200cc/2 stroke Production ONLY
150 Hybrid: Age 12-15 150/4 stroke 112/2 stroke
Girls Open: Age 8-15 250/4 stroke 105/2 stroke
90 Mod: Age 8-15 125/4 stroke 71-90/2 stroke Production Race ATV, i.e. drr, cobra, Shifter, Automatic and CVT models
eligible, Engine / suspension modifications are allowed.
90 Limited: Age 8-12 125/4 stroke 90/2 stroke Production models. The following may be changed or added: tires (but no tire
balls), wheels (cannot change stock width), pipe, sprockets, gearing, clutch, twist throttle, handlebars, grips, handlebar pads, front
bumper, rear grab bar, air filter, jetting, steering stabilizer and frame reinforcements. Fenders may be trimmed. No other modifications allowed, INCLUDING carburetor, electronics (including CDI and ECU), oil injection, air box (may remove lid but
not screen or stock cage), gas tank, wheelbase, width, rear axle, A-arm, shocks and suspension. 2- Stroke shifter models not
70 Open: Age 7-11 70/2 stroke, cvt models, Production/Mod. The following may be changed: tires, wheels, pipe, sprockets,
clutch, twist throttle, handlebars, grips, handlebar pads, front bumper, rear grab bar, air filter and jetting, shocks, A-arms. Fenders
may be trimmed.
50cc Race: Age 4-8 50/2 stroke Production: This class includes DRR, Cobra etc. Factory built racing ATVs
90 Stock Beginner: Age 3-8 90/4 stroke Production only, NO 2 STROKES. Must be racing less than 2 years to be eligible.
50cc 2 Stroke: Age 3-8 50/2 stroke, aftermarket items such as tie rods, A-arms, tires, wheels, etc. may be changed
50cc 4 Stroke: Age 3-8 50/4 stroke, aftermarket items such as tie rods, A-arms, tires, wheels, etc. may be changed
8. Junior A, both Junior B classes, and Mini A will race at the same time but start separately, 1 minute apart. Junior A starts first,
Dead engine start, Race time is 55 minutes minimum for the leader.
9. Peewee classes and Mini B race together but start separately, 1 minute apart. Mini B starts first. Live engine start, Race time is 30
minutes minimum for the leader.
10. Youth riders are required to pass any rider, particularly smaller or younger classes being run simultaneously in their race, in a
sportsmanlike manner. Riders who act unsportsmanlike or who make contact of any kind with other riders may be removed from
the event. No youth rider is to come into contact with another youth rider at any time on the course. Such conduct will be at the
discretion of the race personnel.
11. Start time for Youth is 10:30AM.
12. Youth Riders meeting will be held at the start area at 10:15AM.
13. Riders shall come to a complete stop at all scoring stations or checkpoints unless otherwise instructed by the scorer. It is the
responsibility of the rider to be scored.
14. Guardians, parents, guests, etc. must remain at least 15 feet away from all scoring personnel. Do not have conversations with, or
distract the scorers. Failure to comply may result in penalties to the rider.
15. Riders may be disqualified or removed from an event at the sole discretion of the promoter based on the riders perceived abilities,
or riders perceived to be riding recklessly. Such decisions are final and may not be debated by riders, crew, parents, etc. Any
undesirable conduct by the crew, parents, etc. regarding such a decision may result in further penalties.
16. Safety equipment including protective eyewear, boots, and helmets must be worn at all times during competition
17. Youth riders are not allowed to ride their machines at ANY time on the race facilities or course except going directly from
their vehicle/pit to the start line and back. Youth riders must be in 1st or low gear while going to and from the start/finish line.
Youth riders found riding at other times may be penalized including disqualification from the current and next event.
Repeated offenders will be disqualified from the series.
18. Youth riders may compete in the youth Junior race and the adult bike race if age and machine requirements are met. Adults may
compete in only one event per day. Minimum age for adult bike race is 12, minimum 80cc 2 stroke and 149cc 4 stroke
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