2021 VJMX State Championships
As per announcement
TRACK LICENCE NUMBER
As per announcement as at Feb 2021
CLERK OF COURSE
MVMX Management, hereinafter called the PROMOTER, will conduct the 2021 VJMX State Championships at the following venues on the following dates.
Round 1 27/28 March AWMCC
Round 2 15/16 May Shipwreck
Round 3 31st July/1st August GVJMCC
Round 4 4/5 September Wonthaggi
The abovementioned meeting has been authorised by Motorcycling Victoria (MV) and will be held in accordance with the General Competition Rules (GCR’s) of Motorcycling Australia (MA), the by-laws of MV, these Supplementary Regulations and any final instructions issued by the stewards of the meeting.
BY ENTERING THIS MEETING ALL PARTIES AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES, REGULATIONS, BY-LAWS AND INSTRUCTIONS.
Entries will be accepted forthwith from current MA Junior National (JNA) competition licence holders for the Championship classes. Current competition licences must be produced at sign in. NO EXCEPTIONS. Junior Log books must be produced showing competency on bikes. These books maybe held by the promoter during the event and returned at the completion of the riders commitments to the event.
One event licences are able to be used for this event. It is the riders responsibility to obtain this licence prior to sign in and bring proof of this licence with them. These licences are $75 per event . The licence is available through Ridernet.
Interstate and Enduro riders please note the following clause in Victorian Motocross Policies and Procedures:
Interstate competitors competing in the Western region series are graded to A grade, unless the ability of the rider is known to the promoter, however if the competitor or competitor representative request a lower grade, this is possible but they must be made aware that the Promoter reserves the right to regrade them at any time during the series and any points earned within that time will not be transferable.
Enduro riders are to be graded to B grade, however if the competitor or competitor representative requests a higher/lower grade, this is possible but they must be made aware that the Promoter reserves the right to regrade them at any time during the series and any points earned within that time will not be transferable.
The Promoter reserves the right to regrade riders at any time during the series and any points earned within that time will not be transferable.
There will be no dual grading. The riders’ ability is graded and not the bike size.
First bike entry $110.00 per round
Extra bike entry fee is $68.00 per bike per round
** Do not add to entry fee
Included in this fee is, $13.00 Riders Levy (collected on behalf of MV), $25 Medical levy (collected on behalf of the medical supplier for first bike entry, $10 flag levy (both collected on behalf of the participating clubs)
Second bike entry fee also includes $25 Medical levy (collected on behalf of the medical supplier) and $10 flag levy (collected on behalf of the participating club).
Entries will only be received online through Ridernet NO EXCEPTIONS It is the riders responsibility to complete the information correctly online to be eligible for that class. There is a surcharge 1.5% credit card fee and Ridernet charge of $1.92 for entering on line
ENTRY PAYMENTS DEFAULTED FROM ONLINE ENTRY WILL RESULT IN A $100 LATE FEE. View entrants list on the cloudentries event page Tuesday pm after closing ,
Rd 1 – Entries close Tuesday 23rd March 2021 at 7.00pm AEST Late entries close: Wednesday 24th March at 23.59pm
Rd 2 – Entries close Tuesday 12th May 2021 at 7.00pm AEST Late entries close: Wednesday 13th May at 23.59pm
Rd 3 – Entries close Tuesday 27th July 2021 at 7.00pm AEST Late entries close: Wednesday 28th July at 23.59pm
Rd 4 – Entries close Tuesday 31st August 2021 at 7.00pm AEST Late entries close: Wednesday 1st September at 23.59pm
Please ensure that you have entered well before the closing time to allow your entry to progress to completion prior to the closing time.
Entries will reopen after the nominated closing time of 7pm and will close on Wednesday at 23.59pm. Entries received online during this extended time will incur a $100 Late Fee, and the rider will not be published in the programme. Payment of entry must be fully completed with payment made before closing time to ensure late fee penalty is not incurred.
An entry fee will be credited to your payment method if a Rider / Parent informs the Race Secretary in writing (email email@example.com) within 24 hours prior of event start. Event start is at 7am.
In the case of an injury that disables the rider from participating in any events Motocross Management conducts a medical certificate will be required stating that the rider is unfit to participate
A $25.00 administration fee will apply to all refunds.
If a rider participates in the race meeting, which includes practice and then wishes to withdraw from the event for any reason – no refunds will be given.
Riders admission fee is included in Race Entry fee. Entry to venue after 9am may incur a charge by the Host Club.
Event Aid Pty Ltd will be in attendance from the entirety of the event.
Sign in for the abovementioned events will take place from 6.45am to 8:00am Saturday & Sunday, unless advised differently in Final Instructions.
Riders must present the self-scrutineering form at sign on with all details completed. This must be done for all bikes including spare/practice bikes entering the classes to be held that day. The self-scrutineering form will be emailed along with the final instructions for each event or can be found on the MV website in the MX discipline section. Riders must also present their helmets at sign on.
If a rider is riding both days this form must be completed and presented each day
Final instructions are emailed to all entrants via their nominated cloud entry email after the closing of the late entry closing date. Riders please ensure this email information is correct so instructions are received. Riders under the age of 18 MUST have their parent/legal guardian present with them at sign in, if not accompanied by parents, must have a Guardianship Form filled out prior to the event and presented at Sign In. The guardian must be over 18 years and have ID.
Attendance at the Riders Briefing is compulsory. All riders must be present for roll call. Fines will be imposed if riders are not present and riders will be excluded from riding until fine is paid. The Riders Briefing will take place Saturday & Sunday at 8:15am, unless advised differently in Final Instructions.
A minimum of eight (8) solo entries to constitute a class. Grades may be combined with higher or lower grades if insufficient entries are received to constitute a class. The promoter reserves the right to cancel / combine classes at its discretion.
All clubs will be responsible for providing a representative over the age of sixteen years to carry out Corner Duties during the meetings. All riders will be required to pay a flag levy of $10.00 per bike , payable at time of entry through Ridernet
Peg selection for first race at the first round, then in order of finishing from previous race. Grid Preference for first race following each round will be decided from the overall positions from the last round, then in order of finishing for grid preference from races that day. Only one representative is allowed to accompany a rider to the start line. When the riders name is called for gate selection ONLY the rider will select this gate. When ALL riders have completed their selections for gate then the representative may move onto the grid. Any breach of this may result in monetary or time penalty applied to the rider. Regular breach may result in the rider being excluded from the event.
Pit Board signals will not be used in Junior competition.
All machines must comply with the 2021 GCRs
Scrutineering for all competitors will be conducted under the self-scrutineering criteria approved in conjunction with MA and adopted as per GCR 10.8.0.2. Riders must nominate on the form provided within the final instructions, or the MV website all bikes they have entered for the classes on that day, this includes spare bikes. All information must be completed on the forms. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. These forms are to be presented along with Helmets at scrutineering/sign on. Random full eligibility checks of machinery and equipment will take place during the meeting. These forms will not be available for riders to complete on the day, they must be completed prior.
In addition to supervising the pulling down and checking of machines after official protests have been received by the Clerk of Course in accordance with the GCRs, the Steward can order that any machine be measured. If this occurs the Scrutineer will supervise a team member to pull down any machine that has taken part in the event. Failure to comply with this rule will result in automatic exclusion from the event results.
Machines will not be sealed for later checking after the event. All machines that are to be pulled down and scrutineered will have this process take place at the venue before the machine is released by the Scrutineer. A member of the Rider’s team must be available at all times to carry out the strip down under the control of the Scrutineer. Failure to comply with this rule will result in automatic exclusion from the events results.
Scrutineering/Sign on will take place Saturday and Sunday 6.45am to 8.00am
Closed Pits : dependant on club requirements if closed pits all bikes are to be kept in the pit area at all times when not being used for competition. Unless permission to remove the motorcycle has been granted by the Steward of the meeting. No Open Toe footwear is allowed within this pit area.
Paddock / Open Area. : Bikes are to be kept in the paddock area at all times when not being used for competition. Should a riders bike be requested to be presented to the Steward or Clerk of Course this is to be carried out immediately.
The immediate Pre-Grid/Start Gate area will be deemed as the pit area and No Open Toe footwear is allowed within this area.
As per rule 10.7.0.4 within the 2021 Manual of Motorcycle Sport - it is the riders, entrants and mechanics responsibility to ensure that their equipment is compliant for the class they are competing in.
All Helmet’s must comply within the 2021 Manual of Motorcycle Sport.
Commercial body armour can be worn either over or under a riders clothing. Riders must display a legible back number at all times
NUMBERS & NUMBERPLATES
Must comply with the 2021 Manual of Motorcycle Sport.
All Victorian licence holders must run their MV allocated number, riders may be excluded from meeting if number is incorrect.
Back Numbers: All competitors must wear a corresponding and legible back number at all times when practicing or competing.
Under 9 years – Mid Blue background, White numbers 9 to Under 12 years – Canary Yellow background, Black numbers 12 to Under 14 years – Mail Box Red background, White numbers 14 to Under 16 years – Black background, Yellow numbers
CHANGE OF MOTORCYCLES
A change of motorcycle may be permitted prior to the start of a race or at the discretion of the Clerk of Course. The change must be in writing and approval obtained by the Steward or Clerk of Course.
There will be no practice starts.
Practice times will be either 10mins or 3 laps , this will be advised at Riders Briefing at each round.
Controlled track watering may take place during racing.
JUNIORS OUTSIDE ASSISTANCE
GCR’s Rule 10.16.7.1 a) When assembled at the start of an event, and during the event no competitor shall receive outside assistance other than at the direction of the Steward, Clerk of Course or Starter.
The guidelines below are set out to allow outside assistance by an official of the event for 50cc Division 2, 65cc A B C, 85CC S/W 9-U12 ABC and GIRLS 85BW/150/125/250 4 Stroke classes only.
These guidelines may be changed by the appointed Steward of the race meeting.
Personal Transponders will be used. It is the Riders/entrant responsibility to have transponder charged at fitted to the motorcycle. Transponders must be fitted for practice. No working transponder = No points
Transponder number must be on entry form. To purchase your Personal Transponder please visit MV website for further information.
Motocross Management has a limited amount of transponders available for hire. Please indicate on the entry form if you wish to hire transponder. Hire is $25 for the event
Riders are reminded that tear offs are banned for all Off Road related disciplines see Appendix A Protective Clothing/Equipment 7.1, and 22.214.171.124 Should a venue have an exemption in place for this ruling as approved by the SCB this will be advised in the final instructions
1st, 2nd and 3rd placing will receive an award for each round, presentation for round one will be prior to riders briefing Saturday and Sunday , and the same for all other rounds except for round four which will be at the conclusion of that round
To be eligible for these awards riders must compete in 3 of the 4 rounds of the Championship
Saturday & Sundays Machine Examination 6.45am – 8:00am
Riders Briefing 8.15am
Practice commences immediately after Riders Briefing
Racing Starts immediately after Practice concludes
Racing Concludes 5:00pm approx
CLASSES & RACE DURATION
12 – U16
Girls combined 85cc/150cc 2st 150/250cc 4st
8min + lap x 3
13 – U16
100cc - 125cc 2st A, B, C
A grade - 15 min + 1 lap x 3
B & C grade – 10 min + 1 lap x 3
128cc - 150cc 2 st /200cc - 250cc 4 Stk A, B C
85/80cc 2 stk &150cc 4st sw/bw A, B, C
10 min + 1 lap x 3
9 – U12
85/80cc 2st & 150cc 4st sw A, B, C
7 – U12
65cc A, B, C
7 min + 1 lap x 3
7 - U9
50cc Auto Div 2
Riders competing within the 7–u9 50cc Div 2 class are also eligible to compete in the 65cc class on the appropriate bike for that class.
Should a classes entries fall below 6, classes maybe combined and a single gate drop for start may occur.
Interstate and Enduro riders please note the following clause in Motocross Managements Policy’s and Procedures:
4.8 Interstate competitors competing in any of the Victorian Championships are graded to A grade, or graded at the discretion of Motocross Management. However if the competitor or competitor representative request a lower grade, this is possible but they must be made aware that.
4.9 Enduro riders are to be graded to B grade, however if the competitor or competitor representative requests a higher/lower grade, this is possible but they must be made aware that Motocross Management reserves the right to regrade them at any time during the series and any points earned within that time will not be transferable.
4.10 Motocross Management reserves the right to regrade any rider at any time during the series and any points earned within that time will not be transferable
Should an Interstate and Enduro riders number clash with an MV rider number the visiting rider will be required to change their numbers and maintain that number as advised for the entire series.
PRACTICE AND RACE STARTING TIMES ADVISED AT RIDERS BRIEFING.
FORMAT FOR EVENT
50cc Div 2
85cc SW 9-u12
85cc SW/BW 12-u16
Girls 85 to 250 12 – u 16
Camping is available at all venues in the designated area as advised by the host club. Camping fees are up to $10 per vehicle per night
All competitors, officials and parents are reminded of the Motorcycling Australia By-Law – CODE OF CONDUCT (as stipulated in the GCR’s) which is a guide to appropriate behaviour at all motorcycle race meetings. This CODE OF CONDUCT applies to this meeting and will be enforced. Any person/s found in breach of this rule will be required to pay any monetary fines if imposed before a rider can continue in the event. The Steward can further exclude a rider from the event.
Track length dependant on venue event being conducted at.
Track surface dependant on venue event being conducted at.
A full canteen service will operate for the entirety of the event
A series photographer has been appointed for the series. All other interested photographers are to be professionals, meet the Media criteria and be accredited by MX Management (firstname.lastname@example.org). Any person on the track without accreditation will be asked to leave, repeat offenders will be fined or rider penalized. All club photographers must have an MA licence.
being used for competition. Unless permission to remove the motorcycle has been granted by the Steward of the meeting.
No Open Toe footwear is allowed within this pit area.
Paddock / Open Area. : Bikes are to be kept in the paddock area at all times when not being used for competition. Should a riders
bike be requested to be presented to the Steward or Clerk of Course this is to be carried out immediately.
The immediate Pre-Grid/Start Gate area will be deemed as the pit area and No Open Toe footwear is allowed within this area. Unless permission to remove the motorcycle has been granted by the stewards of the meeting. Any motorcycle removed from the pit area without permission of the stewards, will be deemed to have withdrawn from the competition.
It is conditional upon acceptance of this entry that it is fully understood by the rider/entrant/parent/guardian to arrange personal injury and ambulance transportation insurance cover in case you should require the same during the running of this competition.
RIDERS INSURANCE: The Motorcycling Australia Insurance Scheme provides: As per 2021 Manual of Motorcycle Sport.
CONTRACT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VJMX STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
IMPORTANT - THIS IS A CONTRACT. YOU MUST READ AND SIGN THIS CONTRACT BEFORE YOU PARTICIPATE.
otherwise agreeing to be bound by the Provider’s rules and directives governing the conduct of the Recreational Activity.
Application Fee means the fee payable by the Participant (as a rider) to participate in the Recreational Activity.
Participant means the person signing this form and whose name appears next to Participant below.
Provider means those persons and entities listed in Annexure 1.
Recreational Activity means the event specified in Annexure 2.
Participant acknowledgements, consents and authorisations
Additional Clauses for Victorian Events
WARNING: If you participate in these activities your rights to sue the supplier under the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012 if you are killed or injured because the activities were not supplied with due care and skill or were not reasonably fit for their purpose, are excluded, restricted or modified in the way set out in or on this notice.
NOTE: The change to your rights, as set out in or on this notice, does not apply if your death or injury is due to gross negligence on the supplier's part. Gross negligence, in relation to an act or omission, means doing the act or omitting to do an act with reckless disregard, with or without consciousness, for the consequences of the act or omission. See regulation 5 of the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Regulations 2012 and section 22(3)(b) of the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012.
WARNING UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN CONSUMER LAW AND FAIR TRADING ACT 2012
Under the Australian Consumer Law (Victoria), several statutory guarantees apply to the supply of certain goods and services. These guarantees mean that the supplier named on this form is required to ensure that the recreational services it supplies to you:
Under section 22 of the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012, the supplier is entitled to ask you to agree that these statutory guarantees do not apply to you. If you sign this form, you will be agreeing that your rights to sue the supplier under the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012 if you are killed or injured because the services provided were not in accordance with these guarantees, are excluded, restricted or modified in the way set out in this form.
NOTE: The change to your rights, as set out in this form, does not apply if your death or injury is due to gross negligence on the supplier's part. Gross negligence, in relation to an act or omission, means doing the act or omitting to do an act with reckless disregard, with or without consciousness, for the consequences of the act or omission. See regulation 5 of the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Regulations 2012 and section 22(3)(b) of the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012.
Parent / guardian declaration
In my capacity as the parent/guardian of the Participant I make the above agreements, acknowledgements, releases, warranties, consents and authorisations on behalf of the Participant (as defined below) as if I was the Participant and further warrant that I have told the Participant that the Recreational Activity involves the risk of serious injury, physical harm or death.
Parent / Guardian Signature:
Parent / Guardian Name:
MOTORCYCLING AUSTRALIA LIMITED (“MA”)
DEED OF APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY GUARDIAN
1. I/We ___________________________________ of _________________________________ are the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of ____________________________________ (“Minor”). The Minor wishes to enter __________________________________________________ (“Event”) conducted by the parties in schedule 1 below (“Organisers”). I/we consent to the Minor’s entry and participation in the Event.
2. I/We appoint and authorise _______________________________________ (“Guardian”) as temporary guardian(s) and custodian(s) of the Minor, whilst the Minor has entered and participates in the Event.
3. I/We acknowledge that motorcycle sport is dangerous and that by engaging in the sport and participating in the Event the Minor, takes and is exposed to certain risks and dangers including that:
(a) the Minor may be injured, physically or mentally, and may be killed;
(b) the Minor’s machinery or equipment may be damaged, lost or destroyed;
(c) other competitors may ride dangerously or with lack of skill;
(d) track or event conditions may be hazardous and may vary without warning or predicability;
(e) the Organisers, officials, landowners/track operators and any agents or representatives of those in charge of the Event are frequently obliged to make decisions under pressure of time and/or events;
(f) any policy of insurance of or in respect of the Minor’s life or physical or mental health may be voided;
(g) there may be no or inadequate facilities for treatment or transport of the Minor if injured; and
(h) entrants including the Minor have an obligation to themselves and to others to compete safely and within the rules of competition.
4. In consideration of the Organiser’s accepting the Minor as an entrant in the Event I/We agree to indemnify the Guardian, the Organisers and each of them in the following manner:
(a) that the Minor participates in the race meeting at my/our sole risk and responsibility;
(b) that the Minor accepts the venue as it stands with all or any defects hidden or exposed;
(c) that I/We indemnify and hold harmless the Organisers, their respective servants, agents or officials
against any actions or claims which may be made by the Minor or on his behalf or by other parties for or in respect of or arising out of the Minor’s death or any injury loss or damage caused to the Minor or the Minor’s machinery or equipment whether caused by negligence, breach of contract or in any other manner whatsoever.
5. I/We release & forever discharge the Guardian and the Organisers from all Claims that I may have or may have had but for this release arising from or in connection with this deed or from the Minor’s participation in the Event.
6. I/We declare that the Minor is medically and physically fit and able to participate in the Event.
7. I/We authorise the Guardian to administer or have administered to the Minor such medical treatment as may be required to treat any injury, damage or loss that the Minor may suffer as a result of participation in the Event.
8. I/We authorise the Guardian to direct the Minor not to participate in the Event if participation constituted an
unacceptable risk of causing the Minor harm, injury or death.
SIGNED and DELIVERED by:……………………………………………………………………………………
in the presence of:
Schedule 1: FIM, MA, Motorcycling Victoria, MVMX