2019 RIVERINA INTERCLUB CHALLENGE
2019 SERIES GUIDELINES
The RIVERINA INTERCLUB CHALLENGE combines three interclub series of different disciplines of motorcycling, these three disciplines are:
Enduro (LEAPING LOG ENDURO SERIES)
Motocross (WANABROOK HOLESHOT MX SERIES)
Dirt track (GOLDEN WHEELS SERIES) EXCLUDED 2019
No animals except guide dogs will be allowed at any venue.
These Series will be held in accordance with these guidelines, the Current (Manual of Motorcycle Sport) GCR's of Motorcycling Australia (MA), the By-Laws of Motorcycling NSW and any additional instructions issued and / or approved by the Steward or Clerk of Course or the RIC committee.
BY ENTERING ANY RIVERINA INTERCLUB CHALLENGE MEETING ALL PARTIES AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES, REGULATIONS, BY-LAWS AND INSTRUCTIONS
All riders must have compulsory Ambulance Cover to enter into a Riverina Interclub sanctioned race event (MOMS 3.3 Licencing)
Personal Accident and Ambulance Insurance is the responsibility of the individual.
CODE OF CONDUCT:
All Competitors, Officials and Parents are reminded of the Motorcycling Australia – CODE OF CONDUCT (as stipulated in the GCR’s) which is a guide to appropriate behaviour at all Riverina Interclub Challenge race meetings. This CODE OF CONDUCT applies to all Riverina Interclub Challenge race meetings and shall be enforced.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING:
By order of Motorcycling NSW, random drug and/or alcohol testing of participants (i.e. officials, competitors, mechanics, pit crew and any other associated person associated with the control, direction and operation of the competition) may take place prior to, or at any time during a meeting.
ALL AGES FROM 4 YEARS CATERED FOR!
Riders eligible to enter include financial members of any of the participating Clubs in EACH RESPECTIVE SERIES, and who are holders of current Junior / Senior Club or National Licenses. One-Event Licenses (OEL) can be purchased on the day. OEL applicants must be a full member of a Club participating in the series, Senior OEL applicants must produce an expired competition license or complete and pass both a Theory and a Practical test, tests can be obtained from your club or from www.motorcycling.com .Junior OEL applicants must produce an expired competition license and Proof that the applicant has met the requirements of the Junior Training Coaching Policy (JTCP). Club Membership Cards, Licenses and "JUNIOR COACHING PROGRAM COMPETITOR LOG BOOK" must be produced at Sign-on at every meeting. Or a relevant Declaration completed. More information on getting started can be found at www.ma.org.au junior coaching, kick-start program.
CLASSES ALL SERIES:
A minimum rider entry of (six (6) for MX) (four (4) for Enduro/Junior grass track) & (four (4) for DT) per round is required to constitute a class. A non-constituted class means that points earned from that class on that day do not tally towards highest point scorer perpetual trophies at end of year presentation, where possible, classes will be combined (to save time) but will be scored separately. The Committee reserves the right to cancel classes from the series if there are insufficient entries (six (6) for MX) (four (4) for Enduro/Junior grass track) & (four (4) for DT) at the first round of each series if that class is eligible to compete in another class, and also to re-grade riders who are obviously performing well above the level of the class entered. Rider grading will be reviewed after the first round, and 'Clubman’ riders may be elevated to 'Expert' at the discretion of the Committee and vice versa. The top three overall Clubman riders in each series will automatically progress to Expert Class for the following season provided a podium finish has been achieved at least once.
WANABROOK HOLESHOT MX SERIES CLASSES:
4 to under 9 50cc Demo (Non-Competitive)
7 to under 9 50cc Auto
7 to under 9 65cc
9 to under 11 65cc
9 to under 12 85cc 2-stroke & 150cc 4-stroke (Standard Wheel only)
9 to under 16 80cc to 160cc 4-stroke
12 to under 16 85cc 2-stroke & 150cc 4-stroke (Standard / Big Wheels)
13 to under 16 128cc to 150cc 2-stroke & 200cc to 250cc 4-stroke 100cc to 125cc 2-stroke
Open A and B Grade
Lite A and B Grade
All Powers A and B Grade
All Powers Clubman
Junior four-strokes from 80cc up to 160cc of non-motocross design will NOT be run at rounds of the WANABROOK MX SERIES.
LEAPING LOG ENDURO SERIES CLASSES:
13 to under 16 200cc to 250cc Solo 4-stroke, 100cc to 200cc Solo 2-stroke
(Event format will be decided by host club)
GOLDEN WHEELS DIRT TRACK SERIES CLASSES: EXCLUDED 2019
4 to under 9 50cc Demo Division 1 (Non-competitive)
7 to under 9 50cc Auto Division 2
7 to under 9 65cc
9 to under 13 65cc
7 to under 10 85cc 4-stroke Modified
10 to under 14 85cc 4-stroke Modified
9 to under 13 85cc 2-stroke & 150cc 4-stroke
13 to under 16 85cc 2-stroke & 150cc 4-stroke
13 to under 16 **100cc to 150cc 2-stroke
13 to under 16 **250cc 4-stroke
Senior Classic pre 1985 up to 250cc
Senior Classic pre 1985 over 250cc
Senior 450, 450cc 4-stroke (no 250cc 4 strokes)
Senior 250 100cc to 150cc 2-stroke & 200cc to 250cc 4-stroke
Senior 2 Stroke Open
7:30am-8:30am Rider Entry / Issue of OEL / Grading / Scrutineering
8:30am Flag Marshal's & Rider's Briefing (No starting of bikes prior to briefing}
10.00am Race Start
Presentation approx. 30 mins after completion of racing.
1:00pm-2:30pm Rider Entry / Issue of OEL / Grading / Scrutineering
2:45pm Flag Marshal's & Rider's Briefing (No starting of bikes prior to briefing}
4:00pm Race Start
Presentation approx. 30 mins after completion of racing
Times may change depending on weather conditions. (check website or host club contact)
Clubs may choose to include a $5.00 levy to cover the cost of lighting at night meets.
Riders must enter all classes in which they intend competing in - failure to do so will see the rider black-flagged! NO late entries will be accepted. All riders seeking an OEL must present themselves in sufficient time for rider testing and the issue of such License prior to entry closing times as per events timetable. The Indemnity must be signed on entry. Where a rider is under 18 years the indemnity must ALSO be signed by a parent/guardian who must remain at the venue during the event. A juniors age is the age they were on the 1st of January of the year of competition. One-day memberships and Motorcycling NSW Licences MAY be available at the discretion of the host Club, who reserve the right to reject any entry. The host Club reserves the right to determin the final cost of fees and licenceing for their event.
What to bring to sign-on: Club membership card, Competition License or OEL; Transponder
Junior riders must present their "JUNIOR COACHING PROGRAM COMPETITOR LOG BOOK" at entry.
Parent/guardian MUST ACCOMPANY THE RIDER to Sign-on if the rider is Under 18 yrs.; and don't forget your $$$
A Temporary Guardian form must be presented at sign- on if the parent/legal guardian is not present at an event where the junior rider attends with friends or other family. Guardianship forms are available on MNSW website, www.motorcycling.com.au
Junior $35, Senior $50, PLUS $15 for each additional class entered.
AUTOMATIC TIMING TRANSPONDERS:
MYLAPS MX FLEX Transponders will be used at all rounds of the Riverina Interclub Challenge. To be scored in any race each rider must have a MYLAPS transponder secured to the upper right fork leg of the motorcycle. Transponders can be purchased through www.mylaps.com
A rider can compete without a transponder however they will not be scored and will not be included in the overall results for the day or any respective class results for the year.
Riders who choose not to buy a transponder and do the required number of rounds to be eligible for the major prize draw at the Presentation Night will be included as such. In the event of any system or transponder malfunction results will be determined by the previous manual system. The host club and or the RIC committee reserve the right to amend results if required due to system or transponder malfunction. It is the responsibility of the rider to ensure the transponder is fully charged and activated before participation. Transponders must be brought with you to sign on.
YOUR TRANSPONDER MUST BE CHARGED AND YOUR SUBSCRIPTION ACTIVATED, IF YOU ARE UNSURE CONTACT MYLAPS.
The following information is provided as a guide only!
For a full list of machine requirements at scrutineering, refer to the Current Manual Of Motorcycle Sport. (MOMS)
All handlebar ends MUST be plugged, and grips are to have the ends in place. Side-stands and centre-stands (except for 50cc machines) and Bark busters must be removed for MX. Throttles must be self-closing; folding foot-pegs with return spring; wheel spokes tight and in good condition; head-stem bearings, wheel bearings and swing arm joints to be in good condition. All mufflers must be in a serviceable and good working condition so as to not create undue noise or sparks. If it is necessary for any competitor to change to a different motorcycle, the Clerk of Course or the Race Secretary and lap scorer must be informed in person prior to the change. The replacement machine must be of the same or smaller capacity, and must also be scrutineered. Machines over 85cc 2 Stroke / 150cc 4 Stroke for dirt track must be fitted with a trials type / speedway tyre on the rear.
*** All Riding Apparel must conform to the Current MOMS Appendix A Protective Clothing/Equipment *** All Helmets must conform to the Current MOMS Appendix A Protective Clothing/Equipment.
The use of goggle tear offs is prohibited from all off-road disciplines in the RIC Series
MOMS Appendix A 7.2 Off-Road Disciplines 184.108.40.206 Tear-offs are banned for all Off-road related disciplines, including Minikhana.
(Extract from the MOM’s Appendix A)
HELMETS A As approved under FIM Technical Rules (see www.fim.ch): ECE 22 - 05 Type P [Label affixed inside the helmet] European standard SNELL M2010, M2015 [Label affixed inside the helmet] USA standard JIS T 8133: 2007 [Label affixed inside the helmet] Japanese standard Standards Association of Australia AS1698 Australian standard B Level A standard, and Fitted with a helmet removal system [For Australian National Championship events only] C Level A standard, or ECE 22 - 05 Type NP or J [Label affixed inside the helmet] European standard D Full face helmet to: Level A standard Note: Only helmets of single shell construction are permitted for road racing events. Two piece or flip top helmets complying with AS1698 or other MA approved standards may be used for recreational riding only.
All riders are to present the following items along with their bike, to the Scrutineer(s):
Entry 'coupon' issued during entry / sign-on process (one per machine)
Body armour (mandatory for juniors only)
Full back protection (Dirt track all riders)
Is COMPULSORY! All riders must sign their entry card at the completion of riders briefing ready for presentation as they enter the track for their practice.
Riders are to supply their own race numbers conforming to the Current MOMS. Numbers shall be applied to the front and both side plates of bikes, and a corresponding back number is COMPULSORY. One and two-digit numbers are preferred. SCB Registered riding numbers will be given preference at the first round only, otherwise numbers will be allocated on a 'first-in, first-served" basis. The number used by each rider in any class at their first event will be retained for the rest of the season, unless otherwise directed, Numbers MUST be legible (i.e.: clean!!!! at the commencement of every race.
Senior and 125cc/250cc Junior class may be provided with riding numbers at events to identify rider classes. Junior Enduro classes generally use their existing MX numbers.
MOTOCROSS & DIRT TRACK There will be three laps for each class. Practice order will be advised on the day.
JUNIOR ENDURO Mandatory sighting lap
ENDURO Optional sighting lap
Starts are 30 position backward falling gates. Race duration for 50cc, 65cc and Junior Trail Classes - 7 min approximately. All other junior & senior classes 10 min approximately with three races per class. The Host Club reserves the right, with the Steward's approval, to alter race times if necessary. If necessary, elimination heats will be conducted to select 30 finalists. If time permits, a non-scoring consolation race for non-finalists may be run.
Junior: Clubs can decide on format and ride time, e.g. sprint, cross country, grass track MX Junior 125cc / 250cc: 2 x 1hr sessions with approx. 1 hr break in between.
Seniors: Clubs can decide on format e.g. sprint, cross country, riding time for the day will be at least 3 hours depending on conditions. Format will be decided and posted on HOST CLUB website before the event.
Starts are 12 position mechanical gates or tape. Race duration is 4 times over the finish line with four races per class at each meeting. The Host Club reserves the right, with the Steward's approval, to alter race times if necessary. If necessary, elimination heats will be conducted to select 12 finalists. If time permits, a non-scoring consolation race for non-finalists may be run.
Points for each race will be awarded as per Rule 12.16.13 : 35/lst, 32/2nd, 30/3rd, 28/4th, 26/5th, 25/6th, 24/7th, 23/8th, 22/9th, 2l/10th, 20/llth 19/12th, 18/13th, 17/14th, 16/15th, 15/16th, 14/17th, 13/18tb, 12/19th, 11/20th, 10/21st, 9/22nd, 8/23rd, 7/24th, 6/25th, 5/26th, 4/27th, 3/28th, 2/29th, 1/30th.
Junior Girls Series Girls that register for the Junior Girls Series must enter another class first. Riders that are in the 12-u16 85cc or 13-u16 125cc age groups will have to ride the expert classes for their points to count in the Junior Girls Series. Riders that are in the 12-u16 85cc or 13-u16 125cc age groups can still choose to enter the novice classes, but they will not accumulate points for the Junior Girls Series. If a rider is racing multiple classes in the Series, they must nominate which class will count towards the Girls Series. Each round will be rescored as a percentage of how many riders are entered at the start of the day in that particular class, i.e. divide the finishing position by the number of riders entered in that class, and then multiply by 100. For example if a rider finishes 20th place overall out of 40 riders, she will receive 50 as a score (20 ÷ 40 x 100 = 50%). If another rider finishes 7th out of 12 riders, she will receive 58 as a score (7 ÷ 12 x 100 = 58%). The competitor with the lowest total score is the winner, and so on for the other competitors. If there is a tie on percentage then the junior girl with the best moto finish in their final race will be given the higher placing. Then the Junior Girls competitors will be rescored after each round as per the GCR’s i.e. 35 points to 1st overall, 32 points for 2nd overall, 30 points for 3rd overall, 28 points for 4th overall, etc. Their points from whatever class they compete in will be tallied up at each round towards the Series.
ENDURO AND DIRT TRACK
25/1st, 22/2nd, 20/3rd, 18/4th, 16/5th, 15/6th, 14/7th, 13/8th, 12/9th, ll/10th, 10/11th 9/12th, 8/13th, 7/14th, 6/15th, 5/16th, 4/17th, 3/18th, 2/19th
1/20th. A maximum of 25 points can be accrued per class per event. E.g. 3 x 1st place=3 x 25=75 points=class win on the day, but cumulative Series points are 25.
Competitors shall only be awarded at a maximum of 10 points per day for 2 days maximum per rider (Pony express team riders only receive 5 points per day for 2 days maximum per rider. Acceptance of the competitor as a worker shall be at the discretion of the host club of the respective round. Validation of acceptable level of work and allocation of points shall be decided by the Series Committee in discussion with the host club. Workers points are not allocated for junior competitors.
All riders shall receive at least 1 point on the day for Rider Entry. In the event of a tied result in any class, a count-back shall award the higher placing to the rider with the highest score in the final race on the day. If a tie on points occurs for any position at the end of either series, the tying competitor who has the greatest number of higher places in the series will be awarded the position, as per GCR’s
No riding of motorcycles in the pits or car park. Riders must dismount prior to re-entering the pits. Failure to comply will incur a penalty of $20 or loss of points for the day, at the discretion of the Clerk of Course. A PIT BOARD AREA will be nominated. Rider agents in the Pit Board area must be a minimum of 18 yrs. of age and must be nominated by the rider prior to racing commencing. Rider agents must sign the indemnity form before entering the track.
No smoking in the pits. No bicycles to be ridden in the pits. No open footwear in the pits. No Alcohol.
PROTESTS: Junior Riders who wish to register a protest must obtain the Protest Flag (purple) situated in the Exit Lane of the race circuit and wait for an Official's direction. Under no circumstances will a protest from a junior competitor be heard if the rider has left the race circuit and re-entered the pit area. If the protest proceeds, it must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of Course, and be accompanied by the $70 protest fee. Senior Riders who wish to protest must comply with Rule 7.2 2017 MOMS
FLAG MARSHALLS AND LAP SCORERS:
Will be drawn from Rider entries (one per family), Riders unable to provide a flag marshal may fulfil their flag duty during Practice, after which they will have a separate Practice. This option will be issued on a “first in first-served" basis and is available to seniors only. Subsequently any rider failing to provide a flag marshal / lap scorer will be penalized either through exclusion or loss of points. Flag marshals must be 16 yrs. of age or older (parental/guardian permission required if under 18yrs) and MUST sign on prior to entering the track. What the flags mean: (Appendix B Flags and Signals MOM’s) -
RED_ : Race / Practice Stopped. Immediately return to pits/starting grid - Compulsory for everyone.
B LACKK : Stationary and Pit Board with rider number: Rider number shown must STOP at pits on next lap.
YELLOW : Held Stationary: Danger ahead, Slow Down, Overtaking Forbidden.
YELLOW : Waved: Immediate Danger, slow down & prepare to stop, overtaking forbidden & no jump ruling applies (Rule 17.8.2).
GREEN : Course Clear.
WHITE with Red Cross : First Aid Required. Pit Board with words “LAST LAP”: Indicates last lap of any event.
CHEQUERED FLAG : Finish of Race; proceed slowly and with caution to the pit gate and dismount. BUNTING OR TYRES MARKING THE TRACK must be observed at all times. Any rider gaining advantage by leaving the track confines will be penalised.
At each round awards will be presented to 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the Junior classes. All 50cc non-competitive entrants receive an award. Those awards not collected will be forfeited. Multiple Prize draws will be held at presentation for both Junior & Senior Entrants on the day. To be eligible for the prize draw you must enter an event on the day, write your name / riding No. on the front of your entry card, present to scrutineering for marking, attend riders briefing and sign off your entry card that you have done so, present your entry card at the start grid of your practice and attend the days presentation. You must be there at presentation to be eligible for a prize draw, re-draws will be conducted until prizes are claimed.
MAJOR PRIZE DRAWS
Will be as per eligibility guidelines under downloads at www.riverinainterclubchallenge.com END OF SERIES PRESENTATION:
Trophies will only be awarded to those who have completed in at least 3 rounds in either Series. 1st, 2nd & 3rd Trophies to top three point-scorers in each class over all rounds in their respective series. 1st 2nd & 3rd place trophies will also be awarded to Female riders with the highest accumulative points in any one class in ether series. A Junior & Senior Perpetual to highest point scorer in each Series over all rounds in their respective series. Points for this award may only be accrued from ONE class in each series. A Junior and Senior Encouragement Award will also be presented. The Under 9yrs 50cc non-competitive entrants who compete in at least 3 rounds will receive an award for that Series. Finisher’s awards will be given to any riders who enter all rounds. Trophy recipients must be in attendance to personally collect their own trophies - those not in attendance will forfeit their trophies.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
LEAPING LOG ENDURO
The Series Committee wishes to introduce
Southern Central Engineering
Thurgate Service Centre
PT Newman Refrigeration
Luke Wilesmith Building
Buzz’s Bikes & Bits
Bike Edge Wodonga
Please support all these sponsors, for without their support, there would be NO Series !!!
CANTEEN, FIRST AID & CLEAN TOILET FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT ALL EVENTS.
ANY AMBULANCE FEES INCURRED AT EVENTS IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE RIDER.
AMBULANCE COVER IS COMPULSORY & PRIVATE INCOME PROTECTION INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
The Series’ Committee consisting of delegates of the Holbrook, Leeton, Wagga Wagga, Tumbarumba, Coleambally & Temora Clubs expect and hope you will enjoy participating in this Inter-Club Level Competition. Please confirm event details with the host club contact prior to each round or check the Series Website for event updates
HOST CLUB CONTACTS
0406 082 226
0402 292 640
0429 992 636
0409 367 686
0408 991 034
0428 141 162
RIVERINA INTERCLUB RACE DELEGATES
Wannabrook MX Adam Beck 0406 082 226
Leaping Log Enduro Rod Waters 0428 263 291