Ryan Villopoto Amateur Motocross Cup

JULY 2-5, 2020
Grays Harbor ORV Park – McCleary, WA

Ryan Villopoto Amateur Motocross Cup

JULY 2-5, 2020
Grays Harbor ORV Park – McCleary, WA

Supplemental Rules

Please read carefully below:

  1. Class Structure
    • Click HERE for Section #1.
  2. General Event/Series Rules
    • AMA membership is required for all racers.
    • AMA membership is available at the track or online at http://www.amajoin.com/rryd
    • The Supplemental Rules supplement the 2019 AMA Amateur Rulebook.
    • Limited Class requirements can be found in the AMA Rulebook Sec 1.2.B (pg 17).
    • Any class without “Limited or LTD” shown in the class name is considered “Modified”.
    • This meet is a non-rain out event. The AMA Severe Weather Policy Appendix 6.3 shall be adhered to.
    • NO qualifiers are needed to attend.
    • All skill levels are eligible to compete.
    • All areas of this meet at Grays Harbor ORV Park are considered hot-pits thus every person entering must sign a liability release.
    • This event does not offer rider medical insurance.
    • Every person on the grounds is required to wear an armband. If anyone is found not wearing one, that person will be charged for a full-price general admission armband.
    • All information shown in Supplemental Rules and Event Schedule is subject to change at any time without notice. Check revised dates.
    • Track direction is counter-clockwise.
  3. Age Effective Date/Policy
    • Age effective date is January 1, 2019.
  4. Number Plates/Competition Number
    • All motorcycles must have contrasting number-plates. Requirements below:
      • (Expert) White with Black numbers;
      • (Intermediate) Yellow with Black numbers;
      • (Novice) Black with White numbers;
      • All other classes may choose from White/Black or Black/White.
    • A rider may choose personal competition numbers.
    • Rider’s competition number may only include numbers and up to three (3) digits from 1-999.
    • Only the event referee may change a riders competition number.
    • No duplicate race numbers are allowed within the same class. Duplicate numbers will go to the rider who registered first.
  5. Minor Release Requirement
    • Notarized statement must be presented at the time of registration to the clerk at the tower.
    • Two copies (one for registration clerk and one for guardian/authorized adult) must be on hand.
    • Adult with a minor must be prepared to show proof of identity and guardianship.
  6. Rider/Mechanic
    • Official Track Walk is at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.
    • It is mandatory to attend riders meeting.  Riders/Mechanics meeting is Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM at registration.
    • Random roll-call of riders may be conducted during the riders meeting.
    • Mechanics are required to attend Riders Meeting.
    • Riders must be wearing gate admission wristband to finalize registration.
    • Foreign or non-U.S. riders eligibility require approval from the AMA prior to participating in the event.
    • No foreign or non-U.S. rider is eligible for “C” Novice class.
    • Foreign and non-U.S. riders must contact AMA at mxracing@ama-racing.org or access the form request at http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Racing/Story/motocross-rules-1
    • Any rider that goes through registration after the “official” riders meeting must receive a copy of the meeting in its entirety from the head clerk.
    • Mechanics will receive an armband at the time of registration to be permitted access to staging and the mechanic’s area.
    • Mechanics and Riders are responsible to adhere to “Starting Gate” procedures and policies (see Section #13).
    • Rider must enter and exit the track at designated areas only.
    • It is the rider’s responsibility to listen to announcements for updates throughout the meet.
    • Only one mechanic per rider is allowed inside staging lanes, starting gate, mechanics area, and impound area.
    • All family and sponsors are welcome to join rider at trackside podium.
  7. Machine Eligibility
    • A “Stock” motorcycle in “Limited” class is also eligible to compete in any class.
    • Permitted modifications in Limited and Modified classes can be found in the “Limited Class Equipment Standards” section of the AMA Rulebook.
    • Class #1.2 – 50cc (4-6) Special Limited allows 2-stroke and 4-stroke. Eligible machines are limited to the following models:
      • Cobra P3, PW3 & GI
      • DRR DB50 Jr
      • Honda XR50 & CRF50
      • Kawasaki KDX50
      • KTM Mini Adventure, SX Mini
      • Suzuki JR50
      • Yamaha PW50 & TTR50
    • Honda CRF150R (17″/14″) eligible for (class #):
      • (16.2) Girls Sr (12-15)
      • (17) Mini Sr (12-13)
      • (18) Mini Sr (13-14)
      • (19) Mini Sr (14-15)
      • (20) Mini Sr (12-15) Challenge
    • Honda CRF150R (19″/16″) eligible for (class #):
      • (21) Super Mini (12-15)
      • (22) Super Mini (13-16)
      • (23) 125 (12-14)
      • (24) 125 (14-16)
      • (25) 125 (12-16) Challenge
      • (26) Women’s (12+)
  8. Registration
    • This event is “limited registration” thus once registration fills in a class, the remaining riders will be taken as alternates.
    • All classes are limited to 37 entries except below:
    • Pro Classes are not limited;
    • Amateur class #1.1, 1.2, 16.1, 16.2 are limited to 18 entries and will be double gated.
    • Riders may enter up to five (5) classes.
    • Registration has three options:
      • Online;
      • US Mail;
      • Track.
    • Early registration is open from July 1st (12:00 AM PST) through Monday, August 5, 2019 (11:59 PM PST).
    • Link: EARLY REGISTRATION
    • US Mail registration (received by August 5, 2019) is offered.  Must request via email at scoring@rvmxcup.com.
    • Early registration accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
    • Any racer needing to rent transponder must report to Transponder line before registration.
    • Post registration accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express or Cash.  No Checks.
    • To “finalize” race entry, ALL riders (to include parent/guardian if rider is a minor) are required to check in at registration to sign releases.
    • Riders and mechanics must be present at registration.
    • Mechanics must report to registration to receive “mechanics area” armband.
    • Riders must provide last 4 of VIN of every race bike.
    • Post-Registration opens at 11:00am, Wednesday, August 14, 2019.
    • Pre-entry race fees:
      • $80/class and $100/Pro Sport class.
    • Post-entry race fees:
      • $100/class and $120/Pro Sport class.
    • Class cancellation is $20 per class.
    • Cancellation refunds will be processed within 2 weeks after the event is complete.
    • No refunds once practice begins.
  9. Pre-Entry Verification
    • Pre-entries roster will be posted HERE after early registration closes.
    • To ensure you are pre-entered, go the results page HERE in order to verify your riders full name, class, competition number, the brand of bike and residence (city/state) are correct.
    • If you do not find yourself online or you find a mistake in any of the information, please email scoring@rvmxcup.com.
    • A $20 fee per class applies for class changes. Deadline for changes is 7:00am Friday, August 16, 2019.
  10. Transponder
    • Transponder scoring is conducted by EScoreMX.
    • Rider must pick up transponder before reporting to finalize registration for practice and race.
    • Transponder fee is $40 rental plus a $100 refundable deposit and is mandatory to compete during event.
    • Only one transponder per rider is needed no matter how many classes rider enters.
    • To retrieve lap times at track, you must provide transponder serial number to EScoreMX.
    • It is the responsibility of the rider to charge their transponder.
    • Transponders are available for purchase during event at registration.
    • Rented transponder must be returned after racing is complete for the weekend.
    • Additional questions can be answered at scoring@rvmxcup.com.
    • Transponder transaction is done only at track.
  11. Tech Inspection
    • After checked in at registration, rider must report to Tech Inspection (TI) tent.
    • Items to bring to TI must include:
      • Registration papers
      • Motorcycle (s)
      • Helmet – Snell 2010 or newer
  12. Timed Practice
    • Timed practice is scheduled for Thursday, August 15, 2019.
    • Rider must be wearing gate admission wristband and transponder mounted proper to enter track.
    • It will be the duty of the rider to ensure staging official has checked transponder before entering track.
    • Rider must enter track in the proper class with the proper bike to be scored for gate pick.
    • If rider’s transponder is not working, rider must return to registration for exchange.
  13. Starting Gates
    • Gates accommodate 37 riders.
    • If a hazard is identified in front of gate other than dirt, please advise official to render judgment to consider removing hazard.
    • Only officials, track workers and designated media are allowed in front of gates.
    • If Starting Blocks are used by rider, the mechanic must immediately remove blocks once gate is dropped.
  14. Race Format
    • Each day’s racing will begin at 7:30am.
    • The meet is a two (2) moto format.
    • Scoring is motocross format.
    • No Qualifiers are necessary once a rider is registered.
    • Final moto better score will break tie.
    • 3-Moto format classes include:
      • 250 A Pro Sport
      • 450 A Pro Sport
    • If inclement weather occurs, Referee may convert to a timed race.
  15. Sight Laps
    • Sight laps will be offered twice per day (6:45am and 12:30pm).
    • A rider is not required to take sight lap.
  16. Impound Area
    • Top 10 from each class from each moto will be held inside impound area for up 10 minutes.
    • Impound area is restricted to the rider, their bike, and mechanic.
    • No work on the bike is allowed by anyone while inside impound area.
    • Riders that do not report to impound may be disqualified.
    • All 50cc classes will have mandatory teardowns for 2 random places out of the Top 5.
  17. Protest
    • Any “VISUAL”, “TECHINCAL”, or “ADMINISTRATIVE” protest must be submitted in writing.
    • Protest form can only be acquired from registration clerk.
    • Protest must be filed at registration.
    • Decisions will be rendered in a timely manner.
    • All protest regarding scoring or administration must be filed within 30 minutes from the posted results time stamp.
    • Riders may compete under protest if no decisions have been rendered but still may be disqualified upon final decision.
    • If a bike should be protested, the bike in question may be impounded and held until after the final moto of the day. Bike will be torn down at this time to determine status.
    • The event referee may at any time, upon visual inspection, declare a bike illegal.
  18. Jetting Area Testing
    • Jetting area will be confirmed by AMA Referee at riders meeting.
    • Only racers registered for meet are allowed in jetting area.
    • Race bikes are the only vehicles allowed.
    • Proper race safety gear must be worn.
    • Hours of operation are 7:00am-7:00pm.
    • Minor riders must be accompanied by a guardian.
  19. Purse Payouts
    • Payouts per moto – (1st-10th) $6,000 Pro Purse combined total.
      • 250 A Pro Sport
      • 450 A Pro Sport
    • $300, $200, $140, $90, $70, $60, $50, $40, $30, $20
    • If the field is less than 20 entries per class, then 50% of the field will be paid out.
    • Each position payout will not change due to the number of entries, only how far back purse is paid.
  20. Factory Contingency
    • Riders competing for factory contingency must fill out the event registration form with the correct brand of motorcycle in order to receive OEM payout.
    • The promoter may visually verify rider with bike brand.
    • A rider is responsible to register with the manufacturer for factory contingency when applicable.
  21. Awards Ceremony
    • Top 3 from A Pro Sport classes receive overall awards.
    • Top 10 from Amateur classes receive overall awards except below;
    • Top 5 from Amateur classes (Class #1.1, 1.2, 16.1, 16.2) receive overall awards.

Time Stamp:
5/19/19 9:00 AM

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