GENERAL INFO

General Rules:

No one except the riders officially entered may ride or
practice on the course during the event.

It is the duty and responsibility of the rider to
determine the class in which he or she belongs.

Protest of age or rider ability must have
proof from local tracks score sheets or print outs.

Officials may move riders up based on written or
published proof that the rider has competed in a higher class.

Officials are not responsible for locating riders before their event.

Any verbal harassment or physical abuse
of officials will be grounds for permanent disqualification.

No alcoholic beverages or illegal substances will be allowed on the track
or pit area. Riders should not use any of the above mentioned substances
before or during an event as long as they remain in competition.
Any rider that is impaired will not be allowed to compete.

A rider is responsible for the actions of their Pit Crew.
Infractions by riders Pit crew or associated spectators
will be grounds for penalties against that rider.

No membership required.

No late practice, one practice per class. We will
not be responsible for locating riders for the event.

Not everyone makes it to the main. The number of gates on the line
determines how many will ride in the main. All racers will race at
least two times. If you do not transfer directly to the main from
your heat race, you will go to the LCQ.

Regional awards will be Plaques.

You must start the main to receive points

DNS the main event results in 0 points

DNF you must complete at least 1 lap past finish line to
receive last finishing position points in that race.

Rider Eligibility:

Kicker Arenacross events are open to all qualified
participants without regard to the sex of the entrant.
Kicker Arenacross retains the right to deny
any participant entry based on prior disciplinary action.

Guardianship for Minors:

No rider under the legal age of majority in the
state in which the meet takes place 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, legal guardians or authorized adult must remain
present while the participant he/she is responsible for is at the event.

 Drug and Alcohol Policy:

All race personnel, officials, riders, mechanics,
anyone associated with riders and photographers must not
consume or be under the influence of intoxicants or drugs that
could affect their normal mental or physical ability.
Any such person under the influence of intoxicants or drugs
will be removed from the event without refund, by event security.

 Foul Language Policy:

Riders and/or family and pit crew who
direct foul and use abusive language to an official are
subject to disqualification for the entire meet.

 Rider Responsibility:

Each rider is responsible for the actions of his family and pit crew.
Any unnecessary trouble caused by these individuals
puts that rider at risk of disqualification. All riders and other
race personnel must assess for themselves the track,
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 manner.

Track Access:

Any person on the track without a pit pass will be asked
to leave the premises. Any person that jumps the rail onto the
arena floor will be escorted by security off the premises.
Any riders that are in staging or on the track without
their bike are subject to disqualification.

Only one mechanic/ parent is allowed to the starting gate per rider.

 Age Requirements:

A rider’s age as of the date of Jan. 1st, 2016 and will determine
his/her age for the Series. However, a rider may move up to the
next higher class if he/she will be eligible (birthday falls within the Series)
to do so at any time during the series, but once a rider moves
to the higher age class, he/she may not move back to the lower class.
Riders are encouraged to determine at the beginning of the series,
which age class they will participate in for the entire series.
A referee or clerk may request a rider’s proof of age.

 Pit Riding Policy:

NO pit riding except to and from the starting gate.
Any person caught riding in the vendor area, landscaped areas or on public
roads on the facility property will be asked to return
to his/her pit a second violation will result in disqualification

 Pre-Registration:

Pre-registration can be completed by completing online
at cyclecitypromotions.com. The deadline for pre-registration
is Wednesday Prior to the event @ 10pm CST (central standard time)
for the discount price

 Pit Passes:

Pit passes can be purchased at the pit gate entrance.
A pit passes allow access to the pits as well as serves as a
general admission ticket during the night program.
A parent must be present for minors to obtain a pit pass.

 Bike Identification:

All bikes/quad must have VISIBLE numbers to be scored.
Big bike numbers must be a minimum of 7” and
be displayed on all side plates/front # plate.
Small bikes numbers must be a minimum of 5”
and be on all side plates/front # plate.
All quads must have front and rear hang down
number plates with a minimum 6” numbers.

 Competition Apparel

  1. It is the sole responsibility of the rider to select a helmet and apparel, which will provide appropriate protection. Kicker Arenacross does not endorse or certify any manufacturers or products. The rider must rely on his own judgment in the selection of any helmet and apparel for durability and safety.
  1. A rider must wear a helmet at all times. Helmets must be of the full-face or full coverage type. All riders must utilize a shatterproof face shield or shatterproof goggles. The helmet must conform to one of the following recognized standards and have a label affixed certifying its approval:

Snell M 2005 or DOT FMVSS 218

  1. It is recommended that all helmets used in competition be equipped with a commercially manufactured emergency helmet removal device such as the Hats Off device. It is recommended that all competitors display the following information on the base of his/her helmet: name, drug allergies and blood type.
  2. Protective pants made of durable material must be worn in all competition.

5. Boots must be worn in all competitions. They must be at least eight inches high with laces, buckles or zippers, or specially designed and constructed for leg and foot protection.

 Classifications:

Skill levels are as follows:

  1. Beginner: A Beginner rider must move up in class once he/she finishes first place

three times or finishes in the top three in the series points. A rider may finish out

the series he/she starts.

  1. Novice: A Novice rider must move up in class once he/she finishes first place

three times or finishes in the top three in the series points. A rider may finish out

the series he/she starts. (This is solely under the discretion of the head referee to

whether there is safety concerns with the rider moving to the next class.)

  1. Intermediate: An intermediate rider may move up in class at his/her discretion.
  2. Professional: Must be 16 years of age or older. Rider must have competed in and

surpassed the intermediate class ranking.

If questionable a rider’s classification is determined by the event manager.

Race Rules

  1. No one except riders officially entered may ride or practice on any portion of the

course the day of the meet.

  1. If a rider’s physical stature is such that he/she cannot reach the ground with both

feet, blocks may be used but must be removed immediately after the start.

  1. A rider must be ready when called to the starting area. If not ready, he is allowed

two minutes after the starters call to make minor repairs.

  1. A rider whose machine is disabled before reaching the finish line may, under his

own physical power, push or carry his machine (in the direction of the track)

across the finish line to receive the checkered flag. Provided he completes at least

50 percent of the number of laps as the winner, a rider who finishes in this manner

will be considered as having completed the event.

  1. A rider leaving the course must re-enter at the same point or at the first point

where he can safely do so without interfering with other riders and without

gaining an advantage. Failure to do so will result in the rider being penalized a

minimum of one finishing position for that event.

  1. A competitor who rides in a way that endangers officials, other riders or the public

will be subject to immediate disqualification from the meet by the referee.

  1. When entering or leaving the pits, a rider must use designated entrance and exit

lanes. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

  1. The race is completed when the leader takes the checkered flag. Finishing position

is determined by the number of laps completed and a rider need not take the

checkered flag to finish.

  1. Engines must remain off until the starter indicates it is time to start them.
  2. Riders cannot groom the area in front of the starting gate.

11.Any scoring issues must be brought to the event office

attention within 15 minutes of result posting.

All results are final after 15 minutes waiting period from final result posting.

  1. If a class has more than the number of starting gates available on race day, riders will go to Heats, LCQ and Main event format.

13.Once staging begins it is the riders responsibility to be in the staging area, or rider

will for-fit their gate pick.

  1. If a rider jumps the starting line gate they will be penalize a min of 2 positions,

depending on the severity and discretion of the head referee it could be

disqualification.****

Flags

  1. GREEN-start of race.
  2. WHITE-one lap to go until finish.
  3. YELLOW-caution. When a yellow flag is displayed, competitors must ride

cautiously until they have passed the incident that caused the flag.

No jumping, doubling or tripling finish line when Yellow, Red or Red Cross flag or flags are

displayed. Failure to do so may result in the rider being docked

from one finishing position all the way to disqualification from the event subject

to the referee’s discretion.

  1. BLACK-disqualification of a rider. That rider must report to the referee at once.
  2. LIGHT BLUE with diagonal red stripe-indicates you are about to be overtaken by

faster riders. Hold your line and do not impede their progress.

  1. WHITE WITH RED CROSS-indicates that ambulances, safety vehicles or

emergency personnel are on the course. EXERCISE CAUTION. Should this flag

(red cross) be displayed riders will slow down, maintain position with no passing

or jumping until past the incident. Failure to do so may result in the rider being

docked from one finishing position all the way to disqualification from the event

subject to the referee’s discretion.

  1. BLACK AND WHITE CHECKERED-end of race.
  2. RED-stopping of a race for any emergency situation.