Middle Atlantic Motocross Association



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B. Maintenance
1. Suitability for competition of an individual bike is the rider's responsibility; the referee has final authority to disqualify any machine believed to be unsafe.
2. Tires shall be in good condition without flaws.
3. Brakes must be in good condition, in proper adjustment and in good working order.
4. The throttle must have a self-return spring in working order.
5. No kickstands are allowed during competition or practice.
6. Front suspensions and steering shall be of a suitable design in proper order and correctly adjusted for maximum safety.
7. Tuned exhaust systems and pipes: They cannot protrude beyond the length of the bike. Exhaust systems shall not exceed 92 dba when measured 50 ft rearward of the machine.
8. No lights (unless taped), license plates, brackets, kickstands, mirrors, glass or any equipment constituting a hazard to the rider or other competitors will be allowed on Mini Mini Cycles, Junior Cycles, Mini Cycles or Motorcycles.
9. An entrant whose machine is barred, or who intentionally presents his/her machine for rechecks without specific corrections made to the satisfaction of the Official, shall be disqualified from the event. In such case, the decision of the Referee shall be final.
10. The Referee shall have the power to disqualify any cycle that does not conform to the rules and may inspect any part of the cycle entered in competition at any Association sanctioned meet at any time.
EQUIPMENT (continued)
C. Competition Apparel
1. The following apparel must be worn in all Association activities:
A. Boots: All footwear must be of a height reaching above the ankle. Boots may be laced, multi-buckled, zippered or any combination thereof and should be constructed for both leg and foot protection. The heel shall not be more than ¾” in height at the highest point from the sole of the boot, measured at a point at the front of the heel, nearest the toe.
B. Shirts, Jackets and Pants: Shirts and jackets must have full bodies and long sleeves. Pants must be full length and of sufficient length and of sufficient weight material to afford a reasonable degree of protection.
C. Gloves: Gloves are required at all events.
D. Goggles: Shatterproof goggles or face shields must be worn in all Association meets, including practice.
E. Helmets: A helmet must be worn in all Association activities. Helmets used in competition must carry a Safety Helmet Council of America serialized sticker and be on their SHCA approved list. All helmets must be of proper size to fit with a functioning chinstrap of proper length and helmet coverage must extend below the ear.
2. Chest Protectors, mouth and face guards (snaps or screw-on type) are recommended or full-face type helmets.


  1. It is recommended that the rider's name or number is on the back of his/her shirt.

4. Transponders must be worn by all riders. If you do not show up at the starting line with your transponder on the riders left boot at the bottom with the transponder portion facing outward – you may not be scored for that moto. Transponders can be purchased for $100 or members can rent one for $20 with an AMA card or Driver’s License being held until the transponder is returned at the end of your race day to the trophy trailer. Non-member transponder rental fees will be $25 with an AMA card or Driver’s License being held until the transponder is returned at the end of your race day to the trophy trailer.


OFFICIAL DUTIES AND POWERS
A. Referee:
The referee of all meets shall be a member-in-good standing of the Association. The Referee shall be the principle officer of any meet and shall set as general supervisor of all affairs, but shall not attempt to carry out the duties of any other official of the meet.
The duties of the Referee shall include the following:
1. Receive all protests and render decisions thereon.

2. Render all decisions on disqualification of riders, and disqualify any rider who violates any of the rules of the meet of the Association.

3. Give complete instructions on the starting rules to all riders. This shall include information on the flags.

4. Determine if scorers, timers, umpires, flagmen, etc, are ready and in place before starting the meet.

5. The Referee is also empowered to measure motor displacement of all place winners, (not an individual motor unless protested), in any meet held under Association sanction. The Referee reserves the right to designate another person to measure motor displacement. Any rider refusing to allow his/her motor for measurement automatically disqualifies himself/herself for that day's meet.
B. Track Committee Chairman:
The duties of the Track Committee Chairman shall include the following:
1. Track Committee shall operate under the discretion of the Referee.

2. Inspect the track prior to an event and recommend changes to the Referee.

3. Flag off the course any disqualified riders and otherwise direct the progress of the meet with flags as instructed by the Referee.
C. Head Scorer:
The duties of the Head Scorer and Assistant Scorers shall include the following:
1. Exhibit a list of all events.

2. Keep a complete record of moto finishes in all events. Turn these results over to the Points Administrator.

3. Provide a scoring station at the proper place on the course.

4. Ensure all necessary materials are provided for proper scoring.

5. Advise the Referee when scorers are ready.
OFFICIAL DUTIES AND POWERS (continued)
D. Sign-up Coordinator
The duties of the Sign-up Coordinators shall include the following:
1. Receive all entries and check rider's membership cards.

2. Maintain class entry information for use by Referee and President.


A late fee of $10.00 will be charged for rider's signing up after normal sign-up hours. Habitually late racers may be required to pre-register for events.
E. Umpire:
1. Umpire will determine off track situations and report to the Referee with these situations.

2. Umpire may be assigned by the Referee to watch the progress of the meet and report any refractions to the Referee.


F. Head Flagger:
1. The Head Flagger reports directly to the Referee.

2. The Head Flagger is responsible for assuring adequate flaggers are stationed during an event.

3. Instructs the flaggers on their responsibilities.

4. Stage riders for motos, position riders at starting gate. Set the gate and operate the start. Committee personnel may assign alternate personnel to carry out these duties.


PROTESTS, CLAIMING AND OFFENSES
A. Protests
1. Any rider competing in any event may make a protest to the Referee regarding the piston displacement of a machine, classification of a rider, or any other matter relating to the event. The protest must be in writing and accompanied by a protest fee of $25.00 cash for each matter for which protest is made. Protests must be signed by the rider protesting not the adult or legal guardian. Protests must be filed with the Referee no later than 20 minutes after the conclusion of the moto that is being protested. Race results are final 30 minutes after being posted.
2. The Referee shall render all decisions on protests as soon as possible. If it is not possible for the Referee to decide the protest immediately, the Referee may permit the rider and/or cycle to compete under protest but any trophy or points the rider may win will be withheld pending the decision of the protest.
3. If the Referee decides a protest in favor of the protesting party, the Referee will refund the protest fee and forward his/her report in writing to the Association. If he/she decides against the protesting party, the Referee will forward the protest fee along with his/her report to the Association.
4. Stipulations:
a. The Referee shall have the power to disqualify riders as the result of any protest. Such disqualification means the loss of any rights in regard to any event in respect to which the cause of disqualification arose and may be extended, in the discretion of the Referee, to apply to any other event of the same meet.
b. In cases where the protest involves piston displacement – See AMA Rule: Chapter 6   Protests   Appeals   Reinstatements.
c. Any rider refusing to permit the examination of a Mini-Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle which is protested, shall forfeit all prizes won in events on that day and shall be suspended for a period of not less than ONE YEAR.
d. Once made, the protest cannot be withdrawn without permission of the Referee. The protesting party must pay any legitimate expense to which the Referee may be put as the result of a protest, and the Referee may demand in advance, from the protesting party, a deposit sufficient to cover any such expense.
PROTESTS, CLAIMING AND OFFENSES (continued)

B. Claiming
Each machine racing at M.A.M.A. events may be claimed and purchased for the designated sum of $5,000.00 for Mini Mini Cycles, $6,000.00 for Junior Cycles, $7,000.00 for Mini Cycles and $8,000.00 for Motorcycles. Claims must be made during a period not to exceed 30 minutes after the final event of the day for each given class. Payment must be in cash or by certified check and recorded on a notarized Bill of Sale. Failure to deliver claimed cycle will constitute a one (1) year suspension from M.A.M.A. and a $100.00 fine.
C. Offenses
1. The penalty for any infraction not otherwise expressly provided for in these rules of competition will be at the discretion of the Referee.
2. A rider must surrender his/her M.A.M.A. card to the Referee if requested or face a 1 80 day suspension from the Association.
3. Unless penalties are otherwise provided for in these rules, the Association may suspend any rider for any period up to and including indefinite suspension for willful violation of these Rules of Competition and for any of the following listed practices:
a. Competency under a false name or in any other way attempting to gain an unfair handicap.
b. Abetting and knowingly engaging in any meet in which the result is "fixed" or pre-arranged.
c. Giving, offering or promising directly or indirectly any bribe in the form to any person having official duties in relation to Mini-Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle competition, to any rider(s) or any person(s) having access to any Mini Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle.
d. Accepting or offering to accept any bribe in any form by any rider(s) in Mini Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle Competition, or by any person(s) in charge of or having access to any Mini Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle.
PROTESTS, CLAIMING AND OFFENSES (continued)
e. Willfully entering or causing to be entered to start in any competition, Mini Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle known to be disqualified.
f. Conspiring with any other person (s) for the committing of any violation of these rules or any of the practices listed.
g. Altering the specifications of any Mini Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle after it has been duly inspected.
h. There will be NO consumption of alcoholic beverages by anyone less than 21 years of age. Violators of this rule will be suspended from racing until they appear before the Board of Directors with their parent(s), at which time the Board will decide whether or not to re-instate the rider to race, infractions of this rule will be considered as detrimental action and dealt with according to (i) rule.
i. Engaging in any unfair practice, misbehavior or action detrimental to the sport of Mini Mini Cycle, Junior Cycle, Mini Cycle or Motorcycle racing in general whether relating to specific competition or not. Any suspension levied by the Association shall be for no less than 15 days for the first offense and not less than six (6) months for the second offense of the same nature. There shall be no appeal from any suspension levied.
j. Each rider is responsible for the conduct of his or her family members and/or guests. By signing the application you are acknowledging that you understand this rule.
k. Possession and/or use of illegal drugs or narcotics by anyone on the premises of a M.A.M.A. event at any time are strictly forbidden. Violators of this rule will be immediately escorted from said property, turned over to local authorities and banned from attending any M.A.M.A. events for a minimum of six (6) months.
1. Any (unauthorized) riding of the track will result in suspension according to paragraph (i). Trespassers will be prosecuted.
m. Consuming of alcohol prior to participating in or practicing for a motorcycle competition event.
n. Friday night curfew will be 11:00 pm and Saturday night curfew is 10:00 pm. Children 16 and under must be with an adult 21 years of age or older after such time. Quiet time = Curfew time.
PROTESTS, CLAIMING AND OFFENSES (continued)

o. Pit riding, practicing more than the scheduled practice or entering the racetrack at a non designated area could result in the rider facing disciplinary actions.


p. Because M.A.M.A. is a youth organization; the Board encourages no open alcoholic containers on race day.
q. No pets are allowed past fenced in areas of the track. Pets are the owners responsibility please keep them on a leash and clean up after them.
PLEASE REMEMBER!!
At Budd's Creek, everyone must park inside the fenced area until it's FULL

before parking outside fenced area!


All members and guests are restricted to camping areas!
As a courtesy to other members, please know where your children are after dark!
No bicycles, scooters, 4-wheelers or golf carts allowed at any time...

PLEASE JUST LEAVE THEM AT HOME!


Oval track area and Hare Scramble Track are off-limits at Budd’s!
Showers at Budd's are not to be used to clean gear!
Friday Night 11:00 pm Curfew   Saturday Night 10:00 pm Curfew at all tracks!!!
NO PIT RIDING & NEVER RIDE WITHOUT A HELMET! NO DOUBLE RIDING!!
Sportsmanlike conduct is required at all times!
PLEASE pick up trash that you might find!
PARKING IS LIMITED   PLEASE ONLY TAKE WHAT YOU NEED

NO ROPING OFF   TAPE WILL BE REMOVED


M.A.M.A. HOTLINE 410 375 1059 1

MAMA WEBSITE MAMAMX.COM



TROPHY PAYOUT SCHEDULE


Number of Riders

Number of Trophies

4 6

2

7 9

3

10  12

4

13  15

5

16  18

6

19-21

7

22-24

8

25-27

9

28+

10

One trophy for every THREE riders, up to 10 trophies only.


A11 50 riders who do not qualify for a trophy will receive A participation award!!
Plaques may be substituted for trophies at our away tracks!
All trophies available on race day only unless you make other arrangements with the trophy administrator.
DNS   "Did Not Start"   Does not count for determination of the number of riders in the class for point calculation and trophy package. No points will be received by a rider who has a DNS for that moto.
DNF   "Did Not Finish"   Does not count for determination of the number of riders in the class for point calculation. Does count in the determination of the riders in the class for trophy package. No points will be received by a rider who has a DNF for that moto.
DSQ   "Disqualified"   Does not count for determination of the number of riders in the class for point calculation or trophy package. No points will be received by a rider who has been disqualified.

M.A.M.A. TRACK DIRECTIONS
BUDD'S CREEK MX PARK   BUDD'S CREEK. MD

Take301 South to Rt. 234 and make a left. Go 7 miles on Rt. 234 and turn right at Potomac Speedway sign to entrance of track.


MIDDLEFORD SPEEDWAY   SEAFORD. DE

Take 50 East to 404 East. At stoplight cross over Rt. 13 (Exxon on right) and continue on Rt. 404 East. At flashing yellow light, turn right onto Coverdale Crossroads, which is Rt. 525. Go 3 miles and just past Mr. Mulch make a right between pine trees. Entrance is hard to see.


FIELD OF DREAMS   BOSWELL. PA

Take 70 West to Breezewood in PA. Pick up turnpike and take to Exit 10 - Somerset. Go to 2nd light and make a left onto 601 North. Follow to Jennerstown. At 2nd light in Jennerstown make a right, which is Rt. 985 North. Follow for less than 3 miles until you see a white garage with a green roof on the left hand side-right after the garage is a sign for Field of Dreams and then the road to take you to the track. Make a left onto this road.


Alternate Directions   Take 70 West to Breezewood in PA. Pick up Rt. 30 West and follow to Jennerstown then follow rest of directions. This route has a lot of windy and steep roads.
VIRGINIA MOTORSPORTS  PETERSBURG.VA

Take Interstate 95 South to I-85 Exit 6869/I-95 Exit 51. Bear right onto I-85 (US 460). At I-85 Exit 63 bear left onto US 1 South. Follow to 8018 Boydton Plank Road Petersburg, VA 23803. For best directions use www.mapquest.com and put in your address and the above address for Virginia Motorsports or go to their website and use the door to door directions at the bottom of the page www.virginiamotorsports.com.


ROCKET RACEWAY THREE SPRINGS. PA

Take Rt. 70 to Breezewood. Get on PA turnpike heading towards Harrisburg. Get off at Fort Littleton/McConnelsburg exit. This will be the first exit after you get on turnpike. Turn left on Rt. 522 South. Make the first right turn onto Rt. 475. Stay straight on this road   it will turn into Rt. 655 North. At stop sign, bear right   you are still on Rt. 655 North go approx. 1 l/2 miles and you will see sign for Prestige Meats. Turn right at sign and then a quick right again. Make first left onto Black Hollow Road   drive all the way to top of hill and then turn right onto Star Road. Rocket Raceway is about 1 mile on the right.


SOUTH FORK COMPETETION PARK   DISPUTANTA. VA

Take I-95 to Exit 41 (Courtland VA – Rt. 35). Go south on Rt. 35 approximately 5 miles and turn left onto VA Rt. 627 - Citgo Store on corner. Go approximately 1.5 miles and track is on left hand side, Visit their website at www.southforkmx.com,


BLUE DIAMOND MX PARK   NEW CASTLE. DE

From I-95 North take Exit 4A (Rt. 1South - Christiana Mall Exit) in Delaware. Take Route 1 South for approximately 4 miles. Exit off Rt. 1 to the left at exit 156B (Rt. 13 North/Wilmington) Merge onto Rt. 13 north. Turn left at first traffic light. Blue Diamond park entrance is on the left. Street address is: 765 Hamburg Road, New Castle, DE 19720. Visit their website at www bluediamondpark.com


Need more directions, call 410-375-1059

M.A.M.A. 2006 RACE SCHEDULE


RACE #

DATE

TRACK

SPECIAL EVENT

Saturday

March 25th

Middleford Speedway

Opening Day Rider Clinic/Practice

1

March 26th

Middleford Speedway




Saturday

April 1st

Middleford Speedeay

MAMA Practice

2

April 2nd

Middleford Speedway




Saturday

April 15th

Budds Creek

MAMA Practice/Easter Egg Hunt

3

April 16th

Budds Creek

Kawasaki & Suzuki Bucks

2nd Annual Howard E Jones Memorial Race



Saturday

April 22nd

Budds Creek

MAMA Practice/Open Board Meeting

4

April 23rd

Budds Creek




Saturday

April 29th

Rocket Raceway

MAMA Practice/Closed Board Meeting

5

April 30th

Rocket Raceway

Kawasaki & Suzuki Bucks

Saturday

May 13th

Budds Creek

Tony D School AM/MAMA Practice

Talent Show & Ice Cream Social



6

May 14th

Budds Creek

Race sponsored by Leo’s Vacation Center

Saturday

May 20th

Virginia Motorsports

MAMA Practice

7

May 21st

Virginia Motorsports

Kawasaki & Suzuki Bucks

Expert Championship



Saturday

May 27th

Budds Creek

MAMA Practice/FUN DAY

8

May 28th

Budds Creek




Saturday

June 10th

To be Announced

MAMA Practice

9

June 11th

To be Announced




Saturday

June 24th

Blue Diamond

MAMA Practice

10

June 25th

Blue Diamond

Kawasaki & Suzuki Bucks

Saturday

July 1st

Field of Dreams

MAMA Practice/Open Board Meeting

11

July 2nd

Field of Dreams

Kawasaki Bucks – Race sponsored by

Cornwell Tools



Saturday

July 15th

Middleford Speedway

MAMA Practice/Crab Feast/Closed Board Meeting

12

July 16th

Middleford Speedway

50’s Championship

Saturday

August 12th

South Fork

MAMA Practice/Bingo/Nominations for 2007 Officers

13

August 13th

South Fork

Kawasaki & Suzuki Bucks/Women’s Championship/Nominations for 2007 Officers

Saturday

August 26th

Rocket Raceway

MAMA Practice/Open Board Meeting/

Nominations for 2007 Officers



14

August 27th

Rocket Raceway

Novice Championship/Cut off date for Advancement Points/Nominations for 2007 Officers


Saturday

September 2nd

Budds Creek

MAMA Practice/Closed Board Meeting/

Board votes for 2007 Officers/Nominations for 2007 Board



15

September 3rd

Budds Creek

Support Championship/Nominations for 2007 Board

Saturday

September 16th

Virginia Motorsports

MAMA Practice/Pizza & Karaoke

Nominations for 2007 Board



16

September 17th

Virginia Motorsports

Nominations for 2007 Board

Saturday

October 7th

Budds Creek

MAMA Practice/Nominations for 2007 Board

17

October 8th

Budds Creek

Nominations for 2007 Board

Saturday

October 28th

Middleford Speedway

MAMA Practice/Race of Champions

Voting for 2007 Board 10:00 am to 2:00 pm/Halloween Event



18

October 29th

Middleford Speedway

Race sponsored by Larry Becks/Voting for 2007 Board 10:00 am to 12:00 pm/Kawasaki & Suzuki Bucks

Parents Race




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