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2014 MX Division Rules
MX Chairman
Kreg Bigelow
810-965-8764
kregbigelow@yahoo.com
Points Keeper
Jenny Johnson
(989) 871-3356
bajajenny@gmail.com
Off Road Rider Rep
Tim Beougher
989-751-8073
tfbeougher@dow.com
MX Rider Rep
Brad Kress
 
nobullgraphix@yahoo.com

These rules are a supplement to the regular AMA Amateur, Semi-Pro & Youth Competition rulebook.

Racer Classes

Class
Name
Ages Bike Requirements Awards District
Points
Year End
Awards
50 Jr - Limited Age 4-6 0cc - 51cc  2-stroke Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    0cc - 51cc 4-stroke      
    Single-speed automatic.       
    Maximum wheelbase 36"      
    Maximum wheel size 10"      
    Maximum seat height 24"      
    No larger than 14mm round intake      
           
50 Sr - Limited Age 7-8 0cc - 51cc  2-stroke Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    0cc - 51cc 4-stroke      
    Single-speed automatic.       
    Maximum wheelbase 41"      
    Maximum wheel size 12"      
    Retrofitted 12" wheels are permitted on       
    all Class 2 cycles.  OEM parts must      
    be used. No larger than 19mm round      
    intake.      
           
50 SS - Limited Age 4-8 0cc - 51cc  2-stroke Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    Single-speed automatic       
    2-stroke oil injected (Must be functional to run)      
    Maximum wheelbase 36"      
    Maximum wheel size 10"      
    Maximum seat height 22"      
    No larger than 12mm round intake      
    NOTE:  All models listed in 50 Trail (4-8) Limited      
    are legal to run in this class.        
    NOTE:  All models with an Oil Injection System       
    must have a functional injection system to be      
    considered legal to compete.      
           
50 Trail - Limited Age 4-8 0cc - 51cc  2-stroke Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    0cc - 51cc 4-stroke      
    This class is limited to the following:      
    Yamaha PW & TTR 50cc      
    Honda CRF & XR 50cc(shifters must be removed)      
    Suzuki Jr & Kawasaki KLX 50      
    NOTE:  All models with an Oil Injection System       
    must have a functional injection system to be      
    considered legal to compete.      
           
65 7-9 Age 7-9 59-65cc 2-Stroke Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    Must choose one 65cc class per day      
           
65 7-11 Age 7-11 59-65cc 2-Stroke Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
    Must choose one 65cc class per day      
           
85 Jr Age 7-11 79-85cc 2-Stroke Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
    Max front wheel 17 in. Min rear wheel 12 in.      
    Max rear wheel 16 in. Max wheelbase 51 in.      
           
85 9-13 Age 9-13 79-85cc 2-Stroke Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
    Max front wheel 17 in. Min rear wheel 12 in.      
    Max rear wheel 16 in. Max wheelbase 51 in.      
           
85 C Age 10-15 79-85cc 2-Stroke Medal, Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    Max front wheel 19 in. Min rear wheel 12 in.      
    Max rear wheel 16 in. Max wheelbase 52 in.      
           
Mini Sr Age 12-15 79-85cc 2-Stroke/75-150cc 4-stroke Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
    Max front wheel 17 in. Min rear wheel 12 in.      
    Max rear wheel 16 in. Max wheelbase 51 in.      
           
Supermini Age 12-16 79-112cc 2-stroke/75-150cc 4-stroke  Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
    Maximum Front Wheel 19"       
    Minimum Rear Wheel 14" Max wheelbase 52"      
           
Schoolboy 1 Age 12-16 86-125cc 2-stroke/75-150cc 4-stroke Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
  A" riders Minimum Front Wheel 19"       
  not eligible Minimum Rear Wheel 16"      
           
Schoolboy 2 Age 12-16 122cc-250cc 2-stroke/126-250cc 4-stroke. Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
  A" riders Minimum wheelbase 53"      
  not eligible No minicycles or Supermini      
           
Girls Age 9-15 79cc-112cc 2-stroke/75-150cc 4-stroke Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
    Maximum Front Wheel 19"       
    Minimum Rear Wheel 14" Max wheelbase 52"      
    Must be 12+ to ride a 150cc      
           
Women Age 12 & up 99cc-250cc Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
           
125 B/C 12 years & up 122-125cc Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
           
250 A 12 years & up 122-250cc Cash Yes Yes
           
250 B 12 years & up 122-250cc Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
           
250 C 12 years & up 122-250cc Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
           
Open A 12 years & up 122cc-Open  Cash Yes Yes
    Min Rider Age 14 for over 250cc      
           
Open B 12 years & up 122cc-Open; Min Rider Age 12 for up to 250cc  Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
    Min Rider Age 14 for over 250cc      
           
           
Open C 12 years & up 122cc-Open; Min Rider Age 12 for up to 250cc  Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    Min Rider Age 14 for over 250cc      
           
14-24 Age 14-24 122cc-Open Dealer Check, Plaque or Trophy Yes Yes
           
25 Plus Age 25 & up 122cc-Open Cash for A Riders Yes Yes
      Dealer Check for B Riders    
      Trophy for C Riders    
           
30 Plus Age 30 & up 122cc-Open Cash for A Riders Yes Yes
      Dealer Check for B Riders    
      Plaque/Trophy for C Riders    
           
35 Plus Age 35 & up 122cc-Open Cash for A Riders Yes Yes
      Dealer Check for B Riders    
      Plaque/Trophy for C Riders    
           
40 Plus Age 40 & up 122cc-Open Cash for A Riders Yes Yes
      Dealer Check for B Riders    
      Plaque/Trophy for C Riders    
           
45 Plus Age 45 & up 122cc-Open Cash for A Riders Yes Yes
      Dealer Check for B Riders    
      Plaque/Trophy for C Riders    
           
50 Plus Age 50 & up 122cc-Open Cash for A Riders Yes Yes
      Dealer Check for B Riders    
      Plaque/Trophy for C Riders    
           
60 Plus Age 60 & up 122cc-Open Cash for A Riders Yes Yes
      Dealer Check for B Riders    
      Plaque/Trophy for C Riders    
           
           
Vet C Age 30 & up 122cc-Open Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
           
Non-Current Age 12 & up Model year 7 years or Older-Must be Carbureted Plaque or Trophy Only Yes Yes
    122cc-Open; Min Rider Age 12 for up to 250cc       
    Min Rider Age 14 for over 250cc      

 

General Rules

  1. Michigan residents must be both an AMA and District 14 member in good standing to compete in any AMA/District 14 event.
  2. Any District 14 MX member with an outstanding NSF check to the AMA, D14 or a D14 club/promoter will have any and all points and or year end awards held until payment is made in full including all fees and charges.
  3. No jumping or passing on a Red Cross Flag.  When a yellow flag is displayed, competitors must ride cautiously until they have passed the incident that caused the flag.  When a yellow flag is displayed there is no passing or jumping between the flag and the incident that caused the yellow flag.  Failure to do so may result in the rider being docked one position up to disqualification from the event subject to the referee’s discretion.
  4. If an AMA District MX promoter or AMA District 14 official witnesses a rider, pit crew or family member using foul language, that rider is subject to instant disqualification for unsportsmanlike conduct.
  5. If a rider, pit crew or family member threatens or strikes a referee, event staff member, AMA District 14 official or another rider, that rider faces instant disqualification from the day’s event for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Rider Classification

“A” Class

  • Highest AMA District 14 rider classification
  • Riders are eligible for Pro-Am competition
  • Riders are eligible for Cash Awards
  • Recognized as a D14 Motocross State Championship.  Results will be determined by the District Points Scale using the best 16 finishes
  • Top 99 recognized with two digit numbers
  • White number plates with black numbers recommended

“B” Class

  • The classification preceding “A”
  • Eligible for “B” class competition only
  • Eligible for trophy and dealer check awards only
  • Recognized as a D14 Motocross State Championship.  Results will be determined by the District Points Scale using the best 16 finishes
  • No two digit numbers recommended; last three digits of AMA number recommended

“C” Class

  • The classification preceding “B”
  • Eligible for trophy awards only
  • Recognized as a D14 Motocross State Championship.  Results will be determined by the District Points Scale using the best 16 finishes
  • No two digit numbers recommended; last three digits of AMA number recommended
  • Black number plates with white numbers recommended
  • The 85 Beginner (85C) class covers ages 10 to 15 years old.  85C riders are not eligible to ride any other D14 recognized 85 age group class
  • Schoolboy and amateur 14-24 class participants may be eligible to ride in the 125B/C, 250C or Open C classes

ADVANCEMENT

“B” Class Advancement

  • Rider must have a minimum of six points paying finishes in any “B” class in order to be considered for advancement.  The performance value of 15 will be the cutoff point in each class Each “B” class will be calculated separately.
  • Rider’s performance value will be calculated in each class as follows: total number of points earned divided by number of points-earning finishes.  DNF’s and non-points paying finishes will not count in the calculation of a rider’s performance value.  That is, if a rider races 25 times and does not earn points in five of those races; his performance value will be his total number points earned divided by 20.
  • Advancement is effective January 1st of the following season and will be notified by the AMA.
  • Riders must be 16 years old as of October 31st of the current year to be forced to advance to “A”.
  • Advancement can be appealed to the AMA
  • Any rider who has been advanced and still rides the “B” class will be ineligible for points and awards for the meet. Any rider found to be riding in a class lower than their earned ranking can be suspended for up to one year from AMA and D14 events.

“C” Class Advancement

  • Rider must have a minimum of six points paying finishes in any “C” class in order to be considered for advancement.  Each “C” class will be calculated separately.
  • The following criteria are to be used when determining a rider’s eligibility for the C class:
  • No rider is to be classified as a C rider if that rider had a RPV of 15 or higher the previous year in the C class or a 12-16 youth division.
    • No rider is to be classified as a C or B rider if that rider has ever been classified as an A rider.
    • No rider is to be classified as a C rider if that rider has participated in AMA Amateur Motocross Nationals in any previous year in any class.
    • No rider is to be classified as a C rider if that rider is receiving or has ever received any type of OEM factory support in any class.
    • If a rider meet’s any of the above criteria, they may not participate in the C class if they have raced C class the previous two calendar years and have an RPV of 11.0 or higher.
  • Rider’s performance value will be calculated in each class as follows: total number of points earned divided by number of points-earning finishes.  DNF’s and non-points paying finishes will not count in the calculation of a rider’s performance value.  That is, if a rider races 25 times and does not earn points in five of those races; his performance value will be his total number points earned divided by 20.
  • Advancement is effective January 1st of the following season and will be notified by the AMA.
  • Advancement can be appealed to the AMA
  • Any rider who has been advanced and still rides the “C” class will be ineligible for points and awards for the meet. Any rider found to be riding in a class lower than their earned ranking can be suspended for up to one year from AMA and D14 events

85C Class Advancement

  • 85C advancement process will be handled by the District and will follow the same format as the other “C” classes above. 
  • At the sole discretion of the District a rider may be advanced out of the 85C class.  Advancement will take place effective January 1st.
  • Rider must have a minimum of six points paying finishes in any “85C” class in order to be considered for advancement.  Each “C” class will be calculated separately.
  • The following criteria are to be used when determining a rider’s eligibility for the C class:
  • No rider is to be classified as a C rider if that rider had a RPV of 15 or higher the previous year in the 85C class.
  • No rider is to be classified as a 85C rider if that rider has participated in AMA Amateur Motocross Nationals in any previous year in any class.
  • No rider is to be classified as a 85C rider if that rider is receiving or has ever received any type of OEM factory support in any class.
  • If a rider meet’s any of the above criteria, they may not participate in the 85C class if they have raced 85C class the previous two calendar years and have an RPV of 11.0 or higher.
  • Rider’s performance value will be calculated in the 85C class as follows: total number of points earned divided by number of points-earning finishes.  DNF’s and non-points paying finishes will not count in the calculation of a rider’s performance value.  That is, if a rider races 25 times and does not earn points in five of those races; his performance value will be his total number points earned divided by 20.
  • Advancement is effective January 1st of the following season and will be notified by the District 14 Motocross Division.
  • Advancement can be appealed to the District 14 Motocross
  • Any rider who has been advanced and still rides the “85C” class will be ineligible for points and awards for the meet. Any rider found to be riding in a class lower than their earned ranking can be suspended for up to one year from AMA and D14 events.


YOUTH RULES

As per AMA youth rules, a rider’s age on January 1st determines class eligibility for the entire year.  For example, a rider who turns 12 on January 2nd may ride the 85 Jr. (7-11) class for the entire year.  However, once a youth rider moves up to the next age division, he may not move back down to the lower age class. 

50cc Specific Rules

  • Any 50cc classes can be run together and scored separately at promoter’s discretion.  If entered in the 50cc Trail class, the only other D14 50cc class a rider may enter on the same day is the 50cc SS class.

50 Jr (4-6) Limited
0cc - 51cc  2-stroke
0cc - 51cc 4-stroke
Single-speed automatic. Maximum wheelbase 36 inches. Maximum wheel size 10 inches. Maximum seat height 24 inches. No larger than 14mm round intake.

50 Sr (7-8) Limited
0cc - 51cc  2-stroke
0cc - 51cc 4-stroke
Single-speed automatic. Maximum wheelbase 41 inches. Maximum wheel size 12 inches. Retrofitted 12-inch wheels are permitted - OEM parts must be used. No larger than 19mm round intake.

50 SS (4-8) Limited
0cc - 51cc  2-stroke
0cc - 51cc 4-stroke
No larger than a 13mm intake.  Maximum wheelbase 36 inches. Maximum wheel size 10 inches. Maximum seat height 22 inches. No larger than 13mm round intake.
NOTE: All Models listed in 50 Trail (4-8) Limited are legal to run in this class.  All models containing an Oil Injection system must have a functional Injection System to be considered legal to compete.

50 Trail (4-8) Limited
0cc - 51cc  2-stroke
0cc - 51cc 4-stroke
No larger than a 13mm intake
This class is limited to the following:
Yamaha PW & TTR 50cc
Honda CRF & XR 50cc (shifters must be removed)
Suzuki Jr
Kawasaki KLX 50
***Note: All models with an Oil Injection System must have a Functional Injection system to be considered legal to compete. 

All other definitions & rules for limited classes contained in Chapter 1, Section 1.2 of the AMA Rulebook will apply to the above mentioned classes.  Violations of the limited class rules as determined by the protest process or by the referee will result in disqualification from the event and a second violation will result in suspension from AMA competition for one year.

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Bike number will be placed on the front and both sides of the bike.  District 14 earned numbers may only be used in the class in which they were earned.  Numbers earned in AMA National Competition may also be used in the class in which they were earned.
  2. Total points awarded toward the D14 series will be tallied from the rider’s best 16 D14 points paying finishes from April 1 - November 1.
  3. Any youth rider wanting to advance to the next higher age class must appeal in writing to the Motocross Chairman and be approved by the Motocross Advancement Committee.  You will be notified in writing of their decision before advancement will be allowed.  Once advancement is made you are not eligible to return to younger class.
  4. Advancement appeals may be submitted only once per season to the AMA or (District 14 Motocross  Division for the 85C class)
  5. D14 Motocross State Championship Series Requirements:  Riders must participate in a minimum of 8 races to be eligible for year end awards.  Year end awards will be awarded up to 10th place provided the minimum races are met in a specific class.  Each Motocross Series Event will pay points based on the scale listed below.
  6. D14 Motocross State Championship Specialty Series Requirements: Riders must participate in a minimum of 5 races to be eligible for year end awards.  Year end awards will be awarded up to 3rd place provided the minimum races are met in a specific class.  Each Motocross Championship Series Event will pay maximum points regardless of rider turnout.  (Sunday Races Only)

2014 Points Scale

  Less than

 


8 Entries

9-15 Entries

16+ Entries

 

 

 

 

1st

18

25

30

2nd

16

20

25

3rd

12

18

21

4th

9

16

18

5th

6

14

16

6th

5

12

15

7th

4

11

14

8th

3

10

13

9th

 

9

12

10th

 

8

11

11th

 

7

10

12th

 

6

9

13th

 

5

8

14th

 

4

7

15th

 

3

6

16th

 

 

5

17th

 

 

4

18th

 

 

3

19th

 

 

2

20th

 

 

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