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ACU Southern Centre Trials Championship 2024

Monday January 1, 2024 at 10:07pm

The ACU Southern Centre Trials Championship for 2024 will comprise of nine core rounds and three additional “Classic” rounds for Pre-67, Twin Shock and Rigid machines.

It is hoped that at least one additional Youth Round will be added to the calendar, which may be included in an existing scheduled Trial.

It is noted that not all “Youth Classes” will be included in some Championship Rounds due to the nature of the venue.

2024 Trials Championship Dates

Sun

3rd March

Alton & District

The Kenchington

Sun

21st April

Bridport & Weymouth

The West Dorset Trophy Trial

Sun

19th May

Waltham Chase MCC

The George Greenland

Sun

18th Aug

Waltham Chase MCC

The Geoff Chandler

Sun

1st Sep

Alton & District

The Selborne Solo

Sat

7th Sept

IOW MCC Ltd

The IOW Two Day Trial

Sun

8th Sept

IOW MCC Ltd

The IOW Two Day Trial

Sun

22nd Sept

Bridport & Weymouth

The Presidents Trophy

Sun

29th Sept

Farnham & District

The Phil Mellers

Sun

6th Oct

Waltham Chase MCC

The Keith Marshall (P67 &TS)

Sun

27th Oct

Ringwood MCC

The Perce Simon

Sun

17th Nov

Aldermaston Nomads

The Mike Slatter (P67 & T/S)

 

Centre Championship Provisional Classifications for 2024

Expert (A Route) “Solo Star Award”

Clubman Expert - (50/50 B & A Routes)

Past Master – (B Route - Rider over 50)

Clubman – (B Route – Under50)

Sportsman – (50/50 C & B routes)

Veteran - Over 50 (C Route)

Novice - Under 50 (C Route)

Pre-67 (C Route) “The George Allan Award   

Pre-67 (D Route)                         

Twin Shock (C Route)

Twin Shock (D Route)

Youth A, B, C & D

 

Additional Classic Round Classes

Rigid – Girder Forks

Rigid – Tele Forks

 

Clubs may include additional non-championship classes at any Centre Championship Trial they run on a no points basis, with Supplementary regulations indicating the Championship classes.

Event Entry

Entry for all Championship rounds should be processed via the ACU Sport80 platform.

On the day entries are not normally accepted, unless confirmed by the organising Club in the Supplementary Regulations.

 

Scoring

For each round points are allocated as shown:

Best performance 20 points, then 17,15,13,11,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2, and 1 for 15th place in each class.

Only the first 15 finishers in each class shall be awarded points.            

Points will not be awarded to “Out of Centre” entrants, or competitors riding out of class for one event.

The number of events to count in the core series for each competitor will be the total number of events in the series less two. (i.e., A rider finishing in all 9 core rounds would have their worst two scores deducted)

For the Pre-67 and Twin Shock classes the number of events to count in the series for each competitor will be the total number of events in the series (Twelve) less three.

 

Awards

Awards will be presented for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in each class. (Subject to a minimum class entry of ten in that class.)

Award winners and partners will be invited as complimentary guest of “The ACU Southern Centre” to an annual Awards Presentation in early 2025, to be presented with their awards.

 

Method of Marking

RuleTSR22A, “Stop Permitted” for all core rounds.

Rule TSR22B, “Non-Stop” for Classic Rounds.

The method of marking should be included in the event Supplementary Regulations.

 

Route Marking

Organisers will provide details of section marking and the colours used in the event Supplementary Regulations.

A Section Map should be displayed at the start.

 

Rider Numbers

Event organisers will provide a “number card,” which will also indicate the route to be ridden, to all entrants for each Championship Round.

 

Ties

The method of resolving ties must be included in the Supplementary Regulations.

A special test may also be used for final deciding of ties.

 

General

Organising Clubs will publish all necessary information in the event Supplementary Regulations, the ACU Website, The Sporting Motorcyclist and on their own Club Websites.

A programme, showing the entrants Club, Machine and Class will be produced by the organising Club.

Results will be uploaded by hosting Clubs to their own Website

The Championship League table will be updated after each event and published in the Sporting Motorcyclist and uploaded to the ACU Southern Centre Facebook.

Competitors should check Club Websites and the Southern Centre Facebook page for event information and updates.

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