||So, you are ready for a great
night of racing and the motos have just been posted...and you wage the
million dollar question...WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN??
this page will help you answer that question....we have posted 5
examples of the basic types of motos in which you may be
placed. A few important things to remember:
motos are usually posted to the right of the food concession area, on
the brown moto board.
takes 3 riders to form a legal class. If there are less than
3 riders for a class, those riders will be combined with (or "travel"
to) the next available class until a legal moto is formed.
the case of combining classes, the class in which the moto was formed
will appear on the moto sheet as the class for the moto. (For example,
if a 15-year old intermediate does not have a class and he has to
"travel" to the 16-year old intermediate class, and this combination
forms a legal moto, the class that will appear on the top of the moto
sheet will be 16 intermediate.)
there is a problem with your moto, PLEASE go back to registration as
soon as possible.
number of riders in a class will determine the transfer method, the
number of riders who will qualify out of each moto, the number of
groups your class, and the number of trophies awarded. THE
NUMBER OF QUALIFYING RIDERS FROM EACH MOTO MAY CHANGE FROM WEEK TO
WEEK, BASED ON THE NUMBER OF RIDERS FOR YOUR CLASS. THIS
COMBINATION (FOR EXAMPLE, 1-1-2, OR 2-2-3, OR 2-2-2, ETC.) WILL APPEAR
AT THE TOP OF YOUR MOTO SHEET.
- This page compliments the page on the USA BMX
qualifying system, which details the qualifying system. We
highly recommend visiting it - USA BMX qualifying page..
- There are also some Frequently Asked Questions and
Answers on our FAQ page that
may help to clear up some of your moto questions.
are 5 moto sheet examples of typical transfer combinations
(Click on the image for a larger printable image):
3 riders, no main event, racers will race in all 3 motos with their 3rd
moto held during the main events.
8 riders, 1 group, once a rider qualifies for the main, he/she does not
race again until the main.
1-1-Combine 4: 9 riders, 2 groups, once a rider qualifies
for the main, he/she does not race again until the main.
10 riders, 2 groups, once a rider qualifies for the main, he/she does
not race again until the main.
|Qualify 1-1-2 to
Semi and Qualify 4-4 to Main: 15 riders, 3 groups, once a
rider qualifies for the semi-main, he/she does not race again until the
semi-main; from the semi main, the riders must then qualify for the
This page was updated 5/16/2018