IMAG000Entrants, riders and participants are required to know and understand the rules and regulations that cover the BRANSON USA event and are (by reason of their entry) definitely bound by such rules and regulations. Each participant in competition has the responsibility to assess the safety aspects of track facilities and conditions and MUST assume the risk of competition.
GENERAL RULES FOR COMPETITION:
There must be at least five (5) entries to make up a class at the BRANSON USA race. If there are less than 5 entries, they shall compete in the next higher age group or rider class as applicable and will be eligible for trophies and awarded points according to how they finish in that higher class only.

1. The one machine qualified for (or used in the first moto) must be used by the rider for all motos in that event.
2. One bike may be entered by two or more riders for other events within the same bike classification by paying the additional entry fee.
3. No one except riders officially entered may ride or practice on the race course at any time.
4. If a rider leaves the course during the race for any reason, whether mechanical or physical, and then decides to resume the race, the rider must re-enter at his point of exit before another lap can be counted in his favor. If it is unsafe or impossible to re-enter at his point of exit, then he must re-enter the race track where he has considered it safe to do so without bettering his position.
5. If a moto must be stopped because one or more riders is obstructing the progress of that moto, that rider(s) may not be allowed to continue in the re-start of that moto, as determined by the event official
6. Race Officials will determine restart conditions.
7. If for any reason the race must be stopped, it will be considered completed if over 50% of the race has been run.
8. A lapped rider must move over at all times or he will be black-flagged.
9. Any foul riding, unnecessary bumping, crowding, lack of caution, blocking or other unsportsmanlike conduct at the race event is grounds for disqualification or penalty as determined by Race Management.
10. Officials are not responsible to locate entrants for the events they are entered in.
11. Officials will not be responsible for any occurrence that results in “back to back” motos for a rider who enters multiple race events. The rider's representative must notify officials of that occurrence and be available at the start area for consultation.
12. No one, rider or his representative, will be allowed to hold or station himself in a preferred position on the start line in advance of his moto. No practice starts in advance of a moto will be allowed unless approved by the Start Line Official.
13. Flags are used to communicate with riders on the track. Riders are responsible for taking the appropriate action:
GREEN. . . . . Start of the race (THE 2-1 BOARD UTILIZED FOR STARTING)
YELLOW. . . . Danger on track, use caution between yellow flags and danger area
RED . . . . . . . Stopping of race for an emergency situation
BLACK. . . . . .Disqualification of rider.
WHITE. . . . . .One lap to go to finish
BLACK and WHITE. . Checkered flag. Finish, end of race
Racers should continue to race until they are given the checkered flag.
It is possible a racer may never see the white flag only the checkered. Officials Scorers Lap Sheets and decisions are final.
14. All riders must have ankle or higher boots, proper helmets (current Snell standards), eye and full upper and lower body coverage (such as “race” pants and full arm race jersey).
15. THE RIDER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT OF HIMSELF AND HIS PARENTS, TUNERS OR ANYONE ELSE ASSOCIATED WITH HIM. BRANSON USA reserves the right to refuse entry or participation to anyone including their right to enter the property where the event is being presented, whether it be participant, parent or anyone deemed by BRANSON USA as associated with same.
16. Any verbal harassment to Officials will be grounds for immediate disqualification and/or fine for those riders or parties involved. Any physical abuse to Officials will be grounds for permanent disqualification of the rider and allowable for notice by BRANSON USA to all other race associations of the occurrence.
17. No soliciting or distributing of literature or products will be allowed at BRANSON USA events without prior approval from BRANSON USA officials.
18. NO REFUNDS OR RAIN CHECKS will be issued in any classes once you have ridden on the track for practice or racing.
19. All trophies, prizes, etc. not picked up on day of event or designated pick up date by BRANSON USA will be forfeited.
20. Officials reserve the right to prevent anyone from competing in any event if the rider or bike does not comply with the rules.

30% TROPHIES AWARDED BASED UPON NUMBER OF ENTRIES IN EACH CLASS. 

No.  In Class

Trophies

5         

1

6-8       

2

9-11      

3

12-14    

4

15-17     

5

18-20    

6

21-23   

7

24-26     

8

27-29    

9

30

10

 

NOTE DNF (DID NOT FINISH) COUNTED IN TROPHIES; DNR (DID NOT RACE) NOT COUNTED IN TROPHIES

BRANSON USA STOCK RULES - APPLIES TO ALL STOCK CLASSES (50cc THRU 450cc)
The BRANSON USA “stock” rules are established to allow for safety, handling performance and to allow the cycle suitable for competition racing.
1. Must have original engine, carburetor, frame, front suspension exhaust system, silencer, friction clutch or internal gears as supplied by manufacturer for that particular model. Must also have original manufacturers' brakes, swing arm and gas tank. Must utilize original shock mounting on frame and swing arm. No change to engine, electronics or carburetor components will be allowed. No port clean up or “Blueprinting” engine allowed, including dimensional matching of parts by selectivity. Removal or change of gaskets, “O” rings or other components not allowed.
2. No components may be altered, changed or added to. No factory options that contribute to the increase of power or factory bolt-on kits to replace original stock parts will be allowed. Exception: 12" rim/tire front may be installed on 7-8 and Super Pee Wees.
3. The only exceptions or changes in the stock class will be allowed for safety, such as handlebars, triple clamps, throttles, foot pegs, rear shock, seat cover, fenders, tires, front and rear sprockets, spokes and rims (replacement rim must be the same size as original stock rim). Carburetor jets (removable type) may not exceed 25% larger than original stock jet. The frame may be strengthened by adding metal via welding or may be repaired via welding (or similar). Chain guides and tensioners will be allowed. Air cleaner and box may be removed or replaced. Graphics/stickers may be changed. Clutch and brake levers may be changed. Hand guards may be added.
4. On front suspension, springs, oil and valving may be changed in forks. All other components must remain stock. Rear suspension must utilize original mount locations, after market shock may be utilized. Kickstands must be removed.
5. After market pistons and rings will be allowed providing specifications are the same as original factory pistons and rings for that year/model bike. Overbore and stroking not allowed in stock classes.
6. Bike and motor must be assembled by manufacturer and stocked by dealer with brand of motor supplied on that model to be considered stock and must be available to the public without special ordering or modifications from the manufacturer or dealer. The bike must have a manufacturer's model number. All new products must have had 200 or more manufactured and must be in the United States and available to the public for sale, including 2008 products.
7. Stock qualification is limited to that model year. Definition: You cannot upgrade last year's model to current year's specs. All other bike and rider limitations will be per the judgment of the Chief Tech Inspector and will be final. The Chief Tech Inspector will have the decision on any addition or deletion to a machine that affects the operation, performance and appearance.
8. A stock bike may be raced in the modified classes.
PEE WEE SPECIFICATIONS
The Pee Wee class is for riders up through 8 yrs. old except for the Super Pee Wee class which allows riders through age 9. The Pee Wee bike is a special model made for this class by major manufacturers and must be designed to meet the following specifications: All stock bike models must have had 200 or more manufactured and must be available to the United States Public at dealers, with proof of import upon request from Branson USA . The maximum Pee Wee wheel size is Rims 10” and Tires 2.75 x 10” in both Stock and Modified classes except in Super Pee Wee Class and 7-8 class which may have a 12" front rim, tire size 2.75 x 12" max.
The STOCK CLASS engine displacement is 51cc MAX with overbore allowed only to those overbore size pistons specified by original manufacturer of the particular model bike and engine. Oil injection may be disconnected on PW50. NOTE: Foot or hand-operated brakes may be used on both stock and modified Pee Wee bikes. Overall length limited to 38” in 4-6 and 42” in 7-8, measured from axle to axle centers. For further stock class rules, see STOCK CLASS RULES & Technical Safety Rules.

The Pee Wee class is for riders up through 8 yrs. old except for the SUPER P.WEE class which allows riders through age 9.  The Pee Wee bike is a special model made for this class by major manufacturers and must be designed to meet the following specifications:

 

All stock bike models must have had 100 or more manufactured and must be available to the United States Public with proof of import submitted  The maximum Pee Wee wheel size is Rims 10” & Tires 2.75 x10” in both Stk. & Mod 4-6 Classes.  The 7-8 & Super Pee Wee classes may have a 12” front rim, tire size 2.75 x 12” max.

THE STOCK CLASS engine displacement is 51cc Max. with overbore allowed only to those overbore size pistons specified by original manufacturer of that particular model bike & engine.  Oil injection may be disconnected on PW50. Note:  Foot or hand-operated brakes may be used on both Stk. & Mod Pee Wee bikes. For further stock class rules, see STOCK CLASS RULES & Technical Safety rules.

PEE WEE MODIFIED CLASS:

1.     Maximum engine displacement is 61cc FOR 2 Stroke, 90cc for 4 Stroke

2.     Engine modification open.

3.     Must use original engine type lower end & cylinder. Sgl. Speed transmission only.

4.     Overall length limited to 37” in 4-6 & 42” 7-8 & Super Pee Wee measured from axle to axle centers.

5.     Suspension modification open.  Handlebar width not to exceed 30”

 

 

All Pee Wee bikes must function through a centrifugal clutch.  Any other changes or modifications for this bike must meet the approval of the race manager

 

Approved Pee Wee Products for 4-6 Stk.

Approved Pee Wee Products for

Approved Pee Wee Products for

& Mod & All other Pee Wee Stk. & Mod Classes

7-8 Classes

 Pee Wee Open 6-9 Classes

 

 

Cobra CM50

LEM LX2  RACER

METRA KIT MKX50

ALL PRODUCTS LISTED

KTM SX50 PRO JR

SUZ JR 50

COBRA KING

LEM LX3 RACER

FOR BOTH AGE GROUPS

ITALJET FAST BOY RCR

HUS-CR50 JR

KTM50 SR LC

LEM R3

POLINI X1 R

YAM PW 50

KTMSX50 PRO SR

COBRA KING

COBRA CX50

 

POLINI XR3

 

(Modified or revised 7-8 class cycles                    Note: 12” Front Rim allowed in 7-8 & Super Pee Wee classes only

Cannot compete in 4-6 classes)                          

 

 

ALL STOCK BIKE MODELS MUST HAVE A QUANTITY OF 100 IN THE COUNTRY AND BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE BY DEALER.

 

JR. CYCLE SPECIFICATIONS

The Jr. Cycle class is for those riders in the younger age bracket who compete on the small rim Minicycles.  The Jr. Cycle Class is designed for those bikes made by a major manufacturer and have the original product appearance of a small minicycle; the bike must be from the original manufacturer with a manufacturer’s model number.  The bike may be modified with in NMA technical and safety regulations and per the following:

 

JR. CYCLE PRODUCTS

1.  Wheel base may not exceed 47" from axle to axle centers.

2 STROKE

4 STROKE

2.  Handlebar width not to exceed 30".

KAW KX 60 / SUZ RM 65

3.  Maximum displacement is 65cc for 2 stroke and 110 for 4 stroke.

KAW KX 65 / SUZ RM 60

PITSTER PRO 110*

    No overbore or stroking allowed that will exceed class cc limits.

KTM 65SX / COBRA CX 65

POLINI XP4T110*

4.  Maximum rim size is 14" and minimum is 12".

POLINI XP65R / LEM 65

5.  Must function through a multiple speed gear box.

*MODIFIED ONLY

 

The Stock Class for Jr. Cycles is defined under Stock Class Rules

 

1. No shortened or lowered frames or shortened swing arms allowed to reduce a non-conforming bike to meet Jr. Cycle specs.
2. Modifications of the original frame and swing arm are allowed for the purpose of performance, safety or added strength.
3. Must utilize the original engine type lower end and cylinder from that bike model being modified.
4. You cannot assemble a Kawasaki engine into a KTM frame or any similar combination.
5. Change of head, clutch, carburetion, exhaust system, ignition, sprockets and suspension is optional.



MINICYCLE SPECIFICATIONS

Minicycle Products

Minicycle Products

1. Maximum length for minicycles is 52” axle to axle centers.

2 Stroke

4 Strokes

2. Maximum front rim size 19” and minimum rear rim 14”

YAM YZ85  / KAW KX 85

HON 150 R

3. Handlebar span cannot exceed 33”.

SUZ RM85 / HON CR85 R

HON 150 RE

4. Maximum engine displacement in minicycle two strokes is 85cc 

KTM85SX

HON 150 RB

or 150cc in four strokes. 

HUSKY 85

*The 150 4 Stroke is allowed in the 12-13 and the 14-16 age group.


The engine can in no way exceed this 85cc limit in two strokes. No overbore or stroking allowed. The stock class is defined under Stock Class Rules within these rules. The Modified Class will be open to engine, frame, rim and suspension modifications providing they do not exceed the minicycle specifications listed in Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 above.

SUPER MINI CYCLE SPECIFICATIONS

SUPER MINI 2 STROKE

SUPER MINI 4 STROKE

1. Maximum rim size is 19” on front and minimum of 16” on rear.

2. Overall wheelbase cannot exceed 56" from axle to axle centers.

KAW KX 100

HON 150 R

3. Maximum engine displacement including overbore is

SUZ RM 100

HON 150 RE

    112cc for a two stroke and 150cc for a 4

HON 85 E

HON 150 RB

4. The Super Mini Class is through age 16 (Non Pro).

YAM YZSM

HUSKY 85

5. All products listed above under Minicycle Products are also

KTM 105

    eligible to race the Super Mini Class.

 

 

GIRLS AND WOMENS CLASSES

 

1.     The Girls Class is established as 65cc up to 150cc. A stock or modified, per these rules may be utilized. No big wheels are allowed. The age limit is up to 14 yrs.

2.     The Women’s non pro class is for 125cc 2 stroke and up to 250 4 stroke motorcycles.  The 150 4 stroke, including the 150RE may also be utilized. Age is open.

 

MOTORCYCLE SPECIFICATIONS


BRANSON USA provides classes for 125cc and 250cc two strokes and 250 and 450 four stroke size motorcycles. No minicycles are allowed. A bike that qualifies for the Super Mini class will not be allowed to compete in the motorcycle classes.
All bikes competing in the motorcycle classes must be of original manufacturer (including Model No.) by a nationally known company. Special frames or frame modifications are allowed providing they meet safety and technical regulations pertaining function and size relative to the frame they have replaced. All motorcycles must be raced in the proper cc class.
No overbore or stroking allowed. Displacement for 250 and 450cc four stroke cycles cannot exceed factory manufactured size for that cycle model. Two Stroke Cycles allowed as follows: 125cc Max. in 250cc class, 250cc Max in 450cc class. NOTE: You can race a 250 4-stroke in the 450 class.

RIDER CLASSIFICATIONS


It is the duty of the individual rider to determine the class he is legal to ride in. Beginner classes are for racers who have not competed in any level more than one year on any size cycle.   Entry into a class does not necessary make you legal for that class. You can be protested by another entrant or his representative. Responsibility of meeting property rider classification and bike specification rests within the individual entrant.  cc bike.
    
The NOVICE class is for riders who are classified as Novice or “C” and have not raced as intermediate or “B” with any organization.
The INTERMEDIATE class is for riders who are classified as Intermediate or “B” and have not raced as Pro Sport, Pro, Expert , “A” , Pro-AM etc. with any other organization.
The PRO class is for riders who race with any other organization as Pro, Expert, A”, “Money” or highest advanced class.