The 2016 Mid America MX Series will
consist of eight (9) total rounds.
Each rider will get one (1) RACE
Each rider MUST ride six (6) races to be
considered for the YEAR END points
Cancelled events will be rescheduled
at the soonest possible opportunity. In a
circumstance that an event cannot be
rescheduled, the required race numbers may
be reduced. The event may be rescheduled to
another venue if necessary.
The Mid America series will be an AMA
series and all riders must be a current
member of the AMA to participate in any MAMS
event. (You MUST bring your AMA card with
you when you sign up for practice or race)(one
day AMA memberships will be available at
registration at each event)
AMA membership(s) (Family, Youth, and
One Day) are available on the MAMS website (http://midamericamxseries.com/)
or at the office of each event.
Each race’s first moto gate pick will
be determined by random computer pick order.
This includes pre registration for each
event. If you pre register for an event,
you still need to report to the office
before you are officially registered for the
event. If a rider is late for signup
(after the race order has been completed)
the computer will automatically place him as
the last gate pick. If a rider changes
classes after the race order has been
completed he/she will have last gate pick
and may have back to back motos.
Event give-a-ways will be given out on
a first come first serve basis. This means
the first to report to the sign-up office at
each event. Pre registering does Not
guarantee you give-a-ways. Give-a-ways may
not be available at all events.
In the event of cancellation after an
event is started, rain-checks may be given
for part or all of the fees that have been
paid. Rain-checks are only good for the
venue they are issued from. You must contact
firstname.lastname@example.org within 24
hours of leaving the event.
If a rider pre registers for an event
and then cannot attend the event. MAMS must
be notified immediately or before the
Tuesday after the event to be eligible for
Each rider must present the
appropriate credentials before they will be
allowed to enter the track at any time. This
may include but is not limited to proof of
paid gate fee, practice fee, entry fee.
Anyone accompanying a rider to the
staging/starting area must present the
appropriate event credentials.
Any person within the event grounds
may be requested, at any time, to present
Each Riders RPV will determine their
rider’s ability level. (A/B/C Class)
Riders MUST practice with their own
ability level. This includes the practice
days before each event and the morning of
Entering the track anywhere other than
the staging area is grounds for
disqualification for the entire weekend
Cutting the track at any time is not
permitted. Cutting the track during practice
is not permitted in any way. Riders may not
cut the track at the start of practice or
loop back to re ride any sections. If a
rider cuts the track at the start of his/her
practice he/she will be black flagged and
forfeit his practice section. (This is for
the safety of the riders! There may still be
riders on the last section of the track from
the previous practice)
It is the duty and responsibility of
the rider to determine the class in which he
or she belongs.
The beginner class is an entry level
class, not an ability level class. Beginner
classes will NOT pay points in the MAMS
PeeWee classes are Stock/Limited
classes. All other classes are modified
PeeWee riders may receive assistance
at the MAMS official’s discretion. No one
under the age of 18 will be allowed on the
track to assist a PeeWee rider. Parents may
NOT use a vehicle to follow riders around
the track at any time!
A rider may ride a different bike in
the second moto than they rode in the first
moto with prior approval of MAMS officials.
It is the riders responsibility to make sure
any such changes (rider number) are reported
to the starter, office, and score keepers.
The number on the rider and bike must
It is the rider’s responsibility to
make sure they have proper identifying marks
on their bike and person. Numbers will be
available for purchase at the office of each
event if needed. (see AMA rule book,
SECTION 1.2 – C – 14 Number Plates)
If transponders are used, it is the
riders responsibility to make sure their
transponder is properly mounted, working,
and on the proper bike throughout the entire
A rider must complete at least one lap
of at least one moto under their own power
before being scored for that moto. This is
per class. If you are riding for points in
more than one class you must complete at
least one lap of at least one moto in each
class to receive MAMS series points in each
Riders only starting one moto but
receiving a DNF in that moto will receive 1
(ONE) point for that class for that race in
MAMS series points.
The 30 minute protest period is per
Check your results after each moto.
MAMS officials are not responsible for
locating riders before their moto.
If a moto must be stopped because of a
rider or riders obstructing the progress and
safety of the moto that rider or riders may
not be allowed to restart the moto unless
cleared by the medic and allowed by the race
If a rider is riding for sponsor
contingences, it is the rider’s
responsibility to make sure he/she are
properly recorded at each event. Make sure
your bike brand is right on the results,
wear the proper gear, have the right parts
on your bike, etc. Each rider will be
checked according with the sponsorship
Any verbal harassment or physical
abuse of MAMS or track officials, medics, or
event staff may be grounds for permanent
disqualification from the MAMS series.
No alcoholic beverages or illegal
substances will be allowed on the track,
staging, or start area. Riders or pit crew
should not use any of the above mentioned
substances before or during an event as long
as they remain in competition. Any rider or
pit crew that is impaired will not be
allowed to compete or be in the staging or
start area or be allowed on the track to
assist any riders.
A rider is responsible for the actions
of their Pit Crew and associated spectators.
Infractions by riders Pit crew or associated
spectators will be grounds for penalties
against that rider.
Amateur riders competing in an age
class that pays money may have a
shop/sponsor paid in lieu of jeopardizing
amateur status. Payment will be made by MAMS
directly to the sponsor in the name of the
Ties in series points will be broken
by APPENDIX 6.3 in the AMA rule book.
Each event overall finish will be
determined by each riders overall finish for
Series points will be awarded for each
rider’s OVERALL finishes for each
event using the following points table per
See Points table below!