Rules passed for the District 36 2022 Rulebook
These rules take affect December 1, 2021 (start of D36 2022 Competition year)
(note any applicable revisions will not apply to a scheduled Cross Country Race on December 4-5 that will remain part of the 2021 Championship Series)


Passed Rules for 2022……….


1.5.6 Cross Country
A maximum of 14 Cross Country Championship meets for the
season with no more than 2 back to back meets under normal
circumstances. In no circumstance will 4 or more meets be
allowed back to back. Selection criteria based on rule 1.5.4.
(Rev Dec 2021)

1.5.7  Remove this entire rule:

1.5.7 Dirt Track The total number of District 36 Championship Dirt Track meets shall be determined by number of meets sanctioned. It is recommended no single club/promoter may be sanctioned for more than Six (6) District 36 Championship meets of the same track in the series. Promoters offering multi tracks to the series, i.e.: ST, TT, Rough Scrambles may sanction additional dates adding meets to the series. The Competition Committee may, upon the written request of the clubs/promoters involved, determine the length of the series and/or meet types included in the series. (Rev 14 Nov 2012))


2.5 Membership Fees: $35 per year; $350 life and; $75 family (Family is defined as husband, wife and children under the age of 18 years, residing at the same address.) Memberships purchased online may have additional fees. Card replacement fees are $5. A one Meet/Event D36 guest pass is $15. (Rev: Dec 2021)


2.6 With a one Meet/Event guest pass, a rider may compete/participate in a District 36 meet/event and will be eligible for advancement points if applicable; but will not be eligible for “Championship Series” points. If a rider would like “Championship Series” points, and wants them added to any current series events previously competed in; they will be required to purchase an annual membership, and pay an additional $25 fee, payable to the appropriate scoring administrator if additional data modifications for scoring are required.


2.7 Number changes for a single digit D36 number are $50 and available to ‘A’ amateur riders only. Number changes for a double digit D36 number are $25 and available to ‘A’ and ‘B’ amateur riders only. Triple digit D36 number changes are available for $10 to all district riders. Any numbers/letter changes requested mid-series, requires steward approval, and will require an additional $25 fee, payable to the appropriate scoring administrator, if the change requires data modifications for scoring purposes.


2.8 D36 Sanctioned Clubs may administer single, double, or triple digit numbers/letter within their assigned blocks, as necessary for their members. D36 Sanctioned Clubs will pay a $10 fee to the appropriate scoring administrator for mid-series changes that require data modifications in scoring for new club members only. Current club member number changes will require a $25 fee, payable to the appropriate scoring administrator, if the change requires data modifications for scoring purposes.

 5.8.1 CROSS COUNTRY / Grand Prix: For Cross Country and Grand Prix meets the Club/Promoter must submit a written emergency plan to the Cross Country Discipline Steward a minimum of 30 days prior to the meet. All D36 Cross Country and Grand Prix meets must have a dedicated, stand-by Paramedic ambulance on premises at all times during a meet. If the club/promoter is unable to obtain a Paramedic ambulance, a dedicated EMT ambulance AND a fully-equipped and accredited “mobile” Paramedic (ie, Sidetrax) may be accepted with Steward approval PRIOR to the meet. In the event the ambulance leaves the premises, the meet must be stopped until the ambulance returns. (Rev: Dec 2021)

3.2.1 Clutchless listing to read:
C Clutchless 70cc to 110cc, 4 Stroke (7-11 YEARS)

12” OR LARGER REAR RIM SIZE (Rev: Dec 2021)

Class Addition (under 3.2.1)
B Clutchless 70cc to 110cc, 4 Stroke (7-11 YEARS)

11.9.1 D36 Grand Prix Series events will be run under the current AMA GP rules and District 36 supplemental rules. District 36 Safety rules Section 5 and Equipment rules Section 6 as well as other sections and/or rules in this manual as directed by the Director of Competition, will also apply.

See supplemental rules on website for D36 Class Structure (Rev: Dec 2021)




The following age requirements shall apply for participation in the Mini Program.

  1. Pee-Wee class: Ages 4 years through 8 years.
  2. Mini Program: Ages 7 to 16th birthday. Amateur Class may start at riders 12th birthday and is mandatory at the rider’s 16th birthday. The rider’s age will stipulate the class they will compete in as they progress per AMA Rule Book 3.3 paragraph G. Scoring must reflect the age group the rider is currently competing in. (Rev Jan 2016)
  3. The minimum age for riding stock 100cc machines will be 7 years of age. (Rev. 18 Dec 2013)

Remove this section:
D. Once advanced to “A”, a rider will remain an “A” with one exception: a Pee Wee moving to 60cc class reverts to “C” class.


3.1.2  Points.  Trophy distribution will be awarded as outlined in rule 7.2.1 of this rulebook. Youth Championship points will be awarded as outlined in 7.4 of this rulebook, without designation of an A, B or C classification. (Rev: Dec 2021)


Remove this rule:  Four (4) “A” riders must be entered in a combined event to earn plate points. Five (5) “A” riders make a class for “A” points.


3.1.3 Paragraph C

C. 100cc Youth Stock and Modified Heads Up
    Mini-cycles (stock and modified): 85.1 to 100.0cc. F100 may be modified except for displacement. Four stroke mini-cycles 72cc to 125cc may also be
    used. (Rev Dec 2021)


Revised: Minis must have three number plates with correct numbers, letter and colors as outlined in Section 6. Plates may be made smaller to fit the machine, but numbers and letters must be legal size. (Rev: Dec 2021)


Revised: All 65cc and 85cc bikes must have Class C traction tires.  (Rev: Dec 2021)


Remove this entire rule: In events where speed is the determining factor, Modified and Stock classes may NOT be combined as one class on the track.


Class Added (Hooligan):
4.2.6 Short Track & TT:

    86-125 cc

    126-200 cc

    201-250 cc

    250 cc Modified

    250 cc DTX

    251-500 cc DTX

    251-450 cc

    450 cc Modified

    Open (Minimum 251cc)

    Hooligan 649 cc and up:

Notes:  DTX Rules are in Section 11.5.8
Hooligan Rules are in Section 11.5.9

It is strongly recommended that promoters run District events before exhibition events.


6.17.1 The top “A” Riders, including “AA” for Enduro and “AA” in Cross Country, in each event category shall have special championship plates as follows: (See Section 6 – Equipment, for size) (Rev. 26 Dec 2006)

Cross Country – Top 20 Overall year end finishers will run red plates with white numbers regardless of what class they enter. “AA” class will also run red plates with white numbers. (Rev. 17 Dec 2008)

Enduro – Green plate with white numbers followed by “A” for the top 10 from the previous year. Riders will run the same number for the full year starting on row 5.

1st = 5A 2nd = 6A 3rd = 7A 4th = 8A 5th = 9A

6th = 10A 7th = 11A 8th = 12A 9th = 13A 10th = 14A (Rev. 24 Dec. 2007)

Motocross–blue plates with white numbers (Top 10)

Short Track/Scrambles–Black plates with white numbers

Short Track/Scrambles, ATV (Quad)–Black plates with white numbers (up to top 3)

Short Track/Mini Bike–black plate with white numbers, white plates with blue numbers (top 2 Motocross only)  Remove this Section

Veterans–green plates with white numbers

Seniors–white plates with blue numbers

Women–white plates with any color

Vintage–Black plates with gold numbers
(Rev Dec 2021)


6.17.2 Number plates, when required, shall correspond to the rider classification of the event he is entering. The color scheme for District 36 events is:

Dirt Track

“A” Riders will have White plates with Black numbers and letter.

“B” Riders will have Yellow plates with Black numbers and letter.

“C” Riders will have White plates with Red numbers and letter.

Pee-Wee & Mini class Riders will have White plates with Black numbers and letter.

Hooligan Riders will have Black plates with Gold or White numbers and letter.

(Rev Dec 2021)

  (No changes to the rest of this rule)



Practice lines shall be divided in separate class divisions to make an organized line up for riders.

Each division shall be designated by a clearly written sign at the entrance of each row with large print.

Each row shall be separated by a rope or other means (snow fence, etc.) in a parallel fashion with a rope gate at the front. The lines should be long enough to accommodate 50 riders if room permits.

Each row shall taper down in size to permit one motorcycle at a time through the gate into the track.

Divisions for the practice lines are as follows:

1. Open “B”,”A”

2. Open “C”

3. 126-250 “B”,”C”

4. 125-250 “C”

5. 125 “B”,”A”

6. 0-125 “C”

7. Mini Bikes “B”, “A” PeeWee Bikes

8. Mini Bikes “C”  Mini Bikes

“C” riders must practice separately from “B” and “A” riders; and Youth, Veterans and Seniors must practice separately from Sportsman riders. (Rev 18 Dec 2013)

Motocross practice divisions will be at the discretion of the Referee, except that “C” riders must practice separately from “B” and “A” riders; and Youth riders must practice separately from Amateur riders.
(Rev Dec 2021)


11.5.9 Hooligan Class Requirements:

Stock production frame. Originated with a 649cc displacement, or bigger, twin triple or multi-cylinder engine. No geometry change that is not a bolt-on part; no fabrication is allowed to change neck angle, or changing stock upper shock mount location; no moving stock swing arm pivot, unless it is a bolt-on application. Aftermarket swing arms are allowed. Engine modifications are unlimited. Minimum bike weight to be 400 lbs. Not separated by A, B or C classifications and does not earn advancement points.