Island Cup 2019 General Rules

 The Island Cup is becoming bigger and better every year. We would like to continue to put on this event for you so please help us represent wheeling in a family friendly manner.


No driving on any part of the mountain at any time. Only competitors driving on the designated course during their runs will be allowed. No driving anything in camp unless you are leaving. No pit bikes/quads.


Please do not touch any of the competition vehicles and do not enter the race areas at any time unless asked by an official. 


Limited camping available, no water or electrical hook-ups.  


Camping is $50 per person for the weekend and includes your entry to the event, if you wish to camp for only one night the fee is $25 and includes your event pass.

Single day event pass is $10 or $25 for a 3-day pass. Children under 12 are free.

No pets allowed on the property for safety reasons.


Camp fires are allowed in your camp only approx. 3ft x 3ft x 3ft, there will be NO large bonfire this year for safety reasons. No pallet burning.


Keep your camp area clean, bag your empty’s and garbage please.


This event is for the people and family’s so please keep your language respectful.


No smoking in the crowd, please move to an area away from people. This includes vaporizers.


If you cause problems or are intoxicated, you will be asked to leave and not invited back. 


Drinking for drivers and spotters will not be tolerated before or during the competition.


Everyone is donating their time to make this happen, please respect the volunteers. 


No Fireworks. 


No Country Music.


Keep your private parts private!


No excessive noise from 2am-6am.


You must sleep at least twice this weekend. 


KEEP IT CLASSY! 

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THE LAWS OF THE CUP

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SAFETY RULES

  

ISLAND CUP 2019 COMPETITION RULES

EVERY SECTION WILL BE TIMED, LOWEST OVERALL COMBINED TIME FROM  THREE DAYS WINS


1.  NO WHINING 


2. 10 MINUTE TIME LIMIT PER SECTION


3. A DNF WILL BE SCORED BY USING THE WORST TIME FOR THAT SECTION PLUS 10% OF WORST TIME BEING ADDED TO FINAL SCORE


4. NO RE-DO’S ON ANY SECTION


5. YOU MUST HAVE 4 WHEEL DRIVE TO START A SECTION (NO HOLDING 

EVERYONE UP TRYING 2WD BECAUSE YOU BROKE)


6. NO STACKING ROCKS


7. DO NOT TOUCH ANY RACE VEHICLES DURING THE RACE UNLESS 

ASKED BY COURSE OFFICIAL, USE STRAP – BE SAFE.


8. IF YOU ROLL OVER AND CAN DRIVE OUT OF IT OR SELF RECOVER KEEP MOVING, IF YOU ROLL OVER AND NEED RECOVERY ASSISTANCE, THE COURSE MARSHALL WILL DNF YOU FOR THE SECTION.


9. IF YOU ARE ON FIRE OR LEAKING FLUIDS, YOU WILL BE STOPPED AND DQ’D. THIS IS FOR SAFETY AND UP TO THE COURSE OFFICIAL


10. MUST KEEP 2 TIRES ON COURSE AT ALL TIMES, TRYING TO DRIVE AROUND OBSTACLES WILL BE DQ.


11. PULLING WINCH BEFORE 3 SOLID TRIES WILL BE DQ AND PUBLIC SHAMING


12. WINCH LINE WEIGHT (IF USING STEEL LINE) MUST BE USED, TREE SAVER 

STRAPS MUST BE USED ON TREES WHEN WINCHING TO OR DQ FOR THAT SECTION


13. SPOTTERS MAY START/FINISH ANYWHERE ON THE COURSE. EQUIPMENT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE IN THE VEHICLE WHEN YOU CROSS THE FINISH LINE. eg: straps and snatch blocks.

(IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS PLEASE SEND US AN E-MAIL)


14. SPOTTER AND DRIVER MUST WEAR A HELMET AT ALL TIMES


15. WINCH LINE MUST BE SPOOLED IN AT START AND FINISH LINE, NOT ATTACHED TO ANY TREE OR OTHER RECOVERY POINT


16. WINCHING WILL BE A 3 MIN PENALTY PER CONNECTION POINT


17. NO RIDING ON THE OUTSIDE OF VEHICLE NOT EVEN AS BALLAST


18. DRIVER MUST WEAR FIRE SUIT OR FIRE-RESISTANT COVERALLS


19. SPOTTER MUST WEAR FIRE SUIT OR FIRE-RESISTANT COVERALLS IF RIDING IN VEHICLE


20. FRIDAY MORNING TILL APPROX 3PM THERE WILL BE A TEST AND TUNE AREA SET UP FOR COMPETITORS ONLY


21. THE ONLY WHEELING THAT WILL BE HAPPENING DURING THIS EVENT WILL BE THE COMPETITORS ON THEIR SET COURSE. NO NON-COMPETITION VEHICLES ALLOWED ON OR NEAR THE COURSE DURING THIS WEEKEND PERIOD. EG; NO FRIENDS, FAMILY OR COMPETITORS PLAYING ON THE MOUNTAIN OR PROPERTY….


22. DO NOT DISRESPECT ANY VOLUNTEERS (REMEMBER THEY ARE GIVING THEIR TIME SO YOU GUYS AND GALS CAN COMPETE)


THESE RULES MAY CHANGE AT ANYTIME BEFORE THE EVENT


DISCLAIMER

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE RULES SET FORTH HEREIN ARE DESIGNED FOR THE ORDERLY CONDUCT OF RACING EVENTS AND TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCH EVENTS.

THESE RULES WILL GOVERN THE CONDITION OF THE EVENT, AND BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT, ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE DEEMED TO HAVE COMPLIED WITH THESE RULES.

NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATIONS OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND/OR REGULATIONS.


They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official

Specific officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the rules herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements.

Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the Officials. Their decision is final.


rules to compete in the cup

Tech Rules

YOU MUST HAVE APPROVAL OF TECHNICAL INSPECTION FROM ONE OF THE ISLAND CUP INSPECTORS TO COMPETE


  • MINIMUM 4 POINT HARNESS, 5 POINT HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, NO STOCK STYLE SEAT BELTS ALLOWED
  • NO LOOSE ITEMS IN VEHICLE DURING COMPETITION
  • MUST HAVE WELL BUILT SAFE ROLL CAGE/ EXO CAGE
  • A HELMET IS REQUIRED, REMEMBER IT IS YOUR HEAD THAT YOU ARE PROTECTING
  • MUST HAVE SOLID ROOF SKIN ABOVE DRIVER AND SPOTTER-MUST HAVE A TREE STRAP AND D RING
  • PERMANENTLY MOUNTED BATTERY, NO STRAPS/BUNGEE CORDS
  • 2.5 LB CLASS BC FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN DRIVERS COMPARTMENT MOUNTED WITH QUICK RELEASE, 2 
  • RECOMMENDED-FIRE SUIT FOR DRIVER/SPOTTER HIGHLY RECOMMENDED OR MINIMUM NEW FIRE RETARDANT COVERALLS (NO HOLES OR OVER WASHED BROKEN DOWN COVERALLS)
  • OVERFLOW CATCH CANS RECOMMENDED ON ALL FLUIDS, IF YOU LEAVE FLUID ON THE COARSE YOU WILL BE DQ’D
  • MUST HAVE WORKING BRAKES
  • IF YOU DON’T PASS THIS BASIC TECH YOU WILL NOT RACE, ANYTHING THAT IS QUESTIONABLE CONTACT ME BEFORE EVENT AND WE CAN FIGURE IT OUT. 

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