AMA/D14 Hill Climb Rules 2019


1. All riders will use the last two digits of their AMA D14 membership card and the

first letter of their last name for their riding number. Clubs or promoters may issue a temporary rider number to be used until the member receives his or her card. Numbers must be at least 5" high with standard block letters and be on the front of the motorcycle as a minimum.


2. Riders who finish in the top five places in every class will be awarded their finishing place as their riding number for the following year. This awarded number may be used only in the class in which it was earned and only used for the next year races.


3. Tether length no longer than 36" inches when taunt.


4. Minimum age of participants is 4 years old.


5. No riding, practice or any type of closed competition will be allowed on a hill 5 days prior to a District 14 event on that hill.


6.   a. Youth riders are limited to 3 classes per event (age 15 and under).

b. Adult riders are limited to 4 classes per event (age16 and older).

c. Riders may use the same motorcycle in more than one class. Two riders may use the same motorcycle in the same day's program, but they must compete in different classes.

d. The motorcycle that is used on the 1st attempt must be used on the 2nd attempt. No changing out motorcycles between attempts.


7. The rider must be physically capable and mature enough to control his/her machine at all times, and to ride it safely. This includes stopping, starting, standing still, mounting, dismounting, and putting one or both feet on the ground.

The referee has the authority to disqualify a rider who can’t safely control his/her machine. Training wheels are not allowed.


a) Will be run after the District program has been completed.

b) No points awarded in this class and this class does not qualify for the fastest time of the day award.

c) Motorcycles that run in exhibition class must conform with all amateur Hillclimb equipment rules.


Points will be awarded in each class (except exhibition class) according to the following schedule.

Points will be awarded as follows.

1st - 20 pts

2nd - 16 pts

3rd - 13 pts

4th - 11 pts

5th - 10 pts

6th - 9 pts

7th - 8 pts

8th - 7 pts

9th - 6 pts

10th - 5 pts

11th - 4 pts

12th - 3 pts

13th - 2 pts

14th - 1 pts

Classes with five riders or less will receive half points. Double points will be paid at State Championship Climb.

To qualify for the year end Championship awards you must attend 90% of the races in that class.

Two dollars ($2.00) for each rider at each event to be sent to division chairman for year-end awards fund.


Classes are as follows.

Youth Classes

1. 50cc - 4 to 8 years old, 0cc to 50cc.

2. 65cc - 6 to 11 years old, 0cc to 65cc 2 stroke, 0cc to 90cc 4 stroke.

3. 85cc JR - Riders 7-11 years old, 52-85cc 2-stroke and 52-125cc 4-stroke,

maximum 16” rear and 19” front wheels

4. 85cc SR - Riders 12-15 years old, 66-85cc 2-stroke and 75-125cc 4-stroke,

maximum 16” rear and 19” front wheels

5. 125 JR – Riders 11 – 15 years old, 86 to 125cc

6. Woman’s JR – Female Riders 4 to 11 years old, 0-85cc 2-stroke or 0-125cc 4-stroke, maximum 16” rear and 19” front wheels.


Amateur Classes

7. Woman’s SR – Riders 12 or older. 86cc to open. Must be 14 to ride 251cc and over

8. 125 - 86cc to 125cc

9. 200 - 126cc to 200cc 2 stroke, 126cc to 250cc 4 stroke

10. 250 - 201cc to 250cc

11. 450 -251cc to 450cc

12. 600 - 451cc to 600cc

13. 750 - 601cc to 750cc

14. Open - 751cc to Open

15. Senior 40+ - Riders 40 or older

16. Super Senior 50+ - Riders 50 and older

17. 4 Stroke - 86cc to 600cc

18. 400 Stock - 86cc to 400cc Stock wheelbase

19. Open Stock - 401cc to Open Stock wheelbase.

20. Vintage - 86cc to open, motor over 30 years old.


  1. The minimum age for amateur riders is 12. In all events, a rider must be 14 or older to ride motorcycles above 250cc.


  1. If you sign up for a class, you are not authorized to race in you will not be allowed to race and you will forfeit your entry fee for that class. No points will be awarded.


  1. If you race in classes that break the rules you will not be awarded any points for all that day’s race and you will forfeit all entry fees for that day.


  1. If you and your crew do not attend the mandatory riders meeting you will not be allowed to race and you will forfeit your entry fees for that day.


  1. Hot pit limited to one crew person. Crew member must be signed in at tech inspection.


  1. All race personnel, officials, riders, mechanics, photographers and anyone associated with riders must not consume or be under the influence of intoxicants or drugs that could affect their normal mental or physical ability. Failure to comply may result in disqualification of the rider and/or a fine. Besides affecting the safety of the meet, any such use is inconsistent with the concept of good sportsmanship and is harmful to the sport of motorcycling.


  1. Riders and/or family and pit crew who direct foul and abusive language to an official of the sponsoring club, organizer, AMA official or district official are subject to disqualification for the entire meet.


  1. Each rider is responsible for the actions of his/her family and pit crew, and any detrimental action by these individuals puts the rider at risk of disqualification. Riders and pit crew are expected to conduct themselves in a manner respectful to the club, the sport, and the environment.


  1. Riders are expected to comply with any and all club rules, and any direction from club members and/or the event referee while present on the event grounds.


  1. Competition motorcycles must be in the pit area. No competition motorcycles in the spectator area.



Procedure and time limit for protest: All protests must be submitted and signed only by the person directly concerned. Each protest must refer to a single subject only and must be presented to the Referee together with a $50 security deposit, before trophies are handed out and submitted on an official protest form located in the AMA Racing Rulebook.


AMA Rulebook

2018 Hill Climb Rules

2017 Hill Climb Rules