2018 UTV WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHORT COURSE & YOUTH UTV REQUIREMENTS

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

2018 UTV World Championship Short Course & Youth UTV Requirements

Time to get ready for the 2018 Polaris RZR UTV World Championship Powered by Monster Energy on April 5-11 in Laughlin, NV. We are making constant updates to the UTV World Championship website so keep checking back in.

Please read the rules below in full and be sure to register ASAP with Best In The Desert!

For direct questions regarding RULES in all classes, please contact UTV World Championship & BITD UTV Class Director Cory Sappington: Email: [email protected] Phone: 602-769-6164

For questions regarding registration and other race related items, contact Best In The Desert via BITD.com

For event & sponsorship related questions refer to the CONTACT section of UTVWorldChampionship.com

Please contact UTVWC Technical Director Cory Sappington with any additional rules or technical questions: [email protected] 602-769-6164

Short Course UTV Requirements (Turbo,1000, 900, 800)

  1. 6 Point Roll-Cage. (Factory cage OK as long as it meets 6 point minimum)
  2. Side Panels / Doors Required (Doors must be secured to prevent from popping open)
  3. Window Nets Required
  4. Roof Panel Required
  5. One 2.5lb Fire Extinguisher Mounted On UTV w/ Quick Release.
  6. 5- Point Seat Belts Required 2” or 3” Wide Belts OK, 3” Preferred
  7. One Piece Fire-Suit Required
  8. Helmet w/ DOT or Snell Decal. Eye Protection Must Be Shatter Resistant.
  9. Gloves and Approved Head & Neck Restraints ARE Required
  10. Numbers On Both Sides Of Vehicle. Minimum 8” Tall Numbers, Yellow Background w/ Black Numbers (Refer To BITD Entry Form For # Assignment)
  11. Two 2.5lb Fire Extinguisher In Your Pit. Must Be Near Vehicle During Fueling.
  12. Fuel Mat Required For Pit Stops
  13. All PIT Personnel MUST wear Orange Safety Vest
  14. $25.00 Cash Only Tech Fee Due At Time Of Inspection

Short Course UTV RZR 170 Class Requirements

  1. Polaris RZR 170 Vehicle or Polaris ACE 150
  2. Aftermarket Cages & Suspension Are Allowed
  3. Driver Must Be At Least 5 Years Old & No Older Than 12 Years Old
  4. Polaris RZR 170cc Engine (MAX) or ACE 150 Must Be Used. NO MODIFICATIONS
  5. Aftermarket or Re-flashed ECUs NOT ALLOWED
  6. Intake, Exhaust & Fuel Programmer Allowed
  7. Driver Window Net Or Wrist Restraints Required
  8. If Racing w/ A Passenger, A Passenger Net Or Wrist Restraint Also Required.
  9. 5-Point Seat Belts Required For Each Occupant
  10. All Occupants Must Wear Helmet, Eye Protection, Fire Suit Is Required
  11. Approved Head & Neck Restraints ARE Required
  12. Race Numbers On Both Sides Of Vehicle & The Rear Of The Vehicle. White Background w/ Black Numbers. Minimum 6” tall. (Refer To BITD Entry Form For # Assignment)
  13. Aftermarket Roll Cage Is Recommended
  14. Pump Gas w/ MAXIMUM RATING of 91 Octane Must Be Used (FUEL TO BE CHECKED IN POST TECH)
  15. Roof Panel REQUIRED
  16. $25.00 Cash Only Tech Fee Due At Time Of Inspection
  17. MINIMUM WEIGHT 700lbs

Short Course Unlimited Youth 250cc (RZR 170) Class Requirements

  1. Polaris RZR 170 Vehicle or SIMILAR
  2. Aftermarket Roll Cage w/ Door Panels & A Roof Panel Is Required
  3. Driver Must Be At Least 5 Years Old & No Older Than 12 Years Old
  4. Engine up to 250cc, must match make & model of vehicle (No engine swaps)
  5. Engine & Performance Mods ARE ALLOWED
  6. Race Fuel Is Allowed
  7. Driver Window Net Or Wrist Restraints Required
  8. If Racing w/ A Passenger, A Passenger Net Or Wrist Restraint Also Required.
  9. 5-Point Seat Belts Required For Each Occupant
  10. All Occupants Must Wear Helmet, Eye Protection, Fire Suit Is Required
  11. Approved Head & Neck Restraints ARE Required
  12. Race Numbers On Both Sides Of Vehicle & The Rear Of The Vehicle. Black Background w/ White Numbers. Minimum 6” tall. (Refer To BITD Entry Form For # Assignment)
  13. Aftermarket Suspension Allowed
  14. One 2.5lb Fire Extinguisher Mounted On UTV w/ Quick Release.
  15. $25.00 Cash Only Tech Fee Due At Time Of Inspection

Rules Infractions & Protest
– If a racer does not meet all outlined requirements, he/she will not pass tech and not be allowed to race. All requirements must be met prior to the closing of Technical Inspection.
– Post race technical inspection is left up to the discretion of the race director and / or tech director.
– Top 3 in Short Course UTV 170 (stock) class will be post tech inspected
– To file a formal protest either prior to or following the race, the driver must report to the race director and / or tech director no less than 1 hour before the race starts and no more than 30 minutes following that particular classes race.
– You will be asked to fill out a formal protest form and you will be required to put up a $500 cash protest fee. Should the driver in question be found to have not violated any rules, that driver will claim the $500 protest fee. Should the driver in question be found to have violated any rules,     the driver will be disqualified from the event and the driver who protested will get their $500 fee returned.
– Should you be found guilty of cheating it is up to the organizers and race director to decide if you will be invited back to compete at the UTV World Championship, so PLEASE DO NOT CHEAT!
– Thursday Pre-Tech Inspection by Appointment ONLY – Contact Cory Sappington to reserve time slot.

CONTACT
– Please contact UTVWC Technical Director Cory Sappington with any additional rules or technical questions: [email protected] 602-769-6164
– For all other questions please contact Joey DiGiovanni – [email protected]