Rules:

In 2018, 11 races will be held at the following events:

check out the schedule here
 

Series Points:

Points will be award for every round of racing at each race as follows:

8th – 1
7th – 2
6th – 3
5th – 4
4th – 5
3rd – 6
2nd – 7
1st – 8

NEW THIS YEAR - A riders best 6 race results will be counted for a riders Series Points. A rider must have at least 6 results to qualify for an end of the season ranking.

 

Format of race:

  • Must be 15 years or older – Expert/ Girls/ Cruiser/ A-pro/ Elite Men/ Elite Women category – Cruisers may enter however if cruiser is used must be used in all events.

  • 2 Moto’s –
    1st moto - 1st race of the day
    2nd moto - after 2nd round of cruisers

  • Quarters (if applicable) - end of 2nd motos, followed by Semi ASAP
  • Semi – end of 2nd motos

  • Autograph session before mains (Pro Mandatory – Please bring signing material if possible)

  • 2 Mains –
    1st main event will run at the beginning of the mains
    2nd main will run after Novice mains

  • All tie breakers for moto’s will be 2nd moto. If there is still a tie it will result in a coin flip where both riders are present.

  • Tie breaker for the main finishes will be decided by finish in 2nd main.

  • Results will be posted on the website after each event.

 

Gate Picks:

We have developed a system that makes your moto gates completely random.

Moto’s - decided by computer

Semi’s - decided by points out of moto’s – highest points are first pick – Opposite of UCI

Main’s decided from points in moto’s + Semi – Highest points are first pick – Opposite of UCI – Move 4 to right for 2nd main – should be 1 inside and 1 outside gate for each rider.

Main Gate Options
1/5 – 2/6 – 3/7 – 4/8 – 5/1 – 6/2 – 7/3 - 8/4

 

Payout:

Unlike other races and Pro-am races we will tell you where the money is coming from in hopes that the parents and future BMX pro’s partake and help grow the Tangent Pro-am to the huge potential we know that it has.

  • Each track has agreed to a $5 increase in entry fees to go straight to the Pro-am riders

  • Pros - $25

  • Ams - $10 (must sign up for class race of the day)

  • Minimum purse for each race will be $1000 broken down at the end of the day as follows: 1-35%/ 2-20%/ 3-12%/ 4-10%/ 5-8%/ 6-6%/ 7-5%/ 8-4%

  • End of the year bonus for the top 10 riders overall in the series

  • Payout for the 10 riders will be as follows: 1-24%/ 2-18%/ 3-13%/ 4-10%/ 5-8%/ 6-6%/ 7-6%/ 8-5%/ 9-5%/ 10-5%

  • Highest amateur in standings will receive a $500 bonus on top of year end status

  • Youngest amateur w/ highest rankings will receive a $100 bonus at year end

  • Must race at least 6 events to receive Series End payout.

 

Female Pro am:

  • Pros - $25

  • Ams - $10 (must sign up for class race of the day)

  • No Series payout as they are only doing 3 events