Challenge 2016


To compete you visit a number of Challenge Points within the UK and Ireland.  

To prove each visit you submit a photograph as evidence for each Challenge Point visited.


Eligible Machines Any road legal motorcycle of any age or capacity.

                               Any road legal three wheeled vehicle of any age or capacity.

   

Challenge Awards

To be made at the end of the 9 month competition


Entrant Award

The Rider has visited up to 9 Challenge Points.

 

Bronze Award

The Rider has visited a minimum of 10 Challenge Points


Silver Award

The Rider has visited a minimum of 15 Challenge Points


Gold Award

The Rider has visited at least 5 Challenge Points in England, 5 in Ireland, 5 in Scotland, 5 in Ulster, 5 in Wales.  A minimum of 25 Challenge Points.  (Note the Challenge Point prefix)


Platinum Award

The Rider has visited 6 or more Challenge Points in England, 6 in Ireland, 6 in Scotland, 6 in Ulster, 6 in Wales. A minimum of 30 Challenge Points. (Note the Challenge Point prefix)




Quarterly Class Awards

These Awards will be made for the best performance in the following classes at the end of each Quarter

(March to May, June to August, September to November).


Solo Award

For the most Challenge Points visited by a rider of a solo machine during the Quarter.


Sidecar Award  

For the most Challenge Points visited by a rider of a three wheeled machine e.g. sidecar or trike during the Quarter .


Team Award

For the most Challenge Points visited by a Team during the Quarter. The Team performance is calculated by adding together the number of Challenge Points each of the three Team Members has visited.  Team Members do not have to visit the same Challenge Points as their other Team Members.


Passenger Award

For the most Challenge Points visited by a Passenger or Pillion.


Vintage and Classic Award

For the most Challenge Points visited by any Rider under 65 years of age riding any machine 25 or more years old.

This award is separate and in addition to the awards above.


Veteran Award   

For the most Challenge Points visited by any Rider aged 65 or more, riding a machine 25 or more years old.

This award is separate and in addition to the awards above.


Conditions


Event Duration

 The event is run over 9 months, 1st March to 30th November.

 

Results

Results will be posted on the GS Register website, on the GS Register Facebook Site and will be available on request as an email attachment from gs@bmwclubuk.net.


Entries

 

Entry Forms

 There are two forms  

1. Entry Form

Each Rider and Passenger/Pillion entering the Challenge must complete this form.

2. Team Entry Form

A Team Entry must be made on this form.  The Team Entry Form must clearly state the names of the three Riders who are Team Members.

N.B.  A separate Entry Form must be made for each Rider in a team

A Team  consists of three Team Members.  


They may ride three different types of machines and may be:-

                                   Three Solos

                                   Two Solos and One Sidecar/Trike/Three wheeled vehicle

                                   One Solo and Two Sidecars/Trikes/ Three wheeled vehicle

                                   Three Sidecars/Trikes/ Three wheeled vehicle


Teams may contain a mixture of machines of any age.  

Any Rider may be part of two teams.


Entry Forms and Team Entry Forms must be posted to the GS Register Secretary at the

address on the entry form.  


Paying Entry Fees

                             There are three ways to pay.  For full details see Entry Form and Team Entry Form.                              Confirmation that your entry has been accepted will be made by email when payment is

                             received.  Entries may be made at any time until 20th November.  


Challenge Points

                   A number of “Challenge Points” are designated by the organisers.

The object of the challenge is to visit a number of these Challenge Points.

You choose the number of Challenge Points you wish to visit.


Definition of “Challenge Points”

Challenge Points will be significant places e.g. Historical site, Geographic Site, Memorial, Public House etc. which will be easily identifiable.


Challenge Point Prefix

                   in England an E prefix,  Example E 20

in Ireland an I prefix,     Example I 20,

in Scotland an S prefix,   Example S 20,

in Ulster a U prefix,       Example U 20,

in Wales a W prefix,      Example W 20,


Photographic Evidence

For each Challenge Point visited, a jpeg photograph must be submitted

attached to an email stating the Rider's name and the Challenge Point number.


Emails and attached photographs to:-  challenge@gs-register.org.uk

 

Do not send photographs by any other means.  By submitting a photograph you give implicit agreement that the GS Register may have free use of it.


The photograph must show the machine standing by the Challenge Point.

If you have a Pillion and/or Passenger they must stand in the photo with the machine.

Photographs taken during a month should be emailed to the organisers by the 10th of the following month.


Photographs may only be submitted after your entry has been accepted.

   


Appeals

Appeals against the Quarterly Awards or the Final Awards must be submitted by email to the GS Register Secretary ( challenge@gs-register.org.uk ) within seven days of the Awards being published.

Appeals will be decided by the GS Register Secretary whose decision will be final.


Challenge 2016

Rules and Regulations