Rule Book


The rules and or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATION 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. The EMRA Race Director shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his opinion do not alter the mini-mum acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATION. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their decision is final.


Welcome to EMRA Championship Roadracing. EMRA policies, rules and class structures are formulated with fair and equal competition as an overall goal. These rules are available to any individual, and compliance with these rules is the responsibility of each racer. Enforcement of these rules is the responsibility of EMRA designated Race Officials. The EMRA is an independent club and makes decisions based on fairness for all, and the wellbeing of the sport of Motorcycle Roadracing in the Edmonton area.

Motorcycle racing is dangerous. Every competitor assumes by their participation the responsibility and obligation to assess the safety aspects of the racing facility and individual conditions, and must assume all risks of competition, including injury or death.

These EMRA rules are written to ensure that all riders have the opportunity to compete impartially and as safely as possible in motorcycle roadracing. It is not possible to anticipate every circumstance and cover it in this rulebook; therefore, common sense and a regard for fairness are the fundamental principles in interpretation and enforcement of the rules by EMRA officials. This rulebook is not intended for use as a tool to gain an advantage over another competitor, but is written to serve as a guide for fair and equal competition.

Every club, association, promoter, rider and all other persons participating or in any way connected with any race meet, is bound by the Rules of Competition.

Any supplementary Regulations established by the EMRA for the purpose of implementing, interpreting and enforcing these Competition Rules is deemed to be part of the Rules.

EMRA officials and/or volunteers will not be held liable or responsible for any incidents, accidents, facilities, written reports, press releases or actions. All EMRA officials and/or volunteers will conduct themselves in a safe and professional manner at all times and will not attempt to cause any incidents or accidents.

All EMRA Executive will act in an appropriate and professional manner, EMRA executive members may not be in a position that could jeopardize the wellbeing of the club. Failure to do so will result in suspension or removal from the executive and further discipline that could include banishment from all race events sanctioned by the EMRA.

All parties involved in EMRA Roadracing events are expected to conduct themselves in a mature and orderly fashion. Riders are responsible for the behavior of their crew, family and pets. Any behavior problems caused by crewmembers, relatives, friends or pets at an EMRA event could result in expulsion from the event to the responsible rider.

Any suggestions for rule changes should be made in writing and submitted to the EMRA Secretary. The normal process is to vote on proposed rule changes at the AGM, but changes required for safety may be made at any time by the Executive.