The 2022 AMA\NATC Supplemental Rules have been posted here. Everyone is encouraged to read the entire document but the summary of major changes are included below:
New requirements for issuing Manufactures and Press bibs. (NATC Supplemental Rules, Sec. 14)
14.A: Two Red bibs will be issued to each Manufacturer to allow Manufacturer personnel access to the Course (loop), but under no circumstances, can it be used to access the sections. Representatives of the Manufacturer must meet the same requirements as other riders on the course (i.e., AMA Membership, sign release) and possess enough ability to navigate the loop in a safe manner. Manufacturer’s bibs can only be issued during signup and technical inspections. The Motorcycle being used by the representative must go through and pass technical inspection (other than jersey and number plate requirements) as all
other motorcycles on the loop.
14.B: The Trial-Master of each event can deny issuance of a manufacturer’s bib and furthermore can remove the bib for cause.
Class name change:
Clubwoman (was Women Clubman)
Year End Points:
10.D: 1 additional championship point shall be awarded to the rider with the lowest loop score on each loop. In case of a tie for lowest score on a loop, no points would be awarded.
Exhibition Class (NATC Supplemental Rules, Sec. 2.C)
2.C.15: Exhibition Class is a non-competition class (no points or awards are earned) – The rider must display the color number plate of the class they will ride. The rider must also qualify in age or motorcycle displacement designated for classes restricted because of age and/or Motorcycle displacement. The rider will be treated like every other rider at the event with all the rules that apply. No rider can display the number plate color of the Pro class or ride the “Pro line” unless first obtaining a Top-Class Credential.
Minder Requirements (NATC Supplemental Rules. Sec. 4)
4.6: A Minder must sign all required release forms and wear approved riding apparel and wear the minder bib on their person during competition. (Name on the back of their jersey is optional)
4.7: A Minder must abide by all applicable rules. Minders are only allowed in the Sections when their Riders are attempting a Section or as otherwise allowed by the Observer. Any penalty assigned by an observer to a minder will be added to their riders score.
4.9: Minders or other competitors may assist other Minders, with approval from the observer.
4.13: The Trial-Master of each event can, for cause, deny issuance of a minder bib and furthermore can remove the bib from use.