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PNWTRC Overland

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The Overland season is from September to August.

11 Key locations around Washington for this event. At the start, we will gather in the Starting Area. Once we start the timer, you're left to your own devices to make it to the GPS Coordinates. Entries will be Class1 and Class2 RC. Each RC must be styled in the way of a Overlander type. Overlanders are vehicles that are equipped to traverse unique terrain with a destination in mind. Usually styled for camping; Roof racks and other ways to carry a cooler, tent, sleeping bags, gas cans, and other various accessories should be on the RC.

Rules:

General Rules:

  1. Vehicles accessories must closely resemble 1:1
  2. Tube chassis are not allowed in Class 1 & Class 2. Pan cars(Tamiya Platform), Flat and C-channel rail only.
  3. Multi axle vehicles allowed in all classes and may use more than one front steering axle (front axles are considered any axles forward of the centerline of the skid), rear steer is not accepted.
  4. No "Motor On Axle" (MOA) of any kind. All motors, transmissions, and other electronics (other than steering servos) must be chassis or frame mounted.
  5. Wheels larger than 4.75 inches are not allowed
  6. Any functional recovery tools you wish to use during your run, you must carry it on your rig at all times.
    IE tow strap, pull pal, and sand ladders.
  7. Winching can only be performed off of natural objects.

Tire Rules:

  1. Class-1 Street: No external tire modification is allowed. 1.55, 1.7, 1.9 Wheels
  2. Class-2 Trail: Tire lugs may be removed, siped, grooved and/or trimmed. 1.9 & 2.2 Wheels
  3. Max Tire Size: C1 = 4.3 Inches, C2 = 4.75 Inches.

Getting Points:

Class 1 (1.55-1.9 / 4.3") - Max Points -75

Item PTS Total PTS
Hard Body - 12 -12
Headache Rack/Rollbar - 2 -14
Sliders - 3 -17
Bumpers - 3 -20
Stinger/Grill Guard - 2 -22
Roof Rack - 3 -25
Light Bar - 2 -27
Interior - 5 -32
Driver - 6 -38
Passenger - 3
Multiple Passengers(people) - 9 -47
Leaf Springs - 5 -52
CMS - 5 -57
3D Engine/Engine Bay - 5 -62
Spare Tire - 3 -65
Functional Accessories - 1 (limit 5) -70
Non-Functional Accessories - 1 (limit 5) -75

Class 2 (1.9-2.7 / 4.75")- Max Points -55

Item PTS Total PTS
Hard Body - 10 -10
Headache Rack/Rollbar - 2 -12
Sliders - 3 -15
Bumpers - 3 -18
Stinger/Grill Guard - 2 -20
Roof Rack - 2 -22
Light Bar - 2 -24
Interior - 5 -29
Driver - 2 -31
Passenger - 1
Multiple Passengers(people) - 5 -35
Leaf Springs - 2 -37
CMS - 5 -42
3D Engine/Engine Bay - 2 -44
Spare Tire - 1 -45
Functional Accessories - 1 (limit 5) -50
Non-Functional Accessories - 1 (limit 5) -55

Time

Points based on time and attendance. IE: If 20 people are at the event, First place is -20, Second is -19, etc, etc.

Losing Points:

Accessory Spill + 1 (per item / Max +5 per spill)
Winch/Recovery + 5
Repair + 10
Hand of God + 15
DNF + 30

Setup:

  • All vehicles are placed into a "Starting Area".
  • Entries are given a scorecard and pencil to self score.
  • Event Host will go over rules, scoring, and talk a little about the trail.
  • Once confirmed, the Timer will be started and the journey has begun.
  • Event Host will stay with the leaders of the group, or journey ahead to the finish.
  • As Entries get to the End Marker, they will hand in their scorecard and pencil.
  • Event Host will record the End Time on the Entries scorecard for later scoring.

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