U.S.T.T. : RULES & REGULATIONS
United States Truck Trial: Rules and Regulations
Thursday 4 August 2011, by
Hello everyone! 88high here, co-founder of United States Truck Trial. Below are the rules that you will follow to participate. We shall be holding a race in Columbia, Missouri. Owen Van De Reit Will be hosting this race. Details are a bit rough, but they should be out soon. But for now, Here are the rules that we have all decided on:
U.S.T.T . – UNITED STATES TRUCK TRIAL : RULES & REGULATIONS
1.) GENERAL RULES:
a.) ANYONE of any age, sex, race, or religion can join.
b.) Host of race MUST film the race, and give a digital/DVD copy to each participant, for YouTube videos...ect
c.) Host of race MUST provide small construction flags for flag boundaries.
d.) Races will have 3-5 stages, depending on the race. Between each stage, MINOR modifications and battery replacements can be made.
e.) There are 2 truck classes: MINI and FULL-SIZE.
Here is what defines the classes:
MINI: 68.8X36H tires AND DOWN, has to fit within a 12inch by 8inch box, M-Motors, Micromotors, 9V motors are allowed. NO XL’s or BUGGY or NXT motors allowed.
FULL-SIZE: 68.8X36ZR + tire sizes, UNLIMITED size, ANY LEGO MOTORS USED
f.) OTHER PARTICIPANTS in the race will inspect the other participant’s trucks for cheating such as things not allowed in the truck specs and rules.
2.) TRUCK SPECIFICATIONS AND RULES:
a.) Truck has to me made 100% out of Lego Brand Pieces. EXCEPTIONS: Cloth for canvas-back trucks, chromed parts, stickers relating to truck-trial, Rubber-bands, and string for winches.
b.) Truck CAN NOT have any MODIFIED Lego Bricks.
c.) Truck MUST have a onboard battery box.
d.) Truck MUST be 100% REMOTE controlled.
e.) NO treaded/tank-like vehicles allowed. EXCEPTIONS: WINTER SNOW TRIAL RACES.
f.) Truck CAN NOT have dually wheels.
g.) MUST look like a real truck / vehicle ( MUST BE IN-SCALE )
h.) Truck must have seats and a steering wheel in the interior.
i.) If the truck is made from instructions by a famous builder, YOU must modify it in AT LEAST 3 major ways: Bodywork, Suspention , Gearing, Transmission, Wheel size.
j.) Truck MUST be able to steer
k.) ONLY 1 vehicle allowed to enter in each truck class PER BUILDER
l.) HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERIES ARE FORIDDEN! MUST use Duracell batteries in their battery box, either AAA or AA. Rechargeable battery boxes allowed.
3.) RACE RULES:
a.) TIME PENALTIES:
1.) NUDGE with hand: 30SECONDS
2.) H.O.G. Hand Of God MINOR relocation: 45SECONDS
3.) Boundary flag hit: 15SECONDS
4.) Boundary flag run over in order to pass obstacle: 50SECONDS
5.) Winch EXTRACTION: HOWEVER LONG IT TAKES TO GET THE
TRUCK BACK ON SOLID GROUND.
6.) MAJOR relocation by H.O.G. Hand Of God to go over an obstacle: 80SECONDS
7.) Truck ROLLOVER: 20SECONDS+Time needed to relocate the vehicle.
8.) 6x6 and 8x8 and 10x10 VEHICLES get a -15 seconds per pair of wheels.
9.) Vehicles with a winch get a BONUS -25 seconds.
THE WINNER IS THE PERSON WITH THE QUICKEST TIME TO THE FINISH LINE!
b.) There are 3 RANDOMLY CHOSEN people for penalty-additions, and judges for penalties, and timer.
CASH AND LEGO PRIZES AVAILIBLE BY WINNING!
Thank You for reading this and I hope y’all will agree with the official U.S.T.T. rules. If you have any questions, comments, or additional rules, contact me at Brickshelf.88high gmail.com.