Writing the rules of AMA-Sanctioned events

AMA Commissions are the volunteer bodies that consider, disseminate, amend, interpret, and assist in the enforcement of technical and operational rules for amateur and pro-am competition and recreational events sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association.

AMA Competition Commission Guidelines


Competition Commissions

Circuit Racing Commission Members
Flat Track Commission Members
Medical/Safety Commission Members
Motocross Commission Members
Off-Road Racing Commission Members
Specialized Sports Commission Members
Sporting Commission Members
Technical Commission Members
Trials Commission Members

Each AMA Competition Commission appointee must be a member in good standing of the AMA throughout his or her appointment. Each appointee shall serve a two-year term beginning in January.

Applications must be submitted by the end of October for the term beginning the following January. Appointees may serve multiple terms.

The AMA president may remove any appointee from the commission at any time.

Download an AMA Commission application here: AMA Commission Application


Submitting Competition Commission Rule Proposals and Agenda Items

Commission Members may submit AMA rule proposals and agenda items for discussion during the commission meetings here: Competition Commission Rule Proposal/Agenda Item

Proposals may be submitted at any point in the season. Only AMA Commission Members may submit proposals.

All business by the AMA Competition Commissions is subject to review and approval by the AMA Board of Directors. Rules adopted by commissions during meetings and ratified by the AMA Board of Directors are incorporated into subsequent AMA Rulebooks, which are published annually. Please refer to the AMA Commission Guidelines for additional information.


AMA Commission Meeting Agendas