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Sanctioning with the AMA

The paperwork for holding an AMA-sanctioned event is simple. AMA-chartered clubs or organizations just download, fill out and return the below forms with their sanction fee. The group can then receive all the benefits of hosting an AMA-sanctioned event, one of which is the signaling to the local community and others that their event embodies the principles of fairness, responsibility, and competitiveness that characterize AMA-sanctioned events.


2019 Competition Sanction and Insurance Forms

Please Note: Insurance rates for Dec. 1, 2018, through Nov. 30, 2019

2019 Recreation Sanction and Insurance Forms

Please Note: Insurance rates for Dec. 1, 2018, through Nov. 30, 2019

Updates to Recreational Chartering and Sanctioning Processes – Updated Feb. 2019

Reminder: In order to sanction, organizers are required to submit an electronic list of their event participants with the post-event paperwork. Be sure to collect the required contact information at event registration and whether or not the individual is an AMA member. The AMA must obtain documentation of who is participating in events that are insured within the insurance pool provided for the benefit of AMA event organizers.

  • 2019 Recreational Standard Sanction: For recreational events, (whether on- or off-road) such as dual-sport rides, family enduros, road rides, poker runs, including those organized by a Service Charter Organization
  • 2019 Recreational Road Rally Sanction: For road rally recreational riding events. A road rally is an event that includes at least one guided or self-guided ride, vendors and/or other non-sanctionable activities such as a swap meet, concert or more. Road rides should use the standard sanction form
  • 2019 Recreational Grand Tour Sanction: For Grand Tour recreational riding events
  • 2019 Recreational Advertising Agreement for Non-Riding Events: For non-riding events, such as bike shows, swap meets, bike blessings, etc – these events are NOT sanctioned but can be listed as an event by an AMA-chartered organizer who is a promoter, promoting club or service promoter. Social, historic or service non-promoting are not eligible for this advertising agreement
  • 2019 National Dual Sport and National Adventure Ride Sanction: For national-level dual sport and adventure ride events. Series coordinated by AMA. Applications due in December the year prior to the event

2019 Riding School Sanction and Insurance Forms

Understanding Insurance

  • Understanding Insurance Document: A guide for organizers to understand the need for insurance and coverages. The AMA does not operate or make any money from insurance. The AMA negotiates rates with a third-party provider
    Alternate Insurance Requirements: Requirements for obtaining insurance from an alternate provider (Note: The insurance provider different than what’s listed on the last page of sanction application)

Event Checklists

AMA Competiton & Recreational Riding Rulebook