CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2008

If the Event Name is underlined, click on the Event Name  to see the pictures of the event.
Go to bottom of page for Grade Descriptions & Scrutineer list

Month Date Event Grade
January 27th Madamas North Grade 3
February 10th   North Grade 4
February 24th Grand Bazaar Central
March 9th Verdant Vale North Grade 4
March 23rd   South/Central
April 4th Cumaca North Grade 2/3
April 27th   Exploration grade 4
May 10th PDRC Rally North Grade 3
May 17th Verdant Vale North Grade 3
May 25th Family Day South Grade 1
June 8th Verdant Vale North Grade 3
June 22nd Trail Blazers Rally Central Grade 1/2
July 13th    
July 27th Competition South Grade 2/3
August 16th Tobago Tobago (Grade 1/2)
August 31st Morne Diablo South Grade 2
September 6th Arena Massacre Site Exploration Grade 1
September 14th Caparo South/Central Grade 4
September 29th Caparo South Grade 4
October 26th   Grade 1
November 9th   Competition 2
November 23rd   Central Grade 4
December 7th   Charity
December 14th   Christmas Dinner
       
       

Click here to see the currents points standing for the 2008 Off Roader of the Year.

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Trail Grading

Grade 1 : For All 4WD Vehicles / No special equipment / road tyres.

Grade 2 : Some Mud & Slight Scathing Possible / Ropes, basic pulling equipment / Mud terrain / lug tyres required

Grade 3 : Mud, Rough Terrain / Winches, Ropes, Shovels / Mud terrain / lug tyres required

Grade 4 : Mud, Difficult Terrain, Possible Damage / Full complement Recovery & Clearing Equipt / Mud terrain / lug tyres required .

Grade"TBA" : To Be Announced.

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGES IN WEATHER CAN TURN A GRADE 1 TRAIL INTO A GRADE 4 TRAIL.      

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SCRUTINEER'S CHECK LIST

MANDATORY - Valid Driver's Permit, Insurance Certificate, Working Seatbelts, First Aid Kit, No Alcohol, Fire Extinguisher, Optional-Inspection Sticker

TOOLS - Wheel, Spanner, Jack + Handle, Toolkit 25', 3/4" Rope (max4), Sharp Cutlass, Spade + Fork, Winch + "Cumalong", Bow Saw + Axe, CB Radio, Mud Ladders (max2)

SPARES - Spare Rad.Hose T/B, Spare Fan belt, Water, Brake fluid

OTHER -   Roll Cage (2 on chassis), Towing Eyes (max 4), Snorkel

ELECTRICAL - Headlamps, Stop Lights, Horn, Wipers, Ignition/Kill Switch

TYRES -    Spare (max 2) Grade 1 trails All terrain tyres required. Grade 2 and above Mud terrain / lug tyres required

ENGINE - Radiator Hoses (2), No loose wires, Battery(s) Secure, Fan / Vee Belt, Throttle Return Spring, Fuel Lines Secure

DRIVE TRAIN/UNDERSIDE - Prop shafts Secure, Fuel Lines Secure, No loose wires below, All Wheel Nuts Present

 

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