ORANZ Rule Book


ORANZ is our national association that brings together a community of off-road enthusiasts and racers dedicated to pushing the boundaries of off-road racing while upholding the highest standards of safety and sportsmanship through the ORANZ Rule Book. ORANZ serves unifying and fostering a sense of camaraderie among those who share a love for the rugged terrains and challenging courses that define off-road racing in New Zealand.

ORANZ Rule Book

At the heart of our commitment to safety and fair competition is the ORANZ Rule Book. This comprehensive guide outlines the regulations, guidelines, and standards that govern off-road racing events sanctioned by ORANZ. Developed with input from seasoned racers and safety specialists, the rule book ensures that every event adheres to the highest standards, creating an environment where both participants and spectators can enjoy the thrill of off-road racing in a secure and controlled manner.

Key features of the ORANZ Rule Book include:

Safety Protocols:
A detailed section on safety measures, covering everything from vehicle specifications to personal protective equipment, aimed at minimising risks and ensuring the well-being of all participants.

Technical Requirements:
Specifications for vehicles, engines, and other equipment to ensure fair and competitive racing while maintaining a level playing field for all competitors.

Event Procedures:
Guidelines for event organisers, covering everything from course design and layout to race-day logistics, to ensure the smooth and efficient execution of off-road racing events.

Code of Conduct:
A set of principles and sportsmanship guidelines to promote fair play, respect, and integrity among participants, fostering a positive and inclusive off-road racing community.

As you explore our website, you’ll discover a wealth of information about upcoming events, race results, and how to get involved in the exciting world of off-road racing. Whether you’re a seasoned racer, a budding enthusiast, or a curious spectator, we invite you to be a part of the off-road motorsports in New Zealand. Strap in, rev up, and join us on the rugged trails for an unforgettable off-road experience!

You can access the 2024 rulebook here and you can download and save for future reference.