Richard Bireta

Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #22 - Revision of Classes, Establishment of SOP Class

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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #19 - Drop GTA Championship

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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post 2016 Rules Changes

Four additional proposed rule changes have been posted for public comment.  These 4 have not been reviewed by the National Events Committee.  Several are comprehensive enough that they would be difficult to implement for......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #23 - Restructuring of the National Championship

Description of Issue The number of nationals has dropped below a critical point. Further, the number of competitors has dropped below critical mass and has not gained a serious team in 20 years. We are now at a point where we......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #22 - Revision of Classes, Establishment of SOP Class

The revised class structure is inconsistent, difficult to explain and does not solve the intended problem. Proposal: The following class structure shall be implemented for all national events: E: Equipped. No limitation......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #20 - Set Minimum Criteria for Offering a National Championship

Set minimal criteria for maintaining of National Championship. If the mininimum number of National events in a category (Course, Tour, GTA) is not sanctioned in a given year, say x National Events with y total entries.  If......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #19 - Drop GTA Championship

Eliminate GTA National Championship Series due to low number of National GTA event sanction requests being received.......Read more
Alexander (Sasha) Lanz

Alexander (Sasha) Lanz replied to the forum post Rule Change #16 - No National Points for Regional Events

No.  Regionals need to stay as a part of the National Championship.  This is one more tool to use to convince non-member Regional rallyists that there is something important going on, and they can be a part of it by joining......Read more
Alexander (Sasha) Lanz

Alexander (Sasha) Lanz replied to the forum post Rule Change #15 - Membership Requirements for Events

Cheryl, you will have seen my post about my "Course Marshal".  Liz was a national competitor in the Heart of Dixie era, and has competed all over the country.  After years away from the sport, she joined my committee, and......Read more
Alexander (Sasha) Lanz

Alexander (Sasha) Lanz replied to the forum post Rule Change #15 - Membership Requirements for Events

Thank you.  My committee's best rallymaster dropped her membership to use the saved money for more miles out on the course.  I have had to call her "Course Marshall," in spite of her doing traditional "Rallymaster" duties.  ......Read more
Alexander (Sasha) Lanz

Alexander (Sasha) Lanz replied to the forum post Rule Change #6 - Revision to Proposed Class SP

So a TSD rally can report winners in three classes.  With the low entry numbers, everyone will get points. But a GTA can only report winners in one class?  With higher entry numbers, lots of entrants will get no points. Why......Read more
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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #5 - Membership Deadline

The following comment was received from Dave Weiman.  Thank you for your comment, Dave. You specify November 1 for being a member in order to get an award.  What is missing is November 1 of what year.  i.e. is it the year......Read more
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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #16 - No National Points for Regional Events

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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #2 - Safety Steward

Thank you for your comment, Cheryl.  The intent of this rule change is to bring the RRR's into conformity with the restriction that you have correctly interpretted on the sanction form.......Read more
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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #3 - Regional Requirement for inclusion in the National Championship

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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #5 - Membership Deadline

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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #4 - Limits to Events Counting Toward National Championship

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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #11 - Deadline for Results

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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #15 - Membership Requirements for Events

Cheryl, Thank you for your comment.  Your comments should be addressed to the entire RRB and not just to myself. This is a proposed rule and has not been adopted.  It is posted here to solicit feedback, which you have......Read more
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Richard Bireta replied to the forum post Rule Change #2 - Safety Steward

From your post I conclude that you are  in favor of allowing the rallymaster to also be the Safety Steward on the same event.  Do I understand that correctly?......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #16 - No National Points for Regional Events

Designate a rally either a National or a Regional.  No national points for a regional, regardless of the complexity of the rally.Maximum of 20 National points per day.Keep the current equipment rules.  Novices or "New to the......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #15 - Membership Requirements for Events

SCCA Membership is required for the Chair, Safety Steward and Rallymaster for all SCCA National events.   SCCA Membership is required for the Chair andSafety Steward for all SCCA Regional events.    ......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #12 - Class SP

Article 11 D)     Revise Class SP in accordance with Article 8 There will be SP Championships awarded in the three equipment classes listed above for competitors having fewer than 25 TSD Lifetime Points and fewer than two......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #11 - Deadline for Results

Article 8 F)  Revise reporting requirements to 25 days and include Regional requirement RoadRally National Championship points standings shall be administered and maintained by the Official Points Keeper. For aeither......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Changes #7 - #10 - National Championship

Article 8 B) 4)                     Add: Competitor may only receive points on one event per day.  Add: Regional events are one equivalent (conformity to National / USRRC) Add: Two sub-paragraphs for standard and SP......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #6 - Revision to Proposed Class SP

Article 8 B) 3)                     Revise criteria for Class SP–Sportsman Class is intended to be an entry level to the National Championships for beginning or previously occasional / casual competitor.           The SCCA......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #5 - Membership Deadline

Article 8 A)  Set Nov. 1 as date to acquire membership–Hard date is for the convenience of the National Points Keeper! Only SCCA members in good standing at the time of the event shall be eligible to receive points from that......Read more
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Richard Bireta posted the forum post Rule Change #4 - Limits to Events Counting Toward National Championship

Article 4 C)                          Include Championship Regional events and RRRRs.- Adds the Regional RoadRally Rules.                                                 Limit how many events a Region may have per 7 day......Read more