Safari/Safari Lite Penalties 2017

The Stewards of the Meeting are empowered to apply additional penalties to any competitor adjudged guilty of infringements to the regulations. The Clerk of the Course may also apply certain penalisations. Although these penalties are specifically draughted for Competitive Safaris, similar penalisations apply to other types of competition. Refer to MSA Yearbook for full details.

 

The Stewards of the Meeting are empowered to apply additional penalties to any competitor adjudged guilty of infringements to the regulations. The Clerk of the Course may also apply certain penalisations. Although these penalties are specifically draughted for Competitive Safaris, similar penalisations apply to other types of competition. Refer to MSA Yearbook for full details.The penalties that the Stewards may impose are as follows:

a) Reprimand
b) Time Penalty (may be anything from 10 seconds up to a 'maximum' )
c) Exclusion
d) Suspension
e) Disqualification

The table below lists some of the most common infringements and the penalties recommended. Repeated infringements may attract higher penalties than those recommended below.

 Offence
 Minimum Penalty
 Maximum Penalty 
 Leaving the limits of the course undirected 
 Reprimand 
 Time Penalty
Indiscriminate removal of course markers
 Reprimand 
 Time Penalty
Deliberate course cutting 
Time Penalty
Exclusion