RCP CD 912 Age of Athletes and Grooms 18-014

BOD approved 15Nov17

RC#: 18-014
Rule/Article: CD 912
Change Type: Clarify
Proponent: CD Committee
Status: 31May17 received and posted.Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD. Also mark 912.6 as At ADS does not apply

Current Wording: Article 912 Minimum Age – Athletes and Grooms

For ADS-recognized events, the provisions of 1-4 of this article do not apply. See GR-2.7 for minimum age requirements. The minimum competition age for grooms is 14. Exception: Driving Trial (Training and Preliminary divisions), the minimum competition age for a groom is 12.

New Wording: 

For ADS-recognized events, the provisions of 1-4 and 6 of this article do not apply. See GR-2.7 for minimum age requirements. The minimum competition age for grooms is 14. Exception: Driving Trial (Training and Preliminary divisions), the minimum competition age for a groom is 12..

Reason for Change:  Clarification. The rule exception for 912.6 – Grooms for ADS events is covered under Article GR-2.7.