Entry Terms & Declaration

The undersigned participant (rider, passenger and/or team) hereby confirms that he requests to be entered for all the indicated events counting for the 2022 FIM Sidecar World Championship. By so doing, he expressly commits himself to taking part in all indicated events counting for the 2022 FIM Sidecar World Championship. This contractual commitment is final and irrevocable. He is aware and accepts that an event may be cancelled, moved to another place or replaced by another event and that there may be one or more events in 2022 in addition to those listed without this giving rise to any indemnity whatsoever (i.e. any such decision(s) will not give rise under any circumstances to any claim against the FIM from the undersigned participant).

By signing this entry form, the undersigned participant (rider, passenger and/or team) attests to the accuracy of the information provided. He confirms that he is cognisant with and accepts the relevant FIM documents currently in force, including but not limited to the FIM Sporting Code, the FIM Statutes, the FIM Code of Ethics, the FIM Anti-Doping Code, the FIM Environmental Code, the FIM Disciplinary and Arbitration Code and the FIM Sidecar World Championship regulations currently in force as well as the Supplementary Regulations of each FIM Sidecar World Championship round.

These texts are available at http://www.fim-live.com. Any change to the above texts made according to the prescribed procedures is deemed to be accepted by the undersigned participant.

DECLARATION OF UNDERTAKING

Furthermore, the undersigned participant undertakes to comply fully with the instructions and directives of the FIM, the organisers and the officials.

The participant also attests in particular that he is cognisant with the FIM Anti-doping Code currently in force and agrees to submit to it unreservedly. The current list of prohibited substances is available at www.wada-ama.org  and in the FIM Anti-Doping Code at www.fim-live.com.

The undersigned participant accepts and is fully aware that any necessary information concerning any injury and/or any medical or health status relating to him can be given by the attending doctor to the medical representatives having responsibility for the event (Chief Medical Officer and/or Clerk of the Course and/or Race Director) and to his doctor and relatives.

The undersigned participant also undertakes to ensure that he does not at any time causes any prejudice to the FIM or its reputation by his conduct or any public statement he may make.  He acknowledges and agrees that any action or misconduct on his part on or outside the “field of play” prejudicial to the interests of the FIM or of motorcycle sport (including but not limited to violent or dishonest conduct, racist, threatening, abusive, indecent or insulting words or behaviour) or non-compliance with the instructions and directives of the FIM, the organisers and/or the officials may be sanctioned by the appropriate FIM body.

He accepts and is fully aware that the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland has exclusive jurisdiction to receive any appeal against final decisions handed down by the FIM’s jurisdictional bodies or the FIM’s General Assembly. The dispute will be resolved definitively in accordance with the Code of sports-related arbitration

EXPLOITATION OF IMAGE RIGHTS

By signing this entry form, the participant (rider, passenger and/or team) formally acknowledges and accepts unconditionally and irrevocably that the FIM has the full right to use, sub-licence and/or commercially exploit in all forms, via any medium, without charge or limitation (including for any promotional, marketing, advertising, commercial, educational, corporate, ceremonial, historical, internal, archival or informational purposes) any filmed and/or photographic and/or video recorded and/or computer generated images (including video, Internet or electronic games) portraying him, his name(s), motorcycle(s) and wardrobe fittings (including number and helmets) sounds, voice (including but not limited to any statement and/or testimonial) and any sign, logo trademark of any nature or type connected with him or his motorbike (the “Material”) which has any connection with his participation in the FIM Sidecar World Championship/FIM Prizes or in any FIM sporting or non-sporting event.  

In connection with his participation in the FIM Sidecar World Championship/FIM Prizes or in any FIM sporting or non-sporting event, he hereby agrees that the FIM shall have the right to record (with the right to sublicense, subcontract and/or assign) his participation, appearance, image, likeness and voice (including but not limited to any statement and/or testimonial) on video tape, audio tape, film, photograph or in any other medium and to exploit and publish the same in any form of publication or via any medium (including but not limited to TV, Radio, print, magazine, newsletter, electronic media, mobile applications, video, Internet or electronic games). He hereby unconditionally and irrevocably consent to the FIM’s and the FIM's licensees’, and assigns’ use and exploitation of such materials for promotional, marketing, advertising, commercial, educational, corporate, ceremonial, historical, internal, archival or informational purposes without charge. He hereby releases and discharges the FIM and, if applicable, the FIM's licensees and assigns from any and all claims he might have in connection with FIM’s and, if applicable, the FIM's licensees’ and assigns’ use, display, dissemination or exploitation of such materials, including, but not limited to any claims for defamation.

PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY

The rider having won a FIM World Championship title, in any class or discipline, must be present at the FIM Prize-Giving Ceremony organised each year. A rider who does not attend the Ceremony will be subject to a minimum fine of CHF 10'000.- and of CHF 100'000.- maximum (FIM Sporting Code Art. 60.7)

Non-participation in an event

Any rider who enters an event shall inform the organiser if, subsequently, he decides not to participate in the event. A rider who has submitted an entry form and fails to participate will be reported by the International Jury to the FIM, who will impose the following penalties:

-    First offence: fine of 150 €

-   Subsequent offences in the same season: Suspension from the next event counting towards the Championship

Upon receipt of the International Jury’s report, the FIM Administration will send a letter to the rider’s FMN asking the reasons for the non-participation; a reply should be sent within 15 days at the latest and a decision will be taken regarding the penalty.

An exclusion could also be pronounced against a rider who takes part in another event on the same day.

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