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    IJSBA Releases Results From Voting For Changes To The 2014 Competition Rule Book
    Jan201410

    IJSBA is pleased to present the results of the voting to change the 2014 Competition Rule Book.  IJSBA will have the new language for the 2014 Rule Book released on January 13.  IJSBA thanks everyone who has suggested a vote, commented, and voted.

    ijsba-thumbVOTING RESULTS.

    1.  Shall IJSBA Create a Vintage Ski rule which limits displacement to 550cc.

    PASSED.  This item passed with a 550cc displacement limit as opposed to the other option of modifications tailored to displacement. IJSBA will address whether this will take place in 2014 or 2015.

     

    2.   Shall IJSBA create a Vintage Ski rule which prohibits the use of a sponson towards the front of the PWC.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    3. Shall IJSBA allow aftermarket supercharger impellers in Runabout Stock Class for specific brands only (Sea-Doo).

    DID NOT PASS

     

    4.  Shall IJSBA allow aftermarket supercharger housing modifications in Runabout Limited Class for specific brands only (Sea-Doo).

    DID NOT PASS

     

    [4B: Item was accidentally not numbered] Shall IJSBA restrict backdating provisions on OEM parts to distinguish between normally aspirated and forced induction parts to prevent the use of normally aspirated parts on Stock Class watercraft that are equipped with superchargers (or turbochargers).

    PASSED

     

    5.  Shall IJSBA allow  some exhaust modifications in Runabout Limited,

    DID NOT PASS

     

    6.  Shall IJSBA allow AFR gauges to be affixed in Runabout Limited but not connected to ECU or autotune device.

    PASSED

     

    7.  Shall IJSBA allow AFR gauges to be affixed in Runabout Limited and be hooked up to an autotune device and ECU.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    8.  Shall IJSBA allow aftermarket waterboxes in Runabout Limited.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    9.  Shall IJSBA allow an aftermarket throttle body in Runabout Limited.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    10.  Shall IJSBA allow use of E85 Fuel

    PASSED- EFFECTIVE 2014

     

    11.  Shall IJSBA allow the use of aftermarket replacement valve springs in Runabout Stock Class.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    12.  Shall IJSBA allow increasing size of OEM air inlet openings so that all OEM PWC have as much of an air inlet footprint as the OEM homologated unit which has the largest air inlet footprint.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    13.  Shall IJSBA remove the provision for aftermarket hulls and top decks in Runabout Open.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    14.  Shall IJSBA require that Sport Class watercraft competing under GP Rules to be restricted to a single exhaust chamber.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    15.  Shall IJSBA increase GP Ski displacement to 1640cc for Ski PWC equipped with normally aspirated four stroke engines.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    16.  Shall IJSBA allow Trim Tabs to be cut or removed.

    PASSED

     

    17.  Shall IJSBA allow OEM fuel pump to be modified or aftermarket in Runabout Limited Class.

    PASSED

     

    18.  Shall IJSBA allow AFR gauge to be used in all classes (where not currently allowed).

    DID NOT PASS (PASSED FOR RUNABOUT LIMITED ABOVE)

     

    19.  Shall IJSBA allow rear through hull exhaust relocation in Runabout Stock Class.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    20  Shall IJSBA change Veterans Ski minimum age to 35.

    PASSED: EFFECTIVE 2015

     

    21.  Shall IJSBA change Masters Ski minimum age to 45.

    PASSED: EFFECTIVE 2015

     

    22.  Shall IJSBA merge Veterans Ski and Masters Ski into a single class with a minimum participation age of 40.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    23.  Shall IJSBA require one year’s experience to compete in any Amateur class.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    24.  Shall IJSBA require one year’s experience as an Expert to compete in any Pro Am class.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    25.  Shall IJSBA prohibit any competitor with three world titles from competing in any Amateur Class.

    PASSED

     

    26.  Shall IJSBA Prohibit any competitor with three world titles from competing in any Expert Class: such competitors would be limited to Pro/Pro-Am only.

    PASSED

     

    27.  Shall IJSBA change Veterans Runabout minimum age to 45.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    28.  Shall IJSBA allow a second set of sponsons for Runabout Classes.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    29.  Shall IJSBA require leg protection for all Ski classes.

    DID NOT PASS

     

    30.  Shall IJSBA change maximum Runabout displacement to 2000cc maximum by removing the limitation of OEM displacement plus 1mm overbore on all cylinders.

    DID NOT PASS

     

     

     

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