Cart Attributes and Classes have been updated for 2017. Please make sure your cart meets ALL the attributes of the Class it is entered in. All carts are scrutineered at the beginning of race day, to ensure they comply.

AttributeUpwey ClassRanges ClassWorld ClassNovelty Class
Competition LevelBeginnerIntermediateAdvancedN/A
Weight30 kg or less45 kg or less65 kg or lessOpen
Length - from front wheel to rear of cart. Measure used to ensure carts fit on starter's ramp.1200 mm or less2100 mm or less2100 mm or lessOpen. Note: Ramp can only accommodate 2100 mm from front wheel to rear of cart. Novelty carts only may decide not to use ramp.
WidthBetween 400 to 1000 mmBetween 400 to 1000 mmBetween 400 to 1000 mmOpen
Wheel Diameter (including tyres)350 mm or less550 mm or less650 mm or lessOpen
Number of Wheels443 or 4Open
Brakes & Steering (see note below table)Adequate to control and stop billy cart safelyAdequate to control and stop billy cart safelyAdequate to control and stop billy cart safelyAdequate to control and stop billy cart safely
Number of Drivers111Open
Cart usable in another ClassYes, in Ranges, World or NoveltyYes, in World or NoveltyYes, in NoveltyNo, unless it matches all attributes of that class

Notes:
Steering: Rope steering can be dangerous if one hand is taken off to apply brakes. Please ensure that in this case the feet can also control steering. Otherwise use a non-rope steering mechanism.

Driver Position: Head-First cart’s are prohibited.