The organising committee got a great confidence boost with the 20 early bird nominations filling so quickly.
Thank you all.
Since then, COT2020 now has 26 nominations. See the full list: COT2020 Nominations as at 4 July 2019.
Due to time restrictions in August entries will be limited to 60.
So, to ensure your spot complete the relevant nomination form and pay the deposit to guarantee your place. PLEASE list your name as an identifyer when making EFT deposits.
Pre-regs will be available by the end of July, and will cover administration, entry, vehicle eligibility and signs of vehicles.
Any person interested in entering the event is encouraged to submit details of the vehicle to the organisers to check on its eligibility and receive confirmation in writing if it is eligible for the event, providing confidence to prepare the vehicle. Continue reading
This event proved to be very popular on the last COT and gaining more interest in other organised events, we are again considering conducting a regularity category in the 2020 event.
It will also be conducted over the 7 days and will incorporate the majority of the COT special stages. Continue reading
There will be 4 events during COT week: Classic, Modern, Regularity and the Tagalong Tour.
Modern and Regularity categories will depend on a minimum of 15 entries per category. Should we not receive this number, all monies paid will be fully refunded.Attached is the Nomination forms for Classic and Modern categories. Continue reading
If you or your vehicle aren’t up for for the full-on Classic Outback Trial, then why not tagalong?
The Classic Outback Trial Tagalong Tour will commence in Parkes on the morning of Sunday 9th August 2020, and finish in Bathurst with the Classic Outback Tour (COT) Gala Presentation on the evening of Saturday 15th August 2020. Continue reading
We’re still working out the details, but the currently the itinerary looks like this: Continue reading
It’s on again!!
After much consultation with competitors, service crews, and of course, analysing the overall costs to compete in Australia’s only marathon gravel rally, we have decided to take the COT back home to the wonderful roads of Outback NSW.
Although the course is still to be finalised, the event will still carry on the tradition of 7 days of competition with 5 special stages per day. Continue reading
ERCA Regularity Bulletin 1 was released on 2 August 2018 and is issued as further regulations.
It includes minor updates to the Supplementary regulations and important information regarding fuel including types available, distances between service points and event distances.
This bulletin can be found on the ERCA Documents page
Bulletin No 2 was released on 2 August 2018 and is issued as further regulations.
There are minor updates to the Supplementary Regulations and a list of Documentation and Scrutiny Report times is attached.
The COT18 Guide to the Event was also released on 2 August.
This bulletin can be found on the Documents and Forms Page
As we look forward to the 2018 Classic Outback Trial we caught up briefly with Heather Worth who will be contesting her first COT for Team Xena. Continue reading