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Membership

Your CAMRC membership entitles you to use the track from dawn to dusk, 7 days a week. The only exceptions being event and maintenance days. Every dollar spent on membership and race fees goes into operating and improving the CAMRC track.

Your Home Track

Make CAMRC your home track and gain exclusive access to the track on non-event days.

Reduced Race Fees

Save up to 50% on race fees, which means a membership will pay for itself in as little as two races.

22 Year History

CAMRC has a long history of organized radio-controlled racing in the Lower Mainland.





Standard Membership
(2017)

$40

Junior Membership (Under 20)
(2017)

$20

Standard Membership (+Family Member(s))
(2017)

$40 (+$10/family member)

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2017 Events

Entry fees for points races are $15/$10/$5 for members, $25/$15/$10 for non-members (1st/2nd/3rd classes). Novice entry is $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Special event fees to be determined.

  • Practice — Big Barn Shootout

    Chilliwack Heritage Park (indoor), WORS #1
    Brought to you by CAMRC and OutlawRC

    Friday April 21, 2017

  • Qualifiers — Big Barn Shootout

    Chilliwack Heritage Park (indoor), WORS #1
    Brought to you by CAMRC and OutlawRC

    Saturday April 22, 2017

  • Race Day — Big Barn Shootout

    Chilliwack Heritage Park (indoor), WORS #1
    Brought to you by CAMRC and OutlawRC

    Sunday April 23, 2017

  • 1st — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday May 6, 2017

  • 2nd — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday May 20, 2017

  • 3rd — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday June 10, 2017

  • 4th — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday July 1, 2017

  • 5th — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday July 15, 2017

  • 6th — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday July 29, 2017

  • Practice — Coquitlam Classic

    WORS #5

    Friday August 11, 2017

  • Qualifiers — Coquitlam Classic

    WORS #5

    Saturday August 12, 2017

  • Race Day — Coquitlam Classic

    WORS #5

    Sunday August 13, 2017

  • 7th — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday August 26, 2017

  • 8th — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday September 2, 2017

  • 9th — Points Race

    Race will push to Sunday in case of rainout

    Saturday September 16, 2017

  • Wrap Up — AGM & Trophy Presentation

    No racing, will take place at the Coquitlam Public Library at 1169 Pinetree Way. Time TBD.

    Saturday October 14, 2017

Rules & Class Information

General Rules

  • Safety is our first priority, if you see something you think is unsafe please report it to the race director.
  • A CAMRC membership is required to use the track on non-event days. City of Coquitlam Parks and Community Facilities Rules and Regulations Bylaw No. 3617, 2004 — Section 11.6
  • A CAMRC membership is not required to race, but a membership can reduce race fees.
  • AVC (Active Vehicle Control) is not allowed. Please disable it on any equipped vehicles.
  • All racers must be signed-in before accessing the driver's stand. No exceptions.
  • All minors must be accompanied by their parent and/or legal guardian. At no time can children be left at the race track by themselves.
  • Only drivers running their car are allowed on any area of the driver's stand.
  • Only closed toe shoes are permitted on the track. No sandals or flip-flops allowed on the track.
  • No children under the age of 8 years old are permitted to turn-marshal on the track. Adults only for marshalling 1/8 scale classes.
  • If your car breaks during a race/qualifier please do not try to enter the track during a race to get your car. This can become a hazard for current racers as well as impact the outcome of the race. The marshal's responsibility is to marshal, not repair cars during a race.
  • All back-to-back multiple class racers MUST HAVE a turn-marshal designated and declared to the race official before the round starts or will sacrifice the heat to marshal.
  • There will be a two (2) minute grace period between heats. All racers must immediately put their cars and radios down and get into a turn marshal position within one (1) minute. If you are running back-to-back you must notify the race announcer and find a replacement marshal. Any racer who does not adhere to the rules will receive a one lap penalty in your next race. If needed, a one minute extension will be given to a racer.
  • No littering, please clean-up after yourself as well as any trash in your immediate area.
  • Zero Tolerance Policy - There will be no fighting, alcohol or illegal drug use tolerated. No use of foul language, trash talking, arguing with track officers and fellow competitors. No unsportsmanlike conduct, yelling at turn-marshals or cheating. If anyone is caught conducting any of the above mentioned, or is associated with these activities, you will be asked to leave the premises immediately. You will also forfeit your entry fee.
  • As the CAMRC track is located on City of Coquitlam - Upper Coquitlam River Park land, all visitors are expected to abide by the City of Coquitlam code of conduct

Class Rules

Minimum 5 cars to make a class. The race director must be notified of any additional classes not listed on your signup form.


Novice:

The novice class is for entry-level drivers that are new to RC racing. If you are consistently running lap times equal to a regular class, the race director has the choice to move you up.

The rules for the novice class are:

  • Chassis: Any 1/10th scale electric off-road vehicle.
  • Motor: Any 540 size 1/10th scale motor.
  • Batteries: 7.4V 2s Li-Po battery or 6 cell NIMH.
  • Tires: Any tires are allowed.
  • Bodies: Any body style is allowed.

If a novice racer wishes to run a 2nd class, that class must be a regular (non-novice) 1/10 scale class.


1/10th Scale Classes:
1/10 2wd buggy
1/10 4wd buggy
1/10 2wd stadium truck
1/10 2wd short course
1/10 4wd short course

The rules for the 1/10th scale classes are:

  • Chassis: 1/10 scale electric only.
  • Motor: Any 540 size brushless motor, exception is 550 size motor for 4wd short course.
  • Batteries: Maximum 7.4V 2s LiPo battery.
  • Tires: Any tire allowed but must be intended for the specific class. (i.e. no 1/8 wheels on 4wd short course)
  • Bodies: Must be intended for the specific class. No custom built bodies.

1/8th Scale Electric Classes:
1/8 buggy
1/8 truggy

The 1/8 scale class is recommended for advanced/expert racers only, as the size and weight of the cars makes them potentially very dangerous. Drivers who do not exhibit proper control of their vehicles may not be allowed to race or practice on a race day until his or her skill improves.


The rules for the 1/8th scale electric classes are:

  • Chassis: Any 1/8th off-road 4-wheel drive buggy/ Truggy chassis.
  • Motor: Any 1/8th scale electric motor is allowed.
  • Batteries/Motors: Maximum 14.8V 4s hard case LiPo battery.
  • Tires: Any tire allowed but must be intended for the specific class.
  • Bodies: Must be intended for the specific class. No custom built bodies.

1/8th Scale Nitro Classes:
1/8 buggy
1/8 truggy

The 1/8 scale class is recommended for advanced/expert racers only, as the size and weight of the cars makes them potentially very dangerous. Drivers who do not exhibit proper control of their vehicles may not be allowed to race or practice on a race day until his or her skill improves.


The rules for the 1/8th scale nitro classes are:

  • Chassis: Any 1/8th off-road 4-wheel drive buggy/truggy chassis.
  • Engine: Max. .21 for buggy/ Max. .28 for truggy
  • Tires: Any tire allowed but must be intended for the specific class.
  • Bodies: Must be intended for the specific class. No custom built bodies

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