All vehicles are required to be available for scrutinizing on the allocated dates and place prior to the start of the event (usually two (02) weeks prior). Both, driver and co-driver must be present, during vehicle scrutinizing. Stickers Scrutinizing shall be during Event Briefing (usually on the eve of event).
Vehicles must be prepared for all weather, all terrain condition with enhanced towing capabilities, mud and river crossing and gradient climb/ descents capabilities.
All participants are required to report to the Chief Scrutinizer with the respective document, form and vehicle (relevant documents for foreign vehicles)
All vehicles must be in working order/ serviceable:
The vehicle must be presented in a ready to start condition including recovery kit, fire extinguisher, shovel/ hoe, spares & oil, tools, camping gear, first aid kit, extra fuel tank and other compulsory equipment.
The basic recovery kit must include:
All vehicles are require to carry a First Aid Kit with at least;
All vehicle is must be installed with an Air Intake Snorkel (River crossings).
Any vehicle presented for scrutinising, which is deemed by the CS to not be of standard appearance or condition appropriate to participate or compete in the event, or fails the scrutinising inspection process, may render the entrant liable for exclusion.
Any unusual or extraordinary 4x4 vehicle can be considered for entry. Any vehicle failing to comply with any of the rules and regulations contained in this event guide is required to apply for an exemption in writing to the competition manager or the event director stating the regulations that the vehicle fails to comply with. Each request will be considered on its merit.
An exemption will only be granted when the competition committee is satisfied that the vehicle has no unfair advantage over other competing vehicles and no safety aspects have been ignored. Failing to apply for an exemption prior to scrutinising will exclude the participant from starting the event.
A second and final scrutinising inspection at a later date (usually one (01) week prior) will be allocated and informed. All vehicles must pass the scrutinising process or they will be excluded from starting the event.
Late or failure to show up for scrutinising may be penalised or disqualified at the discretion of the Organiser.
All participants vehicles shall have Four Wheel Drive capabilities. Final acceptance of any vehicle is at the absolute discretion of the Organiser. In the event of any doubt, please communicate with the Organiser.
Open-Top, Canvas hood or Buggy vehicles are not allowed.