Helmets are required on all ATVs! Also, there are no passengers allowed on ATVs.
All vehicles must have a muffler or spark arrester and have either a street-legal license or be registered as an off-highway vehicle.
Vehicles being operated at night must have head and tail lights.
The desert tortoise lives here and is a federally protected species. Please do not handle or disturb these animals.
Camping is allowed anywhere within the riding area that does not block travel on a road and is limited to 14 days.
Possession or use of pallets or wood containing nails is prohibited (43 CFR 8365.1-6).
Note: Possession or use of any glass container used to carry any liquid for drinking purposes is prohibited. (43 CFR 8361.1-6)
Do not burn pallets or wood with nails!
Fireworks are not allowed in the JVOHV area.
It is unlawful to dump onto the ground RV waste water tanks.
Be aware of your surroundings at all times. Rock ledges are steep, and composed of loose Rocks. Do not climb the steep ledges above spectators you may create a rock slide.
Do not view the race within 150 feet of the race course.
Do not attempt to assist extrication efforts during the race unless called upon by a track official, or the driver of the ve-hicle. You may cause the Team disqualification if they receive outside assistance during the race.
Do not attempt to touch any vehicle that is moving.
Do not drive backwards on the race course.
Do not drive on the race course
Do not view the race on the outside of a turn, or downhill from an obstacle.
Keep all dogs on a leash, and children in a safe location at all times.
Do not view the race from the pit stop locations unless you are a banded team member.
Do not park in the race course.
Driving under the influence is illegal off-road.
Cross the race course only when it is safe to do so.
Do not stack or remove rocks on the race course, do not modify Course markers, and do not attempt to increase the difficulty of the race course.
Law enforcement will be conducting checkpoints during the King of the Hammers race, please do not put yourself or others at risk, and refrain from drinking alcohol outside your camp.
Be aware open mine shafts located throughout the JVOHV area. These are dangerous.
The speed limit on Boone Road for the week of KOH is 15 MPH
The speed limit in camp is 15 MPH
Remote Pit location speed limits are 20MPH
KOH is a "No Chase" race, you may not chase your race vehicle at any time during KOH.
There is absolutely no outside assistance allowed in KOH.
All vehicles must possess a valid registration. Non Ca OHV temp registration is required.
Do not camp within 200 feet of the race course.
Do not stand on the course
Haul out your own trash, Please respect our public lands and Tread Lightly.
Hammerking Productions suggest each spectator vehicle be equipped with the following items, including but not limited to;
Drinking water, GPS, Race band radio, Compass, Flashlight, course map, and should be in good working condition.
Helpful Spectator Links for Attending Griffin King of the Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire
Important information if you plan on attending the 2013 Griffin King of the Hammers can be found at the following links. Thanks to World Rally Team for the diagram that shows the danger zones on a race course.