At the Trials Committee Call on March 2nd , the committee reviewed the ACU-EC Trials Grading rules, see the meeting minutes online and the May ACU-EC Gazette for full details. As a result of this the committee agreed the following with regard to riders current graded as ACU-EC Expert.

Any Expert rider can request to be demoted to Intermediate by asking the Trials Committee, this can happen on an annual basis, any applications for demotion in 2024 to be made before July 1st 2023 to the Trials Committee at

Any Expert who is demoted cannot score Intermediate ACU-EC championship points, club championship points or win Intermediate awards for two years, for example for any rider demoted for 2024 this will apply for 2024 and 2025.