Planning for the 2024 Rally of the Bay is underway. As we get closer to the event, you’ll be able to find everything you need from documentation to media releases, here on the website. Need to find us quickly? Just remember that rallyofthebay.com.au will bring you straight to this page!
Become an Official
Grab your own spectator point, contribute to the rally community and earn free membership at one of Sydney's oldest and largest clubs!
We need officials for road closures, control points, SOS points, service park, rally start, rally HQ and various other officials. No experience required as we’ll find a job that suits you and give you any training required to do the job.
- Plenty of Truck and Trailer Parking
- Next to Rally HQ
- Conveniently located near the Service Park
- Great prices
- Plenty of Villa options for all sized teams
- Opposite Club Catalina – walk to great food and facilities
- Friendly staff and easy booking
Smoothline Stage Notes Available for the Event
Rally Social Hub – Club Catalina
A venue with something for everyone
Catch up with friends, grab a meal and maybe even fit in a round of golf. Visit the SOCIAL HUB for the Lazer Rally of the Bay, at Club Catalina, right opposite Rally HQ on Beach Road.
Club Catalina features a 27-hole championship golf course, bars, bistro and coffee shop. The best place to relax while visiting the Lazer Rally of the Bay. We’ll see you there!
Scoring Points in NSW Series
Make sure that you familiarise yourself with the series regulations that apply to you. Each of the series has specific requirements and these can be found on the Rally NSW website and general regulations on the Motorsport Australia website.
Some of the conditions that exist include:
- G4 and AP4 category cars are now eligible for NSW series points
- R5 category cars are NOT eligible for NSW series points
- Driver grading restrictions are in place for the Clubman Series
- The Roadbook must be used to score points in the Clubman and Hyundai Series
- Frontal Head Restraints must be used
Please consult the relevant series conditions and regulations for the complete list of rules and regulations.
Contacts and Organising Team
M: 0425 378 048
Please contact the Rally
Secretary for information
M: 0419 851 247
M: 0418 611 224
M: 0413 042 763
M: 0429 274 603
P: 0404 444 684
M: 0437 866 887
Frequently Asked Questions
Sportity is a mobile app that is being used by the ARC and NSSCC for the Official Event Noticeboard. You can download the app from the Google or Apple Appstore. No credentials are needed to sign-in to Sportity, you use it anonymously with the password NSSCC.
Yes, at this stage we plan to have three spectator points. See the spectator section on this page for details and consider volunteering for an official role to get your own private spectator point.
Please see Sportity or the Documents section of this webpage for Scrutineering Requirements.
Yes, an after event presentation is planned to be held at Club Catalina (154 Beach Road, Batemans Bay) immediately following provisional results being declared.
We are planning on inviting a coffee van, so hopefully coffee will be available throughout the event. There is also a range of Cafe’s and fast food outlets in Batemans Bay that will be open.
Please refer to Sportity or the Documents section of this webpage for the documentation options. Fasttrack documentation is highly encouraged.
And you will be caught! Again this year RallySafe Recce Lite is mandated for all competitors who undertake recce. Any offence will be notified to the event officials and may result in exclusion from the event.
100% of the event will use RallySafe and road cards will also be used. All timing and messaging will be through RallySafe, however there will be a backup system and clocks at each stage start.
Rally safe will display it automatically when you cross the flying finish line. PLUS, you can also look at ChrisSport for full results update live.
Yes. The event will be using Rallysafe for all timing and check-ins, however a time card will also be provided and this must be used at all time controls.
At the Batemans Bay Marina Resort, 49 Beach Road, Batemans Bay. This is the same location as last year, the resort has simply changed it’s name.
Yes, the boom gate will be open most time’s during the rally.
Rally HQ is in the Sea Breeze room on the river side of the premises.
Yes. There will be tyre suppliers and we recommend event partner Hoosier Tires.
Yes, a no wheel-spin rule will apply. This rule has been put in place to conserve the forest roads and reduce the impact on the local community who use the roads on a daily basis. It is part of our ‘tread lightly’ approach to running the event.
These Cars will be carefully monitored and the start control officials will be provided with advice on how to tell between launch control and wheel-spin.
Yes. When you fill out the Google form, you will be able to select who you want to be located next to.
I need to purchase food and supplies. Should I bring them with me or buy them when I get to Batemans Bay? Where is the best location to buy it?
The Bridge Plaza and Village Centre is a major partner of the rally and we encourage you to buy your supplies in Batemans Bay to support the local community. Please visit Coles, Aldi, Woolworths and the many speciality stores to get you supplies. And while you’re doing it, mention that you are with the rally so they know we are supporting the local community.
Yes. There will be food vendors at the Service Park for this years event.
Are we able to do the event blind using just a road book? I only want to do blind events, especially leading up to the Alpine Rally.
Yes. You can use just the road book. The road book is completely suitable for teams wanting to complete blind to improve their skills in the lead up to rallies like the Alpine and Sunraysia Safari.
Yes. We go to a lot of effort to ensure the road book is consistent and an accurate description of the stage. The road book we supply is considered one of the best for reliability and detail of the route.
Yes, There will be a night stage on Saturday evening. You may also find you need lights for some of the latter stages, depending on your seeded start position.
All event documentation is on Sportity
I have entered the rally using the online form, but my name isn't appearing in the entry list on this page. Am I entered?
The entry list is only updated once confirmation of payment is received through the automated entry system. Sometimes this can take up to 24 hours, so be patient and if you are not on the list after 24 hours, contact our event secretary.