Additions and changes to the ARCI Model Rules of Racing reflects the collective work product of regulatory personnel and racing industry participants and fans.  Anyone may submit a proposal to be considered by completing a form and emailing it to

Upon receipt, a proposal may be referred to an appropriate committee for analysis prior to submission to the Model Rules Committee.   Model Rules Committee meetings are open to the public and an opportunity to speak on pending agenda items is afforded to those in attendance.

The ARCI Model Rules Committee is in the final step in “vetting” an addition or change to the Model Rules of Racing.   Changes to the rules can only be made by the ARCI Board of Directors or full regulatory membership.

Please use the following format to make a proposal: Petition For A Model Rule PDF

If you would like a MS Word version of the petition use this link: Petition For A Model Rule