Only fully completed registration forms will be accepted to participate in the Petron Philippine Overland Expedition (PHOX).
To be able to register as a participant, you must be at least 18 years old. You may be asked to present a government-issued identity card stating your age.
All members of the expedition team must be fully vaccinated prior to the competition. PHOX reserves the right to prohibit non-vaccinated participants from participating.
The PHOX Expedition Registration Fee is Php25,000.xx per vehicle / two (2) personnel*
To participate, a registrant must be part of a TEAM of three (3) vehicles and six (6) personnel.
*Production variant modified.
Note: Prepare deposit slip and upload so your registration may be saved.
The registration fee is inclusive of the following:
Vehicle / Team number decal
Event uniform (shirts)
Lubricants and fuel / vehicle ℅ Petron
Premium battery / vehicle ℅ Motolite
Withdrawal And Cancellation
Cancellation will not be allowed.
All participants must:
Comply with local laws (LGU).
Respect their fellow participants.
Take great care of the environment.
Drive safely and responsibly at all times.
Consumption of alcohol during the transport stage is strictly prohibited. Anyone who in the opinion of the event medical staﬀ is driving under the inﬂuence of the above shall be expelled from the event.
Illegal drug use is strictly prohibited on the premises.
Carrying of ﬁrearms during the event is also strictly prohibited.
PHOX is an event that supports environmental conservation by abiding by and promoting globally accepted environmental practices.
All campsites must be left as they were found. Take all garbage with you as you go. Any participants found to litter indiscriminately during the event will be disqualiﬁed and banned from participating in future events.
Open burning is strictly prohibited.
Registration confirmation will be issued by email by the Event Secretariat upon receipt of the fully completed registration form.
Participants may be requested to present this confirmation during the team training event, race briefing meeting, and scrutineering as proof of registration.
Cancellation Of The Event
In the event PHOX cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the PHOX organizers (force majeure) or due to events that are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of the PHOX organizers, the PHOX organizers cannot be held liable by the participant for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, costs for additional orders, ﬁnancial losses, etc.
The Organizer reserves the right to –
Refuse any entry, without giving any reason whatsoever.
Abandon, cancel, postpone, or shorten the event without due notice in the event of any unforeseen circumstances.
No claims whatsoever of any kind shall be entertained due to the abandoning, cancellation, postponement, or shortening of the event.
Exclude any person or vehicle, which fails to meet the scrutinizing or administrative guidelines, as set out in this event guide.
Disqualify any participants who will carry additional passengers not included in the entry and indemnity form or whose continued presence in the organizers’ opinion is detrimental to the event and other participants.
Decide on matters not covered in this set of rules and regulations and to amend or vary them as deemed necessary.
The Organizers and any nominated oﬃcial shall be required to arbitrate on any formal complaint submitted during the event and must have 100% agreement for any judgment to be upheld and ﬁnal.
Any clariﬁcation or information required with regards to the General Rules and Regulations laid down in the event guide may be obtained from: The Organizing Committee, Petron Philippine Overland Expedition: Pacific Coast Challenge ℅ Mototesto, 432 St. Manalo cor. J. Wright Sts., San Juan City, NCR.Note: The Organizers reserve the right to change or amend the above without prior notice.
The maximum allowable tire size is 40 in.
As a team, two (2) of the vehicles must retain 100% of their original body structure and their production chassis. Minimal modiﬁcation on chassis will be allowed. Tubular chassis and body or buggies will NOT be allowed.
For the third vehicle, chopped UTEs will be allowed provided that the vehicle still has its complete body panels, including its windows, door panels, fenders, and mudguards.
Diﬀerentual locks and lockers will be allowed.
The vehicle may or may not have a full roll cage.
Seats for both driver and co-driver must have either 3pt. or 4pt. seatbelts.
The vehicle must have functioning headlights, windshield wipers, and washers.
There will be no restrictions on the type of winch or the number of winches used.
There will be no restrictions on the type of engines provided that the base engine is stock to the unit/model.
All participants are required to submit to the Chief Scrutineer all required documents and forms.
Driver’s license (both driver & co-driver).
Vehicle registration (if the vehicle is not registered under the driver or co-driver’s name, a signed affidavit from the true owner giving permission to use the vehicle or a deed of sale must be presented)
The vehicle must be presented in a ready-to-start condition and must have the ﬀ. –
All vehicles must be equipped with a min. of one (1) operable winch.
Cable dampener (1pc)
Snatch/tow strap (1pc)
Tree trunk protector (1pc)
Snatch block (1pc)
Winching gloves (2pcs)
Rated bow shackles (2 pcs)
Fire extinguisher and relevant tools e.g. shovel
First aid kit
All teams must be self-reliant and must have readily-available spare parts, tools, food, and water supply.
Each team must be equipped with a dual-band base radio.
All participating vehicles are required to carry all stickers given by the Organizing Committee and aﬃxed onto their assigned places on the vehicle.
Any non-compliance means disqualiﬁcation without any refund of fees.
Participants are NOT allowed to carry their own sponsor’s stickers without prior approval by the Chief Scrutineer.
Participants are advised to observe this condition most carefully, as it is the intention of the
Organizers to enforce this rule rigorously. A breach will result in disqualiﬁcation without refund of fees.
In the event of any doubt, please communicate with the Organizers. In the event a participant is unable to put a particular sticker due to corporate policy or other reasonable grounds, the Organizers may, at their absolute discretion allow the participant to forgo the placement of the particular sticker and allow the participant to use their own sticker.
Sticker inspection shall be conducted during Scrutineering.
Apart from the sponsor’s stickers, any other unauthorized stickers must be removed or blanked out. Any non-compliance means disqualiﬁcation without any refund of fees.
Decal Placement Guide
Final Scrutineering (Scrutineering Day)
Teams will be scrutinized simultaneously with all personnel and vehicles present at the designated scrutineering slot and time.
Scrutineering sequence will be as follows:
Exterior (incl. tires, suspensions, and recovery equipment))
All vehicles must pass the scrutineering process, or they will be excluded from starting the event.
Late arrival for scrutineering will mean automatic penalization, with severity to be decided by the Organizers.
Failure to show up will mean automatic disqualification without refund of fees.