MECA

MECA includes several formats and awards including Sound Quality, MECA Kids, Phat awards and more. We will be focusing on the SPL formats Sound Pressure and Park & Pound.  Please refer to the rulebook and https://mecacaraudio.com/ for full classing and rules.

For upcoming MECA and other SPL events: https://bassheadtv.com/category/shows-events/

Classing includes trunk classes, Stock/Daily Drivers, No Wall, Wall and Extreme Builds

MECA Rulebook:  https://mecacaraudio.com/2020/01/2020-spl-rule-book-1st-draft/?fbclid=IwAR101aQs5DkmZt0zYgqukBuhXqeOW5cU-Zsp18-IQY01JHEg8nWIExAmr5g

SP (SOUND PRESSURE)

Sensor placed at the headrest (26” High in the Driver’s Seat). on MECA approved stand or holder, provided by Judge. The seat and seat back of the seat that the sensor stand is placed in must be in a factory locked position and must allow the stand to sit flat on the seat

bottom. The stand may not be leaned forward. Pass is timed for 30 seconds with TermLab scoring system set to “Peak Hold”

The Trunk Division, with 2 “Pressure Classes”, is intended for vehicles with systems installed in the Trunk.

The Street Division, with 5 “Pressure Classes”, is intended for competitors with some vehicle and system modifications allowed. Vehicles are still intended to be daily drivers, must have a functional OEM backseat, and not SPL specific.

Modified Street has 4 “Pressure Classes” and is intended for vehicles which do not have back seats, have no-wall builds, or other

installations which are done to the B-pillars.

The Modified Division, with 5 “Pressure Classes”, is intended for vehicles and systems that are designed to maximize sound pressure level, including woofer walls and pickup truck cut-throughs, but are still capable of being daily drivers.

The “Radical X” Division, has 2 classes (one clamped class with maximum of 4000 pressure rating and one unlimited) for extremely modified exhibition systems/vehicles, is intended for hard-core SPL Competitors with unusual or concept vehicles.

PARK & POUND

The “Park & Pound” Format, with 5 “Pressure Classes”, is intended to measure sound pressure levels outside the vehicle, while playing full-range music. In addition to the General Rules, sensor will be placed 72” (6’) from the outside edge of a marker on the ground (usually a cone), on passenger side of the vehicle; 54” (4.5’) off the ground on MECA approved stand.  Final score is “Average” for 30 seconds.

DUELING DEMOS

Sound Quality League Dueling Demos contest is intended to recognize the strongest music systems with regard to power, clarity, tonal balance, and intensity. Vehicles go head-to-head to demonstrate the most impressive audio systems.

MECA KIDS

Vehicles required to have some form of a plexiglass plate or surface that the suction cups on the TermLab sensor can attach. Mic placement should be no closer than 4 inches from the port or woofer. Also sensor must face forward.