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The Official Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby

The Official Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby

Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

San Antonio, TX

The Official Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby

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The 8th Annual OFFICIAL DIGNOWITY HILL PUSHCART DERBY

Saturday, October 27th, 2012 11-7pm

Lockwood Park (corner of N. Hackberry and Hays St.)

800 N. Olive, San Atonio, Texas 78202

 

PUSHCART DERBY PROCEDURES AND RULES

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY 

  

PROCEDURES

-All teams and pushcarts must check in and go through safety inspection by officials between 12-1pm.

-Derby track will be open from 11-12:30 pm for practice runs.

 

RULES

Pushcart

Carts must not have any protruding parts (ex: long bolts, large stabbing pieces of wood, knives, etc.)

- All carts must have steering controlled by the driver only, not by the pushers

- NO: pull carts, rickshaws (a pushcart is pushed, not pulled)

- All carts need to have a seatbelt that securely hold the driver in the pushcart

- All carts must be tagged "Good To Go" by derby officials before competing in races (a well-built cart won't get you       hurt and will allow you to race  


Team

- One driver and two pushers for each pushcart team

- Team members must be at least 14 years of age to compete unless all members are under 14 and will be competing in the Cookie Cruncher category (parent/guardian permission required for ANYONE UNDER 18 years)

- All team members must wear helmets and safety gear

- All team members must wear closed-toe shoes - no sandals

-Driver and pushers must compete throughout all races - no substitutions allowed

 

Racing

- All races will be overseen by Derby Officials - officials' decisions are final

- Races will start with front wheels of each pushcart on starting line

- Any early jump starts will result in either a re-race or disqualification - decided by Derby Officials

- The race is over when front wheels cross the finish line

- All teams will complete a time-trial race which will determine racing heats

 

Other IMPORTANT Rules

- Clean-up - every person in your crew will clean-up their area - this is a collaborative public art intervention to create positive change - so be cool!!!

- No illegal substances on the the premises, including Dignowity Hill Park; Alcohol will be sold this year; any team member found to be drinking prior to the completion of all races for which they are involved will be disqualified

 

Questions?

E-mail: dignowityderby@gmail.com

Call Derby Manager - Rina Moreno: 210-643-978

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When & Where


Lockwood Park
800 N Olive St
San Antonio, TX 78202

Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CDT)


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