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The Official Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby

The Official Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby

Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

San Antonio, TX

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The 8th Annual OFFICIAL DIGNOWITY HILL PUSHCART DERBY

Sunday, October 26th, 2014 12-5

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

800 N. Olive, San Atonio, Texas 78202

 

A team of 3, 2 pushers and a driver, will compete in heats with other teams.  There are 2 divisions: adults and kids (13 and under).  Each team is responsible for the design, construction, and materials (preferably recycled) of their own carts and at their own expense. Sturdiness, saftey, and creativy should all be considered.

 

The 10th Annual OFFICIAL DIGNOWITY HILL PUSHCART DERBY

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 2-6pm

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

800 N. Olive, San Antonio, Texas 78202

 

PUSHCART DERBY PROCEDURES and RULES

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

 

To sign up you derby team, read this information and return the next page with registration fee.

 

PROCEDURES

-All teams and pushcarts must check-in and go through safety inspection by officials between 1-2pm

-Derby track will be open from 12-1:30pm for practice runs

 

RULES

Pushcart

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

-All carts need to have steering that is controlled by the driver; not the pushers

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

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

-All carts need to be tagged as “good to go” by official 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 16 years of age to compete (requires parent/guardian permission)

-All team members must wear helmets and safety gear

-All team members must wear closed-toed shoes – no sandals

-Driver and pushers must compete throughout all races – no substitutes 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 do-over or disqualification – decided by Derby Officials

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

 

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 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: 210-643-9178

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When & Where


Lockwood Park
801 N Olive St
San Antonio, TX 78202

Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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