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Wacky Racers all revved up by big drive to win in Tetbury this sunmmer - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Wacky Racers all revved up by big drive to win in Tetbury this sunmmer
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
WHEELS are already in motion for this year's annual soap-box derby event in Tetbury. Competitors ... The driver of each team that completes all three runs will be awarded a Wacky Races medal, while there are trophies for the winning team and best soapbox.
The Whitehill Bordon Town Partnership are holding their annual Soapbox Derby on Monday 26th May 2014. Vehicles are powered by gravity, anyone can build a cart, drivers must be 16 or over (Under 18’s need parental consent).
Funds raised by this event will be donated to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and Bordon & Liphook Charity.
Sunday 22nd June 2014 - Start 2 pm
Check out the event web site or contact Bob on 07732 426 281 for details .
The Hawksland Hill Run is an open, but limited, series of competitions for non powered bogies, carties, sidecars and luge to compete down a closed public roadway over a course of approximately 800m and King of the Hill pushbike hill climb with various other activities including can shy, hoopla and treasure hunt, refreshments, etc.
The aim is to provide a fun but safe race day for people of all ages to enter and enjoy. The course includes several features to test the skill and courage of the competitors and the handling of their entry.
It is also hoped to be able to raise funds for a worthwhile charities and it has been decided that all the money raised will be donated to help in the fight against cancer. The team members of each entry are required to contribute an entry fee and spectators should purchase voting slips to enable them to help in the judging of the Best Fun Bogie Entry.
For full details go the Hawklands Hill Run web site.
Date: Saturday 14th June 2014
Venue: Hillend Centre Farmoor Oxford OX2 9NJ
Scrutineering from 0800
Start time 11.00
Finish and awards 1600
Entry Fee: £30.00 per team
The Avon Dassett Annual Soap Box Derby will take place on Saturday 14th June 2014. Funds raised are donated to the Warwickshire Air Ambulance and BLESMA (British Limbless Ex Service Mens Association) charities.A new dedicated web site is in preparation. This will include rules, a history of the event and photos of past races on this soon to be resurfaced hill.
1000 euro in prizes on offer! The largest payout in Clones Soapbox history. 30 euro entry fee (free entry for sponsors).
- 1st place will recieve 500
- 2nd place will recieve 300
- 3rd place will recieve 200
See the Clones Canal Festival web site for full details.
Border Bogies now has its own Facebook page......Please come like us.....
In reply to Border Bogie Challenge, Denholm, Scottish Borders:Entries for Border Bogies 2014 will now open on 1st February. See http://borderbogie.co.uk for full details.
After some delay we can now confirm that BB2014 will be going ahead on Saturday 24th May as originally planned.
For the past three years the Reivers 4X4 Club have provided the towing and additional backup for BB and they will now take over the organising of the event in its entirety.
The outgoing committee would like to thank everybody for the wonderful patronage and help that Border Bogie has enjoyed over the past five years. Hopefully Reivers 4X4 will enjoy the same level of support which in turn will enable them to continue with the event and build on the previous success of the Border Bogie Challenge.
Entries will now open on the 1st February 2014.
The 2014 cartie season kicks off in Scotland on Saturday 24th May at the wonderful Border Bogie Challenge. This fun filled family event is well worth the trip either as a spectator or as a competitor. There is a shorter course for the junior racers and a longer course for those of us who should know better.
- Juniors and Senior races.
- Classes for Soapbox Cartie, Gravity Sidecar, Gravity Bike and Pedal Bike.
- SCA Championship points available.