Welton Soapbox Derby in Social Events on Daventry Radio

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On June 29, 2019
10:00 - 00:00
The White Horse
NN11 2JB, Welton

Welton Soapbox Derby

Feel The Need, The Need for Speed!!!
It's all about Gravity & Sheer Courage!!! 36mph : 600m Race Track!!!

The 6th Annual Welton Soapbox Derby will deliver a SPECTACULAR array of amateur drivers racing their homemade 'Soapbox Vehicles'! Each hand-made 'DREAM-MACHINE' is fuelled by nothing but GRAVITY and SHEER COURAGE!!!

This FREE to spectate unique non-motorised racing event challenges you to work as a team to design and build a traditional or outrageous soapbox dream machine, and compete against the clock in a downhill RACE!!!

THE RULES FOR ENTRY
Your SOAPBOX: Anything goes, in design and shape. A realistic replica, or for those feeling creative - A Living Room, A Fire Engine, A Helicopter, A Narrow Boat, all of which we've seen over the years...

Your POWER: Gravity & Sheer Courage! NO Engines, NO Pedals, NO Batteries, NO Electrics, NO Gas, NO NOS, NO Catapults, NO Afterburners...

Your BRAKES: You must have an independent and functioning braking system, connected to the vehicle, and applied to a minimum of 2 (Front or Rear) wheels, left and right.

Your SAFETY: Helmet, either cycling or motorbike. Gloves, Long Trousers, Long Sleeved Top, Elbow pads, knee pads recommended.

Your CONSTRUCTION: All vehicles must be no more than 2.0m wide, 5.0m long, and 2.5m Tall. Vehicles (excl driver) must not weigh more than 80kg.
Pre-fabricated vehicles will not be allowed to race. All vehicles will undergo strict pre-race checks prior to racing. Any vehicle(s) deemed unsafe to race, will not be allowed to enter. No refund if excluded.

Your TEAM: Should consist of 4 people minimum, including the driver(s). Co-drivers are optional if design permits. Recommend 2 team members to push start. Only 2 main drivers per cart permitted.

Age Groups: 8-11, 12-15 and 16+

Your ENTRY: £15 per driver across all age groups

Your LICENCE TO DRIVE: Each paid up driver, will be given a licence to drive. This licence will cover you for the duration of the race day [29/06/19]; is not redeemable and cannot be transferred. No Refunds.

Driver(s) under 16 Years: If a driver is under 16 years of age; consent MUST be provided and signed for on the official application form by Parent/Guardian on behalf of.

Categories:
- Fastest Run Time in each age group category: 1st, 2nd & 3rd place(s).
- Fastest overall speed through Speed Trap
- Best Creativity across all categories.
- Winners Podium Ceremony at 17:00 on Race Day.

For an official application form, please request by email: welton_soapbox@outlook.com
Your place on the grid will not be confirmed until a completed application form has been received with full and cleared payment. Grid positions on race day are determined on a first come, first served basis.

Welton Soapbox Derby is a non for profit organisation; with all funds raised net of running costs distributed to local charities.

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SHOPPING VILLAGE & FOOD COURT
Are you an event trader that would like the opportunity of exhibiting at the Welton Soapbox Derby 2018? Get in touch today, by emailing our team at info@eventbuddyuk.com

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