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Saturday June 13, 2009
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Start: Saturday 13th June 2009
End: Sunday 14th June 2009
Catterline Cartie Challenge

The Catterline Cartie Challenge is an annual competition for home made "gravity powered" soapbox carties which is held as part of Catterline Gala Weekend. It was first held in 2005, and is now one of the highlights of the village year.

Details, entry forms, rules, etc are on Catterline Online.

Sunday June 14, 2009
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Start: Saturday 13th June 2009
End: Sunday 14th June 2009
Catterline Cartie Challenge

The Catterline Cartie Challenge is an annual competition for home made "gravity powered" soapbox carties which is held as part of Catterline Gala Weekend. It was first held in 2005, and is now one of the highlights of the village year.

Details, entry forms, rules, etc are on Catterline Online.

Saturday June 20, 2009
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Kirtkton of Skene Cartie RaceIn aid of; Refurbishment for the Village Hall

On: Sat 20th June 2009, 1pm till 4pm.

At: The Football field.

Event includes:

Stalls, Teas, Coffees, BBQ, Pancake eating competition Entertainment and prize Cartie Parade and Races.

Cartie Races:

Get a free Cartie to keep if you can raise £25 or more on the sponsor sheets provided and enter in the parade and races, or bring your own!

  • Prizes awarded for the best dressed cartie, best dressed team and the most money raised.
  • Teams of 4, comprising of 2 adults and 2 children.
  • Carties must be push powered only.
  • Adults push and children steer.
  • Small entry fee to participate in the races for those without sponsor sheets.
  • Races include an obstacle course at two lengths of the pitch, with some Water involved, so be prepared to get wet!
  • Races include:
  • Childrens – 10 years and under driver.
  • Teens      - 11 to 16 Driver.
  • Adults     - 16 to 100+
There are a Limited amount of Carties available so please contact Kenny Freeman on (01224) 742804 as soon as possible to book one.

 

Wednesday June 24, 2009
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Loughborough College are hosting technical advice day for soapbox racers on June 24th 2009. David Ackroyd of Formula Gravity and Gadget Show fame, will be delivering a lecture on how to build a gravity racer and at the end of the day a charity fund raiser involving contestents driving a gravity racer round a short obstacle course. Gravity racing enthusiasts more than welcome to bring their cars to display and plenty of opportunities all day to chat with fellow enthusiasts.

Sunday June 28, 2009
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 Isle of Wight Soapbox Challenge

Teams  made up of 3 people with go-karts built themselves or with help from parents, grand parents, youth club, etc, are raced against each other at the sports field next to Downside Middle School on Furrlongs, Pan, Newport.

Cash prizes and trophies are awarded to the 10 top teams along with novelty prizes for a number of different categories including "Best Designed", "Fastest Cart", "Best Theme", etc.

Full details at http://www.iow-soapbox-derby-challenge.org.uk/.

Sunday July 12, 2009
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2009 Race Pack is now available from the Richards Castle Soapbox Derby web site .
Saturday July 25, 2009
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Start: Saturday 25th July 2009
End: Sunday 26th July 2009

DownhillExtreme gravity racing on the longest and most testing course in Britain.

Practice runs, timed qualifying, group races and finals spread over two days.

Hair pin bends, sweeping curves and gun barrel straights.

Set in the heart of Scotland - the stunning Cairngorms National Park.

The ultimate test of soapbox and driver.

25th & 26th July 2009.

Nae jessies.

Entry forms now available for those wanting to race, or why not just come along and watch?

See soapboxracing.co.uk for further details.

Sunday July 26, 2009
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Start: Saturday 25th July 2009
End: Sunday 26th July 2009

DownhillExtreme gravity racing on the longest and most testing course in Britain.

Practice runs, timed qualifying, group races and finals spread over two days.

Hair pin bends, sweeping curves and gun barrel straights.

Set in the heart of Scotland - the stunning Cairngorms National Park.

The ultimate test of soapbox and driver.

25th & 26th July 2009.

Nae jessies.

Entry forms now available for those wanting to race, or why not just come along and watch?

See soapboxracing.co.uk for further details.

Thursday August 13, 2009
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PozidrivStonehaven Carties will be running a workshop to help juniors build their own cartie...and the organisers will even supply the materials!

For just £20, budding gravity racers (accompanied by an adult) can construct and decorate their very own machine, which they can then run down the hill in Mineralwell Park at the end of the month. The only thing that you will need to bring is a 'pozidriv' screwdriver.

Also included is an entry into the Stonehaven Carties Annual Race Event on 30th August, where teams can compete in senior and the junior races as well as for other prizes such as "Best Decorated".

The workshop will be held on the Stonehaven Plainstones at 1pm on Saturday 15th August. Contact David Clayton on 01569 767666 for more information, or see http://www.stonehavencarties.co.uk.

Friday August 21, 2009
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Start: Friday 21st August 2009
End: Sunday 23rd August 2009

 

GoFast!

 

GoFast! SpeedDays - August 21st - 23rd 2009

Eastbourne will once again host the UK's only World Cup downhill event on Beachy Head Road.

Over 200 Racers & Freeriders from the UK and around the world will race down the specially prepared race course reaching speeds in excess of 60mph.

Spectators can enjoy the high speed action of this free to watch event from numerous areas along the course.

Gravity race disciplines include downhill skateboard, street luge, gravity bikes, inline skates, classic luge, slalom & more.

Freeride sessions including a floodlit night session on Friday & Saturday are available for non racers to have a go.

Saturday August 22, 2009
(all day)
Start: Friday 21st August 2009
End: Sunday 23rd August 2009

 

GoFast!

 

GoFast! SpeedDays - August 21st - 23rd 2009

Eastbourne will once again host the UK's only World Cup downhill event on Beachy Head Road.

Over 200 Racers & Freeriders from the UK and around the world will race down the specially prepared race course reaching speeds in excess of 60mph.

Spectators can enjoy the high speed action of this free to watch event from numerous areas along the course.

Gravity race disciplines include downhill skateboard, street luge, gravity bikes, inline skates, classic luge, slalom & more.

Freeride sessions including a floodlit night session on Friday & Saturday are available for non racers to have a go.

Sunday August 23, 2009
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Start: Friday 21st August 2009
End: Sunday 23rd August 2009

 

GoFast!

 

GoFast! SpeedDays - August 21st - 23rd 2009

Eastbourne will once again host the UK's only World Cup downhill event on Beachy Head Road.

Over 200 Racers & Freeriders from the UK and around the world will race down the specially prepared race course reaching speeds in excess of 60mph.

Spectators can enjoy the high speed action of this free to watch event from numerous areas along the course.

Gravity race disciplines include downhill skateboard, street luge, gravity bikes, inline skates, classic luge, slalom & more.

Freeride sessions including a floodlit night session on Friday & Saturday are available for non racers to have a go.

Sunday August 30, 2009
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SCAREThe 2009 event will take place in Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven, on Sunday August 30th at 12:00 pm.

This years event will be preceded by a workshop to help juniors build their own cartie...and the organisers will even supply the materials! For just £20, budding gravity racers (accompanied by an adult) can construct and decorate their very own machine, which they can then run down the hill in mineralwell Park at the end of the month. The workshop will be held on the Stonehaven Plainstones at 1pm on Saturday 15th August. Contact David Clayton on 01569 767666 for more information.

See http://stonehavencarties.co.uk/ for details and entry forms.

Monday August 31, 2009
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Aldington Soap Box Derby 2009

 

To be held on Monday 31st August 2009 starting opposite the Walnut Tree Pub on Forge Hill in Aldington. Full details at http://aldingtonsoapbox.co.uk. Please contact the organisers directly if you have any questions about this event.

Sunday September 13, 2009
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A half-mile course on a close public road with push start, 1:8 hill, chicanes and lots of other malarkey. Possible Camping and party on Saturday night. We positively encourage novice and novelty entries and will also run a class for National Rules soapboxes. Scrutineering likely to be on 30th or 31st August to give you a chance to modify if not safe to run.

Revised rules for 2009 are less restrictive, to try and get more fun into the event. Rules and entry forms will be sent to previous entrants by the middle of December, with entries being opened to all on Twelfth Night (6th January).  There has been a lot of interest from new potential entrants, so get your entry in early to avoid disappointment.  

Full details on the Belchford web site.

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Rules and regulations available on 1st April.

Download from http://www.cookham.com/ (scroll down to the Gravity Grand Prix 2009 link).

Sunday November 15, 2009
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Cadwell Park Gravity Festival

 

Organised by Apple Head Gravity Sport and run at Cadwell Park race track in Lincolnshire. Includes soapbox, gravity bike and stree luge.

Entry forms, rules, etc are on the Apple Head web site.

Wednesday December 30, 2009
Saturday May 22, 2010
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Now including Gravity SidecarBorder Bogie Challenge 2010The 2010 Border Bogie Challenge will run on Saturday May 22nd, and entries will be accepted from the 1st January 2010 onwards. More details will be published on the Border Bogie Challenge web site over the coming months, but last years details should give you a fair idea of what to expect. Keep looking for updates though.

Please contact the organisers for further details.

Sunday June 6, 2010
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See the Mansel Lacy web site for details.

Mansel Lacy Soap Box 2010

Saturday June 12, 2010
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Start: Saturday 12th June 2010
End: Sunday 13th June 2010

Countdown to Catterline Carties

Now including Gravity SidecarCatterline Cartie Challenge

The Catterline Cartie Challenge is an annual competition for home made "gravity powered" soapbox carties which is held as part of Catterline Gala Weekend. It was first held in 2005, and is now one of the highlights of the village year.

Entries for  new teams will be available from Feb 7th 2010.

Details, entry forms, rules, etc are on Catterline Online.

Sunday June 13, 2010
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Start: Saturday 12th June 2010
End: Sunday 13th June 2010

Countdown to Catterline Carties

Now including Gravity SidecarCatterline Cartie Challenge

The Catterline Cartie Challenge is an annual competition for home made "gravity powered" soapbox carties which is held as part of Catterline Gala Weekend. It was first held in 2005, and is now one of the highlights of the village year.

Entries for  new teams will be available from Feb 7th 2010.

Details, entry forms, rules, etc are on Catterline Online.

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Haselor Soapbox Derby This is the second year Haselor has held a Soapbox Derby. 

Prizes for;

  • Team raising the most sponsorship           
  • Furthest distance covered on the day
  • Best turned out soap box and crew          
  • Best distance Adult team
  • Most innovative design                               
  • Best distance Junior Team
  • Best Novelty soap box
Closing date for entries is 30th May 2010. Contact Richard Cresswell on 01789 776054 or see their web site for full details.
Saturday June 19, 2010
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Kirkton of Skene Cartie RaceNow in its 9th year, the Kirkton of Skene Cartie Race is a popular part of the annual village gala.

Cartie workshops are taking place on Saturday 29th May at the Milne Hall, Kirkton of Skene at 2pm, and the organisers are providing kits to get the kids involved in making their own cartie.  

Carties are free with participants only having to collect £30 or more in sponsors. Children to come along with an adult and build their very own cartie, all they will need is a battery drill and a cross-headed screwdriver bit.

The Cartie Races are divided into Children's, teens' races and adults' races.

There are a limited amount of places - so it's first come, first serve. If you are interested phone Kenny Freeman on 01224 742804 to book your place.

 

Sunday June 20, 2010
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Father’s Day Dilly Cart Race

Lanhydrock, Cornwall, Sunday 20 June 2010

Build your own dilly cart and race it in the amazing setting of National Trust Lanhydrock Park, for fun or to win! As long as you're 5 years old or over, then there's a class for you to enter, and there's prizes for the winners.

For more information, rules and regulations, please get in touch with Alice Barker

alice.barker@nationaltrust.org.uk

01208 265278

National Trust Cornwall Office,

Lanhydrock Park,

Bodmin,

Cornwall,

PL30 4DE

Sunday June 27, 2010
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One of the most popular events on the Islands youth calendar.

Details at iowsoapbox.co.uk.

Sunday July 11, 2010
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The 2010 Richards Castle Soap Box Derby will be held on Sunday July 11th on Hanway Common, near Ludlow in Shropshire.

The course is 550m in length, with a vertical drop of 50m and gives speeds up to 45mph. Full details at richardscastlesoapbox.co.uk.

 

The SCA is not associated with this event in any way. If you have any questions about the event, please contact the organisers directly.

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Full details at www.cartrace.pebmarsh.com.

 

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