800 N Olive St
San Antonio, TX 78202
11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012
Outdoors | Recreation
The 8th Annual OFFICIAL DIGNOWITY HILL PUSHCART DERBYSaturday, October 27th, 2012 11-7pmLockwood 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. RULESPushcart- 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: firstname.lastname@example.orgCall Derby Manager - Rina Moreno: 210-643-978Like us on facebook at The Official Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby
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