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Barrel Racing

April 14, 2019 at the Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium

Lake Elsinore Storm vs. the San Bernardino 66ers
Racers meet at 11am • Game begins at 1pm • Playoffs take place during the game • Registration is FREE

REGISTRATION:
Limited to 20 entries. Pre-Register for the race:
Each participant must download, sign, and return the waiver on April 14 in order to participate.
Waivers can be emailed to info@tvbwf.com or bring them in person to the address below.
Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Office. 41755 Rider Way, Unit 1, Temecula CA 92590
or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/tvbwf
WIN A FULL HOOK-UP CAMPSITE TO THE 2019 TEMECULA VALLEY BALLOON & WINE FESTIVAL
Roll out the barrels to your weekend at the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival & Promenade of Temecula Barrel Races. It’s time for creativity, levity, zany, zippy and ZINSATIONAL Wine Barrel Racing Sunday, April 14, 2019, 11 a.m. until we’re done. This is a test of skill, ingenuity (and sometimes just plain stupidity) for you, your staff and family.

And YOU can win a CAMPSITE, weekend passes, reserved concert seating and more prizes. ALL ENTRANTS win a pair of 2019 Adult G.A. tickets for your choice of Friday, Sunday or Sunday, May 31-June 2, 2019. Win special prizes for different categories. Some of you like to RACE, others prefer to SHOW OFF your creativity and personality, so we have created 2 distinct categories:

PRIZES:

SHOW OFFS

Your barrel is cute, quirky, funny or amazing – just maybe not fast

1st = 1 Dry Campsite, 2 Weekend Combo Tickets. ($445 Value)

2nd = 2 Reserved seats at concert, (One Day only, your choice, Friday, Sunday or Sunday) $200 Value

3rd = 2 Weekend Combo Tickets ($120 value)

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All Entrants = Barrels displayed at Festival

SERIOUS RACERS

Your Barrel and your team are trained and like to run.

1st = 1 Full Hook-Up campsite, 2 Weekend Combo Tickets ($595 Value)

2nd = 2 Reserved seats at concert, (One Day only, your choice, Friday, Sunday or Sunday) $200 Value

3rd = 2 Weekend Combo Tickets ($120 value)

All Entrants = Barrels displayed at Festival

REGISTRATION AND RULES
2019 TEMECULA VALLEY BALLOON & WINE FESTIVAL REGISTRATION/WAIVER APRIL 14, 2019, 11 A.M.
LAKE ELSINORE STORM BASEBALL STADIUM

Form must be submitted in advance. Limit 20 race car contestants.

BRING YOUR FRIENDS TO CHEER FOR YOU!

Tickets to the Storm are required for Guests. Click here to purchase Storm tickets. Race participants are free.

  • Registration is free but MUST BE DONE IN BY MARCH 31, 2019, 5 P.M.
  • As a participating team, you and a partner will have the opportunity to PUSH or PULL your barrel racecar through our chicane course.
  • You will get to compete head to head throughout the day in time trials and one-on-one races to see who runs away the grand prize!
  • You will be competing for prizes, tickets to the Festival and the chance to be hailed as the Barrel Racing Champion.
  • Your barrel race car can be made of any standard wooden barrel, including half barrels from the garden store.
  • Your barrel race car must maintain the “integrity” of a barrel, meaning some of the shape.
  • Your barrel race car needs some form of break.
  • Your team name and barrel can be named after your business or organization.
  • Minors must have parent’s signature on application.
  • Barrel race cars to be delivered to race site between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • ALL VEHICLES MUST BE INSPRECTED PRIOR TO RACE.
  • TEAMS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND PRE-RACE SAFETY INSPECTION AND TESTING.
  • A PERFORMANCE TEST OF STEERING, STOPPING AND TOWING WILL BE CONDUCTED 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THIS RACE.
  • All race cars can choose their own race car number or accept one assigned to you. Number does not mean your order of racing.
  • All team members must sign a liability form prior to racing. (Failure to do so will result in immediate disqualification.)
  • UNSAFE VEHICLES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AT DISCRETION OF RACE OFFICIALS.
  • To help with traffic flow, pop-up tents or similar are restricted from the pit areas.
  • Team members must be 18 years or older or have the signature of a parent or guardian.
  • ALL BARREL RACE CARS must maintain the integrity of the barrel shape. Barrels cannot be disassembled, and wood used to make a race car that does not contain the BARREL SHAPE.
  • Barrel embellishments such as wings and tails, or fender flares, cannot exceed 24″ on any side of the barrel.
  • VEHICLES MUST BE CONSTRUCTED IN A SAFE, WORKMAN-LIKE MANNER AND MUST BE ABLE TO WITHSTAND THE RIGORS OF MULTIPLE RACE HEATS.
  • Each vehicle must have a minimum of two wheels in contact with the track at all times during the race.
  • Each vehicle must have functional brakes (hand brake, foot pedal brake) that remains functional throughout the event. Failure to comply will result in immediate disqualification.
  • No dragging of feet “Fred Flintstone” style brakes.
  • No boat anchors.
  • No brakes that require contact with the road.
  • Each vehicle must be HUMAN POWERED… with a driver and a pusher or puller. MAXIMUM 2 PEOPLE PER TEAM.
  • No additional propulsion is permitted. This includes moveable weights, batteries, wind, solar, giant rubber bands, rocket engines and anything else that the judges determine to be an unfair advantage.
  • Each vehicle MUST HAVE STEERING that is functional to the “driver.”
  • Barrel must be all ballast.
  • Driver must be adequately secured in place.
    No automobile frames and axles will be permitted.
  • “Head First” driver/passenger positions will not be allowed due to a higher risk of injury.
  • Each driver is required to wear a helmet that is secured to his or her head by a strap.
  • At a minimum, helmets must meet bicycle helmet standards. (Full-face helmets are recommended.)
  • Each driver and pusher must wear closed-toed shoes. (Other protective gear is also recommended.)
  • NO registered racer is to consume alcohol until they have been eliminated from the event.
  • NO cell phone use by pusher or driver during a race.
  • The winner of a heat will be determined by the first barrel race car to cross the finish line by its FRONT WHEELS.
  • Race officials have the right to disqualify anyone at any time.
  • RULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE RACE COMMITTEE.
  • Race cars will be separated between 2-wheel (chariot style or bicycle style) and 2+ wheels styles (3-4).
  • As a participating team, you and a partner will have the opportunity to PUSH or PULL your barrel racecar through our chicane course.
  • You will get to compete head to head throughout the day in time trials and one-on-one races to see who runs away the grand prize!
  • You will be competing for prizes, tickets to the Festival and the chance to be hailed as the Barrel Racing Champion.
  • The cost to build each vehicle may not exceed $500.
  • You KEEP your Barrel Race Car for future races and to brag of your great race adventure.
  • Race car participants will be invited to opening night to show off their vehicles.
REGISTRATION:
Limited to 20 entries. Pre-Register for the race:
Each participant must download, sign, and return the waiver on April 14 in order to participate.
Waivers can be emailed to info@tvbwf.com or bring them in person to the address below.
Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Office. 41755 Rider Way, Unit 1, Temecula CA 92590
or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/tvbwf

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