12th Annual Cardboard Derby

 GET READY, GET SET, GET CREATIVE: misssipapubusThe Cardboard Derby gets bigger and better every year! To get an idea of how it works, or for inspiration for building your own vessel (remember: the best loot goes to the most creative derbies), check out this Sipapu Derby video.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED - arrive early on Saturday to register (registraiton is open from 8:00-10:00).

NEW for 2014
Each vessel may only be assigned to ONE individual or team only. Example: if the Smith family is entering their vessel, the Sipapu Cardboardominator, as a team, it may not be used again in another division or by another individual/team.

Build your own vehicle (made of cardboard, duct tape, string, twine and paint only) and race your craft down the mountain for your chance to win a prize (we're giving away thousands of dollars in giveaways!)


All ages and vehicle sizes are welcome--this is a FUN event for families!


Junior (ages 12 and under)
• Solo
• Team (up to 5 people)

Teen (ages 13-20)
* Solo
* Team

 Adult (ages 21 and older)
• Solocrowd
• Team (up to 5 people)


• All Cardboard Derby crafts must be constructed using cardboard, duct tape, string or twine and paint only. Any other materials used will result in disqualification.
• Helmets are required (some available at the race).
• The objective is to successfully negotiate and complete the Cardboard Derby course with your vessel and all team members intact!


• Entries will be awarded points based on how close they hit the bull’s eye at the end of the course.
• The vessel with the most points wins!
• Prizes will also be awarded for creativity, construction and costumes.derbyphoto2

Prizes Up For Grabs:
Vacation packages (courtesy of Buffalo Thunder, El Pueblo Lodge and more), gift certificates, lift tickets and much, much more!


March 14, 2015

Day-of registration begins at 8 a.m.
Please check-in and have your vessel ready for inspection by 9 a.m.
Racer’s Meeting: 10 a.m. on the back patio (mandatory)
Cardboard Derby: 10:30 a.m.

Base area, Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

Cost: $10 per vessel, collected on race day.deere

Questions? Call Stacey at 505-414-1550.

A special thank you to our sponsors:
Buffalo Thunder, El Pueblo Lodge, Pizanos, KTAOS

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