Race Course Map and Events
2011 Schedule of Events
Before the EventsJoin the racers as they prepare their sculptures for the brake and equipment test.
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Boat launch ramps behind the Four Points Sheraton Hotel off Harbor Blvd. Turn right on Schooner Drive. Park in the Special Events area or the dirt parking lot by the launch ramps. Do not park in the boat launch area.
Harbor Water RaceLaunch of kinetic sculptures into the harbor. The sculptures will be propelled down the channel towards the docks in front of the restaurants in the Harbor Village. Racers will go to a designated dock to pick up an object to prove they reached the dock. They then will turn around and head back toward the harbor entrance.
Time: 10:22 AM
Location: Boat launch ramps behind the Four Points Sheraton Hotel
Best viewed at: Mother's Cove Beach behind The Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center
Sand ChallengeSculptures will race on the sand from Mother's Cove Beach to Surfer's Knoll, cross Spinnaker Drive, and park on the grass area by the carousel.
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Mother's Cove Beach and Surfer's Knoll
Best viewed at: Mother's Cove Beach
Lunch BreakEnjoy lunch at one of the restaurants in the area.
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Grass area
Road RaceRacers will enter the parking lot executing an oval race course around the lot's islands. A figure 8 will be negotiated with sculptures trying to avoid collisions at the cross-over point.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Harbor Village parking lot by grassy area
Best viewed at: Grass area by mud pit
Mud ChallengeSculptures will enter the mud pit and try to traverse it.
Time: 2:30 PM (when the first sculpture finishes the oval race course)
Location: Large grass area opposite Blackbeard's BBQ
Best viewed at: parking lot road and grass area by mud pit
After the EventsMeet the racers and see the sculptures up close.
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: large grass area