This is it! This is the regional if not national
meet that everyone is genuinely talking about...
THE 27th Annual
What's not to love? Besides the usual camping antics, contestants come from all over the UK to attempt to win The Bogie Race. Men & women hurtling down a field on their own custom built traditional made bogies.
Now we're not saying go find an old fashioned pushchair, nab the wheels and make one, but if you have never attended this meet your missing out.
Spectators and racers enjoy all there is to offer, with local attractions such as the National Coal Mining Museum www.ncm.org.uk just 2 minutes down the road.
30th AUGUST - 7th September 2021
(Now part of the 50th Birthday Meet - Now Called Race Fest)
Race Day is Saturday 4 sept
Denby Ln, Grange Moor, Wakefield WF4 4BJ
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FANCY DRESS THEME FOR YOUR BOGIE IS...
Entries are sought from 2 person teams and each team member must compete in each run.
Each individual will complete 2 runs (4 runs per team)
Individuals can only be in one team per bogie
A bogie can only be used twice
All competitors MUST be Camping and Caravanning Club members and be over 12 years of age.
(There is no upper limit!)
All competitors enter this event at their own risk. Leeds DA and the Camping and Caravanning Club cannot be held responsible for any injuries incurred while participating in or watching this event.
In the interest of safety, all competitors MUST wear protective clothing, a crash helmet and gloves.
The construction can be made from wood and or metal but adopting the traditional idea of bogie building, namely a form of transport made in the backyard using anything you can lay your hands on, some screws, nails, a piece of rope and 4 wheels. It is up to the individual to develop the construction but seriously, we are looking for traditional design with few mod cons and not an F1 model.
It should be designed to carry one person.
It should be man powered, mechanical propulsion shall not be allowed.
It shall have a driver's seat.
It shall have a number plate measuring 75mm x 75mm (3” x 3”) fixed to the front of the bogie in a prominent position.
It shall have 4 wheels preferably 1 at each corner, Wheels do not necessarily have to be the same size all round. There is no restriction on the type of tyre to be used.
Please make sure your wheels are designed to take lateral force, wheels such as push bike wheels often buckle on bends and can lead to accidents and injury.
Overall length 1525mm (5’0”)
Overall width 915mm (3’0”)
Minimum ground clearance 50mm (0’2”)
Overall diameter of wheels 650mm (2’2”)
Be aware that the tunnel is 1500mm high at its highest point. Please make sure your bogie does not exceed 1300mm in height.
S.I.P.S (side impact protection system)
ALL COMPETITORS SHOULD EXAMINE THESE DETAILS AND BRING ANY DISCREPANCIES TO THE ATTENTION OF THE LEEDS DA COMMITTEE PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION.