free to race, and races will begin at noon, Saturday, May 5 in the Kids Zone.
The Zucchini 600 is a competition to see who can build the
fastest, most creative, and most nutritious cars out of zucchini. There will be
two age groups: 8 and under and 9-14. Three awards will be given in each age
group: fastest, most creative, and most nutritious.
are encouraged to use their imaginations, but motors, batteries, explosives,
and fireworks are prohibited.
encouraged to build their cars during the Pit Stop workshop, from 4-7 p.m. on
Thursday, May 3, at the Farmer’s Market located at the corner of Oak Avenue and
Dale Earnhardt Boulevard. Free zucchinis and additional supplies will be
If racers are unable to make it to the Pit Stop workshop, they will be
able to build their cars the morning of the races from 10-11:45 a.m.at the
Jiggy with the Piggy Festival. Free zucchini and additional supplies will be
available during this time as well.
You can also build your car at home and
bring it to the festival.
For all the rules on the competition click here.