28th Annual Handcar Derby
May 4 & 5, 2019
Click Here for 2018 Results

Handcar Racing, Pushers Contest & Quadripede Racing
- Entry form & Rules Below






Our Official Racing Handcars are supplied for time trials & racing


Folsom Handcar Derby Competition Information
Tentative 2019 schedule


SATURDAY, May 4th
9:00 am – 3:00 pm                 Registration/Practice/Qualifying
Teams get practice, trial time run, and safety training on Handcar

Team Photos

SUNDAY, MAY 5th
9:00 am – 9:45 am                 Pusher’s Contest

9:45 am – 10:00 am               Opening Ceremony

10:00 am – 1:00 pm              Handcar Racing

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm                 Quadripede Racing           

2:30pm – End                       Award Ceremony/Photo Op

All Teams included in Teardown.....an Event Tradition

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The race site is located at East Bidwell Street at Broadstone Parkway
in front of the Broadstone Marketplace.

Folsom is located 20 minutes east of Sacramento
and 90 minutes from South Lake Tahoe.


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