Official Homer Seal

HOMER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

SUMMER FESTIVAL 2004

Homer Celebrates the Olympics!

BED RACE RULES

  • Races will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2004. All entries must report to the Main Street, Homer, sign-in location by 12:30 p.m.
  • Participants will be expected to register for the bed race prior to Aug. 2, 2004.  Registration forms may be mailed to the Homer Area Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 201, Homer, MI  49245. 

  • Beds must have no means of mechanical propulsion. 


  • Bed must have four functional wheels, no more than 6' in diameter, and all wheels must remain in contact with the road surface at all times.


  • All bed race entries must be family oriented.  Printed or verbal statements made by participants or posted on the bed must not be discriminatory towards age, race, sex, gender, marital status, or physical/mental condition.  In addition, bed race participants must be adequately dressed.


  • Participants must follow all guidelines as indicated by bed race coordinators to guarantee the safety of themselves and the parade audience. 

  • There must be four bed pushers and one rider per team, with the rider weighing at least one hundred pounds.  No substitutes will be allowed at any time during the race. 

  • The rider must be appropriately dressed in bed clothing and be wearing a helmet during all heats. 

  • The race will be run in heats of two.  Teams will draw their heat number at check-in time.  Advancing teams will be determined by the quickest times per heat.


  • The application must be completed and returned with the $10.00 application fee.  The application fee covers the cost of gifts awarded to participants.  Make checks payable to the Homer Area Chamber of Commerce and mail with the completed registration to PO Box 201, Homer, MI  49245.


  • No alcoholic beverages or drugs are to be consumed prior to or throughout the bed race. 
  • For more information about the bed race, please contact Jeff Daglow at 517-568-3638 or Jewell Burkwalt at 517-568-4749.


Official Homer Seal

HOMER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

SUMMER FESTIVAL 2004

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