Telluride Cardboard Sled Derby

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Cardboard Sled Derby

The Telluride Cardboard Sled Derby is a fun event for all kids and families. With three different classes of creativity,speed and overall winners there is a lot of fun for kids 5 to 17.

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Organization: One to One Mentoring
Date: 03/19/2016 update info
Time: 10:30:00 AM - 2:00:00 PM
Event Cost: $25/sled
Venue: Nastar Race Hill in Telluride,CO
Event Details:

Each rider MUST have a signed Waiver and Release Form to participate. NO EXCEPTIONS. Maximum of 2 RIDERS per sled Riders may race on one sled team only Sled may be constructed of corrugated cardboard, tape and glue ONLY with string/rope for handles   No Sonotubes, pressed paper, metal, plastic, wood or metal tape Sleds must have a front, bottom and two sides. All sides must be a minimum of  6 inches in height. Waxing and oiling are permitted Participants are required to wear ski helmets, goggles, gloves, long sleeves and long pants No ski boots are allowed No parents allowed at the starting line area

  • The Telluride Cardboard Sled Derby is a fun event for all kids and families. 
  • Kids 5 to 17 can enter for free
  • In mid March each year

Overview: The Telluride Cardboard Sled Derby is held by the One to One mentoring program in Telluride and is the most popular of their annual events. The Derby draws masses of local kids as they compete in three categories.  

Where: The event takes place on the Tubing Hill at the Telluride Ski Area.

When: This event takes place in mid March each year

Cost: The Derby is open to all children ages 5-17 and registration is free

Details: There are trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in Race Winners, Creativity and Speed. All other sled racers will receive a consolation prize. But remember, only cardboard, string, paint, glue, tape, and paper are allowed to make the sleds. Also, all racers must wear a helmet, gloves, goggles and long pants and sleeves. After the Derby, there is a free BBQ for all participants.