ZUCCHINI FESTIVAL
AUGUST 14TH, 2021!

 

   Zucchini Festival at the Healdsburg Farmers’ Market!!
Saturday, August 14th, 2021

 

DON’T MISS THE HILARIOUS AND CREATIVE ZUCCHINI RACES AND GIANT ZUCCHINI COMPETITION! REAL ZUCCHINI MADE INTO RACECARS AND RACED DOWN THE SPECIAL MARKET TRACK! TALENTED ZUCCHINI GROWERS COMPETE FOR HEALDSBURG’S BIGGEST ZUKE!
ENTER TO WIN, VOLUNTEER TO HELP OUT, OR JUST COME AND ROOT FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

HOW IT WORKS:
Decorate a zucchini within the size parameters cited below. Put wheels on it so it can be raced down a track.
Judging is based on the decorations, and the primary prizes are given out for decor. Please see the new voting rules below.
The races are held in heats, with each age category raced together. Heat winners receive Market Bucks.

 

RULES & REGULATIONS
• Enter Zucchini Cars and Giants between 8:30 and 9:30 on the day of the contest.
• Age Categories: 7 and under ~ 8-15 ~ 16-adult
• Race cars must be made of real zucchini squash.
• The squash should be the vehicle, not a roller skate or toy truck.
• Wheels and axles must be inserted in the zucchini to be judged, and must be able to roll down the track to be eligible for prizes.
• Wheels can be made of wood, metal, vegetable, or plastic.
• The width of one track is 11 inches, so the width of the car must be less than 11 inches.
Giant Zucchini must be grown by the entrant to be eligible for the competition!

8:30 – 9:30 Registration of Giant Zucchini and Zucchini Racing Cars
9:30-10:15  Public Voting Period
10:00 Giant Zucchini Winners Announced
10:20 Creative Zucchini Winners announced
10:30am Zucchini Car Races Begin

COVID PRECAUTIONS: Due to the uptick in cases in the county, despite being outside, we’ll ask that all who would like to stand next to the race track please wear a mask and maintain as much of a distance as possible from your fellow watchers.

 

NEW VOTING RULES! EVERYBODY VOTES! We’re excited to try a new voting system where each contestant has a receptacle next to their entry, and you put your token in the one you like best. Get your friends and neighbors to come and vote for you!!

 

 

GREAT PRIZES DONATED BY WONDERFUL COMPANIES and MARKET BUCKS (GOOD AT ANY VENDORS’ BOOTH)!

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO VOLUNTEER: manager@healdsburgfarmersmarket.org    707 824-8717