WHAT: The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (the organization that turned a weekend chore into a national competitive sport!) continues their 2011 STA-BIL racing season with the Gnomeo & Juliet Mow-down Showdown.
Riders dressed as the film’s iconic red and blue feuding gnome families will race for the right to be crowned the winner and present The Berrien County (Michigan) Farm Bureau Young Farmers with a donation earmarked for agricultural education in Berrien County schools. the world of lawn mower racing gathers new mowmentum as this high octane sport continues its complete season of lawnmower races across the country with 140 sanctioned races in 37 states. Featuring seven classes of mowers, participants will compete against one another for the right to be named turf titan!
The current speed to beat is 96.529 MPH, a record earned by Bobby Cleveland in September 2010.
WHO: Lawn mower racing fans, adventure seekers in Berrien County, MI and…gnomes!
WHEN: Saturday, May 21st
- 12:00 PM – Press Arrivals
- 1:00 PM – Race Starts
WHERE: Berrien County Youth Fair Grounds: 9122 N. US 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49103
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