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Zucchini Races – Palmerston Fair

Zucchini Races

Zucchini Races

The races were a huge success in 2022 and will be returning for the 2023 fair.

The races will be held on Sunday at 2:00 pm

Soup up your Zuc! No drivers license necessary. Grow or buy a zucchini. Add wheels. Add decorations. Or come to the workshop  between 12:00 and 1:30 where there will be limited zucchinis, wheels and decorations for you to build your race car! Time to race!


Pins for all participants, rosettes for first prize in each class, ribbons for 2nd and 3rd. Trophy for the overall winner. Outlaw class will have ribbons for race winners and a trophy for the most original racer.

3 classes:

● sprouts under 8

● young bucks  8-16

● young at heart  16+


Vehicle specs:

● width  maximum 8″

● length maximum 15″

● wheels maximum 4″ in diameter


Outlaw class:

● open to all ages and any vegetable. Use your imagination to create a racing vegetable keeping to the above vehicle specs. 


Zucchini seeds donated by Roberta’s Tomato Seeds and More in Palmerston. Contact Wes & Lynda Alexander (519-343-2365 ) or Jim & Bonnie Dopfer (519-343-3352).