3rd Annual Cardboard Derby Classic

Cardboard Derby

Back by popular demand! Arizona Snowbowl’s 3rd Annual Cardboard Derby Classic, presented by Historic Brewing Company, is on Saturday, March 31!



Build your own vessel using ONLY corrugated cardboard, duct tape, glue, and paint. Race your solo or team vessel down Agassiz Run for fun, prizes, and awards!  For inspiration to build your vessel, check out this last year’s Cardboard Derby Classic Video.


Big Thanks to this year’s sponsors: 

  • Title Sponsor – Historic Brewing Company 
  • REI Coop
  • DoubleTree by Hilton 
  • Great Circle Media


Event guidelines: 

  • helmets are required for all sled riders
  • $10 registration fee per sled 
  • all sleds must pass the inspection. See rules and regulations here.


Event timeline: 

  • 4-5:00 p.m. staging, registration and inspection 
  • 5:30 p.m. race begins (solo and team heats)
  • 6:30 p.m. awards



  • Solo and Team Best Sled (judged)
  • First to Cross the Finish Line (Solo and Team)
  • Public Voted Favorite 
  • Best Yard Sale 


Prizes include: 

  • $50-$150 gift cards – presented by Historic Brewing Company 
  • Two tickets to Tim McGraw & Faith Hill ($200 value) – presented by Great Circle Media
  • Goal Zero Yeti 150 Portable Power Station ($200 value) – presented by REI COOP Flagstaff
  • One night stay ($150 value) and a $50 gift card to Sakura restaurant – presented by DoubleTree by Hilton 
  • …and more!


See the entire rules and regulations here.