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2018 25th Annual Calypso’s Cove Charity Go-Kart Race

Celebrating 25 years! We are proud to announce the 25th year of the Calypso’s Cove Charity Go-Kart Race! To date, the Go-Kart race has raised over $265,000 for many local causes. This exciting event brings local businesses together to vie for the coveted trophy and to work together as a community for worthy causes. We would like to cordially invite you to take part in this exciting event and to help us celebrate the 25th year and the end of summer!

The 25th Annual Calypso’s Cove Charity Go-Kart Race will take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Rain Date is Thursday, September 13, 2018. The beneficiaries for this year’s race are St. Bartholomew’s, Niccolls Memorial and Inlet Community Churches Food Pantries! In addition, we ask that the community bring non-perishable food items for donation to further help with this cause.

Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 – please call 315-369-6145 to confirm postponement due to rain). Gates will open at 5:00 PM with racing to begin at 5:30 PM sharp.

Entry Fee: $275, which covers five racers who will each run in two heats, along with food and tickets for 3 beverages for each racer. Additional beverages can be purchased for $3 each. Team leaders should send their check for $275 and a list of five racers to Calypso’s Cove Charity Go-Kart Race, 3183 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420. Interest in the race is high, so don’t be disappointed, send your entry today. The deadline for entry is 5:00 PM Monday, September 10 or the maximum team limit.

Race Spectators will be admitted for a donation of $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children under twelve. The donation includes food and tickets for 3 beverages. Additional beverages can be purchased for $3 each. All proceeds from the event are donated to the benefactors. Please bring ID for proof of age.

Raffle – Race participants and spectators can purchase raffle tickets before or during the event. Door prize raffles will be awarded throughout the evening and the same tickets are used for a 50/50 raffle at the end of the race. If you are interested in donating a door prize or gift certificate please call 315-369-6145 or stop into the Enchanted Forest Water Safari office. 50/50 Raffle – 50% of the raffle money will be split between the above benefactors. If you send in your race entry by August 31, with your payment for 50/50 raffle tickets at $5.00 each or 10 for $20.00, we will double the number of tickets placed in the drawing. Ticket numbers will be issued the day of the race and tickets will also be on sale at the event.

Please return a list of team members and signed rules with your entry fee. It is the responsibility of the team captain to be sure that all team members are aware of the rules. Team members may be substituted the night of the race. Team captains must check in at the entrance to pick up team envelope.

Download Race Entry Form