Nicknamed “Riley’s Rascal Derby Race,” the event is open to racers in three age divisions: 7 – 12 years of age; 13-17 years; and 18 and older.
Post officials said prizes will be awarded for top speed in each age caegory and for best designs, including funniest car, most creative and the “Spirit of Fort Riley.”
Cars can only be powered by gravity and all racers must wear helmets. Racers can register for the derby online at riley.armymwr.com. The deadline to register is August 1st. Detailed rules are available on riley.armymwr.com and www.facebook.com/rileymwr. You can call 785-239-4983 for more information. Participants and spectators should check www.facebook.com/rileymwr prior to the event for any updates.