The new location for the 2020 Outhouse Races is the baseball diamond behind the Iron Horse Pub in Lone Butte. Breakfast buffet from 10am at the Iron Horse Pub, races start at 11am. Teams consist of 3 participants. 2 participants push/pull the outhouse on skis over the race distance, while one is sitting in the outhouse. Outhouses are built by the individual team or can be borrowed from other teams (if permission given before race day). Racing categories are Juniors (age 6 – 16yrs), women & men. Co-ed teams start in men’s category. The fastest team per category wins. Additionally, there will be a prize for the most beautiful/most creative outhouse.
Please pre-register in person at the Iron Horse Pub, e-mail to email@example.com or phone 250 593 4654. Team fee: $10 (if you pre-register), or $15 (if you register on event morning).
Building rules: Outhouses must be a minimum of 5 feet from the floor to the highest point of the outhouse, and a minimum of 9 square feet. Outhouses may be built of any solid material. No chicken wire, barbed wire or glass allowed. No weight requirement. Skis and a “potty” to sit on are mandatory. Outhouses must have four sides, a roof and a doorway. A door is optional and must be secured open during the race. You must push or pull your entry, no motors, pedals or wheels are allowed. Any device for pushing or pulling the outhouse may be used and must be solidly secured to the outhouse. Devices may only extend 12” on each side of the outhouse.