AREA — The West Paris Downhill Derby will be held Saturday, July 10, August 14 and September 11. Anyone age 7 to 14 is welcome to join in on this racing event. Some derby cars are available to use for those that do not have a car. Borrowed cars are offered on a first come, first serve basis. Helmet and sneakers are required. Parent must be present to sign the permission slip. Registration is 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Racing starts at 10:30 a.m. CDC guidelines will be followed. The event is being held at 25 Kingsbury Street, West Paris. The snack shack will be open. An Anything Goes event will be held after the Downhill Derby if there are participants. Anything Goes is a fun race for older children and adults that entices you to use your imagination when building a car. Racers in the past have gone down the hill in a canoe, furnace, BBQ grill and a small pool. Anything Goes cars can be anything on wheels, but no motor. Requirements for Anything Goes cars are that they have functioning steering, functioning breaks and you must be able to push it up the hill. Racers must wear a helmet and sneakers. Come race or just to enjoy the event.

Steve McCann, Chairman of the West Paris Downhill Derby, takes a run down Derby Hill in a BBQ grill.

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