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Kinetics at Union Reservoir

A variety of images from past Longmont Kinetic Sculpture Races

2013 Longmont Kinetic Sculpture Race

The City of Longmont and proudly sponsor this fun, family-friendly event that provides unique entertainment in the form of zany, human-powered Kinetic Sculptures. Join us Saturday, July 20, at Union Reservoir (0461 WCR 26, Longmont, CO) and celebrate a day full of creativity, ingenuity, science and art!

Saturday, July 20 - Race Day Events:

9 am: Gates Open
10 am: Live music, food, and more!
11 am: Sculpture Parade
12 pm: Sculpture Race
2 pm: Kinetics Kardboard Race for Kids
3 pm: Awards Ceremony

Kinetic Sculpture Race
To get info on the latest information leading up to the event click here.

2013 Sculpture Race Registration online or download registration form.

Kinetics Kardboard Race for Kids

Avast young buccaneers ages 10 -15! Be some of the first sailors to race through Union Reservoir on a boat made only of ‘kardboard’ and duct tape! It’s not too late to construct a sea-worthy vessel made of found materials for this year’s Kinetics Kardboard Race for Kids. The race starts at 2 pm on Saturday, June 21, with festivities beforehand.
Download the 2014 Kardboard rule book.
2014 Kardboard Race Registration online or download Kardboard Race registration form.

Vendors & Merchants
There is still room in the vendor area for merchants. Longmont sales tax and use license required. For more information call 303-651-8405 or email.


Volunteers are still needed! Be part of one of Boulder County’s wackiest events. Shifts include 9am – 12, 12 – 3pm, or 11am – 2pm. Sign up today!

For event information, please call 303-651-8406.


Updated 4/17/2014 by Web page author, S. Dabney (303) 774-4827