Participants race their go-carts down Rideau Street hill at Lorne Avenue East.
The 28th annual Kiwanis Kar Derby was the largest ever. Held May 31, it attracted 104 boys and girls, ages eight to 14, who launched their cars down the Rideau Street hill at Lorne Ave. East.
Best Decorated went for the car built by Rob Holland from Brandon. He flew his grandson Emerson Pickyk in from Calgary to race the car. Emerson also got an award for travelling the furthest distance to drive. (SUBMITTED)
Best Design was awarded for the car built and entered by Les and Christine Riddell. The driver was Jordan Stewart. (SUBMITTED)
The Most Original Car was entered by Canadian Veterinary Ultrasound Service. It had two drivers, Ian Cox (87) and Casey Campbell (107). (SUBMITTED)
The event is The Kiwanis Club of Brandon's major fundraiser. All the money raised by Kiwanis goes to help the Children of Brandon.
In the award photos below, Brandon’s deputy mayor Shawn Berry (left) and Roy Bird, governor of the Kiwanis Western Canada District, were on hand to present trophies.
Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition June 12, 2014