Carnival 2018 Buggy Information

It’s that time of year again folks, we’re only a few weeks out from the start of our 98th Raceday and Carnival weekend, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Many of you likely received our mailing with most of our events for carnival this year, Here is the full list (aside from the races themselves):

Carnival 2018 BAA Event Schedule

Prelims Lead Truck Auction
Open: Mon 16th @ 9am Bid online on your favorite preliminary heats for your chance at the best buggy viewing experience! Rules and link will be posted in a future news post.
Close: Wed 18th @ 11pm
WRCT Pre-Raceday Broadcast
Wed 18th @ 7pm Tune in to hear current students and locals share their predictions for this year’s races, listen locally on 88.3 fm or online via *TIME CHANGE*

Speakers: Ethan Gladding, Michelle Mirabella, Hunter Rideout, and Will Weiner moderating
Myth’s and Legends of Buggy Panel
Thurs 19th @ 12:30pm Taking a page from the Carnival theme this year, a group of panelists across the generations will share their own buggy myths and legends during Design Showcase. Panelists to be announced.
Welcome Back Happy Hour
Thurs 19th @ 7:30pm *NEW LOCATION* This year, our Welcome Back Happy Hour is moving to Fuel and Fuddle, the newest bar with a buggy! Come hang out with other early arrivals and share your Raceday 2018 predictions.
History of Buggy (‘93 edition) w/ Tom Wood
Friday 20th @ 1:30pm Our regular can’t miss event is back as Tom Wood shares a history of buggy focused on the class of ‘93. His talk will be held in the Danforth Conference room in the CUC.
Buggy Meetup and Finals Lead Truck Auction
Friday 20th @ 7:30pm *NEW EVENT* For the first time ever, bid live on the finals heats’ lead truck rides after the heats have been decided, and stick around to share your Raceday experiences at Hough’s taproom, the original bar with a buggy!

(All dates in April 2018; times in ET)

The Raceday Preview will be launching Tuesday morning the 18th, so make sure you’ve updated your membership beforehand so you can get it without delay! Our Roster needs some updating, so we will be putting out a post with all of our members from this year soon.

We are also still looking for some volunteers to help us manage some of the behind the scenes. Please contact us or fill out this form if you would be able to help us out for some or all of the races in any capacity.


See you on the hills!

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    We had a bit of miscommunication with WRCT this year, so our timeslot has moved 1 hour earlier.

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