Downhill Derby set in Cobden

A Cobden Downhill Derby in the Village event is planned Saturday, Sept. 28.

The derby is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. The event is presented by the Cobden Community and Business Association and the Village of Cobden.

The derby will take place on a closed-off street in the Village of Cobden.

Competitors will run multiple heat races and will be awarded for the fastest runs in five divisions.

The divisions include ages 6-13, 14-17, 18 and above, teams under 18 and teams 18 and above.

Categories will include competitive (built for speed), novelty/creativity (built for fun) and People’s Choice (spectator favorite).

Registration ends at 1 p.m. on the day of the event. A drivers meeting is planned at 1:30 p.m.

More information is available at

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158

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