Mary Poppins

THE CHIMNEY SWEEP CHALLENGE DETAILS

MARY POPPINS FESTIVAL – SUNDAY 3RD JULY 2022

Mary Poppins with umbrella and bag

CHALLENGE REGISTRATION – ON THE DAY

Registration Location: Competitors Marquee – Richmond Street.

Registration Time: Registration commences from 9.00am to 10.30am

Assembly Time: 11.00am

Race Time: 11.30am

Details: All participants will be required to complete a Registration and Indemnity Waiver form. Forms can be picked up at the Competitors Marquee on Richmond Street.

Each participant must sign the registration and indemnity form and ensure the correct age category is selected. The forms will be checked and the rules of the challenge will be explained once the details on the form have been checked.

Challenge Categories

CHIMNEY SWEEP CHALLENGE ASSEMBLY – 11.00AM

The Chimney Sweep Challenge participants must assemble at the Richmond Street competitor’s marquee at 11.00am for a briefing with the races commencing at 11.30am.

Participants will be sorted into their age groups.

There will only be four participants in each race. The fastest time recorded from all the races will be announced as the overall Chimney Sweep Challenge winner.

The rules will be explained again to the participants prior to the race commencing.

THE RACE – THE CHIMNEY SWEEP CHALLENGE – 11.30AM

The races will commence at 11.30am A participant walks up to their bucket and chimney sweep heading towards the chimney. The participant places the balloon in the chimney at the bottom, where they then use the sweep to push the balloon up to the top of the chimney. Once completed the competitor makes their way back to the start line while completing a chimney man jump halfway back. The participant must not run, push, cross In front of other competitors and no sledging. The participant must not start before the start bell/ call and does not end until the participant crosses the finish line.

THE RULES

  • No running
  • No pushing/shoving
  • No crossing in front of other competitors
  • The balloon must stay in the bucket while making your way to the chimney
  • Must complete a heel tap at the end of the race.