5th Annual CVD Outhouse Races
sponsored by Cal-State Site Services

Entry Deadline: May 5, 2017

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Entry fee: $50.00 per outhouse



The deadline to enter is Friday, May 5, 2017. 

Make checks payable to: Conejo Valley Days

Mail entry form and payment to:

501-I So. Reino Road, Ste. 282
Newbury Park, CA  91320



Outhouse Race Rules and Registration


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The first rule of consideration is SAFETY for the racers and for the public. Use good sense based on safety for all… construction of outhouse, in dress and in racing!

Race Regulations

  1. Outhouses should be delivered to the Conejo Valley Days site (Conejo Creek Park South) by TUESDAY, May 10, between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
  2. The race will take place at Conejo Valley Days on Sunday, May 15
  3. The race course distance will be approx. 200 feet. Racers/outhouses must stay in assigned lanes. Lane encroachment will cause heat disqualification if it interferes with competitor’s ability to race.
  4. Outhouse must be under control of both pushers when crossing the finish line.
  5. No unnecessary roughness will be allowed.
  6. Two outhouses race at a time, in double elimination, until all outhouses have raced.
  7. The first outhouse to reach the finish line wins.
  8. In case of a tie, the heat will be rerun.
  9. The decisions of the judges are final.
  10. All team members must have signed “hold harmless” agreements.
  11. Technical inspections for the outhouse design will take place before the race.
  12. All outhouse entries must abide by the building code rules as stated in the Official Rules.
  13. Any outhouse not in compliance may not race until the problems are rectified.
  14. Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. In addition, there will be a People’s Choice Award.

Team Rules

  1. Each team consists of 2 pushers or pullers, one rider and two (2) alternates. Maximum of five (5) people can be on each team and one (1) person must ride inside the outhouse and remain in the outhouse throughout the race.
  2. All team members must wear safety helmets during race.
  3. All team members must be at least 16 years of age and provide proof of age. Minors (under 18) must have parent/guardians signed permission slip to participate.
  4. There is no weight limit for riders.
  5. Team members are encouraged to wear identifying uniforms or costumes.
  6. Changing positions during the race is not allowed.

Construction Requirements

  1. Outhouse should have 4 sides, a roof and a door way, and it may also have a door (curtain closure ok)  but the door MUST be secured open during the race. No weight requirement.
  2. Windows are allowed but NO glass.
  3. Any number and size of wheels may be used. (You will be racing on grass so adjust designs accordingly)
  4. Bicycle parts are permitted but no intact bicycles are allowed.
  5. OH interior must contain a toilet seat with a hole that one team member sits on/in during the race. The seat must be attached securely to the outhouse. The rider must hold onto some type of grasping device during race for safety reasons.
  6. Interior of OH must have one roll of toilet paper on a roll holder or hanger.
  7. OH must be at least five (5) feet from the floor to the highest point of the outhouse.
  8. OH width should be between 2.5 – 3.5 feet in any direction.  Bulk not to exceed 4 feet.
  9. You must push or pull your entry, people power only (no ropes, motors or pedals are allowed for pulling)
  10. Each outhouse must have its name or theme displayed on the exterior of outhouse.


Form a team, get to building and have fun!


Scenes from the 2nd Annual CVD Outhouse Races


2015 Champs: CONTEST KINGS

Photos of the 59th Annual Conejo Valley Days May 7-10, 2015, Conejo Creek Park, Thousand Oaks, CA USA

2014 Champs: PARTY POOPERS

2nd Annual CVD Outhouse Race Winners

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