Join us for the 7th Annual Big Monster’s Bed Race!
Watch local bars and businesses dress up and team up to race beds down 7th Ave. in Historic Ybor City.
Free for all ages! Prizes for fastest time and people’s choice for favorite bed.
Presented by FantasmaFest and Ybor Merchants Association.
Race takes place along 7th Ave between 15th & 17th Streets
$100.00 entry fee per team, 5 people per team + volunteer (MANDATORY)
- Twin Beds only. Handles, if used, may not extend more than 4” per side and ends must be capped or covered.
- Beds must include a mattress. Pads do not qualify.
- Beds must be designed with four functional wheels making contact with the road surface at all times. NO motors or mechanical assistance is allowed!
- All beds will be inspected prior to racing for safety and/or mechanical issues.
- Racing teams shall consist of one rider and four runners/pushers. No pullers.
- Racers must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
- (1) person from each team MUST work the event (MANDATORY)
- All bed racers MUST sign the Waiver of Liability and acknowledgement of the Bed Race
- Rules and Regulations before participating in the race.
- Beds must be themed and theme or costume attire is strongly encouraged.
- All runners/pushers should wear athletic shoes suitable for street running.
During the Race
- Bed riders must sit or lay flat on the bed. Rider must wear a helmet.
- All runners/pushers must be in control of their bed until it comes to a complete stop.
- Teams should not interfere or impede the progress of an opposing team
- Award will be given to the team with the fastest time.
- An additional award People Choice Award will be given.