Gnomeo & Juliet ‘Mow-down Showdown’ on 5/21


Touchstone Home Entertainment 


‘Mow-down Showdown’ on Saturday, May 21 

U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association Jump Starts Coast-to-Coast 

Season with “Racing Gnomes” Charity Benefit Celebrating  

Film’s May 24th Blu-ray™ Disc & DVD release 

Look Out NASCAR…Here Come The Lawn Mowers! 

WHAT: The U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (the organization that turned a  

weekend chore into a national competitive sport!) continues their 2011 STA-BIL  

racing season with the Gnomeo & Juliet Mow-down Showdown.  

Riders dressed as the film’s iconic red and blue feuding gnome families will race  

for the right to be crowned the winner and present The Berrien County (Michigan)  

Farm Bureau Young Farmers with a donation earmarked for agricultural  

education in Berrien County schools. 


The world of lawn mower racing gathers new mowmentum as this high octane 

sport continues its complete season of lawnmower races across the country with 

140 sanctioned races in 37 states.  Featuring seven classes of mowers, 

participants will compete against one another for the right to be named turf titan! 

The current speed to beat is 96.529 MPH, a record earned by Bobby Cleveland 

in September 2010. 


WHO: Lawn mower racing fans, adventure seekers in Berrien County, MI and… 



WHEN:    Saturday, May 21st  

                        12:00 PM – Press Arrivals 

                        1:00 PM – Race Starts  

WHERE:   Berrien County Youth Fair Grounds 

                         9122 N. US 31 

                        Berrien Springs, MI 49103 

CONTACT: Adam Becker (818) 295-4958 (w) or (323) 397-1853 (cell)