* IT’S A CUTTING HEDGE EVENT! *
Touchstone Home Entertainment
GNOMEO & JULIET
‘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)