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Welcome to the official site of the Kinetic Grand Championship, a 3-day race along California's northern coast from Arcata to Ferndale. Racers compete for glory in all variety of people-powered kinetic kontraptions, pedaling along roads, the beach... even through the Humboldt Bay!

The Race is ON!

2014 Kinetic Grand Champions, Tempus Fugitives.

(Photo by Jose Quezada)

Kinetic Grand Championship 2015 will be:

Memorial Day Weekend, May 23rd, 24th, & 25th!

Celebrate 47 years of Human Powered Art Racing in Humboldt.

Other Kinetic Universe events coming up this season:

Kinetic Classic Kid Powered Art Race

Mother's Day, Sunday May 10th.

Sacco Amphitheatre, Waterfront Drive, Eureka.

Rutabaga Ball

Saturday May 16th.

Redwood Raks Ballroom, Creamery Arts District, Arcata

Kinetic Universe is always looking for race sponsors to help keep Kinetics free to watch.

Want to help out behind the scenes? Become a kinetic volunteer.


Kinetic Grand Championship Poster 2014 by Lucas Thornton
Posters: Past & Present

2014 poster by Lucas Thornton