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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!

2015 KGC GRAND CHAMPIONS

Tempus Fugatives

ART

1st: 420 Bite Me Punk AND Funguy!*

2nd: Shells Angles

3rd: Hot Roddenberrys

* Funguy's 1st Place Art award was given, then taken away, but then we gave it back.

ENGINEERING

1st: Tri-Lo-Bike

2nd: Melvin

3rd: Flaming Farmer

TIME

1st: Flying Spaghetti Monster 10:35

2nd: Melvin 11:26

3rd: Buggy for Glory 13:15

PAGEANTRY

1st: Hot Roddenberrys

2nd: Siren Team Hoosier Daddy

3rd: Team Goddess

ACES

141 Flying Spaghetti Monster 10:35

106 Melvin 11:26

133 Buggy for Glory 13:15

112 Tri-Lo-Bike 13:47

104 Tempus Fugatives 13:52

111 Spud Bug 16:48

102 Flaming Farmer 17:01

144 Packrat 17:28

6:32

Pear County Chopper

Best Bribe

Hot Roddenberries

Best Campsite

Sargent

Best Junior

We Are Colfax

Best Pit Crew

Funguys Too.20

Best Volunteer - Racers Vote

Alice

Biggest Splash

Heads Up

Corvallis da Vinci Days Committee Choice

Pineapple Express

Goddess Jen-O Award

Running Road Runner Down

Golden Dinosaur
(1st to breakdown after leaving the Plaza)

Screwball

Golden Flipper - H2O
(Best flip in water)

Corpie Cruiser

Lifetime Achievement Award

Rob Dog Corpstein

Mediocre Award
(Middle of the pack)

Top of the Mountain TO YOU

Most Improved

Tri-Lo-Bike

Never Give Up
(Poor Pitiful Me)

lotechnotech

One for the Little Guy

Moonshine Banditos

PT Committee Choice

Mite Make It

Racers' Choice - Racers Vote

Whale of a Wedding

Second to Last

Mariners: Team Hoosier Daddy

Spectators' Fave

Hot Roddenberries

Spirit of the Glorious Founder

Judi Kofford

Teddy Bear Award

1st: Meri, the Monarch

2nd: Team Goddess

They Came From Out of Town

No Guts, Know Glory

You Klever Rascal
(Best Eng for Non-ACE)

Horseless Carriage

 

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

2014 poster by Lucas Thornton