Can your Shuttle Race?

Can your Shuttle Race? 

 Enter the ANWG Shuttle Race and find out!


Give a new life to an old or damaged weaving shuttle. Add some wheels, decorate it, and bring it to the conference.

On July 2, at 4:45pm, you can see if your shuttle has what it takes to be crowned champion. Or aim to win the prize for Best Dressed Shuttle. Cost to enter is $2 cash, which will go toward the event prizes.

Look for a Sign up sheet in the conference hospitality room Thursday-Saturday.

Here is a blog post from the Schacht Spindle Company to give you some ideas about how to transform a shuttle into a racer:

We cannot wait to see what you come up with!



-Your racing shuttle must have been a ‘real’ weaving shuttle prior to its transformation

-Your racing shuttle should have wheels, so that it will move down a decline ramp to the finish line

-You need to be at the track, located near Cadboro commons (where the banquet will be held) on July 2 from 4:40-5:00pm to race your shuttle

-This is a fun event. The judge’s decision about which shuttle wins is non-negotiable.

-No performance enhancing drugs or professional athletes, please!




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