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Annual Oatman Bed Race happening on Sunday.

Oatman, Arizona- Map- Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Oatman, AZ: The town of Oatman, Arizona will be having their is holding annual Oatman Bed Races on Sunday, January 20th, 2013 along Main Street on the historic and world famous Route 66 .

There will be a parade before the bed races starting at 11:00am MT followed by the bed races starting at 12:30pm MT.

The bed race is a spirited contest of teams of 5 people.

The team will have a person riding on the bed well 4 people push the bed down Main Street in the fastest time as possible well during the race, having to change the bed.

The team across the finish line wins.

Cash and prizes will be awarded to the winning team as well as for the best costumes.

The cost to enter the bed race is $50.00 dollars per team.

There is no charge for the public to watch the bed races.

Last minute entries will be taken on the day of the bed races.

**** Directions to the annual Oatman Bed Races: ****

Here are driving directions to Oatman, Arizona for the annual Oatman Bed Races:

** From Kingman, Arizona: **

- Take Interstate 40 driving southwest to Shinarump Road.

- Exit at Shinarump Road (Exit 44) and make a right turn onto Shinarump Road.

- Drive north on Shinarump Road to Oatman Road.

- Make a left turn onto Oatman Road.

- Drive west on Oatman Road and driving up the mountain into Oatman, Arizona.

** From Fort Mohave, Arizona or Needles, California: **

- Take Mohave Valley Highway driving south if coming from Fort Mohave, Arizona or driving north if coming from Needles, California to Boundary Cone Road.

- Drive east on Boundary Cone Road driving up the mountain onto Oatman Road.

- Drive northeast on Oatman-Topock Highway (Main Street) and driving up the mountain into Oatman, Arizona.

** From Topock, Arizona or Lake Havasu City, Arizona: **

- Take Interstate 40 driving west of Arizona Highway 95 (Rice Drive) to Oatman-Topock Highway (Exit 1 or the very last exit before crossing the state line).

- Exit at Oatman-Topock Highway (Exit 1 which is before crossing the state line) and make a right turn onto Oatman-Topock Highway.

- Drive north on Oatman-Topock Highway passing Topock, Arizona and driving up the mountain to Oatman Road.

- Drive northeast on Oatman-Topock Highway (Main Street) and driving up the mountain into Oatman, Arizona.

**** Traffic Alert!!: Main Street in Oatman, Arizona may be closed during the Oatman Bed Races. Use caution when driving because there will be a lot of people and wild burros roaming Main Street. ****

For more information on the annual Oatman Bed Races, please contact Susie at the Oatman Hotel at: 1 (928) 768-4408 or Outlaw Willie at : 1 (928) 768-3272.
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** (Map Was Made By ZachNews Using Google Earth) **

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