Telluride One to One Mentoring Program

One to Oneís Family Event and Fundraising Event!

Itís time for One to One, San Miguel Mentoring Programís 9th annual Cardboard Sled Derby and BBQ, which will take place on the Tubing Hill at the Telluride Ski Area, March 12th.  Registration is free and will begin at 9:30am. The race begins at 10:30am.  The derby is for all school-aged children, ages 5-17.  There are three categories for the winners:  1st, 2nd and 3rd place for Race Winners, Speed and Creativity.  All participants receive a consolation prize and the place winners receive trophies.  All registration and liability forms must be in by March 7th.   The BBQ following the race is free to all participants in the derby, $10 for spectators, and $5 for non-participating children and mentors. Last year, over 100 kids raced down the tubing hill.  The sleds are made by using only cardboard, string, paper, tape, glue and paint, and then put to the test on the race hill. 

Rules and Requirements

  • Participants can only be on one sled team. Open to school-aged children ages 5-17
  • In order to participate each team member MUST have a completed Waiver and Release Form signed by their parent or guardian.
  • Sled may be made only of cardboard, tape, paper, glue, string and paint.  No metal tape is allowed.
  • Waxing optional
  • Participants are required to wear helmets, goggles, gloves, long sleeves, and long pants.
  • No parents will be allowed at the starting line area

          Sleds must have a minimum of 6 inches in front, back, and 2 sides

Sled Building Workshop Dates:

(Workshops will be at Youth Link)

Grades 1-4                                                Grades 5 & up

Wednesday, February 23                                Thursday, February 24

3:30-5:30                                                  3:30-5:30

            Wednesday, March 2                                               Thursday, March 3

            3:30-5:30                                                      3:30-5:30

            Wednesday, March 9                                               Thursday, March 10

                        3:30-5:30                                                      3:30-5:30

Please join us for a great sled race and BBQ March 12th on the Tubing Hill!  Remember, this event is for the kids!

For more information about the race, rules, registration forms or becoming a mentor call (970) 728-0885 or email us at