Rev up your engines for the Mushroom Rally in St. Louis

If you love go-karts and Mario, then the Mushroom Rally is a dream come true for you!

Wondering what it’s all about?

Then you came to the right place!

Mushroom Rally in St. Louis

It’s pretty much Mario Kart racing but in real life.

You have two chances to get behind the wheel: October 12 and 13.

All you have to do is dress up as your favorite character from the classic video game and hop in a go-kart.

Okay, there’s a little more to it than that.

You have to buy a ticket to compete first. Tickets are $55 each.

Your Mario-themed costume is included in the cost of the ticket.

Racers will compete for a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas for the National Championship.

Who can race?

Junior racers have to be at least 6 years old.

Additionally, those competing in the junior heat need to be at least 50 inches tall.

Please note that junior racers are not eligible to win the trip to Vegas.

Adult minimum age is 16 years old with a heigh requirement of 56 inches.

This isn’t a street race.

You’ll be on a track about 20 minutes southwest of St. Louis.

Right now the exact location is a secret.

What do I win?

In addition to the chance to go to Vegas, racers will have the chance for lots of prizes.

Adult racers will compete for the fastest lap time and for collecting the most stars in an effort to win the trip to Sin City.

There will also be prizes awarded for various things throughout the weekend.

It’s worth noting that tickets for the event are extremely limited, so get your ticket now if you really want to race.

Each racer is allowed to bring one person with them to watch.