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2012 Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest

Muni’s top crewmen battle it out ring-a-ding-ding in Union Square
By - posted 9/4/2012 No Comment

Muni’s top bell ringing crewmen compete in the 49th Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest on September 6, 2012.  The competition begins at noon in Union Square.

Motorized cable car #62 will be parked on Union Square. The contest will feature an amateur competition followed by the main contest with Gripmen and Conductors battling it out for the title of World Champion Cable Car Bell Ringer

Defending champion Leonard Oats will compete against six challengers. The 2012 bell ringing finalists are Charles Mondy, Ken Lunardi, Romarr Pitcher, Trini Whittaker, Singh B. Rai and Jorge Lacayo.

Also enjoy live music plus the 49ers Gold Rush Cheerleaders and Sourdough Sam, the 49er mascot.

49th Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest
Thursday, September 9, 2012 – Noon
– Union Square, San Francisco
– FREE and open to the public

See videos of past competitions from The Cable Car Guy