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2016 Key West Bed Races 02

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, competitors in the Conch Republic Bed Race roll up Duval Street Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Key West, Fla. The event, billed as the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on, was a facet of the island city's annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates a 1982 "secession" from the United States after the U.S. Border Patrol established a checkpoint at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2016 Key West Bed Races 01

Competitors in the Conch Republic Bed Race roll up Duval Street Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Key West, Fla. The event, billed as the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on, was a facet of the island city's annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates a 1982 "secession" from the United States after the U.S. Border Patrol established a checkpoint at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2016 Key West Drag Race 02

Female impersonator Nigel Haugland leaps across the finish line during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the island city's annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates a 1982 "secession" from the United States after the U.S. Border Patrol established a checkpoint at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2016 Key West Drag Race 01

Female impersonators are pushed in souped-up shopping carts during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the island city's annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates a 1982 "secession" from the United States after the U.S. Border Patrol established a checkpoint at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2015 Key West Bed Races 01

Teams propel decorated beds up Duval Street during the annual Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. Events end Sunday, April 26. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2015 Key West Drag Race 01

Female impersonators compete in the Great Conch Republic Drag Race, a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Key West, Fla. The celebration, continues through April 26 and commemorates the anniversary of a 1982 mock secession from the United States following a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint and roadblock erected at the top of the Florida Keys' Overseas Highway. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2014 Key West Drag Race 04

A female impersonator clambers over an obstacle on Duval Street Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events continue through Sunday, April 27. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2014 Key West Drag Race 03

Female impersonators hurdle an obstacle on Duval Street Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events continue through Sunday, April 27. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2014 Key West Drag Race 02

Female impersonators are pushed in souped-up shopping carts on Duval Street Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events continue through Sunday, April 27. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2014 Key West Drag Race 01

Female impersonators endeavor to navigate a course on Duval Street Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events continue through Sunday, April 27. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2014 Key West Bed Races 02

Edith Amsterdam, 89, is pushed up Duval Street during the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events end Sunday, April 27. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2014 Key West Bed Races 01

Participants in the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race roll down Duval Street Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events end Sunday, April 27. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2011 Key West Bed Races 02

In this photo, released by the Florida Keys News Bureau, contestants in the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race push their entires down Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Saturday, April 30, 2011. The event was part of Key West's annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration that ends Sunday, May 1. The 10-day event commemorates the Keys 1982 mock secession from America after the U.S. Border Patrol established a roadblock at the top of the Overseas Highway. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2011 Key West Bed Races 03

Racers push their Royal Wedding-themed entry down Duval Street Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Key West, Fla., during the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race. Female impersonator Lucas Czajkowski portrays Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, riding in the bed. The event was part of Key West's wacky Conch Republic Independence Celebration that ends Sunday, May 1. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2011 Key West Bed Races 01

Racers push their Royal Wedding-themed entry down Duval Street Saturday, April 30, 2011, in Key West, Fla., during the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race. Female impersonator Lucas Czajkowski portrays Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, riding in the bed. The event was part of Key West's wacky Conch Republic Independence Celebration that ends Sunday, May 1. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2011 Key West Drag Race 01

Female impersonators compete in the Great Conch Republic Drag Race, a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Key West, Fla. The celebration, continues through May 1 and commemorates the anniversary a 1982 mock "secession" from the United States following a U.S. Border Patrol roadblock erected at the top of the Florida Keys' Overseas Highway. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

2011 Key West Drag Race 02

A female impersonator is pushed in a souped-up shopping car down Duval Street Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Key West, Fla., during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race, a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Key West, Fla. The celebration, continues through May 1 and commemorates the anniversary a 1982 mock "secession" from the United States following a U.S. Border Patrol roadblock erected at the top of the Florida Keys' Overseas Highway. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)