Pinewood Derby

The pinewood derby is a racing event for Cub Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America. Cub Scouts, with the help of parents, build their own cars from wood, usually from kits containing a block of pine, plastic wheels, and metal axles.

ALL RACE EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT SANDERS CORNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN THE MULTIPURPOSE ROOM

Prizes awarded by Den Rank for Most Radical, Most Original, Best in Show.  One Overall Scout Spirit and Cub Scout Voted Best in Show. Drawings for Prizes will be done thru out the day (You do not need to be present to win!)

Trophies will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd 3rd and 4th place finishers within each rank and trophies for the top overall Pack Championship winners.

Parents / siblings of Pack 1154 Cub Scouts are invited to enter the Open Race and Outlaw “Less Rules” .

Open cars must meet the same construction requirements as the Scouts’.

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Medals will be awarded for both Open Race and Outlaw “No Rules” Races.

Once registered, the cars are held by Race Officials.
Cars are returned following elimination of the car from the competition.

An emergency repair station will be available for race participants.

Absolutely NO registrations accepted on Saturday !

Graphite Stations will be outside of the building.  NO GRAPHITE OR OTHER LUBRICANTS IN THE BUILDING!

ALL RULES WILL BE ENFORCED !

Breakfast and Lunch Items For Sale - Food, Snacks, & Refreshments on sale on Race Day - Proceeds used to support Pack 1154

2016 Pinewood Derby, Tiger Den Race, Sanders Corner Elementary School.

2016 Pinewood Derby, Tiger Den Race, Sanders Corner Elementary School.

2019 Schedule

January 25

  • 6:30-8:30 Car Check-in
    NO Registrations Accepted on Saturday, Check with your den leaders if you can’t make it.

January 26

  • Opening Parade - 9:00 AM (8:45 AM Arrival)

  • Scout Best in Show Judging 9:00 - 9:30 AM

  • BEARS Race 9:30 – 10:00 AM

  • TIGERS Race 10:00 – 10:30 AM

  • WOLVES Race 10:30 – 11:00 AM

  • WEBELOS I Race 11:00 – 11:30 AM

  • Arrow Of Light Race 11:30 – 12:00 PM

  • LUNCH 12:00 – 12:30 PM

  • OPEN Race 12:30 – 1:00 PM

  • Outlaw “Less Rules” Race 1:00 – 1:30 PM

  • LION Race 1:30 – 2:00 PM

  • SLOWEST Car Race 2:00 – 2:30 PM

  • PACK Grand Champion Finals 2:30 – 3:00 PM

  • Pinewood Derby Awards 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Resources

Official Pack 1154 Rules (PDF)

http://boyslife.org/hobbies-projects/pinewood-derby/