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Pinewood Derby - February 5-6, 2016

posted Jan 28, 2016, 7:20 PM by Paul Wiggins   [ updated Jan 28, 2016, 8:44 PM ]



Check-In: Friday, February 5, 7-8:30 PM, Hygiene United Methodist Church
   Cars will be inspected and judged for craftsmanship at several stations:
      Standard Kit Used
      Weight <= 5 oz.
      Dimensions
      Wheels Unmodified
      4 Wheels Roll
      No loose accessories
      Boy-Built
   Take a picture of your scout (or sibling) with his (or her) car in front of the track!

   A car adjustment station will be provided with a small sampling of tools in case minor repairs or weight adjustments are needed.
   Bring your graphite for a last minute wheel lubrication if desired.  A box over a tarp will contain the mess.

Race-Day: Saturday, February 6, 8 AM-2 PM, Hygiene United Methodist Church
   Expected schedule (Please be flexible if we have race-day challenges!):
   8:00   - 8:45   - Late check-in--no craftsmanship judging
   8:45   - 9:00   - Deep Breaths!
   9:00   - 9:30   - Tiger Den Race
   9:30   - 10:15 - Wolf Den Race
   10:15 - 10:45 - Bear Den Race
   10:45 - 11:15 - Webelos Den Race
   11:15 - 11:45 - AOL Den Race
   11:45 - 12:15 - Open Race (Siblings, Parents)
   12:15 - 1:00   - Lunch (Pizza $1/slice, Water Bottles $1)
   1:00   - 1:30   - Pack Finals with top 3 from each den!
   1:30   - 1:45   - Den and Pack Awards

   Patches and personalized ribbons will be distributed to each racer at the den-level races.
   The top finisher in each den can enter the district derby in May (see below).  The pack will cover the cost for those scouts.
   All other scouts, siblings, parents, etc., can enter cars in the open class district derby.

District Derby - May 6-7 - Calvary Bible Chapel, Erie
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