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Council Pinewood Derby Race Information

Council Pinewood Derby 2020

Ladies and Gentlemen!   Start your Engines!!!!

When:                 Race on Saturday, February 22, 2020       8:30 am – 3:30 PM

Where:                Texas Motor Speedway

Cost:                     $15.00 per racer.

Who:                    Cub Scouts, Cub Scout adults and siblings who pre-register.

Categories:         Lions vs. Tigers.  Wolves vs. Bears.  Webelos vs. AOL’s.  Siblings vs. Adults.

Race Schedule:  Lions & Tigers:  Weigh-in 8:30 am.  Race 9:00 am.

Wolfs & Bears:  Weigh-in 11:30 am.  Race 12:00 noon.

Webelos & AOLs:  Weigh-in 2:30 PM.  Race 3:00 PM.

Awards:               1st, 2nd & 3rd place within each rank.  1st, 2nd & 3rd place for overall fastest cars.

Times are recorded electronically with winners announced by Monday, March 9, 2020.

Check-in is 30 minutes before your race time.

Pre-register for a check-in time at https://scoutingevent.com/662-Pinewood_Derby_2020

 

Last year’s event was a blast and 2020 will be just as much fun.

Please note this year’s race on Saturday, February 22, 2020

will be held at the Texas Motor Speedway located at

3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177.

 

Arrive, check-in, race, depart.

Times are recorded electronically with winners announced by Monday, March 9th.

Racers choose their check-in time and race time when they pre-register

Weigh-in Time is 30 minutes before your race time.

All cars will race once in each lane- 6 times.

Times are recorded electronically throughout the day (and by hand, as a backup).

Winners to be announced & times published on the Council website Mon., March 9th

This year’s event: February 22, 2020 Council Pinewood Derby Race at Texas Motor Speedway 9:00am-7:30pm Register

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A huge Thank You to Pack 4077 for managing last year’s race.
2019 Overall Race Results.

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Register for the Council Pinewood Derby online.

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Who can enter? Any Cub Scout or Cub Scout adult who preregisters for the race. Racers choose their check-in time and race time when they pre-register. Arrive, check-in, race, depart. The race is ongoing throughout Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Times are recorded electronically with winners announced on Monday, March 9th.

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Rules:

All Cars must pass inspection to qualify for the race. The inspection points are as follows:

  1. The car must have been made within the current year.
  2. The width of the car shall not exceed 2 ¾ inches.
  3. The car length shall not exceed 7 inches.
  4. The weight of the car shall not exceed 5 ounces.
  5. Axles, wheels, and body wood shall be as provided in the BSA kit. Car wheels/tires shall not be sharpened to a “V” rim (must be flat).
  6. Wheel bearings, washers, and brushing are prohibited.
  7. The car shall not ride on any kind of springs.
  8. Any details added must be within width, length, and weight limits.
  9. The car must be freewheeling with no starting devices.
  10. No loose material of any kind (such as a lead shot) allowed in the car,
  11. The official number on race day must be clearly marked and visible on both side of the car.

(For more information on rules and regulations refer to Cub Scout Grand Prix Guidebook).

Fees cover cost of trophies.

Fee: $15.00 per participant (for trophies) after Tuesday.

Register for the 2020 race ASAP.

This year’s event: February 22, 2020 Council Pinewood Derby Race at Texas Motor Speedway 9:00am-7:30pm Register

2019 Overall Race Results.

Congratulations to all racers.

By Rank: 2018 Race Results by Rank 

Overall: 2018 overall Race Results 

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