Montana council pinewood derby rules open class these will be the only rules. If one pinewood derby car wins both races, that pinewood derby car wins the heat and. Official pinewood derby rules 20 jayhawk area council. It is important to understand that your car must meet these basic requirements to be eligible to race in the. Pinewood derby mid america pinewood derby derby car racing pinewood pinewood races pinewood race derby race derby races pwd scout pinewood pinewood derby video pinewood derby pictures scout pinewood derby cub scout pinewood derby midamerica pinewood derby event details and sponsors pinewood derby midamerica council pinewood derby racing 2014 pinewood derby race. The first pinewood derby was held in 1953 by cub scout pack 280 of manhattan beach, california, and since then about 100 million pinewood derby model car kits have been sold. If you want to see the heart and soul of scouting, look to the district. The open class rules have been put on an entirely separate page and do not apply to cub scouts. Pinewood derby rules and specifications yocona area council. It is recommended that these rules be handed out when the racer gets their car. Official pinewood derby rules 20 page 1 of 6 official pinewood derby rules official class race rules key rules to keep in mind. It is important to understand that your car must meet these basic requirements to be eligible to race in the competition. Howarth official pinewood derby rules 1 only official pinewood derby kits block, dowels, screws, wheels from gospel publishing or the ranger supply store may be used. As its popularity has grown over the last 60 years, the pinewood derby has evolved.
The pinewood derby is a racing event for unpowered, unmanned miniature cars. For pack derbies, the pack derby committee may modify rules. While we understand that a cub scout will need assistance to complete this project, it is not meant. Oct 31, 2019 policies for new york conferenceatlantic union camporee pinewood derby. Policies for new york conferenceatlantic union camporee pinewood derby. However, car construction rules have appeared in some bsa publications. Help your scout speed ahead of the competition with the latest derby essentials, paints, lights, and other new accessories.
Thursday, april 2, 2020 the camp card sale has been extended again until august 15. Official class cars must be built new for this season and cannot have been raced in previous years see section 1a use an official bsa pinewood derby kit, not a pinecar or other kit see section 2a and 2b. The council pinewood derby is open to all registered cub scouts in the central nc council. Pack 214 2020 pinewood derby results group stats grand finals pdf. Please take time to read and share the attached official frontier district pinewood derby rules and regulations with your cubs and their parents. Page1of8 purpose the main purpose of the pinewood derby is for cub scouts and their parents to spend time together working on a fun project. Only those cub scouts who were registered and active tigers, wolves, bears, and 1st year webelos 4th grade at recharter december 31st are allowed to enter the council and district races. Mid america pinewood derby derby car racing pinewood pinewood races pinewood race derby race derby races pwd scout pinewood pinewood derby video pinewood derby pictures scout pinewood derby cub scout pinewood derby midamerica pinewood derby event details and sponsors pinewood derby midamerica council pinewood derby racing pinewood derby resources derby resources. Please note that not everything sold online or in stores including the boy scout store, adheres to the pack 155 and yahara district pinewood derby rules. If you losebreak parts, wheels and axles will be available at checkin. Width, including wheels and axles, must not exceed 2. World pinewood derby official competition rules for 2016.
Cars must be lubricated and ready to race before they are brought to the inspection table. Central north carolina council is proud to partner with the. The new york conference of sda 2019 pathfinder derby day rally will be held on november 9 beginning at 10. If axles are loose secure them with transparent glue. Cars not meeting the specifications may be modified in order to comply. Pinewood derby season is approaching fast and will race by before you know it. Races will be run on a brandnew 6lane and 4lane 42foot best track tm aluminum tracks with the champ tm electronic timers, edge super starter tm electronic starting gates and grandprix race manager tm software to run the races. Cradle of liberty council pinewood derby rules 2018 1. Sebastian church and school official pinewood derby rules revised january 2018 1. The grand champion will receive possession of a traveling trophy for one year and will have his name. After the first race in a heat, the two pinewood derby cars will switch lanes. The winner of each heat will consist of a pinewood derby car winning two races. How to build a pinewood derby carrules wikibooks, open.
Old north state council 2014 pinewood derby rules location st. The car must have 38 clearance underneath the body so it does not rub on the. Remember, every pack, district and council sets its own rules for their pinewood derby race, so make sure you check with your local leaders to get the official rules for your race. All cubs scouts participating in any pinewood derby within the arbuckle area council must adhere to these rules or the cub scout and their pinewood derby car will not be allowed to participate in the event. Cradle of liberty council pinewood derby rules 2018. The youth must be present at the race for the car to race in the event. To compete in the gnyc council race, a car must meet stock class specifications and pass the associated inspection. The first pinewood derby was held in 1953 by cub scout pack 280 of manhattan beach, california, and since then over 100 million pinewood derby model car kits have been sold. Pinewood derby rules sully national capital area council. Be sure to read and abide by the rules for your local race. Financial assistance is available through your district scout executive.
Support due to the rapidly changing environment surrounding covid19, please contact the event coordinator if you have quiestions. Montana council pinewood derby rules cub scout class these will be the only rules. All cars must pass inspection by the official inspectors before 10. Pinewood derby official rules blackhawk area council. These rules are intended to maintain the competition at a level at which. Money from sales is due to council the week of august 17. Guilford district old north state council 2014 pinewood derby. Page 1 of 4 pack 216 pinewood derby rules 2017 pack 216 pinewood derby rules official car rules. These pinewood derby rules are posted on the arbuckle area council website, please familiarize. Other than the previous basic design rules, the cub scout is able to carve and decorate the. But dont wait until the last moment, if there is a problem you will need to fix it and then recheck in before 12. Do not use any other rules found anywhere, as they will not apply. The pinewood derby chairman has final say on if a car passes inspection. Montana council pinewood derby rules cub scout class.
Rules may differ, so be sure to read and abide by the rules for your race. The purpose of the pinewood derby is to help the cub scout build a team relationship with their parent or helper, experience the sense of accomplishment and the excitement. Official class cars must be built new for this season and cannot have been raced in previous years see section 1a. Rules provided by pinewood pro official pinewood derby rules rules from bsa pinewood derby kit car dimension rules the overall length of the car shall not exceed 7 inches. It is recommended that these rules be handed out when the cub scouts get their cars. Pecatonica, il 61063 click on the resources tab for rules. Annual council pinewood derby blackhawk area council. Registration for the pinewood race and craftsmanship judging will begin at 5. All registered pack 214 tiger, wolf, bear, webelos, and arrow of light scouts, along with scout siblings, parents, or grandparents are eligible to participate. Grand canyon council rules for the 2017 thunderpeaks pinewood derby four peaks district and thunderbird district pinewood derby part 1. Only those cub scouts who were registered and active tigers, wolves, bears, and 1st year webelos 4 th grade at recharter december 31 st are allowed to enter the council and district races. Pinewood derby policies for new york conferenceatlantic. Many rules such as size, weight, bearings, bushings, and springs are common to nearly all pinewood derby rules. The cub scout rules have been put on an entirely separate page and does not apply to open class.
For our cub scout pack races, we inspected each car at weighin. For example, axle guards are sold at the madison scout center, but are. Each car must pass inspection by the official inspection committee before it will be allowed to compete. The purpose of the pinewood derby is to help the cub scout build a team relationship with their parent or helper, experience the sense of accomplishment and the excitement of competition, learn good sportsmanship, and to have fun. To reduce confusion among scouts and leaders, we highly recommend that these rules be used at all pack and district level races. Alamance district pinewood derby rules old north state council. Friday, march 20, 2020 dear occoneechee council scouting family, first and foremost, i hope you are doing well and staying safe during this time of uncertainty. The race format for each category will be a single elimination tournament conducted in heats. Yocona area council boy scouts of america pinewood derby rules and specifications 2010 revision these are the rules for yocona area council races. The first pinewood derby was held in 1953 by cub scout pack 280 of manhattan beach, california, and since then. For general questions about the council pinewood derby race inquiries. I wanted to get the district pinewood derby information into the hands of the leaders, so that it could be distributed. A group of outstanding volunteers provide leadership, and a bsa professional provides program and administrative support.
Pinewood derby official rules april 14, 2019 welcome to the 44th annual blackhawk area council pinewood derby in cooperation with pecatonica high school 1 general 1. Scroll to the attachments link at the bottom of this web page. If the car loses a wheel, or is otherwise damaged, the racer shall have 5 minutes to make repairs. Rule goals the rules should promote maximum involvement by the scout. The car must be freewheeling with no starting devices. Alternately, you may purchase a preshaped block and assemble it with approved wheels and axles.
Lack of knowledge of the official rules shall not be considered a valid argument for noncompliance. Cars must have been built during the 2017 pinewood derby racing season using an official bsa pinewood derby kit. The dimensions of the car must meet the below minimum and maximum. This is race central for pack 214s pinewood derby and it is one of the most. The 2015 frontier district pinewood derby will continue a great tradition of frontier district activities and your committee has been actively planning this years event to make it a success. An official pinewood derby car must be used and having been built within the current scout year after august 30th 2. Friday, march 20, 2020 dear occoneechee council scouting family, first and foremost, i hope you are doing well and staying safe during this time of. The channel or groove designed to hold the axle must not be filledin.
World pinewood derby official competition rules for 2016 the greater new york councils is honored to have you participate in the second annual world championship pinewood derby. No specialcustom aftermarket wheels, axles, or wood block allowed. Other pinewood derby race rules once a car passes inspection and is entered into the race, only race committee members can touch it. The objective of the pinewood derby is to allow a cub scout advised and assisted by an adult to design. Page4of8 district grand champion the 1st thru 3rd place finishers in each racing division will participate in a race off to determine the district grand champion. Here are some additional questions that are commonly answered in a packs race rules. Every year more than 2 million boys and parents team up to carve, decorate, weigh, adjust, fret over, and finally race a pinewood derby car. Your son should be involved in every part of the car building. All councils in the boy scouts of america are broken into districts.
The pinewood derby has been a part of the cub scout program since 1953. To print this as a pdf click here email the webmaster. Official pinewood derby rules 1 only official pinewood derby kits block, dowels, screws, wheels from gospel publishing or the ranger supply store may be used. For the bucks county council, bsa, tohickon district derby only, cars which fail to meet registration requirements or which are otherwise disqualified. Pinewood derby car constuction rules hawkeye cadet council. For all events requiring tickets please be sure to check the registration cut off date. These rules and the equipment used at this event take precedence over any rules or equipment used at previous pinewood derbies. Cub scout district pinewood derby hawk mountain council. If a car is damaged due to track fault, or damage caused by another car or person, then the trackmaster, at his sole discretion, may allow. This is a team building event, where you are spending time with your son to work on the car to improve his pinewood derby experience. The pinewood derby is one of the most popular events in cub scouting. Guilford district old north state council 2014 pinewood.1498 300 1550 484 1522 648 6 1257 1033 74 996 91 1037 318 1296 1403 1525 1082 778 1227 210 975 1091 158 539 872 280 1205 347 1092 1486 1068 1156