Pinewood Derby Race – Saturday, January 23, 2016.
Please note that race times are approximate, so arrive 10-15 minutes before your scheduled race time.
Each scout will race in his Den Category. The top 3 from each den will move on to the Pack Finals. If your car qualifies in the top 3 of your den, PLEASE make sure to come back for the Pack Finals at 4:05pm.
***IMPORTANT NOTE: New rule for 2016 – If you are unable to attend the race at your designated time, your car will race in the Open Category. Cars racing in the Open Category are not eligible for the Pack Finals.
The Pack will provide a few snacks and water bottles for you, but you are encouraged to bring your own snack/drink/lunch so that you can keep your energy up during the race.
Last but not least, please remember to wear your Class A uniforms to this event!
Pinewood Derby Race Schedule:
8:30 am – 11:00 am Setup
11:00 am – 11:30 am Early check-in for previously unfinished cars
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Normal check-in
***When you arrive, your car will be rechecked and then impounded for races
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Opening Flag Ceremony / Opening Comments
12:30 pm Races Start
12:30 pm – 12:50 pm Tigers – Den 2 (12 scouts)
12:50 pm – 1:10 pm Wolf – Den 1 (8 scouts)
1:10 pm – 1:30 pm Bear – Den 8 (9 scouts)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Webelos I – Den 6 (14 scouts)
2:00 pm – 2:20 pm Webelos II – Dens 5 & 9 (10 scouts)
2:20 pm – 2:50 pm Open Class
2:50 pm – 3:10 pm Girl Scout – Group A (8 scouts)
3:10 pm – 3:30 pm Girl Scout – Group B (8 scouts)
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Determination of Cars for Finals
3:45 pm – 4:05 pm Finals – Girl Scouts (6 scouts – top 3 from each GS Group)
4:05 pm – 4:30 pm Finals – Scouts Only (15 scouts – top 3 from each Den)
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Results / Closing Comments / Closing Flag Ceremony
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Cleanup, tear-down, and pack up
PINEWOOD DERBY CLINIC – Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The purpose of the Car Clinic is to inspect, register, and weigh all of the cars in advance of the race. Entrant’s names will be put into the computer based upon den assignment. This event also gives scouts and parents a chance to ask questions about rules, race procedures, and, most importantly, make any modifications to their cars before race day.
Tigers/Wolves – 6:30-7:00pm
Bears/Webelos 2 – 7:00-7:30pm
Webelos 1 – 7:30-8:00pm
Open Category – 8:00-8:30pm
***These times are flexible – if you need to attend the clinic at a different time due to family, work, or other needs, please come when you can. The Clinic runs from 6:30-8:30pm.
December Pack Meeting
Wednesday, December 9th at 6:30pm
@ Eldorado K-8
Den 8 will be leading the Pack in a special project for our Pinewood Derby cars, PLUS we have a SPECIAL GUEST visiting us…don’t miss it!!!