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Pinewood Derby Info

posted Nov 5, 2014, 9:48 AM by Cub Scout Pack 151   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 3:32 PM ]

2015 Pinewood Derby Information

Who: All pack 151 Scouts, plus siblings and adults
What: Each Cub Scout will receive one Official Pinewood Derby Car Kit from their Den Leader at a den meeting. Additional kits are available for an extra cost. (For siblings, adults, etc.)
Where: Hugo American Legion (the Legion will have the grill open if you wish to order food)
When: 
         Track Setup: Friday Feb 6th - 12pm - 5pm (parents welcome to help setup)
         Registration & Car Inspection: Friday Feb 6th - 5pm - 8pm
         Race Day: Saturday Feb 7th  (see below for your den race time)

CARS TURNED IN LATE WILL BE ALLOWED TO RACE BUT DISQUALIFIED FROM ALL DESIGN TROPHIES, TROPHY RACES AND THE DISTRICT RACE. The Scout is not needed for registration. You can arrange for someone else to register your car if necessary. SCOUTS MUST BE PRESENT TO RACE. Scouts will be able to name their cars. Before the cars are impounded, scouts will be able to test their cars on the track from 5pm - 8pm. CLASS A UNIFORMS ARE MANDITORY TO RACE - blue shirt, neckerchief and slide. Belt and hat are optional. Uniform inspection will be performed before each race. If a Scout does not pass uniform inspection will be allowed to race but disqualified from all trophies and advancing to Districts.

Race Day Schedule

Race Times:

  • Webelos II: 10am - 10:30am
  • Webelos I:  10:30am - 10:45am
  • Bears:         10:45am - 11:15am     
  • Wolves:       11:15am - 11:45am
  • Adults:         11:45am - 12:15pm
  • Tigers:         12:15pm - 12:30pm
  • Siblings:      12:30pm - 1:00pm
  • Lions:           1:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Pack Champion Run Off:  1:30pm - 2pm
  • Track Tear Down & Clean Up: 2:00pm

The top 3 winners in each rank will advance to the Many Waters District Race April 25th, 2015.
Location:  Maranatha Assembly of God Church, 24799 Forest Blvd., Forest Lake, MN

Help & expert advice available at our Pack 151 Pinewood Derby Workshops

A number of Pack 151's families have competed and won numerous Pack, District and Council Pinewood Derbies.  Helpful dads have offered to share their heated garage, tools, expertise and hints with you.  They invite you to join them during Pack 151's Pinewood Derby Workshops.

Location:
Josh Wickander’s house
6121 Goodview Trail Ct. N.
Hugo, MN 55013
Phone: 651-653-5013   
       
Workshop dates:  

  • Saturday December 13th - 11am to 2pm
  • Sunday December 14th - 2pm to 4pm
  • Sunday January 4th - 2pm to 4pm

RSVP!
Please RSVP Jeff McLean at jjkbmclean@q.com with date you would like to come.

Rules & resources

Resources: Hub Hobby, Hobby Lobby, Michael’s Crafts, Local Scout shop
Online After Market Resources: derbydad4hire.com, derbyevelution.com - this site has a section for Northern Star Council Racers Everything in this section is legal, jewkesengineering.com, derbymonkeygarage.com, maximum-velocity.com                                                                                                                                                                                
*PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND THE RULES AND WHAT IS LEGAL BEFORE YOU BUY FROM THESE SITES.

Official Race Rules: Pack 151 will use the same rules as the Many Waters District and Northern Star Council races.

==> DOWNLOAD the 2015 OFFICIAL PWD RULES <==
==> DOWNLOAD 2015 PWD INFO SHEET <==

Questions?

Please email Pack 151's Pinewood Derby Chair, Jeff McLean at jjkbmclean@q.com with your Pinewood Derby questions.

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