Pack News‎ > ‎

2014 Pinewood Derby & Tune Up Clinic Details

posted Feb 9, 2014, 5:18 PM by Teri Lamprey
2014 Pinewood Derby
Saturday, February 22, 2014
RUMC Fellowship Hall
Check in: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
** failure to check in by 10:00 a.m. could result in disqualification of this year's Pinewood Derby**
Race time: 10:00 a.m. - done

Check in begins at 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning. During the check in process, your car is weighed and inspected to make sure it is in compliance of the derby rules (rules attached). Once your car is checked in, you are not allowed to touch it again until after the races. A repair table will be set up during the check in period (9:00 - 10:00) in case you need to make some last minute adjusts, but please note, failure to check in prior to 10:00 a.m. could result in disqualification. (Disqualified cars MAY compete in the family division.) It's strongly recommended you attend the tune up clinic on Friday.

Awards will be given for top 3 overall, top 3 in each den, best craftsmanship, scout spirit, most original, and scout favorite. In the family division, awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd and the most original. 

Please wear class A uniforms. 

Concessions will be available for purchase.

Optional Tune Up Clinic
Friday, February 21, 2014
RUMC Fellowship Hall
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The tune up clinic is the perfect time to make sure your car is in tip top shape before the big day. You will be able to weigh it using the official scale and will be able to check it on a section of track. People and tools will be there to aid with adjustments and/or help with troubleshooting. 

* Note: If you have having difficulties with your car, please don't wait until the last minute to ask for help. Feel free to reach out to your den leader or send a message to for assistance.
Teri Lamprey,
Feb 9, 2014, 5:21 PM