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Mt. Holly Day's Pinewood Derby Races
Pinewood Derby Races
A New Mt. Holly Days Amusement
August 4th, 2012.
People's choice judging from 4:00 to 6:00.
Racing begins at 6:00, sharp.
Get whittlin’. You’ve got all summer to craft your own rolling work of art.
If you've ever wanted to make and race a pinewood derby car but are not a Boy Scout, this is the event for you. We will be silk screening event tshirts from 4-6. Bring your own shirt. Light color, pre-washed cotton tees work best.
Width - Not to exceed 2 3/4 inches
Length - Not to exceed 7 inches
Weight - Not to exceed 5.0 ounces
Height - Not to exceed 3 inches
Official Cub Scout Kits can be purchased at various craft, hobby and hardware stores or online.
Clearances - Center Rail Width: Must clear center guide rails, typically no less than 1-3/4 inches minimum. Bottom: No less than 3/8 inches from track surface between center rails. Other: Fender flairs with less clearance are acceptable as long as the center rail width clearance is maintained. Weights are preferred to be inset in the body or on top of the car to aid in a safe stop at the end of the track. No part of the car or attachment to any car, which is metal, pointed, sharp, and/or jagged, may be capable of contacting any part of the track.
Wheelbase – All cars must have a wheel base no less than 4”, with the two rear wheels being positioned directly across the body from one another and the two front wheels being positioned directly across the body from one another.
Front End - Height: Depending upon the track, the front of the car may rest against a short starting pin. Therefore the front bottom of the car which rests on the pin is no higher than 1” above the track. Width: The front end must be at least 1 inch wide in the middle. No part of the car body, wheels or attachments may protrude in front of the starting peg.
The car design may be enhanced by the addition of other stable materials such as plastic or metal. Any additions must be firmly attached and meet Car Size Requirements.
IMPORTANT !! We will be strictly IGNORING the following list of Cub Scout prohibited items. Feel free to use any or all of these items at will:
Springs, Starting devices or propellants, electronic or lighting devices, extraterrestrial power sources or materials, Glass or excessively fragile parts, hubcaps or inserts, magnets, steam, butter, AI, or any import or aftermarket parts.
See you at the starting line.
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