Pinewood Derby Rules

Pine-Wood-Derby-Flyer---2017We will be racing Saturday, March 18th at Huntington Seacliff Elementary School

First race starts at 12:00 PM sharp!

Order of Racing – Kinder, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Alumni

Cost per entrant is $25 (includes car kit, patch, awards, and GOOD TIMES!!). We will have food truck providing good grub for sale to keep everyone’s energy up!

Pinewood Derby Rules
1. Cars must be made from the YMCA-supplied kits using the stock wheels & screws in the kits 2. Weight limit is 6 oz (BSA is 5 oz) 3. Race cars may be no wider than 2-3/4 (2.75) inches so as not to interfere with adjacent cars. 4. Underside clearance of at least 3/8 (0.375) inches, and inside wheel to wheel clearance of at least 1-3/4 (1.75) inches so that the car will not drag on the race track guides. 5. The nose of the car must have enough width to be able to be restrained by the 1/4" diameter starting pin. Do not shave the nose to a point. 6. Wheel treatment (hub and tread smoothing and polishing) Some of the original "tread marks" on the wheel faces must remain intact 7. Wheel lubricants must not leave oily residue on the track. Graphite or "white lube" powder that flies off the wheels is normal and acceptable 8. The wheel base must remain the same length as provided in the kit block. NOONWAY!!

Click Here for a downloadable flyer.