Pinewood Derby 2022 Details

The Pinewood Derby is this Saturday at Highland Heights Baptist Church in Benton (1421 Alcoa Road, Benton, AR 72015). Below is some important information and the Schedule. Please read this carefully. Also, linked below is the full set of rules and race day procedures.

Tomorrow night, we will have a Tech Night at 6:30 at Salem United Methodist Church. Tech Night gives you a chance to make sure your car meets the Technical Requirements defined in our procedure, fits on the track, and gives you a chance to check your car’s weight on the scales that we will be using the day of the race.

Important Information about the race
● Class A Uniform is Required to race.
● Setup will be Friday @ 6:30. Please come and help if you are available.
● Each scout’s car will be inspected to ensure the car adheres to the inspection rules and follows minimum requirements. If a car fails inspection the scout will be allowed car remediation and resubmit prior to closing of tech inspection period.
● Only designated race officials and the Scout will handle the car. Each Scout will get his car from impound and place it on the track.
● Cars that have participated in previous Pinewood Derbies are not eligible to compete.
● Each Den will have a specific time to arrive for Check in and Tech Inspection.
● FOOD DRIVE! Bring a non-perishable food item for door prize entry.
● Masks are optional but we do ask that you social distance when possible.
● There will be an Open Race for anyone (Child or Adult) that would like to race a car.

6:30 pm – Tech Night at Salem UMC

6:00 pm Load Track at Salem UMC
6:30 pm Setup at Highland Heights Church

1:00 Webelos 2 check in
1:20 Webelos 1 check in
1:30 Lions/Tigers/Wolves check in
2:00 Tech inspection closed, race roster finalized.
2:15 First call for race 1
3:30 (or until all boys have raced and results tallied) – award ceremony