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Pinewood Derby

Pack 40's Pinewood Derby is 
Sunday February 1st, 2015

Click HERE to get your copy of the Car Design/Race Rules


Well the "Big Race" is less then 2 weeks away!!! I hope everyone if getting excited! 

 For those who may need help cutting out your car there is a great place that you can go to do that:

Bob's Wooden Toys and Crafts

508.485.6992
655 Farm Road
Marlborough, MA 01752

If you are unsure of your cars weight you can bring it to the Southboro Scout shop and they will weigh it for you!


Volunteers needed to help run our Pinewood Derby!
Parents and friends of pack 40, we need your help to make this year's Pinewood Derby a fun timely event.  Please consider signing up to volunteer on race day.

To volunteer go to: 
                 Pack 40's Pinewood Derby SignupGenius


Race day information...
Race DATE:     Sunday February 1st
Race Location: Natick Elks Hall, Speen Street Natick.


1. Driver Preregistration: 
In order to speed up the registration process, we would like all pinewood derby race car drivers to preregister again this year.


Please emailthe appropriate race block, fill-in the details and return to PWD@NATICKPACK40.ORG ASAP.


CUB SCOUT RACE: Tiger, Wolf, Bear and WEBELOS (both I/II)
Please provide the following information in your email:

Scout Name: ______________
Race Group: Cub Scout Race
Rank: ______________
Den #: ______________
Car Name: ______________

PACE CAR RACE: Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and or friends
Please provide the following information in your email:

Name: ______________
Race Group: Pace Car Rally
Car Name: ______________

OUTLAW RACE: Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and or friends
Please provide the following information in your email:

Name: ______________
Race Group: OUTLAW RACE
Car Name: ______________

If your son is not planning to race please let us know so we can properly adjust the race software in advance.
Note: Car numbers will be preassigned by the race manager software.


2. Race Day Car Registration: 
All Pinewood Derby race cars MUST be registered Sunday February 1st before their scheduled race, see the schedule below. ALL CUB SCOUT cars must be registered between 9:00 AM and 11:45 AM. 
NOTE: Late cars will not be eligible to race!
During registration the cars will be inspected to make sure that they conform to the rules (the race rules are attached to this email). All cars will be inspected for: Length, height, width, track clearance, weight, axle and wheel dimensions. Passing cars are then numbered and are moved into the race area and then held until the end of the race the car is entered in. During the registration process we will be taking a picture of each Driver, these pictures are used solely by the race software to post the pictures of the driver during the race and to print PWD drivers licenses for the kids.


3. Race Day Schedule: 
Registration for ALL Pace Car and Cub Scouts Cars
Registration: 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Division#1: Pace Care Rally (Sibling Race)
Pace Car Race: 12:00 PM - Pace Car open to sibling, friend, parent cars, etc…

Pizza lunch for all 12:00 PM

Division #2: Cub Scout (Tiger, Wolf, Bear, WEBELOS I & II)
Cub Scout Race: 1:00 PM – Race immediately followed by awards.

Division #3: OUTLAW (Boy Scout, Girl Scout and Adults)
Registration: 2:15 PM – 2:45 PM
OUTLAW Race: ~3:00 PM – Race immediately followed by awards.


We will be finished and cleaned up by 4:00 PM. Plenty of time to get ready for the Super Bowl!

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