BRD Pinewood Derby 2016
Saturday, 05 March 2016
Registration & Car Inspection 8 AM to 10 AM
Races 11 AM to 2 PM
The Top 5 Racers from each Bull Run District Pack, as determined by the Pack, are invited to compete in the 2016 District Pinewood Derby. The scout must be present to race. Active Bull Run District Cub Scouts only may compete in the District Derby.
Bull Run Cup:
The Bull Run Cup is awarded annually to the Cub Scout Pack with the fastest average time in the Cub Race. The winning Pack will keep the Bull Run District Cup until the following year’s Bull Run District Pinewood Derby. Where they will have a chance to defend it or relinquish it the new winner. The cup is awarded to the Bull Run District Pack with the fastest average time in the Bull Run District Cub Race. A Pack’s average time is calculated by combining times from all 5 of the Pack’s entries in the Cub Race and dividing by 5
Packs must have 5 cars entered in the Cub Race to be eligible for consideration
All other Bull Run District Cub Scouts, Tiger Cubs through Webelos who have completed Cub Scouts as of December 2015 are invited to race in the Open Class race. Parents, siblings, other family members and Scouting Officials may compete in the Open Class race. The racer must be present to race. The Open Class requires adherence to the same rules and car specifications as the District Derby. There is an additional $3 fee to take part in this event.
Similar to the Open Class, this class is open to scouts, parents, siblings, other family members and scouting officials. The Outlaw class has a greatly reduced set of rules. Cars racing in this class must following the same general rules with regard to car dimension. There are no limitations on wheel type or design. Cars cannot weigh more than 10 ounces. No toxic substances such as mercury may be used. Only dry lubricants are permitted in any race.
Cars will be inspected during registration for compliance with the specifications set forth below. If, at registration a car does not pass inspection, the owner will be informed of the reason for failure and may correct the car in the designated pit crew area. Cars should be presented in a "race ready" condition, and once registered, will be impounded.
There is a $7 entrance fee on race day. Race day registration is from 8:00AM – 10:00AM (Anyone not in line by 9:45AM will not be registered). Races start at 11:00AM sharp. For an additional $3.00, a Cub Scout may enter a second car in the Open Class race. You may not enter two cars in the Derby or two cars in the Open race. There is a $7 entrance fee per car for those who wish to compete in the Outlaw Class. There is no discount for multiple cars in the Outlaw race. Please Make Checks payable to NCAC-BSA, please include name and pack number.
Manassas Mall – Open area by the AT HOME store, near old J.C. Penney. Please use mall entrance number 4