Pinewood Derby

Who: 

Kids and Adults (Male/Female)

Kid’s Class: Boys and Girls/Age 3 – 5th Grade 

Teen/Adult Class

Maximum of one car per class

 

When:

Saturday, July 28, 2018
 
Registration/Check-In: 9am –10am
 
Races: 10am 
 
Award ceremony will follow the last race

Where:

Covington Assembly 
1861 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38011

Cost:

$5 for registration. Lunch available for purchase.
 

Pre- Register

 

 

Rules

2018 Covington Assembly Pinewood Derby Rules

Registration:

  1. All cars must be registered and pass inspection before 10am on race day.
  2. Once a car passes inspection and is entered into the race, only the race committee members will have access to it.
  3. If a car does not pass inspection, the owner may attempt to fix whatever issues were presented. They can then re-enter the car before registration closes.

 

Car Dimensions:

Width cannot exceed 2-3/4 inches.
Length cannot exceed 7 inches.
Weight cannot exceed 5 ounces.
Height cannot exceed 6 inches.
3/8’’ underneath body clearance (so it doesn’t rub track)

 

Requirements:

  1. All cars must be from one of two official kits:
    Pinewood Derby Car Kit by Boy Scouts of America or Ranger Derby Car Kit by Royal Rangers.
  2. Axles, wheels, and body must be from the materials provided in the kit.
  3. Wheel bearings, washers, and bushings are prohibited.
  4. Light sanding to remove wheel imperfections is permitted. Wheel shaving or filing is prohibited.
  5. Axles may be lubricated with powdered graphite only. No lubricating oils may be used.
  6. Springs are prohibited.
  7. Starting devices are prohibited. Wheels must move freely.
  8. You may add additional items but they must fit within the car dimensions required. They must be attached securely.