Pinewood Derby

WHO

Kid’s Class 1: Boys and Girls/Age 3 – 2nd Grade (in fall of 2019) Kid’s Class 2: Boys and Girls/3rd – 6th Grade (in fall of 2019) Teen/Adult Class ***Maximum of one car per class

WHEN

Saturday, August 17, 2019 Registration/Check-In: 9am –10am Races: 10am Award ceremony will follow the last race

WHERE

Covington Assembly of God 1861 Hwy 51 South Covington, TN 38019

COST

$5 for registration per racer. Lunch is available for purchase.

AWARDS

The award ceremony will follow the last race. Every participant will receive a medal for racing. Additional awards will be given to the top three racers in each class in both of the following categories: Speed and Appearance. Appearance will be judged on originality craftsmanship, and overall appearance by a panel of judges.
For RULES see details below registration form

REGISTRATION FORM

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.
  4. The Inspection Committee has the ability to disqualify any cars that do not meet the stated rules.
  5. The official race scale that is used at check-in will be considered final.

CAR DIMENSIONS

  1. Width cannot exceed 2-3/4 inches.
  2. Length cannot exceed 7 inches.
  3. Weight cannot exceed 5 ounces.
  4. Height cannot exceed 5 inches.
  5. Space between the wheels cannot be less than 1 3/4 inches.
  6. 3/8’’ underneath body clearance (so it doesn’t rub track).

RULES

  1. All cars must be from the, Ranger Derby Car Kit, 2018 Edition, which can be found at myhealthlychurch.com.
  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 decorative items but they must fit within the car dimensions required. They must be attached securely.