2018 Nantahala Pinewood Derby

Date/Time:

Mar 17, 2018 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

 

Location:

St. Andrews Lutheran Church
882 Main St.
Andrews , NC 28901

 

Come out and join us for the 2018 Nantahala District Pinewood Derby!

1PM-3PM: St. Andrews Lutheran Church 

Charge for boys ($3.00). Charge for adults ($10.00) 

For more information contact: Phil Keller (828) 361-0611 

RULES AND GUIDELINES:

1) You must use the official pinewood derby car kit.

2) Anyone can hlep you build the car.

3) Any tools can be used when done safely under adult supervision 

4) Size and tolerances:

  • Length- 7 inches (max)
  • Width- 2 3/4 inches (max)
  • Distance between the wheels (side to side)- 1 3/4 inches
  • Ground clearance- 3/8 inch 
  • Weight- 5.0 ounces 

5) Axels must be interted into the existing slots in the pine block. The wheelbase cannot be changed or relocated. However, the car can be built ot run backwards. 

6) Once the car has been "checked in", it cannot be touched again except under supervision of the staff until after the competiton. 

7) No additional lubrication will be allowed after "check in". 

8) All weights must be securly attached to the car. Replacing any loose weights will be done by the owner under supervision of the staff in charge.  

9) If a broken car cannot be fixed by the owner, under staff supervision, it will be disqualified. 

10) A boy may race no more than (2) cars. Adults any number of cars. 

11) Adult rules- weight (XX 0Z), any length/ height/ wheelbase.

12) Trophies for boys. Adult winner will split their profit of the gate.

 

              ALL REMEMBER THAT EVERY BOY WHO ENTERS A CAR IS A WINNER!