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Live Oak DistrictPinewood Derby

 

2016 Live Oak District Pinewood Derby Rules

Cars Must be built from official Cub Scout Grand Prix Pinewood Derby Kit. The main body must be made of wood; other materials may be added. One car per entrant. Cars from previous years may not be entered.
Wheels Must be BSA Pinewood Derby. No after-market wheels! May only be cleaned up slightly to removing casting marks and square tread surface. All 4 wheels must be attached to the car. Any attempt to remove material or alter shape will disqualify your car.  This rule is strictly enforced.
Axles

Only official Cub Scout axles may be used. Removing burs and polishing is allowed.

Weight Cars can weigh no more than 5 ounces.  All weights must be firmly affixed to the car. No sharp objects or extremely fragile parts are allowed.
The Race Master's scale is the official scale and certified accurate.
Length Cars including wheels and accessories must not exceed 7 inches.
Width Cars including wheels and accessories must not be wider than 2-3/4 inches.
Starting No starting, propelling, or springing devices (double stick tape) or bearings may be used.
Lubricant

Only dry lubricant (graphite) can be used. No liquid lubricant. No lubricants allowed at the race. Lube your car before you bring it.

Registration All cars must be registered to race.  After check-in only race officials can handle cars,
Repairs With consent of a race official, a car that breaks can receive minor repairs. No modifications or application of graphite are allowed after check-in.
Awards & Classes Trophies and/or medals will be awarded 3 places in 5 classes for both show and speed classes.  Contact April at the Scout office for any race details 925-1955.

 

Failure to read these rules will not prevent disqualification.    Rules are for fairness.

 

 

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