*Only BSA or Maximum Velocity pine wood derby car kits are permitted.
*Cars must have BSA or Maximum Velocity wheels.
*No Bearings are permitted. Only dry lubrication is permitted.
*No reshaping wheel profile or tread.
*Cars can only weigh no more then 5 oz. on the official scale.
*Car’s can not be over the following dimensions: 2.75” wide, 7.125” long, 5.0” tall.
0-7 years old (Parental help permitted on all stages).
8-10 years old (Parental help permitted in cutting design only - but parental guidance highly encouraged).
11-13 years old (Parental help permitted in cutting design only - but parental guidance highly encouraged).
14-16 years old (Parental help NOT permitted - but parental guidance is still highly encouraged).
17 and older (participants are not allowed to have others work on their car).
Note: The point of this is so that families in the community will have a fun activity to participate in together. For kids to have to a fun event to interact with their parents. We would still like to see kid learn some fine motors skills in working on their own car, and have something they have done themselves, but this is still all with parental guidance and interaction. For the fair and with giving out ribbons and we want a even playing field but we still want parental interaction and guidance in all divisions.
Ribbons will be given for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place for races per age division. All age division winners will also race each other for the derby Grand Champion. There will also be ribbons given for each age division for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd based on best design.
Difficulty of Build (Scoring 0 – 10)
Aesthetics (Scoring 0 – 10)
Creativity (Scoring 0 – 10)
Starting height: Roughly 54” heigh.
Track length: Roughly 35’ long.
Lane Height: Roughly 1/8” high.
Material: Wood with acrylic coating.
*Note race winners will be visually judged. We hope to have a electronic timer in the future. You can see a "unfinished stage of the track in the video below, it will be finished for the fair.