Car Build Rules and Specifications:
Width - 2 3/4"
Length - not to exceed 7"
Weight - Not over 5 Ounces
Width between wheels - 1 3/4"
Bottom clearance between car and track 3/8"
No Weights on the bottom of the car unless they are flush mounted to the car.
GRAPHITE may be applied at home on axles, you cannot bring Graphite into the firehouse.
Only official Cub Scout Grand Prix Pinewood Derby wheels and axles are permitted.
Pre-made store bought cars can race, but will not be judged for awards.
(cars should be built by Scouts with parental guidance)
All cars must have the assigned racing number visible on the car.
Cars must meet all specifications above will not be eligible to be judged or raced.
Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall for pack.
Trophy one place for the slowest car.
Certificates for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at each scout level.
Show and Shine Rules
Scout Choice Awards:
Flattest, Most colorful
Best action / cartoon character
Most original idea, Best Town Spirit
Best Sports Themed and Best Boy Scout Themed
First place and runner up certificate will be awarded for all category’s listed above.
Tips and Techniques