James E. West District Pinewood Derby
April 26, 2014
Hillsboro Church of Christ
Let’s Go Racin’ Boys!
The annual James E. West District Pinewood Derby will be held April 26, 2014 at the Hillsboro Church of Christ. Weigh-in and vehicle inspection begins at 10:00 AM, with racing beginning promptly at 12:30 PM. All cars must be inspected and approved for racing at least 10 minutes prior to race time. LATE REGISTRANTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE. Trophies for overall 1st through 5th place will be awarded.
Cubmasters – Please provide the names of the winners (First through Fifth place) of your pack derby. Therefore, we can verify that all racers that attend are indeed eligible representatives from your pack.
Also, each registered pack will have the opportunity to include one best design winner to enter into the District Best Design contest. Best Design winners will not be allowed to race. The best design car is included in the pack registration fee.
In order to make the registration process more streamlined, we are asking that participants pre-pay the registration fee. This year, the race fee of $25.00 per Pack should be provided no later than Friday, April 18. Cubmasters, please register online at www.mtcbsa.org . If you are unable to register online please send the names and rank of the eligible racers, best design car, and the registration fee to:
Boy Scout Service Center
ATTENTION: James West Pinewood Derby CC# 6824
3414 Hillsboro Road
Nashville, TN 37215
Please Note – This is the official District Derby. Only the top five cars from each pack will be allowed to race. This is not an event open to any and all racers but a race dedicated to the winners from each pack. If a pack winner’s name is not provided prior to the event, that car will not be allowed to race.
The Official James E. West District Pinewood Derby Rules to be utilized this year are attached. Please make copies of these rules and make sure to give a copy to your Pack representatives. These rules will be strictly enforced by the District’s Official Inspection Committee before a car can compete.
PLEASE NOTE: YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO BE AT THE APRIL DISTRICT ROUNDTABLE EVENT WHERE THE SPECIFICS OF THE DERBY WILL BE DISCUSSED IN DETAIL. FURTHER, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO PASS THIS INFORMATION ALONG TO THE REPRESENTATIVES FROM YOUR PACK