Mid America Pinewood Derby
Nationals for Cub Scouting

Date:                                          Time:                                  Location:                       
May 7th, 2016                 8am Check in                            CLAAS of North America                 
                                                              10:15 Racing Begins               8401 South 132nd Street
                                                                                                                      Omaha, NE  68138   [Map]


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Link to Online Registration


** Early Check In - Friday Night - begins May 6th @ 5pm **

            ****Racing will be broadcast LIVE via the Internet - Live Link**** 

-- -- Corporate Event May 6th @ 5pm -- -- 

++ Pro Racing begins @ 5pm on May 6th - Nationals ++

Eligibility:

There are no pre-qualification requirements - There are Divisions for Everyone. Anyone may race regardless of age or gender. Membership in Cub Scouts or Boys Scouts is not required. The "Qualified Scout Division" will has specific eligibilty requirements. To race in a Cub Scout Race you must be a registered Cub Scout. You can even send a car in via proxy to race. You do not have to be present to race at the Mid America Pinewood Derby.

There are Many Divisions

  1. Open Scout Graphite Division - Open to all Cub Scouts (even those that have crossed over)
  2. Open Scout Oil Division - Open to all Cub Scouts (even those that have crossed over)
  3. Qualified Scout Division - Scouts that have qualified through Mid America Council District Race 
  4. Kids Division - Any Non-Scout - under the age of 18 years old including Boy Scouts
  5. Adult Division - Any Adult over the age of 18
  6. Pro Divisions - Compete at the highest level - 8 Separate Classes to race
  7. Corporate Division- Race a car with other Companies ... support Scouting
  8. Big Rig Division - Race your Pinewood Truck in a Special Big Rig Race April 24th

Registration / Cost: 
$5 per car if registered in advance - attending                        Register Now - Link
$10 per car if Proxy Racing (sending in car)                           $10 if registration at the event. 

Rules and Regulations:
Pinewood derby cars must conform to the rules and regulations published on this web site.
    * Big Rig has separate rules and regulations
    * Pro Division has separate rules and regulations.

Concessions will be available at the Races

Trophies and Design Awards: Trophies will be awarded to the fastest racers.  Design awards will honor racers whose cars are voted the best in several appearance categories.

Prizes: Every Person who registers will recieve tons of great things many Cool Prizes will be given away throughout just for showing up

Race With the Latest Equipment:

Races will be run on a brand-new 6-lane and 4-lane 42-foot Best TrackTM aluminum tracks with The ChampTM electronic timers, Edge Super StarterTM electronic starting gates and GrandPrix Race ManagerTM software to run the races.  Race statistics and video will be projected on screens throughout the building.Results posted on this website, and races will be broadcast live over the internet.

Other Activities:

A variety of activities will be available during the derby.
  • Have fun building and racing a LEGO car
  • Meet mascots from several area sports teams
  • Enjoy tasty food concessions
  • Win prize drawings
  • Earn the Automotive Safety Patch
  • Have professional pinewood racers give you winning tips - Pro Pit
  • Visit the Nations Largest Pinewood Derby Collection and Display
  • Meet many Vendors and Suppliers of Pinewood Derby Products
  • Visit the Scout Shop
 
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