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Pinewood Inspections & Turn-in

  • 5 Feb 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Trinity Cafeteria


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*  Your car must be turned in during the Inspection and Turn-In period, or you will not be permitted to race. 

*  Your car will be weighed.  If it exceeds the limit, please be prepared to remove weight before turning it in for the final weigh in. 

*  If it is underweight, you have the option to run it at that weight or add more.  Come prepared with extra weights/coins.  We will have volunteers to help, but we will not have materials.

*  Parents and siblings can join in the fun in our Unlimited category!!!!  These cars must be turned in on this date as well.

*  We will also be collecting donations for our concession stand this night.  Please see the Sign Up Genius.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0C4DAAAA2EA1F49-pinewood


1. The car is to be built from the kit that is handed out at the Pack Meeting or your Den Meeting.  No other cars or kits are permitted.

2. The car weight shall not exceed 5 ounces per the official “weigh in” scale.

3. The length of the car cannot be more than 7 inches.

4. The width of the car cannot exceed 2 3/4 inches.

5. The car must have 1 3/4 inches of clearance between the wheels.

6. The car must have 3/8 inches clearance underneath the body. (Ground Clearance).

7. The wood provided in the official B.S.A. kit must be used; store bought kits, scrap wood, etc. will not be allowed.  The block may be formed into any shape.

8. The wheels supplied with the kit must be used; they may not be cut, drilled, rounded, or beveled. You are allowed to remove the manufacturing seem.

9. The axles that are supplied with the kit must be used, and the axles must be used in their pre-cut locations. Do not re-locate the axles. The axles may be polished and lubricated with a dry lubricant.

10. Wheel bearings, washers, or bushings are prohibited.

11. The car cannot have any springs or other type of suspension.

12. The car must be freewheeling without any starting devices or propulsion of any kind.

13. No loose material may be used, such as lead shot or mercury capsules. Everything on the car must be secured, for example, figures, fenders, etc.

14. Cars can be painted any way you want as long as it is not offensive. 

15. Each car will pass a thorough inspection at the official weigh in, any cars found in violation of the above rules will not be allowed to race. 1

16.  The front of the car may not be cut out or “notched”.  

 There are no exceptions to these rules!!!

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