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2022 Pinewood Derby

February 26, 2022 @ 10:30 am 1:30 pm

The information below is subject to change as we get closer to the event.

Attention race fans! Once again it is time for the Pack 270 Annual Pinewood Derby. This year’s Pinewood Derby promises to be as action packed as ever.


  • Each rank will have top 3 fastest cars recognized as well as the most creative for each rank. There will also be awards for the fastest overall average, fastest single run, and fastest den. Every scout will receive a participation trophy and a patch.

Check In

  • Each car will have to go through inspection prior to the race to make sure it is 5 ounces are under and meets the specifications in the attached rules document.
  • There will be some tools and supplies to modify cars at check in if needed.
  • At the time of check in the scout’s car will be numbered and collected for the race.

Race Day

  • The event will be live streamed from the church via a link that will be provided prior to the race
  • The opening ceremonies are scheduled to start at 10:30 AM
  • Racing is scheduled to start at 11:00 AM and wrap up some time after 1 PM
  • Each Scout’s car will be run 4 times, and will be run on each lane once.
  • All 4 times from your car’s races will be averaged and it is the average of all 4 races that determines the winner in each category
  • This year we will also be running a second race for sponsor cars after the Scout races complete

We look forward to an exciting race day!

Gary Salce

(203) 650-4714

Newtown Congregational Church

14 West St
Newtown, CT 06470 United States
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