Pinewood Derby

NS Pinewood Derby! March 23 2019

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Reminder:  The North Star District PINEWOOD DERBY will be taking place on Saturday March 23rd at the American Legion Post #3, 6379 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220.  Registration opens at 9am with racing action getting underway at 9:30am.NS District PWD Flier 2019.png

All Cubs are welcome!

Each Pack’s Top 4 finishers and each Pack’s “Best of Show” are entered in the District Derby automatically and free of charge.  All other cars may race for a $2 entry fee.

Boy Scout troops that would like to assist Packs in running their Derbies can contact District Pinewood Derby Coordinator Bill Buchalter.

Please see the NS District PWD Flier 2019 flyer attached.  Hope to see you there!

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District Pinewood Derby Sat. March 24 – STILL ON

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We’re watching the weather carefully but as of right now it doesn’t look to be enough to warrant cancelling the District Pinewood Derby, we’re a go!NS District PWD Flyer 2018

We’ll continue to keep an eye on the situation but unless you hear otherwise by tomorrow 24-March @8:00 am (updates will be posted on the website & Facebook page if any should be needed) see you @ the Derby tomorrow.

For more Derby details see our March 7 post.

 

Looking forward to a great 2018 North Star District Pinewood Derby!

NS District Pinewood Derby – March 24th

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Reminder:  The North Star District PINEWOOD DERBY will be taking place on Saturday March 24th at the American Legion Post #3, 6379 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220.  Registration opens at 9am with racing action getting underway at 9:30am.

All Cubs are welcome, but each pack’s top 4 finishers and each pack’s “Best of Show” are entered in the District Derby automatically and free of charge.

Boy Scout troops that would like to assist Packs in running their Derbies can contact District Pinewood Derby Coordinator Bill Buchalter.

 

Please see the NS District PWD Flier 2018 flyer attached.  Hope to see you there!

District Pinewood Derby Announced

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District Pinewood Derby Coordinator Bill Buchalter has announced that the District

NS District PWD Flyer 2018

Derby will take place at its usual location the American Legion Post #3, 6379 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220. All Cubs are welcome, but each pack’s top 4 finishers and each pack’s “Best of Show” are entered in the District Derby automically and free of charge.

 

You can download a copy of the graphic here as a PDF flyer to distribute to your pack.

 

 

Here are some highlights from the 2017 District Derby.

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Pinewood Derby Support from District

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From District Pinewood Derby Chair Bill Buchalter:

Pack Leaders,
Pinewood Derby Season is upon us and it’s time to schedule your races. If you’re receiving this email it is because I have your name as the contact for your Cub Scout Pack, and you used the District derby track last year. If you are no longer the leader of your pack please forward this message to your new leader and copy me on the message. If you no longer need to use the District track please let me know and I’ll remove you from this list.
There are a few dates already reserved, so please keep this in mind as you schedule:
  • Saturday Feb 24th – Pack 830
  • Wednesday Feb 28th – Pack 179
  • Monday March 5th – Pack 35
Details about the District Race in March will be coming soon. Please let me know as soon as possible to reserve your date for your race. If you have any questions please let me know.
Bill Buchalter
North Star District Pinewood Derby Coordinator
317-509-0767
Scout Troops: remember this is a great way to volunteer to provide service to packs right before cross-overs. Make your presence known! Contact the Cubmasters to volunteer your experienced scouts!

Here are our top 4 finishers from right to left.

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1. Landon Walsh Pack 358 Muncee Tribe
2. Thomas Weintraut Pack 358 Muncee Tribe
3. Colby Lindeman, Pack 18
4. Steven Jarvis, Pack 625

Reservations for Pinewood Derby Track

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A report from District Pinewood Derby Chair Bill Buchalter:

I would like to remind North Star District pack leaders to contact me if they need a track in the upcoming Pinewood Derby season. My email address wbbuch1@comcast.net is the best way to contact me about arranging a date.

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Photo from Boy’s Life http://boyslife.org/hobbies-projects/projects/2952/speed-secrets/

Also, the District Derby is going to be on Saturday, March 18th, and more details about that will be coming soon.

Bill Buchalter
317-509-0767
wbbuch1@comcast.net