2023 Pinewood Derby

Calendar of Events

Build Workshops

  • Derby Workshop # 1 - Saturday, January 14th from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

  • Derby Workshop # 2 - Saturday, January 21st from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

  • Signups are TBD

Derby Track Setup

  • Sunday, January 29th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Round Grove United Church of Christ, 249 E Round Grove Rd

Derby Track Open for Test Runs

  • Tuesday, January 31st from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  • Round Grove United Church of Christ, 249 E Round Grove Rd

Pre-Race Check-In and Inspection

  • Friday, February 3rd from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

  • Round Grove United Church of Christ, 249 E Round Grove Rd

  • Once a car has passed inspection, it will be placed in the pit and will not be accessible until after completion of the final race.

  • Please be prepared to make adjustments to your car should it not pass weight/length limits for pinewood derby rules. There will be some tools/supplies available, but please bring your own should you have them. ( ie; drill, extra weights, extra wheels, glue, etc….)

Open Class Race

  • Friday, February 3rd from 7:30 PM to 7:45 PM

  • Round Grove United Church of Christ – following registration (7:30ish)

  • Open Class Entry Fee: canned food donation

15 Minute Build Race

  • Friday, February 3rd from 7:45 PM to 8:15 PM

  • Round Grove United Church of Christ – following Open Class Races (7:45ish)

  • 15-Minute Build Entry Fee: canned food donation

Race Day

  • Saturday, February 4th from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

  • Round Grove United Church of Christ, 249 E Round Grove Rd

    • Lions 9:00 - 9:30 AM

    • Tigers 9:40 - 10:10 AM

    • Wolves 10:20 –10:50 AM

    • Bears 11:00 – 11:30 AM

    • Weblows (Patrol #1) 11:40 – 12:10 PM

    • Trash Pandas Patrol 12:20 – 12:50 PM

    • Finals 1:30 – 2:30 PM

Derby Track Cleanup

  • Saturday, February 4th from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

  • ​Round Grove United Church of Christ, 249 E Round Grove Rd