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Cub Scout Pack 9
(Lumberton, Texas)
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Pack 9's Pinewood Derby will be held January 25, 2020 
in the Family Life Center at Crestwood Baptist Church

Car Specs:

·Height: 6 ½” max (This is to meettimer clearance on the track)

·Width: 2 ¾” max

·Length: 7” suggested (Tires/Wheelscannot exceed the front of the car. No parts may extend past the starting pin)

·Under Car Clearance 3/8” minimum

·Width between wheels 1-3/4" minimum

·Maximum weight 5.0 oz. (within .05 oz)


·The car shall not ride on any kind of spring and must befree-wheeling, with no starting devices.


·Body / Shape: Scoutshave fun!! Car may be of any style provided that it meets all specifications,makes good contact with the starting pin and does not extend past the startingpin (No notches). Extreme caution and care must be taken for"wish-bone", "Y", or "U" shaped cars. Themost forward part of the car must be at least 5/8 inches wide. No loosematerials of any kind are allowed in the car.

·Wheels: (please use BSA approvedwheels. Run Honest) Only light sanding/polishing to wheels is allowed toremove minor imperfections or bumps. (Be careful not to overheat wheel, plasticwill get tacky very easily.) Wheel diameter or width cannot bereduced. Tread cannot be rounded, pointed, tapered, angled, concaved,grooved, or modified in any way that changes the original shape, tire diameter,or tread width. Wheel tread must remain flat. "BSA" and"Pinewood Derby" lettering on side wall must be completelyintact. No wheel covers or hub caps allowed.  Wheels cannot extendpast car body's front or rear plane. Wheel bearings, washers, and bushingsare prohibited.

·Axles: (Please use BSA approvedAxles. Run honest) Axles can be polished, filed, and purchased. There aremany speed tips out there. Be careful not to weaken your axles to preventfailure on raced day. Please, no wet lubricants will be allowed. They can beharmful to track, to cars plastics, and it’s not allowed. Please make sure touse to Dry lubricants only. The long axles with the little black caps arenot allowed.


·Please make every effort to build an honest car. This race isabout sportsmanship, friendly competition within the pack, and our scouts andparents to play fairly. Please use proper BSA accessories and approvedlubricants. See you on race day!