Council Pinewood Derby Races

Build your car and see how it stacks up at your Pack and Council races!

2024 Council Championship

Do you think you have one of the top pinewood derby cars in the council? Do you want to race and have a blast? On behalf of Northern Star Scouting and the members of PwdRacing, we would like to invite every registered Cub Scout and their friends to join us for the Council Grand Championship on Saturday, June 1st at the Eden Prairie Center!

Event Eligibility

In order to race at the Northern Star Scouting Cub Scout Championship, the participant must satisfy one of the three membership requirements.

  • Registered as a Cub Scout at some point during the 2023-2024 Scouting program year.

  • 5th Grade Cub Scout who bridged (joined) Scouts BSA since September 1st, 2023

  • If neither of the two above conditions are met, you may register in the Open Division

Check-In and Race Times

Car Check in Times:

  • Lion/Tiger 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Wolf/Bear 10:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Webelos/AOL 12:00-1:30 p.m.
  • Open Division Any time prior to Webelos/AOL race

Race Times:

  • Lion/Tiger 10:00 a.m.
  • Wolf/Bear 12:00 p.m.
  • Webelos/AOL 2:00 p.m.
  • Open Division Immediately following award ceremony

NEW THIS YEAR - Rank Champion will be awarded (5 fastest cars from the Rank will be averaged)

All Cub Scouts should register in their current rank as of February 1st, 2024.
All other participants should register in the Open Division based on age.

Awards will be give after each division race.

Register here

Contact us

John McDermid

Activities and STEM Director
612-261-2329

Warren Kalsow

Pinewood Derby Chair
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