Something Very Special... 2015 MId America Pinewood Derby

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Something Very Special... 2015 MId America Pinewood Derby

Post by xanthrum » Sun Feb 08, 2015 12:13 pm

Announcing that we are well underway in bringing everything together and have some Amazing things in store for this years Mid America Pinewood Derby... it is going to be an even bigger with some added items that is going to make the 5th Anniversary of the Mid America Pinewood Derby something you most certainly will not want to miss... Ultimately who is the fastest in a variety of different divisions and classes... and so much more!

Updates can be found
* - Website
* - facebook
* - twitter

When: - April 24th & 25th
Where: - CLAAS of North America - 8401 South 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68138
How: - You can get registered NOW!!! - Special prize drawing -first 150 entries(Best Track drawing)
Who: - It is an event that is Open to Everyone - you can attend or race via proxy

Part of the New Exciting changes in store for 2015 - The Mid America Pinewood Derby has teamed up with the Pinewood Derby National Championships - and will be racing many additional divisions.


* Qualified Cub Scout Division (Graphite only / Mid America Council Only)
* Open Cub Scout Graphite Division - Open to all Cub Scouts
* Open Cub Scout Oil Division - Open to all Cub Scouts
* Corporate Pinewood Race - support scouting and race in corporate race on April 24th
* Big Rig Division - make a Semi Big Rig and race in a special race April 24th
* Open Adult Division - Graphite Only
* Open Kids Division - Graphite Only - any non-scout under the age of 18yrs old
* Pro BASX Division
* Pro Street Stock Division
* Pro Street Pro Division
* Pro Eliminator Division
* Pro Unlimited Division
* Pro Street Rod Division
* Pro Governor Division
* Pro Snail War Division

There will be Pinewood Derby Racing that goes on for 2 days... on April 24th - we will kick off the event with our Corporate Pinewood Derby Race, Big Rig Race and Pro-Racing will begin. Along with the racing we will be conducting early check-in to speed up the check in process (highly recommended) - That evening a wonderful catered dinner along with refreshments will be a part of the event - Things will begin at 5pm Friday evening on the 24th. Then on the 25th - check in will begin at 8am - with opening ceremonies taking place at 10am and then back to pinewood derby racing with all the Cub Scout, Adult, Kids, and Pro Divisions - Racing will be broadcast live - 3 tracks will be racing simultaneously.

Besides the Pinewood Derby Racing some of the REALLY Cool things that will be a part of this years event are:

* The Countries Largest Display of Pinewood Derby (80 feet of display case)
* Awesome Door Prizes will be drawn out of all entries - must be present to win
* Star Wars 501st we be at the event
* Many Local Mascots - Bluejay, Maverick, Storm Chaser, Lancer, Beef
* The Popular LEGO Race track - car building and racing
* Automobile Safety Patch - kids can earn the Auto Safety Patch
* Soap Box Derby Display - kids will be able to climb inside and learn about Soap Box Derby racing
* Many Vendors will have booths set up
* Over 200+ Trophies will be handed out (in auditorium ... a new format change from years past)
* Scout Shop will be open and offering all kinds of Scout products
* Concessions (cheap) will be available
* Sweet Check in bags - full of cool things like MAPWD Patch, Hat, Bracelets, etc - provided to entries
* As part of this years entry you can purchase a MAPWD Racing T-shirt (will be on registration shortly)

Join us for the 5th Anniversary of the Mid America Pinewood Derby - we will soon be providing reduced lodging options for many of you that will be traveling from out of town... The location is top notch and truly a pinewood derby mecca... it is located next to Cabelas and Omaha boasts the Countries #1 Zoo - we look forward to having you be part of the 2015 Mid America Pinewood Derby

Greg Dawes - Chairman / Founder

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Re: Something Very Special... 2015 MId America Pinewood Derb

Post by sporty » Sun Feb 08, 2015 12:29 pm

I'm excited for the big rigs.

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