Who is ready for Mid America Pinewood Derby 2017

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Who is ready for Mid America Pinewood Derby 2017

Post by xanthrum » Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:11 pm

Who is ready for the 2017 Mid America Pinewood Derby - truly Cub Scout racing at the highest level.

When - April 28th - 29th
Where - 8401 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68138
What: Mid America Pinewood Derby - http://www.midamericaderby.com

On April 29th we will be racing...
Cub Scout Racing
- We will be racing the what is considered Nationals for Cub Scouts around the United States - Highest Level of Cub Scout Racing
- We have 3 Scout Divisions - Open Scout Graphite, Open Scout Oil and Qualified Scout Graphite (only for those in the Mid America Council)

Kids / Adults
- We will be racing an Open Kids Graphite Division (open to kids under the age of 18 that are not Cub Scouts)
- We will be racing an Open Adult Graphite Division

- Get Registered online now - http://www.midamericaderby.com early check in begins on the 28th 5pm-8pm... avoid the line on Saturday Morning - Check in on the 29th opens at 8am racing begins at 10:30am - all races are broadcast live over the internet - You can race in person or Proxy (send a car in to race) ... see Proxy entry info on the website. It is truly Fun Filled day for the whole family - besides the Pinewood Derby Racing - build and race LEGO cars, Race your give away Hot Wheel car on the Hot Wheel race Track or even Race on our New Pinewood Derby Drag Strip - Light Tree Track - earn your Automobile Safety patch, enjoy the concessions, Meet Pro Racers, Meet many Vendors, See the Guinness World Record Track Display and have an amazing Family Fun Filled Day. Trophies are award 1st - 6th in each rank for each Division in Cub Scout races and in each Division the 12 fastest cars will advance to finals and 1st - 12th will be award for each Division - the Kids and Adults will be award 1st - 12th for the top cars that make it to the finals. Design Awards and Best of Show awards are also given out. Additionally every participant will get a check in bag with an official Mid America Pinewood Derby patch and all kinds of awesome give away - not to mention be entered into our Door Prize drawing where Major prizes will be given away and they are Awesome Prizes!!!


On April 28th we will be racing...

Pro Class Pinewood Derby Racing
- We will be racing 7 Pro Divisions - Unlimited, Eliminator, Street Pro, Street Stock, Basics, Unlimited Fat Wheel and Street Slammers

- Pro Racers check in will be April 27th from 6pm - 10pm - all proxy cars will be checked in at that time as well... Racing will begin at 9am Friday morning on the 28th and continue until all Divisions Prelim and Finals are complete - Lunch and refreshments will be provided along with dinner and if racing is still going an invitation to our Corporate Pinewood Derby Event - where we will be racing our Corporate Sponsored Race (which helps us fund the Mid America Pinewood Derby) and a Really Cool Big Rig Race that is over the top cool to see them roll down the track. Pro Awards will be given to all finalist - currently depending on the size of the field in each division we will be racing 12 Finalist in each division - each builder will only be able to advance one car into the finals, that means that 12 builder will be recognized. Pro Racers are also invited to attend a Special party at Iceman's home after racing on the 29th. All Racing will be broadcast live, and we have majorly upgraded our 6 lane Best Track - racing in 6 lanes changes everything. We are also changing the return shipping with all our proxy racers all cars will be in the mail on Monday following the race... All the Rules and information can be found on the website... help us continue to Fuel Pinewood Derby Racing and compete in this year Mid America Pinewood Derby - http://www.midamericaderby.com

By the way we have some other cool things that will be part of the event - currently in R&D and will change pinewood derby racing if we get it all put together


Greg Dawes
Mid-America Pinewood Derby
http://www.midamericaderby.com

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Re: Who is ready for Mid America Pinewood Derby 2017

Post by xanthrum » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:44 pm

And... as a reminder this year we again will be doing Tons of Awesome prizes - Micro Scroll Saw... from Proxon, Tons of great things from Dremel, Best Track has provided us two certificates (one for a new best track and another for a new timer), the prizes pictures will begin to get posted on Facebook later this week as again there will be a LOT of Awesome items... numbers for the racing are getting up there -- Pro's need to make sure to use the "Pro" Registration Link - found on the home page of www.midamericaderby.com

Scout Racing will be off the hook again with the Fastest Cars in the United States competing for the Titles

I know that several National Champions will be at the event and I have several cars that will be rolling down the Big Time Majorly Upgraded Track - it will be interesting to see who gets to put their names in this years records books and help support and propel an event that is truly good for the hobby and everyone involved. Only 6 days left for the online registration


Truly

Greg


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Re: Who is ready for Mid America Pinewood Derby 2017

Post by xanthrum » Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:46 pm

Check out some of the prizes that are going to give out at this years Mid America Pinewood Derby - more to come.
https://www.facebook.com/MidAmericaPinewoodDerby


Greg Dawes
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Re: Who is ready for Mid America Pinewood Derby 2017

Post by xanthrum » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:17 am

Ok everyone... online registrations are wrapping up... Car Counts are in the several hundreds.... as usual competition levels will be off the charts --- Pro Online Registration and Scout Online Registration will close at Midnight on Wednesday - make sure to get registered - http://www.midamericaderby.com

I have also been updating facebook page with all the AWEOME prizes that we are going to be giving out this year in addition to the many 200+ Trophies at this years event. https://www.facebook.com/MidAmericaPinewoodDerby

The Mid America Pinewood Derby truly thanks all of your for your support in making it the premier Scout Race in the Country - and a perfect place to get a taste of Pro / League Racing - We start set up tomorrow AM - and anyone that is coming in from out of town is welcome to come up and be a part of creating another special event that will be EPIC !!!


Greg Dawes
Mid-America Pinewood Derby
http://www.midamericaderby.com

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