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Pinewood Derby® Fun Runs

03/28/2017, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Pinewood Derby®
Fun Runs

Tues., March 28 through Fri., March 31; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun., April 2; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Official Race
Sat., April 1; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.*
Enter to race in one of two age categories!
Participants ages 5 to 16 must register as a youth. Those ages 17+ must register as an adult. For more information, please see the Official Rule rules. 
*All participating cars must be registered by 1 p.m. on race day.

Best in Show
Sat., April 1
Enter a Pinewood Derby® car by 2 p.m. in the museum's Best In Show competition. Cars will be awarded based on visual design. For more information, please see the Best in Show rules and categories. 

Pinewood Derby® Returns To The Indiana State Museum Celebrating 10 Years of Speed

On your mark, get set... GO!
The Indiana State Museum and Crossroads of America Council, BSA invite race participants to return for the second greatest spectacle in racing! Visit the museum to race Pinewood Derby® cars down the two-story, 125-foot race track and watch them speed across the finish line!

> Included with museum admission 
> Daily museum admission March 28 through April 2 is $5 per person for all Scouts and their families
> Please note: Scouts wishing to participate in discounted admission should wear something that identifies them as a Girl Scout or a Boy Scout such as: sashes, kerchiefs, t-shirts, scout shirts or vests.

For more information, please see the Pinewood Derby postcard