December 12, 2019

Museum plans Pine Wood Derby

A public Pine Wood Derby race will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at the Cole Land Transportation Museum, Perry Road, Bangor.

Prizes will be awarded to those winning the first three places in each category: Cub Scout, age 7-10; Boy Scout, age 11-17; and adult, 18 and older.

Sizes are the following:

Width not more than 2 3/4 inches (69.85mm)

Length not more than 7 inches (177.80mm)

Height not more than 3 inches (76.20mm)

Weight not more than 5 ounces (141.75gm)

Cars must fit the track, built for official BSA Pine Wood Derby Kits. The race is not restricted to official cars but some kit wheel bases will not work.

Everyone under 19 will be admitted free, but adults will pay $2. Senior citizens pay $1.

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