Pinewood Derby


2021 Potomac District Pinewood Derby will be held virtually:
Saturday, June 12, 2021 12:00 PM

Marriott Service Center
9190 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
 The Derby will be Live Streamed so that cubs can watch their cars in real time.  The race will also be recorded for Cubs who cannot watch it live. Additional information on accessing the stream will be announced closer to the event.

Please go to the Registration page. (Closes Friday, June 4th at midnight).

(1) Name of Scout
(2) Name of Car
(3) Pack #
(4) Race they are entering (i.e. rank). 

AWARDS :   categories for the races would be …
1st, 2nd & 3rd place — within the six ranks of Lion, Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Arrow of Light
1st, 2nd & 3rd place — Overall across above ranks
Appearance Category — Best in Show, Judge’s Favorite, Most Unusual, Most Humorous, and Most Colorful.

The registration fee is $10 per scout entry. Payable with / by 

Each Pack will be responsible for collecting and dropping off the pinewood derby cars at the Marriott Service Center (9190 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20814) on Wednesday, June 9, or Friday, June 11, from 5-7 PM.  Pickup of the cars will be between 3PM and 5PM on the afternoon after the race. In an effort to promote good social distancing, only one representative may drop off and pickup cars cars per Pack.  Please add this Pack representative’s name and email to each registration.

Repairs will not be possible at check-in so please ensure cars are compliant before drop off. (Rules Document)  Any car that doesn’t meet the Derby specifications can still race, but will be relegated to the “OUTLAW” section where they may race but not be eligible for speed trophies (but may still be eligible for appearance category).  Cars will compete in either a speed or an appearance category.