Pinewood Derby


2023 Potomac District Pinewood Derby 
Saturday, May 6, 2023 @9 am


Eligibility: THE FASTEST CAR (ONLY) FROM EACH DEN IN YOUR PACK (LIONS, TIGERS, WOLVES, BEARS, WEBELOS I & ARROW OF LIGHT) are eligible to participate in the Speed category.  In addition, each PACK can send ONE car to participate in the Appearance category.  Appearance cars will not race but will be judged in a number of categories.



1st, 2nd & 3rd  place (each Den) in the Speed category
1st, 2nd & 3rd place Overall in the Speed category
Appearance category—Best In Show, Judge’s Favorite, Most Unusual, Most Humorous & Most Colorful


Rules: All Speed Cars must meet the 2023 Potomac District PWD Rules. These are the same rules as 2019-2021 with a couple of clarifications. Racing will be in accordance with these rules.

Each PACK must have at least one parent volunteer who will help with the running of the event on race day.  This adult volunteer will be contacted a few weeks before the event with opportunities to help on the day of the event.

Attendance: Parents, sponsoring adults, leaders, friends, guests, and others are welcome on race day.


DATE:              – Saturday, May 6, 2023

PLACE:            – Bells Mill ES, 825 Bells Mill Road, Potomac MD

TIME:               – Registration & Inspection between 9 – 9:50 AM (please arrive early)

– Racing begins at 10:00 AM and will finish between noon & 1 PM

COST:              – Registration fee is $10.00 per car