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Pinewood Derby Workshop Series

by Community Engagement | Apr 17, 2019
Pinewood Derby Workshop ACPL

WORKSHOP SESSIONS
Saturday, April 20 - 1:00-4:00 pm
Saturday, May 4 - 1:00-4:00 pm

Location: Main Library - Maker Lab (First Floor)

Have you ever wanted to learn how to build a Pinewood Derby car? We're hosting two workshops (April 20 and May 4) to get you up to speed on Pinewood Derby Racing 101. Our first session will focus on shaping and the general build guidelines for creating a car. The second session will focus on paint, details, and decorations.

Phil's Hobby Shop will be at both workshops to help you with your project. These workshops are free and open to the public.

Ready to race?
Hop River Brewing Company is hosting the Fort Wayne 480: Adult Pinewood Derby on Saturday, May 18. Come compete or just cheer on these tiny little rockets of fun!

Fort Wayne 480: Adult Pinewood Derby
Saturday, May 18
1:00-4:00 pm


Register for 1 Class Per Car:
1. Cub Scout Rules (the original rules)
2. Unlimited Rules (heavier weight and few size restrictions -- still gravity powered cars).
*All cars welcome to enter the “show” class!

Unlimited Entries, no more than 6 members on a team, at least 1 person must be over 21.

1st Place: Grand Champion Trophy
2nd & 3rd Place:  Hop River Swag and Bragging Rights

$20 Entry Fee
Includes: Pinewood Derby Kit

Hop River Brewing Company is located at 1515 N. Harrison St. Fort Wayne, IN 46808.

For more information about the race and to claim your spot, click here. 


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