Council Pinewood Derby

SWC Pinewood Derby Championships
Saturday, April 25, 2020

Race Location:                                                 Register At:
Garber Honda                                                  Seneca Waterways Council Office
3925 West Henrietta Road                             2320 Brighton-Henrietta Town Line Road
Rochester, NY 14623                                       Rochester, NY 14623

QUESTIONS:  Call (585) 244-4210  or email at pinewood-derby@senecawaterways.org

These are the Official Rules for the Seneca Waterways Council, District, and preferably Pack Pinewood Derby Races for 2020.  By standardizing the Rules, the intent is to create a fair environment for all participants while eliminating Rule differences between Districts and Packs which could lead to participants racing with an unfair advantage at District and Council Races.All Scouts will be held to these Rules and not knowing them is not an excuse for not following them.  All participants will be held to these Rules in the spirit of consistency for all Scouts.

Download:  2020 Council Pinewood Derby Rules (PDF)

  • Council Pinewood Derby rules will be in effect and strictly adhered to for this event. Please review the rules prior to arrival.
  • Each district is eligible to qualify seven cars for each racing class
  • Cars will race against only cars in their own class
  • Awards will be based on the fastest cars in each rank
  • The Fastest Scout of the Day will Receive a King of the Council trophy
  • Please register at the Scout Service Center by April 22, 2020
  • Preregistration Scout fee $20.00, day of race walk-in fee $25.00

Registration Process:

1) Online 2020 Council Pinewood Derby Registration Form CLICK HERE

2) Email questions about registration: pinewood-derby@senecawaterways.org

Fill out your racer’s information at the end of the District Races, and turn into the SWC Service Center.

Class                            Inspection/Impounding                            Racing Times

Arrow of Light                       9:00 – 9:45AM                                  10:00 – 10:45 AM

Webelos                                10:00 – 10:45 AM                             11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Bears                                     11:00 AM – 11:45                             12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Wolves                                  12:00 PM – 12:45 PM                      1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Tigers                                    1:00 PM – 1:45 PM                          2:00 PM – 2:45PM

Lions                                      2:00 PM – 2:45PM                           3:00 PM – 3:45PM

King of the Council Award Presentation following the Lion Race

Adult Championship Race     3:00 PM – 3:45PM                           4:00 PM – 4:45PM


Congratulations to all the Cub Scouts who participated in the 2019 Pinewood Derby Race!

Here are the Results!

2019 King of the Council Finalist – 

2nd Place Overall –

3rd Place Overall – 

2019 Pinewood Derby Finalist:

NAME CLASS PACK DIS PLACE Cum Time

For your Scout’s Speed and ranking email pinewood-derby@senecawaterways.org