PWD workshops and weigh-in

The Pinewood Derby Race will take place on Friday, March 18, 2016.

The following are the pinewood derby workshops leading up to the weigh-ins and race.

Tuesday- 2/23 from 7:00 to 8:30pm
Tuesday – 3/1 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Thursday – 3/10 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
The location of the workshops is Jeff Go’s house: 1784 Manor Circle, El Cerrito.
The workshops will include the use of a band saw, belt sander, and drill press as well as checking length, width, and weight of cars to make sure they are within the legal specifications as outlined by the official PWD rules (attached).  There will be no paining sessions included with these workshops.
If your Cub Scout or Webelos would like to attend one or more of the workshops please send an RSVP to Jeff Go at

Weigh-in and registration will be held at the same address on the following dates:

Monday – 03/13 from 7:00 to 8:00pm
Thursday- 03/17 from 7:00 to 8:00pm

Please be aware that once a car is weighed and turned in it is placed into “quarantine” and can no longer be worked on, modified, or handled by the Scout.  They will not be able to even touch their cars until after the conclusion of the races.

If your Scout did not pick up their PWD kit at the Blue & Gold dinner please reach out to John Bowen,, to arrange a time to pick up the kit.