December Meeting: Pinewood Derby & Elections


Date: Tuesday December 7th 2021
Location: Deutscher Club in Clark, NJ
Time: 7:00 pm
Topic: Pinewood Derby and Election of Club Officers

We are holding our annual Pinewood Derby and election of chapter officers on Tuesday, December 7 at the Deutscher Club of Clark. We’ll get started around 7:00 PM.

Pull out that Pinewood Derby winner from your scouting days or build a new one. Plenty of good fun and competition to be had. Kids are welcome and encouraged to attend. This is a very family friendly event.

We will be serving complimentary German food and (adult) beverages are available for purchase. The food is fantastic and save room for dessert!

Join us for a fun evening and mingle with other members and BMW enthusiasts.This is a very enjoyable and relaxed event, so if you’ve been wanting to come to a meeting, this is it! Hope to see you there!

Pinewood Derby rules:
Cars must use official BSA Pinewood Derby wheels and axles. Cars must meet following specifications:
– 5 oz maximum
– 7″ max length
– 2 3/4″ max width
– 3/8″ clearance
– powdered graphite the only permitted lube.
Pinewood Derby kits are available at most hobby stores that handle Cub Scout supplies. You can make your own entry, or you can let your kids help. This is a highly competitive NJ Chapter tradition, with many champ series points at stake. Make an entry, or come out and watch.
Annual club officers election:
Members interested in running for a board position must contact the club’s secretary, Dave Allaway (, and notify him of their intent to run for a position prior to the November meeting of the board of officers.

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