Laurel Highlands Council

Inaugural Pinewood Derby Classic

Special Events

Inaugural Pinewood Derby Classic

The Inaugural Pinewood Derby Classic will provide an evening of fellowship, networking and competition.

Find the Pinewood Derby Car that you competed with as a youth and plan to join us at the Carnegie Science Center in the Fall of 2019.  Stay tuned!

Date & Time:

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
5:45 PM Check-In / Registration
6:00 PM Silent Auction begins
6:15 PM Weigh-In
6:45 PM Car Show
7:15 PM Racing (3 separate tracks with multiple heats)
8:30 PM Award Ceremony

Silent Auction, Strolling Dinner, Networking, Awards, and Reception to follow.

Location:

Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Are you interested in a sponsorship opportunity for the Pinewood Derby Classic? Many are available, such as:

Media ($2,500)

  • Company banner displayed throughout event space & social media.
  • Company ad included in program.
  • 1 Pinewood Derby entry in Corporate Class.
  • 4 Attendee Tickets

Hospitality ($2,500)

  • Company banner displayed throughout hospitality area.
  • Company ad included in program. 
  • 1 Pinewood Derby entry in Corporate Class
  • 4 Attendee Tickets.

Side Tracks (3) ($2,500)

  • Company banner displayed at Side Track(s).
  • Company ad included in program.
  • 1 Pinewood Derby entry in Corporate Class.
  • 4 Attendee Tickets.

Main Track ($2,500)

  • Company banner displayed at Main Track.
  • Company ad included in program.
  • 1 Pinewood Derby entry in Corporate Class.
  • 4 Attendee Tickets.

Race Announcer ($2,500)

  • Company banner displayed on main stage with announcer.
  • Company ad included in program.
  • 1 Pinewood Derby entry in Corporate Class.
  • 4 Attendee Tickets.

Parking ($2,500)

  • Company banner displayed in parking lot.
  • Company ad included in program.
  • 1 Pinewood Derby entry in Corporate Class.
  • 4 Attendee Tickets.

Sponsorships

Race Opportunites:

Are you interested in racing a Pinewood Derby Car?  There will be 3 main car classes available to race your Pinewood Derby car:

Corporate Pinewood Derby Car Class ($1,000)

  • Opportunity to win large annual trophy to showcase in your office until next year's Pinewood Derby Classic.
  • Compete against other industry leaders in 3-4 racing heats throughout the evening.
  • Company ad in program.
  • 4 Attendee Tickets.

Stock Pinewood Derby Car Class ($500)

  • Standard Pinewood Derby rules apply. Race your Pinewood Derby car just like a Cub Scout does. 
  • Compete against other race enthusiasts for a trophy through 3-4 racing heats throughout the evening.
  • 2 Attendee Tickets.

Vintage Pinewood Derby Car Class ($250)

  • Do you still have your Pinewood Derby car from your childhood? This is the opportunity to race your vintage car again!
  • Compete against other alumni Scouts for a trophy through 3-4 racing heats throughout the evening.
  • 1 Attendee Ticket.

Car Class

Individual Opportunites:

Do you want to join the event as an attendee and enjoy the festivities, strolling dinner, views of the city and a race atmosphere?

Individual

Pinewood Derby Classic Committee:

Drake Core, Chairman, Window Systems Incorporated
Patrick Corr, PNC 
John Draganosky, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Todd Medema, Uber 
Paul Pigman, PigPop Racing
Ted Rogers, Aero Tech Designs
Alan Scher, Ford Motor Company
Joe Weinzierl, PGC Printing

For more information, please contact Erik Tomalis at Erik.Tomalis@Scouting.org or 412.325.7910.

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