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Pinewood Derby Winners Celebrate!

The St. Mary Pack 428 annual Pinewood Derby was held last week and the following racers earned their stripes!

The 428 annual Pinewood Derby was held March 10 at the gym, 62 Cedar St., Branford.

The Pinewood Derby is a for cub scouts and the first derby in history was held in Manhattan Beach, CA on may 15, 1953.

Each scout was given a block of wood made of pine with two notches for wheels, four plastic tires and four nails. The finished car must utilize all nine pieces and must not exceed a weight of five ounces.

Enjoy the photos of the cars and the winners! Way to go boys!

Information and photos courtesy of Karen Kolb. 

Anna Iacovella March 18, 2012 at 08:16 PM
Evviva! My son Massimo won First Place!!!

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