Recognition & Awards

Recognition and Awards

The most important values in Pinewood Derby competition are parent/son participation, good sportsmanship and learning how to follow rules. Everyone is responsible for recognizing and encouraging these qualities in addition to traditional racing awards.

Every participating Scout will receive a Pinewood Derby patch.

Trophies will be awarded in the following race categories based on official times:

  • Scout Den Races (per each Den) - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place

  • Scout Overall Race - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place

  • Sibling Race - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place

  • Parent Race - Only 1st place will be awarded a trophy

  • Open Race - Only 1st place will be awarded a trophy

Additional awards will be given in the following categories, as determined by the race officials:

  • Spirit of Pinewood Derby - for the Scout that "Did Their Best"

  • Most Original Derby Car - for the most unique design

  • Most Artistic Derby Car - for the best paint job