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City Wide Kub Kar Event - Saturday April 9

posted Mar 14, 2011, 8:53 AM by Sean Walberg   [ updated Apr 6, 2011, 9:48 AM ]
Get your Kub Kars ready, it's time to race!

Saturday. April. 9,.2011.
Glenwood C.C. - 27 Overton St. -  Winnipeg, MB City Wide Kub Kar & Scout Truck Rally 


$5.00 per entry 
 
Beaver Buggies - Kub Kars - Scout Semi – Adult Show Cars -Tin for the Bin 
 
Activities Include: 
 
•Races   •Show Car Competition   •Beavernapolis    •Inflatable Obstacle Course 
•Silent Auction  

Including U2 & Kenny Chesney tickets and a Big Screen TV!! 
 
Please note the following times closely - registrations will only occur during 
times posted: 
 
               Registration Time  Race Start Time 
Cub Scouts     9:00-9:45am        10:00 am 
Beaver Scouts  11:00-11:45am      1:00 pm 
Scouts         1:00-1:45pm        2:00pm 
 
What to bring: 
•Beaver, Cub, Scout in full/formal uniform 
•Beaver Buggy, Kub Kar, or Scout Semi 
•$5.00 registration (crest, hotdog, loot bag, whole lot of fun), try to bring exact  
change please. 
•Tin for the bin (with a goal of collecting 1000 pounds for Winnipeg Harvest) 
•Parents to bring lawn chair - racing will be on an arena floor with no seating. 
•Groups are encouraged to make & bring group banners with a racing theme  
to hang on the boards and glass 
•A canteen will be available to purchase lunch, snacks and beverages

 
Rules & regulations 
 
1. KUB KAR - must be new from this Scouting year (2010-2011) - last year's model is Not Permitted to race in 
this year's meets. 
2. RACING - All Kub Kars must be raced by a Cub wearing the proper nationally approved uniform. 
3. WHEELS AND AXLES - Axles are to be used as furnished. Wheels may be very lightly sanded to remove casting 
tracks on wheels. The riding surface of the wheels is not to be painted or polished and the wheel is not to be filled with 
additional weight. 
4. CLEARANCE - Kub Kar chassis must not be lowered below 3/8 inch (.95cm). Failure to ensure this may result in the 
bottom of the Kub Kar dragging on the race strip. 
5. FRONT - Due to the type of starting mechanism used on the tracks, the front of the Kub Kar must have a flat centred 
horizontal surface, no less than 1 inch (2.5.4 cm) in length and no greater than 5/8 inch (1.6 cm) off the track. 
NOTE: Kub Kars that do not conform to the above can cause difficulties during starts and therefore may not be allowed 
to race. 
6. WIDTH - Overall width shall not exceed 2 3/4 inch (7 cm), this width may include fenders, side pipes, running boards, 
or any other accessories desired by the builder. 
7. LENGTH - Overall length shall not exceed 7 inches (17.8cm) 
8. HEIGHT - Height is not to exceed 3 inches (7.6.cm) anywhere on the kar. 
9. WEIGHT - Total weight shall not exceed 142.0g. No loose materials of any kind are permitted in the car. The car may 
be hollowed out and built up to the maximum weight by the addition of wood or metal only, provided it is securely 
attached to the body or chassis. A Cub whose car is too heavy may ask the pit crew to remove some wood to reduce the 
weight.  Pit crew can also be asked to secure other weights supplied by the Cub to the car if it is too light. 
10. WHEEL BEARINGS - Washers and bushings are PROHIBITED. 
11. SPRINGING - Kub Kars shall not ride on any type of springs. 
12. DETAILS - Details such as steering wheel, driver, decals, painting, and interior details are permissible. These 
additional details shall NOT cause the Kub Kar to exceed the maximum weight or dimensions. A Cub may ask the pit 
crew to secure a detail that has become loose during transport to the event. Pit crew can also be asked to secure details 
that have come loose during the race, but only just prior to the design judging. 
13. ATTACHMENTS - The Kub Kar must be freewheeling with no starting device. 
14. CONSTRUCTION – Wood supplied from kit is the only wood allowed to be used. 
15. LUBRICATION – No oil or wet lubricants permitted - only dry type lubrication is permissible. Lubrication shall 
not soil the track or interfere with subsequent races on that track. Lubrication is not permitted between races. The pit 
crew will apply graphite to the axles and wheels of each car inspected, 
16. INSPECTION - Each Kub Kar must pass inspection by the official inspection committee before it may compete. The 
inspector has the right to disqualify those Kub Kars which do not meet these specifications. Pit Crew decisions are final. 
17. ABSENTEE - On the day of the race, Kub Kars may have a substitute driver (another Cub in uniform) if the owner is 
not able to attend the full event. Cubs can only race one Kub Kar. All 18 Wheeler Derby trucks competing must abide by these rules. 
Note: Due to a shortage of 18 Wheeler Kits – a Scout’s 09//10 truck may be raced 
 
LENGTH, WIDTH, CLEARANCE, WEIGHT & APPEARANCE: 
• Trucks will conform to the specification sheet below these rules. 
• Details such as steering wheels, drivers, spoilers, decals, painting and interior details are permissible as long as 
these details allow the truck to meet the length, width, height, and weight limitations. All details must be 
permanently attached. No loose materials are allowed (i.e. not rattling). All weights must be solidly attached. 
• Trailer does not have to be the box as supplied in kit 
• The 5th Wheel must operate. Cab and trailer must be able to be disconnected. 
• The model will consist of a tractor (truck part) having 10 wheels, and a trailer having 8 wheels. 
 
 
WHEELS, AXLES, LUBRICATION: 
• Only the wheels and axles supplied in the Scouts Canada kits may be used. 
• Wheel bearings, washers, springs or bushings of any kind are prohibited. 
• The truck must be freewheeling with no starting device or other propulsion. 
• Only dry lubricant may be used, such as dry graphite. Silicone spray, WD-40 or oil may not be used as it may 
soften the plastic wheels. 
 
Truck Construction Specifications: 
 
18-wheelers must conform to the following construction specifications: 
 
18 Wheeler Truck & Trailer Specifications 
A  Maximum Weight  Cab and Trailer 
700 grams maximum 
B  Maximum Length  44.5 cm / 17½ inches 
C  Overall Height  11.5 cm / 4½ inches 
D  Maximum Outside Width  9.5 cm / 3¾ inches 
E  Minimum Width Between Inside of Wheels  4.5 cm / 1¾ inches 
F  Minimum Clearance Between the Chassis & the Track  0.95 cm / 3/8 inches 
G  Wheels and Axles  Scouts Canada Kit Issue 
H  The 5th Wheel must operate! (Cab and trailer can be unhitched) 
 
The official specifications are metric. Imperial measurement is for reference only. 
 
 
RACING - All Trucks must be raced by a Scout wearing the proper nationally approved uniform (formal or activity). 
 
INSPECTION  - Each Truck must pass inspection by the official inspection committee (pit crew) before it may compete. 
The inspector has the right to disqualify those trucks which do not meet these specifications. Pit Crew decisions are 
final. 
1) The pit crew will apply graphite to the axles and wheels of each rig inspected. Pit Crew will also ensure all wheels 
spin freely before the racing begins. 
2) A Scout whose rig is too heavy may ask the pit crew to remove some material to reduce the weight. Pit crew can also 
be asked to secure other weights supplied by the Scout to the rig if it is too light. 
3) A Scout may ask the pit crew to secure a detail that has become loose during transport to the event. Pit crew can also 
be asked to secure details that have come loose during the race, but only just prior to the design judging. 
4) Pit crew will be available to replace any wheels that come loose during racing.   Silent Auction 
 
 
• A silent auction will be held for this 
event to offset the costs of staging 
the “Largest Rally in Canada”  
 
 
• 25 tickets will be sold for $10.00 
each. 
 
 
• Prizes currently include:  
o U2 concert tickets  
o Kenny Chesney concert tickets 
o 4 tickets to the Titanic Exhibition  
o 42” flat screen TV 
o And many more! 
 
• Groups are encouraged to 
participate by donating a gift card to 
this event by Wed. April 6th. Please 
refer to the sponsorship letter 
attached  
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