2018 Pumpkin Race

2018 Pumpkin Race

Dear Families,

Here is the latest and greatest information about the much anticipated PUMPKIN RACES!

Pumpkin Races
Who: All scouts currently registered with Pack 197
When: 7:00pm on October 29th, 2018
Where: Heritage Christian Church, Large Meeting Room in the Children’s wing (Same room as normal Pack meetings)

What is a Pumpkin Race?
-This is a fun event where pumpkins in their vehicles roll off the ramp. Everyone hopes their racer will reach the wall about 50 feet away.
-One by one pumpkin racers go down a four foot ramp towards the back of the room.

How to Participate:
-Get a pumpkin.
-Get something with wheels (no larger than 18” wide or long)
-Do NOT carve the pumpkin.
-Create a design for the pumpkin and racer.
-Secure the pumpkin to the racer.
-Select a category for the design competition. The racer receiving the most votes in each category will win.
-Come up with a clever name for your racer.
-Enjoy watching pumpkins race down the ramp and see how far they go.

2018 Design Competition Categories:
There is also a design competition to build the most creative pumpkin racer in 1 of 5 categories…
-Comics/Video Games/Movies

Refreshments Served:
Are your Monday evenings crazy and leave no time for dinner? Consider dinner to be served!
-$2 pepperoni or cheese pizza slice
-$2 hot dog
-$1 water bottle
-$1 soda can
-$1 chips

For More Information, check out the Pack Website, via the following link: https://westervillepack197.org/activities/pumpkin-races/

May the Best Pumpkin Win!

April Hyer
Pack Secretary