pine car derby
Pine Car Derby

2022 International Pine Car Derby - Information and Instructions

The Date and Location are set for 2023

April 22, 2023 and again in Watertown WI

Watch for more info about time and details.



The 2022 International Pine Car Derby is in the books.

Congratulations to all who competed in each of the three classes.

Here are the winners' lists.

Craft Awards List

Speed Awards List

...and here are the overall standings for each class.

Standings Class A - 7th Grade and over

Standings Class B - 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade

Standings Class C - 3rd Grade and under

A huge thank you to the many people who helped make this derby a success. It is a huge undertaking to plan, transport, set up, run, tear down, shop, and clean up for a large event like this.  Especially true when the event included an outstanding dinner.

Thank you to all of the many volunteers.


Click the link below for the RULES of pine car building!!

International Pine Car Building and Specs REV 10-14-19 

Tracks are commercially available, and LP may have information about tracks that are available from time to time from trains that no longer use them or have purchased new ones.

Or ....  trains can build their own.  One set of plans that CAN be used is at the link below.

Track Plan Specs