Phoenix Races - Student Registration

August 24, 2018, 6:00am - 11:00pm

Main Street Pontiac

Educational, Family Friendly, Free, Technology

The 1st Annual Phoenix Races Are Here!! STUDENT RACES: All Pontiac Residents (grades 9-12) are welcome to participate in the building and racing of their own derby car! Randomly selected teams of 3-4 students will be mentored through the building of their car and then will be given various materials to decorate their team car. They will compete in a bracket style tournament and the winning team will receive tablets! 8:00am - Check in and continental breakfast 12:30pm - Lunch break 3:00pm - Parade to starting line *Registration is FREE for students SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: All Pontiac residents entering their senior year of high school are eligible to apply for several scholarship opportunities with submission of a written essay. 6:00pm - Awards ceremony & scholarships announcements ADULT RACES: All adults (18 and older) are eligible to enter their own derby car. All cars must be gravity powered cars with the NO motor and the following metrics: Wheelbase (front to rear axle distance): Maximum of 72” Trackwidth (left to right wheel distance): Maximum of 36” 8:00pm - Adult races begin *Registration for adult races is $100.00 per team/car. VOLUNTEERS: All registered volunteers will be treated to breakfast and lunch. 6:00am - Volunteer check-in