Pontiac Phoenix Races -Student
August 2, 2019, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Main Street Pontiac
Educational, Family Friendly, Free, Outdoor, Technology, Teen
The 2nd Annual Phoenix Races Are Here!!
STUDENT RACES: All Pontiac Residents (grades 6-12) 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!
9:00am - Check in and continental breakfast
12:00pm - Lunch break and College/Career fair
3:00pm - Parade to starting line
4:00pm - Awards ceremony & scholarships announcements
*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.
Community Celebration 4pm-5pm
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” Track width (left to right wheel distance): Maximum of 36” 5:00pm - Adult races begin *Registration for adult races is $50.00 per team/car. If you would like to purchase a previously built gravity powered car please visit https://main-street-pontiac.square.site/s/shop to check out our stock.
VOLUNTEERS: All registered volunteers will be treated to breakfast and lunch. 8:00am - Volunteer check-in