Pontiac Phoenix Races -Volunteer

August 2, 2019, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Main Street Pontiac

Educational, Free, Outdoor

The 2nd 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 12:00pm - Lunch break and Career/College Fair 1:00pm - Decoration 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. Visit our website for more details. 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
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