2018 Corporate Pinewood Derby

Sponsored by:                                    

Baton Rouge, LA (October 18, 2018) The big event is just right around the corner and the excitement is brewing! The Istrouma Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will host its

4th Annual Race to Scouting, Corporate Race and Business Afterhours,

October 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Gerry Lane Chevrolet, 6505 Florida BLVD, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.

This event is for adults who wants to relive their childhood and race a Pinewood Derby car. Participants design, carve, sand and paint their own Pinewood Derby race car. Each car can feature the logos and symbols of the sponsoring company. Official Boy Scout Pinewood Derby rules and regulations apply. Trophies will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place finishers and Best in Show in both the traditional and “outlaw” races. This one of a kind event is for adults only. Heavy hors d’oeuvres & beverages will be served.


  • 6:00 pm                 Pit crew area opens – food and beverage available
  • 6:30 – 7:00 pm     Check In/Weigh In
  • 7:15 pm                 Racing begins

All proceeds from the event support delivery of the Scouting program to youth throughout the Istrouma Area Council. The event is open to the public. Participation levels are Rookie - $200, Champion - $300 and Team - $500.00. for more information contact: Gary Mertz, Scout Executive, Istrouma Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (225) 925-2697.

Participation Levels

Rookie Level - $200

  • Pinewood Derby Car Kit
  • Pit Crew Pass for 2
  • 1/4 Page Ad in Program

Champion Level - $300

  • (Outlaw or Traditional Race)
  • Pinewood Derby Car Kit
  • Pit Crew Pass for 3
  • Small Page Ad in Program

Team Level - $500                       

  • Pinewood Derby Car Kit
  • Pit Crew Pass for 6
  • Large Page Ad in Program
  • Website Recognition

2017 Trophy Winners!

Fundraising event supporting Scouting throughout the Istrouma Area Council

File Name Description
2018 Flyer Download
Position Name Telephone
Scout Executive Gary Mertz (225) 926-2697 Email