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by leerbennett
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Scheduling Methods
Topic: Seeded 5th run racing
Replies: 4
Views: 2192

Re: Seeded 5th run racing

Bill (Speedster), A key factor in how we run our derby is fitting it into a 90 minute schedule. Our Awana program runs in the evening and the families often have younger siblings. Last cars are qualifying at 6:30 and families want to leave around 8pm. Things run so much faster with an adult stager a...
by leerbennett
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Scheduling Methods
Topic: Seeded 5th run racing
Replies: 4
Views: 2192

Re: Seeded 5th run racing

In brief, what I wanted was a Sterns round based on seeding from the 4 rounds from the perfect N races. I did manage the pull-off this 5th round of racing. Went with option A with Gold and Bronze final races featuring two boys and two girls in each race. To do this, I created a spreadsheet which cre...
by leerbennett
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: Slowest Car Award
Replies: 28
Views: 15495

Re: Slowest Car Award

We decided to give out an old leftover Awana 1st place trophy this year. Still need to figure out what to do for future years. Looking online, I like the looks of the following Pinewood derby car over a green crystal: https://www.crownawards.com/Auto.Trophies.8_1-2_-_13_1-4%22_Crystalline_Trophies/T...
by leerbennett
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: Slowest Car Award
Replies: 28
Views: 15495

Re: Slowest Car Award

Has anyone found a source for good looking trophy for a "Best Gas Mileage" award. I would like to buy a trophy about the size of Awana's 1st place speed. Ideally the trophy top should be distinctive to the award. A No Gas or perhaps a green Prius on top instead of the race car.
by leerbennett
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Scheduling Methods
Topic: Seeded 5th run racing
Replies: 4
Views: 2192

Seeded 5th run racing

What is the best way to use 1st round seeding information to schedule one more run for every car? I am running an Awana Grand Prix for TnT(3rd-5th grades) Boys (20+) and Girls(15+), no other age groups. Will continue to run a perfect a Perfect N 1st round on our 4 lane track. Cars are only handled b...