ASME to host pinewood derby for high school, college students and professional engineers

Published: Feb 11, 2008 7:52:46 AM
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The Chattahoochee and Auburn sections of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) would like to announce a pinewood derby for interested high school students, college students and professional engineers.

The Chattahoochee Derby Race will occur on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. in the Shelby Center for Engineering Technology at Auburn University. Prizes will be awarded for the first, second and third place finishes in each division.

The Chattahoochee Derby is an annual event which consists of racing small wooden cars down a tilted track. The cars can be customized by the contestants to improve speed and style. The competition requires a small entry fee and a car kit, which can be purchased at a local hobby store or online.

For a complete list of rules and more information about the Chattahoochee section of ASME, visit their website at