National Scout Pedal Car Olympics
Due to the Covid situation, Pedal Cars 2021 will be slightly different!
Running from Jan 9th to Feb 14th races will be available evenings and weekends for teams of 4 to compete. Participants will need to bring a cycle helmet.
(Races should take an hour to complete)
Times and distances will still count towards individual and team awards.
Open to all Scouts, Explorers, Guides and Rangers.
Cost per TEAM (4 people): £50
Price includes Uniform badge
1st Place £50 camping/activity vouchers
2nd Place £25 camping/activity vouchers
3rd Place £10 camping/activity vouchers
The event is open to all Scouts, Guides, Explorer Scouts and Ranger Guides. The competition is for teams of 4 in two categories, Junior (under 14 yrs) and Senior (over 14 yrs). Younger participants can race in the over 14 category but under no circumstances may over 14’s race in the under category.
The Prizes will be presented to the team with the highest points. Each member of every team contributes to the total points.
Thriftwood & Dino Car supply all pedal cars.
Meals – not available in 2021
Friday/Sat evening meal, Sat/Sun breakfast and lunch available at reasonable prices. Must be pre-booked and pre- paid for. Tickets will be issued for meals that are pre-paid only. See main entry form for details
Included in the entrance fee are the following:
- Individual Track: 5 laps around the floodlit tarmac 50m track.
- Sprint: 60m drag strip style race.
Endurance: Over 500m of woodland tracks, with a downhill finish. Racing Quad bikes.
- Team Relay: 4 racers four cars, its all about speed.
- Dizzy Donuts : A relay with a twist. 5 donuts to be completed making you totally dizzy!
Pursuit: Race against an opponent round an inflatable track, against the clock.
- Tractor Pull: See how far you can pull the load which gets heavier and heavier the further you go.
Blindfold Pairs: The blindfolded driver is guided round a course by the seeing pillion passenger.
- Moon Buggy: A weird rear steer cart with leavers rather than a wheel. Race the course against the clock
Triathlon: Pedal, run and then calm the breathing for Shooting. Do you have what it takes? Gun Run: No guns, but plenty of running! An obstacle course that requires the dismantling & rebuilding of a pedal car!
What else is available?
During the day, when competitors are not racing, the following activities will be on offer: 3D Maze Climbing Archery Schmooling Bouldering Axe Throwing High Ropes
Pit Stop Café The Café will be open all weekend serving hot & cold drinks and snacks etc.
Evening Activities The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down, in the evening on Saturday Disco and Inflatables are available for the participants. Leaders & participants can relax in the ‘pit stop’ bar.
Download the flyer:
Download Booking Form:Application21
Junior: Junior Results
Senior: Senior Results
Senior: Senior Overall