Local scout groups compete in annual racing event - InfoNews.ca

Current Conditions

Partly Cloudy
6.0°C

Local scout groups compete in annual racing event

Penticton and area scouts with their homemade racers. Several local scout groups took part in annual cub car races on Saturday, Ffeb. 4, 2017 at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Penticton.
Image Credit: Photo contributed
February 07, 2017 - 1:27 PM

PENTICTON  - Local scouts participated in a “racy" event this past weekend in Penticton.

Assistant Scout Leader Don Wrigglesworth says more than 165 scouts from Penticton, Summerland and Oliver took part in their annual vehicle races at the Concordia Lutheran Church and school on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Three hundred spectators watched as the scouts raced their own hand made, wooden vehicles down a ramp with the races timed to a thousandth of a second.

The beaver buggies, cub cars and scout trucks were raced in categories that included best design, most realistic, fastest time, and most unusual and best paint job.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad or call 250-488-3065 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2017
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular penticton News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile