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Annual Kub Kar Derby Held At Stone Road Mall

Web posted on February 22, 2014

To celebrate the end of Scouts Canada Week, the Cubs Scouts of Wellington County have come together to hold their Annual Kub Kar Derby. As in the past, this year's Derby was hosted by the Stone Road Mall in the lower level starting at 1:00 pm until 3:00pm.

All 164 Kub Kars ready to race

The Derby is not a fundraiser but a fun event that is really than just racing, it promotes a sense of achievement and learning and is a fun and interactive way for youth to make new friends, while discovering the importance of creativity and imagination.

Any Scout from the age of 8 to 10 can build and register in the annual derby. This year 164 Kub Kars registered to compete in the derby. Cubs from all over Wellington County are encouraged to participate in the annual race, either by entering the races or cheering on their favourite kar.

Left to Right: Police Chief Bryan Larkin, Fire Chief Shawn Armstrong, and EMS Chief Stephen Dewar with their Kub Kars

New for this year, the Scouts have added a 'Chief Kub Kar Challanged' to start the day. The Chiefs of Guelph Police (Bryan Larkin), Guelph Fire (Shawn Armstrong) and Guelph-Wellington EMS (Stephen Dewar) have been challenged to three Kub Kar races. The Scouts sent each Chief a Kub Kar kit to assemble and customize for race day.

Photo(Left to Right): Guelph Fire Kar (Photo Courtesy of Scouts Canada) and EMS Kar

Of the three races, the Guelph Fire kar took first place, with Guelph Police kar and the EMS kar coming in close behind.

Kub Kar Derby Results:
Top Ten Fastest Kub Kars: 1st - Ephraim Huinink - 17th Guelph
2ND Cullen Heather - 29th Guelph
3RD Ahmad Hayek - 26th Guelph
4TH Bryson Dore - 17th Guelph
5TH Franco Aguirre - 26th Guelph
6TH Maxwell Coulson - 26th Guelph
7TH Andrew Mitchell - 26th Guelph
8TH Aydan McNaughton - 17th Guelph
9TH Quintin Leidl - 17th Guelph
10TH Sam Storey - 17th Guelph
Best Paint 1st - 17th Guelph Hayden Starr
2nd - 26th Guelph Andrew Mitchell
3rd - 31st Guelph Dania Kridli
Best Design 1st - 1St Elora Elizabeth Zinger
2nd - 29th Guelph Jordan Smith
3rd - 26th Guelph Rebecca Cullen
Workmanship 1st - 27th Guelph Callista Pitman
2nd - 26th Guelph Grant Creamer
3rd - 17th Guelph Kevin Sneddon
Overall Best Pack
(Commissioner's Award)
17th Guelph Cub Scout Pack

If you missed this year's Kub Kar Derby you always have next year's annual race to look forward to.

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