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					                                                                                                                                        23rd ANNUAL
                                                                                  IPANY LONGHOUSE
                                               “POWDER PUFF” DERBY
     Copley Middle School North Gym                                                                  WEIGH-IN:    Friday, February 26, 2010, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.
                                                                                                     RACE DAY:    Saturday, February 27, 2010
       Saturday, February 27, 2010                                                                                  • Racing begins at 9:00 a.m. for younger girls aged 7 and under
                                                                                                                    • Racing begins at 10:30 am for older girls 8 and up.
           9:00 a.m until Noon                                                                                      • Princess races should be completed by noon; followed by Indian Guides from 1pm to 4pm.


         The Ipany Longhouse Presents                             DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION: The design requirements are                                     DIRECTIONS
                                                                  flexible, but the cars must utilize the basic kit. The wood
    THE 23RD ANNUAL POWDER PUFF DERBY                             block provided with the kit does not have to be used; the body
                                                                                                                                         Copley Middle School is located at 1531 South
                                                                  of the car may be constructed of any material and decorated            Cleveland Massillon Road, just east of Copley
LOCATION: Copley Middle School North Gym
Copley Middle School is located at 1531 South Cleveland
                                                                  in any manner which suits the Father/Daughter team.                    Circle. However, the parking lot is best
                                                                  However, the following rules must be followed (failure to              accessed from Schoolcraft Road.
Massillon Road, just east of Copley Circle. However, the
                                                                  follow these specifications may be cause for disqualification):
parking lot is best accessed from Schoolcraft Road. From the
circle, heading east on Copley Road, take a right onto
                                                                  A) The wheels and axles provided in the kit must be used to
Schoolcraft Road just past Shetlers. The parking lot to the
                                                                     construct the car; axles may not be shortened, and the
school will be on the right.
                                                                     wheelbase (distance between axles) must be
                                                                     approximately the same as that provided on the wood
DATES OF EVENT:
                                                                     block. You must use only the wheels, axles and clips
WEIGH-IN: Friday, February 26, 2010, from 6:00pm to
                                                                     provided in kit. You may not alter the wheels.
           7:30pm.*
                                                                  B) The plastic washers provided with the kit to hold the
RACE DAY: Saturday, February 27, 2010
                                                                     wheels in place must be used; alternative washers will not
            • Racing begins at 9:00 a.m. for younger girls
                                                                     be allowed. There are no washers permitted on axles.
              aged 7 and under (see ** note below);
                                                                  C) Weight SHALL NOT EXCEED 8.0 OUNCES.
            • Racing begins at 10:30 am for older girls 8
                                                                  D) The overall width of the car should not extend beyond the
              and up.
                                                                     ends of the axles (extra-wide cars may not fit in the track).
            • Princess races should be completed by noon;
                                                                  E) Minimum ground clearance under car of 1/4”. The car
              followed by Indian Guides from 1pm to 4pm.
                                                                     needs to clear the center guide on track.
* WEIGH IN AND REGISTRATION IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26,
                                                                  LUBRICATION: ALL LUBRICATION of the wheels is to be done
  6:00 – 7:30 PM
                                                                  BEFORE weigh in. You may use any lubricant which you
**Too avoid missed races due to bracketing difficulties in the
                                                                  choose but you many not re lubricate the car after it is
  past, the race brackets and will be posted at
                                                                  weighted in and registered. There will be absolutely NO re-
  www.akronprincesses.org late Friday, February 26, 2010.
                                                                  lubricating of cars once the races start.
The Powder Puff Derby is an annual Father/Daughter event
                                                                  AWARDS: The following awards will be presented at the
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sponsored by the YMCA Ipany Longhouse. In keeping with the
                                                                  conclusion of the races:                                                                       Road
basic theme of the Indian Princesses program, the purpose of
this event is to bring Father/Daughter together to design,
                                                                   • All Princesses will receive an award for participating.
build, decorate, and then race a miniature car. The event is
                                                                   • Special Awards will be given in each of the two age
structured to enrich the Father/Daughter experience and to
                                                                     groups (7 & under/8 & Over) as follows:
provide exposure to the excitement of competition in a
                                                                     • FASTEST CAR – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
positive constructive manner.
                                                                     • BEST DESIGN – INDIAN THEME - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
                                                                         place
To this end, the Nation Officers and Tribal Chiefs have agreed
                                                                     • BEST DESIGN – NON-INDIAN THEME - 1st, 2nd, and
upon the following rules and design specifications. Your
                                                                         3rd place
assistance in complying with these rules will help make this
an enjoyable event and will help set a positive example of                                                                               From the circle, heading east on Copley Road,
                                                                  GOOD LUCK!
fairness and good sportsmanship for the little princesses!
                                                                                                                                         take a right onto Schoolcraft Road just past
RULES: All cars must be weighed in and registered in person                                                                              Shetlers. The parking lot to the school will be
on the night prior to the race. If you are not able to attend                                                                            on the right.
weigh-in, you may have a friend or family member take your
car to weigh-in for you. At registration, the car will be
measured and weighed for compliance with the specs. Once                                                                                  Go into the door that is just off the parking lot.
registered, the car will be taken and held by the race
organizers overnight and until your race is over. There will be
no modification, repair, OR RE LUBRICATION allowed once
the car is registered. You should make certain that your car is
rugged enough to withstand several trips down the track as                                                             Get
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you will not be allowed to make repairs during the race.

KITS: Kits will be provided by the Longhouse at a cost of
$10.00 each.



   Questions? Contact Toby Rosenthal “Chief Firewater” of the Shoshone Tribe · Phone: 330-289-0413 · e-Mail: trosenthal@nettrackmarketing.com

				
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