Brick-Built Derby

Pinewood derby?  How about a BRICK-BUILT derby!

Build a pinewood-derby style car using LEGO bricks and bring it to race on Sunday, August 26th at 1pm!

Entrants must have purchased a General Admission or VIB pass to register for the Nebraska Brick Days convention: race entry is $5 for General Admission ticket-holders, free for VIB Pass holders

Build Rules:

– All cars must be built from 100% LEGO parts except for one (1) authorized weight piece allowed, which must be visible or easily accessible for inspection (zinc weight pieces will be available for purchase from HobbyTown Lincoln)
-The area where the car sits at the starting gate is 2 3/4 inches wide and 5 1/2 inches long, so build accordingly!

-The front of the car may not stick out past the starting mechanism, which will be in the middle of the lane.
-Wheels must be a minimum of 4 studs apart (no LEGO part restrictions on wheel type)
-All cars must be built with a flat surface for placement of a penny-sized sticker.

Size limits:

-Width: 8 studs maximum from outside wheel to outside wheel
-Length: 12 studs maximum from front to back
-Height: maximum of 10 bricks tall

LEGO Derby Rules:

Racing will begin Sunday August 26th at 1pm.

All cars must be checked in for inspection at noon, and will be held at the check-in table until racing is completed.  Cars will race head-to- head in a double-elimination style tournament, with a second-chance bracket to race against the top car in the winners’ bracket.

Awards will be distributed to the champion and to the runner up!

*To register for this contest, you will first need to purchase a General Admission ticket for Sunday or a VIB Pass for Nebraska Brick Days-Lincoln 2018 at or using the ticket tool below: