By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews)
Source: Needles Recreation Center (Information)
Downtown Needles, California: Get ready for the 12th Annual Route 66 Pee Wee Derby being held during the Needles Holiday Fun Fair and Lighted Parade 2022 on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022.
According to the Needles Recreation Center, entry fee is $20.00, and includes 1 build your own Dinewood Derby Car (paintbrushes, glue, stickers and instructions are included) and a goody bag.
Only cars that will be allowed to race are the cars that are supplied by the Needles Recreation Center with your paid entry fee.
There will be 3 Divisions for Racers, including ages 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years olds.
Medals will be awarded to 1st and 2nd Place winners in each Division and all racers will receive a participation ribbon.
Race will be held during the in front of the old Needles Theater along West Broadway near F Street.
Pre-race inspection of cars begins at 1:30 p.m. PT, and the main races will start at 2:00 p.m. PT.
All contestants (4~12) must be registered at the Needles Recreation Center, located at 1705 J Street in Needles, California, prior to the day of the event.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Valenzuela with the Needles Recreation Center at: 1(760) 326-2814.