1 p.m., March 23)
Cubs and Scouts gather in Rockland for annual Kur Kar
By Fred Sherwin
Corey Trigger and Rebecca White placed 1-2
in the Stock Truck division at the Odawa Kub
Kar Rally and Truck Rodeo in Rockland on Saturday.
300 area Cubs and Scouts gathered in Rockland on Saturday
for the annual Odawa District Kub Kar Rally and Truck
Kub Kar Rally and Truck Rodeo brings together Cubs and
Scouts from across the east end and Rockland to compete
for fun and prizes in a variety of different categories
including Most Original Design, Best Paint Job and Most
Kars are the exclusive domain of Cubs, while the older
Scouts race 18-wheel tractor trailers. Both types of vehicles
are made from standard kits, although the Truck Rodeo
also has a custom division.
are height, length and weight restrictions for both the
Kub Kars and the trucks, which race three at a time along
a 28-foot track using only gravity for propulsion.
Scouts and Cubs who competed in Saturdays Odawa
District Kub Kar Rally and Truck Rodeo are the best of
the best having qualified through competitions at the
Group and Pack level.
year Scout, Corey Trigger from 4th Orleans went undefeated
in 18 races with his Mnecraft inspired 18-wheeler in the
stock division of the Truck Rodeo, while Rebecca White
from 8th Orleans finished second although she and Trigger
never actually raced against each other.
Katelyn Allen from 1st Clarence (right) was
this year's winner of the Odawa District Kub
Kar Rally, beating out nearly 200 fellow competitors
for the honour. Fred Sherwin/Photo
winning the Best Paint Job Award at last year's Kub Kar
Rally, Trigger was thrilled to win the Truck Rodeo in
his first year as a Scout. The 11-year-old credited his
use of graphite for his big win this year. When properly
applied to a truck's wheels and axles, graphite can provide
some extra speed when coming down the track.
the design categories Imogen Creamer from 1st Clarence
took home top prize for the Most Creative Stock design
for her camp site creation; Alex Moffard from 4th Orleans,
won for the Best Paint Job; and Benjamin Lassard also
from 4th Orleans won in the Most Creative Custom category
for his dragon inspired truck.
really like dragons, and I always wanted to make truck
with it, but never really did until now. And even though
I only made it in one week, I'm really proud of it,"
Most Original Design Award at this years Kub Kar
Rally went to Sean Forget from 8th Orleans for his "Butter
Dish" entry, while Tyler Wawak from 4th Orleans got
the nod for Best Paint Job, and Cale Dillon from 14th
Gloucester was the judges' pick for favourite overall
the track, this year's top entry in the Kub Kar Rally
was Katelynn Allen from 1st Clarence.Jared Rouse, also
from 1st Clarence, came second and Nathan Gillis from
1st Rockland placed third.
by the level of creativity that went into many of this
years designs, theres no telling where future
Scouts will let their imaginations take them as they continue
to turn their original ideas into souped up cars and trucks.
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business partners.)
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