Cardwood Derby


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As reported earlier, Cat Scout Mau has entered the Cardwood Derby with his Cat Scout University security vehicle. We haven’t been promoting, but he could use your votes to to get in the derby finals. If you are so inclined, you can vote for him here. Several voting categories exist. Mau is listed in each category. Here are the photos of his car. Voting ends tonight at midnight.


Cat Scout Cardwood Derby



Second Cat Scouts’ Cardwood Derby

cardwood derby  trophyMau has entered the second, sort-of-annual Cat Scouts‘ Cardwood Derby, and he needs your votes to win this super cool trophy. It would have his name and not Scout Banzai should he win.

As Mauricio is Director of Campus Security at Cat Scouts University he thought it would be nice to have an official campus vehicle. Here are a few photos of Mau, his car and his pit crew. We’ll tell you how to vote at the end of this post.

2016 Cardwood Derby

The back of Mau’s official CSU Security vehicle.
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

2016 Cardwood Derby

Lisbeth served on Mau’s pit crew for the second time.
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

2016 Cardwood Derby

Mau’s pit crew, Calista Jo and Lisbeth, were stoned on catnip and acting like hooligans. (The arrows point to the nip.)
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

2016 Cardwood Derby

Mau jumping from his vehicle to apprehend his hooligan sisters.
(c) The Cat on My Head 2016

1st Cardwood Derby

Mau with pit crew, Lisbeth, in his first cardwood derby entry.
(c) The Cat on My Head 20

I am pretty happy with my improved design and construction skills in comparison to Mau’s last derby car. If you weren’t following us then, here’s a photo. It was more elaborate, but the craftsmanship was definitely lacking.

Though Mau’s car is better constructed this year, I fear he has no chance of taking home that trophy. The competition is really tough. Scouts were able to create any type of vehicle they wanted, and some are more imaginative than his. There’s a hot air balloon, a food truck and a stagecoach to name a few of the unique entries.

If you would like to vote for Mauricio, you can do so on the Cat Scouts Organization page on Facebook. He has two photos. Scroll down until you find them and then “LIKE” them. You have through January 22 to cast your vote. While you are there check out all the entries. They really are creative.

Mau says, “Please drive safely and never while stoned on catnip!”