A lot of you already know about the ‘Pine Box Derby’ we have at Ironstock each year. Each year we have more and more teams sign up for the coffin races, and we love to see everyone who participates having fun. With the growing number of teams competing, and of course the higher number of side bets on who will have a stroke first, we have decided to add a new race this year that will allow even more to join in the fun. And since so many folks have shown an interest in building their own coffin to race, that’s exactly what we have come up with. Now we don’t expect you to build your own top fuel eliminator racing casket to haul on the roof of your car or be forced to buy an extra airline seat to accommodate, so we’ve done the next best thing. The ‘Compact Coffin Competition’ is for miniature coffin racers that can readily fit into your luggage, backpack, or overhead compartment (great conversation piece on the plane). However, before you all start working on that scaled down jet engine, I must tell you that we do have strict rules to comply with for this race. You can find them posted on the Ironstock web site under ‘Activities’. Check it out and then start dreaming up your deadly designs.