race calendar


A Calendar of Meccano Races and Contests being held around the world. To include such events as 'Walking'; 'Tug o' War'; 'Climbing' and 'Robot Wars'. For Contact; Time; Venue; Rules and other matters follow the link to the club web site.

'Walking Race' Rules

that apply at the MECCANO SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND event on May 17, 2003 at Menstrie


1. The motive power shall be a post Second World War No.1 clockwork motor

2. All parts of the model must be standard numbered Meccano parts produced by Meccano Ltd or Meccano S.A.

3. The model shall progress by a means of locomotion readily identified as "walking".

4. The model may have as many "legs" and "feet" as the entrant may desire.

5. The No.1 Clockwork Motor shall be an integral part of the moving model and supported on the legs.

6. No wheels or other parts capable of being used to give a rolling motion shall be in contact with the floor

7. Each entrant will be allowed three attempts, the furthest distance being travelled in any one attempt being the one taken in to consideration when deciding the winner.

8. The winner will be defined as the entrant whose model covers the greatest distance on a level floor on one winding