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Derby

1. 2. The Mystery Behind the Races
2. 3. Multiple Elimination For each Den, there will be either 3 or 4 Heats. Each Heat will have one winner that goes onto the Finals for that Den. All the other cars start over with each new Heat and have an equal chance at going to the Finals . For each Den, there will be either 3 or 4 Heats. The winners of each heat go to the Finals. Between races, cars will be randomly shuffled to switch lanes and competitors.  Cars are eliminated if they do not win any Heats 
3. 4. How Many Races Per Heat ? The number of races per Heat depends on the size of the Den 4 cars - One Race 5 cars - Two Races 6 cars - Two Races 7 cars - Two Races 8 cars - Two Races 9 cars - Three Races 10 cars - Three Races 11 cars - Three Races 12 cars - Three Races
4. 5. How Many Races Per Heat ? The winner from each Race. . . . . . Have one final race to determine the Heat winner. The Winner goes on to the Heat Final The others go onto to the next Heat and the process starts all over again
5. 6. Here is an Example of a 4 Heat Race with 7 Derby Cars
6. 7. Heat 1 of 4 Race 1 4 cars race resulting in a winner Race 2 3 cars race resulting in another winner These 2 cars race and the winner goes to the FINALS The remaining cars are randomly shuffled so that different cars are raced in the next heat All remaining cars now race again in Heat 2 and have an equal chance of moving onto the finals On to the 2 nd Heat. . . . . Let’s say that again. . . All remaining cars move onto the next Heat with an equal chance of making it to the finals
7. 8. Heat 2 of 4 Race 1 winner Race 2 winner The 2 race to determine a winner who goes onto the FINALS The remaining cars are randomly shuffled so that different cars are raced in the next heat All remaining cars now race again in Heat 3 and have an equal chance of moving onto the finals On to the 3 rd Heat. . . . .
8. 9. Heat 3 of 4 Race 1 winner Race 2 winner These 2 cars race and the winner goes to the FINALS All remaining cars now race again in Heat 4 and have an equal chance of moving onto the finals Onto the 4 th Heat . . .
9. 10. Heat 4 of 4 One race to determine Heat winner This winner goes to the FINALS The remaining cars in the last Heat have been eliminated and are finished racing
10. 11. Finals The 4 winners, one from each of the Heats, now race off to determine the final winner The first car to win 3 races is the First Place winner The second car to win 3 races is the Second Place winner The third car to win 3 races is the Third Place winner Cars are randomly assigned lanes between races
11. 12. And the Most Important Thing Have a Lot of Fun