“Southwest Ohio Pursuit” – The Inaugural Law Enforcement Kart Race benefitting the Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America

BATAVIA, OH (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019) – The Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America will hold its first ever Law Enforcement Kart Race Friday, September 27, 2019 from 11:00am to 4:30pm at the Motorsports Country Club in Batavia, Ohio. 

This fast-paced event is sponsored by companies, individuals and foundations who want to support Scouting and local law enforcement. Donations have been made in the name of 14 police departments throughout Southwest Ohio. Each department sends a team of four to race against the other departments. The event culminates with the awarding of ribbons and trophies to the top teams of officers.

This is one of the premier fundraising events in the Dan Beard Council, increasing awareness and support of Scouting in the community. Proceeds from the event benefit more than 30,000 youth in the Scouting Program in Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Donations support local programming and outreach services for youth through the Scouting programs of the Dan Beard Council.


11:00am – New Driver Orientation & Track Practice

11:30am – Registration & Lunch

12:15pm – 12:30pm – Instruction & Driver’s Meeting

12:30pm – 4:30pm – Racing

5:00pm – 6:00pm – Dinner & Awards


The Dan Beard Council covers five Ohio counties (Butler, Warren, Hamilton, Clermont and Brown) and seven Kentucky counties (Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Gallatin, Owen, Grant and Pendleton). Serving more than 30,000 families and led by over 6,000 volunteers, the Dan Beard Council provides a program of character development, citizenship training and personal fitness to youth from ages 5 to 21.