FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Local Race Program

A Local Race is held annually by a Soap Box Derby® licensed Local Race Organization. Local racers must race in the race city closest to where they live.

The winner of a Local Race is called a "Local Champion" and is eligible to compete in the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby® World Championship in Akron, Ohio against other Local Champions.

To find your nearest Soap Box Derby sanctioned Race City, enter your zip code in the search to the right. To find a list of races please scroll down the page. You can search by region. Please note that race cities and dates are subject to change. To find out more about a Local race, please contact the Race Director. Please note that a racer's closest race city may lie outside the state and/or region he/she lives in.

Soap Box Derby Region Breakdown
Region 1 - Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
Region 2 - Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah
Region 3 - Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Region 4 - Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Missouri, South Dakota, Wyoming
Region 5 - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin
Region 6 - Ohio, West Virginia
Region 7 - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina
Region 8 - District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Region 9 - New York
Region 10 - Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
Region 11 - Connecticut, Rhode Island
Region 12 - Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee
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Race Schedule

May

Southeast Texas (Beaumont, TX)
Region: 3
05/05/2017 - 05/07/2017 View Details

Blue Ridge Classic (Waynesboro, VA)
Region: 8
05/06/2017 View Details

Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)
Region: 4
05/06/2017 View Details

Columbus (Columbus, OH)
Region: 6
05/06/2017 View Details

Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, VA)
Region: 8
05/06/2017 View Details

Henderson Soap Box Derby
Region: 2
05/06/2017 View Details

Ocala (Ocala, FL)
Region: 7
05/06/2017 View Details

Southeast Georgia (Lyons, GA)
Region: 7
05/06/2017 View Details

Bowling Green (Bowling Green, KY)
Region: 12
05/19/2017 - 05/20/2017 View Details

Central Florida (Sanford, FL)
Region: 7
05/20/2017 View Details

Johnson City Kiwanis (Johnson City, TN)
Region: 12
05/20/2017 View Details

Pottsville Area (Pottsville, PA)
Region: 8
05/20/2017 - 05/21/2017 View Details

Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley, CA)
Region: 2
05/21/2017 View Details

June

Greater Rochester (Rochester, NY)
Region: 9
06/02/2017 - 06/03/2017 View Details

North Georgia
Region: 7
06/02/2017 - 06/03/2017 View Details

Greater Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Region: 5
06/03/2017 - 06/04/2017 View Details

Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, VA)
Region: 8
06/03/2017 - 06/04/2017 View Details

Indian Valley (Souderton, PA)
Region: 8
06/03/2017 View Details

Kanawha Valley (South Charleston, WV)
Region: 6
06/03/2017 View Details

Pennyrile (Madisonville, KY)
Region: 12
06/03/2017 View Details

New Hampshire (New Hampshire State)
Region: 10
06/04/2017 View Details

DuBois (Dubois, PA)
Region: 8
06/09/2017 - 06/11/2017 View Details

Akron Area (Akron, OH)
Region: 6
06/10/2017 - 06/11/2017 View Details

Athens (Athens, TN)
Region: 12
06/10/2017 View Details

Bristol (Bristol, CT)
Region: 11
06/10/2017 View Details

Hopkinsville (Hopkinsville, KY)
Region: 12
06/10/2017 View Details

McHenry (McHenry, IL)
Region: 5
06/10/2017 View Details

Owensboro Lions Club (Owensboro, KY)
Region: 12
06/10/2017 - 06/11/2017 View Details

Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby (Colorado Springs, CO)
Region: 4
06/11/2017 View Details

Greater Washington (Washington D.C.)
Region: 8
06/17/2017 - 06/18/2017 View Details

Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN)
Region: 5
06/17/2017 View Details

Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
Region: 4
06/17/2017 View Details

Ogallala (Ogallala, NE)
Region: 4
06/17/2017 View Details

Portage County (Portage County, OH)
Region: 6
06/17/2017 - 06/18/2017 View Details

Greater Des Moines (Des Moines, IA)
Region: 4
06/24/2017 View Details

Sertoma Mile High (Denver, CO)
Region: 4
06/24/2017 - 06/25/2017 View Details

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