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Soap Box Derby Receives Grant from Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation 06.14.2018 International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) announced today it has received a $25,000 grant from the Akron-based Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation for general operating expenses. Read More Three Teenagers will Receive Soap Box Derby's Volunteer Youth Service Awards 06.06.2018 Three teenage volunteers of the Soap Box Derby program have been selected to receive the President’s Youth Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes volunteers under the age of 21 who have made a positive impact on the Soap Box Derby through their leadership on the local, regional or national level.

The 2018 recipients are Nick Hubbell of Johnstown, Ohio; Geordan Wells of Indianapolis, Ind., and Trevor Wiesner of Spencerport, N.Y.
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Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame will Induct Two New Members During Race Week 05.24.2018 Two veteran volunteers will be inducted into the Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame during the post-race awards ceremony for the 81st FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby on the evening of Saturday, July 21.

“The Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame recognizes the significant contributions and efforts of individuals who make it possible for the Soap Box Derby program to have an impact on the lives of young people throughout the United States and other parts of the world,” said Mark Gerberich, president and chief executive officer of International Soap Box Derby. “The two 2018 honorees have been active and dedicated volunteers for decades.”
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Tickets Now on Sale for the 81st FirstEnergy Soap Box Derby World Championship Race 05.14.2018 Read More Soap Box Derby Partners with GPD Employees' Foundation to present Inclusion Day 05.07.2018 The Soap Box Derby announces its partnership with GPD Employees’ Foundation for the third year in a row for a special event called
GPD Employees’ Foundation presents Inclusion Day.
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Soap Box Derby Partners with Cleveland Clinic Akron General to Present Senior Day at Derby Downs 04.23.2018 International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) announced today that it will partner with Cleveland Clinic Akron General for the fifth consecutive year for Senior Day at Derby Downs. Read More Soap Box Derby STEM Summer Camp at Derby Downs in June 04.16.2018 April 16, 2018 – The International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) will be hosting the sixth annual Soap Box Derby STEM Summer Camp at Derby Downs during June 11-15 and June 18-22 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m Read More Soap Box Derby Partners with Legacy Motors of Akron to present Family Day at Derby Downs 04.09.2018 Read More University of Akron Partners with Soap Box Derby to present Gravity Racing Challenge STEM Team Competition in 2018 03.26.2018 University of Akron President Matthew J. Wilson announced that UA’s College of Engineering will continue its partnership with the Soap Box Derby on its Gravity Racing Challenge (GRC) STEM Team Competition. The College is in the second year of a three-year agreement to be the presenting sponsor of the competitions held in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and Marysville, Ohio. Read More AAA Akron Auto Club will Sponsor Soap Box Derby Local Challenge Race 03.20.2018 The International Soap Box Derby (ISBD), an Akron-based non-profit organization, announced today that it has signed a three-year agreement with AAA Akron Auto Club to become presenting sponsor of the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby AAA Local Challenge Race for the next three years. This year’s Local Challenge Race will be held on Wednesday, July 18, during world championship week at Derby Downs. Read More