FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

About Us

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Ginger Miller

The official name of the organization is Ginger's Capital District Soap Box Derby, Inc.  It is a non-profit corporation (501 C3) organized in the state of New York.


Superkids race 2014 Madison Avenue Albany NY



Regional Director:  
Mark Scuderi 

Ginger Miller

Assistant Director: 
Joe Miller

Time Keepers: 
Joe Miller, Roy Miller 

Joe Miller

Web Site: 
Joe Miller

Josie and Vicky Woods

Art Hauser Gina Hanley

Car pre staging:

Dawn Saville

Pre race inspections: 
Matt Genito, Mike Morowski 

Ron Noll, Art Hauser, Joe Miller, Matt Genito, Joe Norfleet

Road supplies: 
Skip VanDenburg, Adirondack Tires, Hiltons, Sharon Miller, Algonquin Middle School

Car Transporters: 
Skip Vandenburg, Art Servidone 

Wheel Swap: 
Christine Morowski

Vicki Woods

Finish line Flagman: 
Joe Norfleet 



Mission Statement

The Soap Box Derby® is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to build knowledge and character, and to create meaningful experiences through collaboration and fair and honest competition.

Core Vaules and Drivers

• Youth Education and Leadership Development
• Family Engagement and Enrichment
• Honesty, Integrity and Perseverance
• Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• Teamwork and Collaboration
• Mentoring
• Volunteerism
• Commitment to Community

The Derby is the official sanctioning body of Soap Box Derby racing and has exclusive licensing partnerships with more than 100 racing districts throughout world. These racing districts conduct sanctioned Soap Box Derby races throughout the year and qualify champs for the annual FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby® World Championship race at the world famous Derby Downs Track in Akron, Ohio. 

The Derby's Education Program is a fast-growing component of the organization and includes a STEM-Based Curriculum, the Gravity Racing Challenge® STEM Team Competition and a Mini Soap Box Derby program. 

The Derby also operates the world famous Derby Downs Track in Akron, Ohio where events are held throughout the racing season.

The Board of Directors oversees the operation of the Derby, and the day-to-day activities are handled by the Headquarters staff in Akron.