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Greater Cincinnati Local Derby Race

Larch Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224

Greater Cincinnati Soap Box Derby

The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program open to any child at least 7 year of age and 20. Children compete by driving their racers in one of three levels of gravity powered racing cars built from kits purchased from the All-American Soap Box Derby.

Upcoming Races:


Race City: Greater Cincinnati
Race Date: June 9, 2018

Divisions: ST, SS
Contact Person: Trevor Griffith or Stan Kokotajlo
Location of Track: Larch Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224

The Greater Cincinnati Local Soap Box Derby is the traditional Derby race that started in 1934. The winners of each division move on to Akron to represent Greater Cincinnati in the All-American Soap Box Derby

A single, double elimination race. Greater Cincinnati only runs Stock and Super Stock divisions. Trophies are awarded up through eighth place in both divisions!


Registration form
Minor Waiver release form
Parent Code of Conduct form
Soap Box Reference Guide
What to Expect on Race Day

Drivers: Please remember to bring your registration form(s), Parent Code of Conduct, Minor Waiver form and copy of birth certificate on race day.

Race Registration Bib Race Check In   Race Registration Restroom  Restrooms   Race Registration Parking  Parking    Race Registration Spectator  Race Spectator Locations

Please park along Belmont Ave or Davey Ave. There is very limited parking at the Contemporary Dance Theater (please note parking in this lot will have limited in/out privileges).

Two portable restrooms will be located near the track.
Pit Area/Check-In/Scales open 7:30 a.m.
Race begins after all rookie runs are complete, approximately 9:30 a.m. 

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Parent Code of Conduct Form