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United Way Corporate Derby Challenge™

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Cdcday2r2 25 800X4692017 Winnners:
SC Fastening - 3rd Place
Fallsway Equipment Company - 2nd Place
Bridgestone - 1st Place


The United Way Corporate Derby Challenge™, presented by Fallsway Equipment Company, is a high-energy event that ignites a team's competitive fire as they collaborate assemble, decorate, and compete in an entertaining race with their own adult Soap Box Derby car. Corporations, small businesses, groups and community organizations can experience a very unique event that is sure to entertain. 


The Corporate Derby Challenge involves teams working together to assemble their own adult Soap Box Derby car chassis from a pre-manufactured kit provided by the Soap Box Derby. Once the car chassis is assembled, teams can tap into their creativity by decorating and constructing their car wherever their imagination takes them as long as it is according to Corporate Derby Challenge guidelines.

Unveiling Party | Thursday, July 12 | RSVP Below

An evening unveiling reception will be held on Thursday, July 12 where teams will reveal their Corporate Derby Challenge car. Attendees will enjoy appetizers, spirits, entertainment, and will be the first to see the champ cars that will be competing in the 2018 FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship. Casual attire and
flat shoes are recommended for this evening event.

Trophies will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place teams for the best designed/decorated car.

Event Timeline

6:30 p.m.:        Arrive at Derby Downs + Check in at north end of parking lot | 789 Derby Downs Dr. | View Parking Map

6:30 - 8 p.m.:   Dinner and Drinks under main tent at Topside.
                          Entertainment + viewing of the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby champion cars   

7:00 p.m.:        Welcome & greeting under main tent at Topside
                         Unveiling of Corporate Derby Challenge cars

8:15 p.m.:        Announcement of Best Design/Decorated Corporate Derby Challenge car


RACE DAY | Friday, July 13

On Friday, July 13, the activities will consist of trial runs for the teams, fun runs, tailgating, food trucks, and the Corporate Derby Challenge competition. Invite your friends and family so they can cheer your team to victory and participate in some of the activities. 

Trophies will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams in the race. 

Event Timeline | 789 Derby Downs Dr. | View Parking Map

 12 p.m.     Team check-in + weigh-in | Whitey Wahl Pavilion

12 - 2 p.m. Trial runs | Starting Line

 2 p.m.       Tailgating + Food trucks | Trackside

 3:15 p.m.  Driver's Meeting | Whitey Wahl Pavilion

 3:30 p.m.  Race Start | Starting Line

*** Awards presentation will immediately follow the conclusion of the race at the starting line

A great team building opportunity, the Corporate Derby Challenge is guaranteed fun and not to mention, an excellent opportunity to support the Soap Box Derby's mission to build knowledge and character, and to create a meaningful experiences through collaboration and fair and honest competition. 


Participation Levels

There are three participation levels that you can select:  gold, silver and bronze.  Each level provides an adult Soap Box Derby car kit, tickets to the Unveiling Party, tickets to the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby and a team plaque, plus so much more.

View the participation levels below!




Car Plans And Rules

Before you build the coolest looking Soap Box Derby car you'll want to read the plans and rules. Downloadble PDF versions are available. 

View the 2018 competition rules.




2017 Best Design
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Gold 5 000 2

Silver 2 500

Bronze 1 500

Ready To Race?

Registration for this event is closed

Have your tickets to the Unveiling Party?

RSVP below by July 3 to attend



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