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Akron Gravity Racing Challenge
STEM Team Competition
Akron, OH

Presented by

 Csb Engineering1c

Registration is now open!

Register Here Today

Registration Fee: $50 per car
No refunds will be given for any reason.

Registration Deadline: Friday, March 30

Race Dates


High School Super Stock & Engineering Design Challenge

Thursday, May 17

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Engineering Design Challenge
Cuyahoga Falls High School



Stock, Grades 3-5 and Super Stock, Grades 5-8
Saturday, May 19

Race Location: Soap Box Derby Headquarters

                            789 Derby Downs Dr. 
                            Akron, OH 44306

Waivers: A signed waiver for each team member must be brought to team day in order to be able to drive a Soap Box Derby car on any International Soap Box Derby, Inc. sanctioned race track. 

Concessions will be available for purchase

If you have questions about the race or registration, please contact Heather Pulley

Email: heather@soapboxderby.org

(P): 330.733.8723 x20

Volunteers are needed!

Please consider supporting us by encouraging family, friends, or classmates to volunteer. We are in need of volunteers to fill many positions during Team Week, the High School Competition, and the Grade School Competition. 

Register to Volunteer


Program Schedule

NOVEMBER

Online Registration Opens 
Date: Tuesday, November 7

JANUARY

Coach/Teacher Information Meeting
View the meeting agenda
REGISTER HERE
Date: Thursday, January 11
Time: 4 - 5 p.m.
Location: Hatton Elementary
               1933 Baker Ave. 
               Akron, OH 44312

MARCH

Registration Deadline
Date: Friday, March 30
All teams MUST be registered and paid by this date to participate. 

APRIL 

Mini Car Competition Entry Deadline
Entries may be mailed or delivered in person.
Date: Friday, April 27
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Soap Box Derby Headquarters
                789 Derby Downs Dr. 
                Akron, OH 44306

MAY

Akron GRC Team Inspections
By appointment only. Limited number of appointments per date.
Date: Tuesday, May 1
          Wednesday, May 2
          Thursday, May 3
          Monday, May 7
          Tuesday, May 8
Time: 3 - 7 p.m. 
Location: Derby Downs, Topside
                1000 George Washington Blvd. 
                Akron, OH 44312  

Akron GRC Team Day - All Teams by appointment only. 
Date: Wednesday, May 9
           Thursday, May 10
           Friday, May 11
           Monday, May 14
           Tuesday, May 15
Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: Derby Downs, Topside
                1000 George Washington Blvd. 
                Akron, OH 44312  

Akron GRC Team Day - High School Teams only who are more than 85 miles away
Date: Thursday, May 17
Time: 9 - 11 a.m.
Location: Derby Downs, Topside
                1000 George Washington Blvd. 
                Akron, OH 44312  

Gravity Racing Challenge STEM Team Competition 
High School Super Stock and Engineering Design Challenge
Date: 
Thursday, May 17
Time: 4 - 8 p.m.
Location: Soap Box Derby Headquarters
                  789 Derby Downs Dr. 
                  Akron, OH 44306

Akron GRC Team Day - Long Distance Teams only who are more than 85 miles away
By appointment only. Limited number of appointments per hour.
Date: Friday, May 18
Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: Derby Downs, Topside
                 1000 George Washington Blvd. 
                 Akron, OH 44312  

Gravity Racing Challenge STEM Team Competition
Stock, Grades 3-5 and Super Stock, Grades 5-8
Date: Saturday, May 19
Time: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Soap Box Derby Headquarters
                  789 Derby Downs Dr. 
                  Akron, OH 44306

 

Resources

Minor Waiver and Photographic Release Form

Competition Guidelines

High School Engineering Design Challenge Guidelines

High School Engineering Design Challenge Car Plans

Teachers/Coaches Additional Resources

 

Re-Build Kit

It's great for GRC teams who are rebuilding their Stock or Super Stock cars. Trying to map out how to re-build your Soap Box Derby car? Make this re-build kit part of the equation.

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Mini Car Competition

Enter your Soap Box Derby team in the Mini Soap Box Derby Car Race & Design contest. 

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Registration

On-line registration is coming soon. If you have questions please contact the Soap Box Derby at 330.733.8723, ext. 20. 

High School Race: 5.17
Grades 3 - 8: 5.19