13th Hopkinsville Soap Box Derby
JUNE 15 & 16, 2018 ON BETHEL STREET
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
APRIL 21, 2018 CAR ASSIGNMENT DAY - PRECC Warehouse #3 (entrance on 21st St) Register and pick your winning car. MUST BE 7 YRS OLD BY JUNE 16, 2018 TO BE ELIGIBLE. Will need to provide copy of birth certificate. CARS ARE AVAILABLE FOR LOAN. $50 REGISTRATION FEE. If unable to attend contact Amy Rains 270-498-3431 or Jincy Hayes 270-498-0324 to arrange a time to select a car for your Champ.
**BUILD CLINICS AND IMPOUND - 2729 FT CAMPBELL BLVD (former Zig Zag Bouncers)**
MAY 12, 2018 BUILD CLINIC/DRIVERS PHOTO DAY - (3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) - ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS. Tool rental, parts store available. Great space to work with your Champ on preparing their car to be race ready.
MAY 26, 2018 BUILD CLINIC/REGISTRATION DEADLINE - (3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) FINAL DAY TO REGISTER! Time to complete working on car. Make weight adjustments.
JUNE 9, 2018 IMPOUND DAY (3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.) Weigh In and Inspection. No more changes will be permitted after official impound of car.
JUNE 10, 2018 IMPOUND DAY (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.) Weigh in and inspection. No more changes will be permitted after official impound of car.
JUNE 14, 2018 RACER BANQUET (6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.) Senior Citizens Center, 1402 West 7th St. Driver recognition and dinner.
JUNE 15, 2018 HOT LAPS (3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.) Bethel Street behind First United Methodist Church. Racer practice/Test Run down Bethel Hill.
THRILL OF BETHEL HILL (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.) Calling All Racers!!! If you are at least 7 yrs and want to defy gravity OR an adult (aka BIG KID) and need to check this off your "Bucket List" come on out and support Hopkinsville Kiwanis Soap Box Derby. For a $15 donation you can have your own "Derby Experience". #kidsneedkiwanis#changingonechildatatime#onecommunityatatime
JUNE 16, 2018 - RACE DAY Bethel Street
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. RACER CHECK IN - must have Driver's License and wearing green soap box t-shirt to race.
7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. RACER GROUP PICTURE
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. DRIVER MEETING/COIN TOSS FOR WHEEL SWAP
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. NATIONAL ANTHEM AND OPENING CEREMONY
8:30 a.m. RACE BEGINS WITH SUPER KIDS CLASSIC
AWARDS PRESENTATION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING RACE -Trophies awared to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Places in Stock, Super Stock and Masters Class. Trophies will be awarded to Super Kids Finalists at the completion of SKC Race at midday.
BIG PRIZE DRAWINGS will be following Awards Presentation, MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. Door Prized will be awarded throughout the race.
1ST PLACE WINNER OF STOCK CLASS, SUPER STOCK CLASS, MASTERS CLASS, AND SUPER KIDS CLASSIC WILL BE NAMED LOCAL CHAMPIONS AND GO ON TO REPRESENT HOPKINSVILLE, KY IN THE ALL AMERICAN SOAPBOX DERBY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE HELD ON SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2018 IN AKRON, OHIO.
*a travel stipend will be awarded to each Local Champion to help with travel cost to AASBD Championship Race.
The Hopkinsville Soap Box Derby (HSBD) has been presented by Kiwanis Club of Hopkinsville Foundation, Inc. for the past 12 years. The Kiwanis Club of Hopkinsville has been serving the children of Hopkinsville and Christian County since 1922.
"Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time." Through the support of the Derby Sponsors and contributions from the community, the Derby continues to grow and touch the lives of children.Thank you to the Hopkinsville and Christian County community for your support.
Akron Results 2017
DQ Rally Challenge
Rally Super Stock: Lindsey Bledsoe - 2nd Place
Eaton Local Challenge
Stock: Connor Bledsoe - 3rd Place
80th All-American Soap Box Derby
Local Stock: Connor Bledsoe - 5th Place
Rally Super Stock: Audrey Rains - 6th Place
Rally Stock - Connor Bledsoe
Rally Super Stock - Lindsey Bledsoe
Rally Super Stock - Cayce Bledsoe
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL REGION 12 CHAMPS!!!!!!!!
2018 HSBD REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 26, 2018