Indianapolis Soap Box Derby
INDY HAS A WORLD CHAMP!
Congratulations to Marlon Wells, 2017 World Champ Rally Masters Division.
2017 Indianapolis Local Champs
Masters: Faith Potter
Super Stock: Lauren Zimmerman
Stock: Adam Getts
These 3 winners will compete in Akron Ohio in July at the International Soap Box Derby Championship.
GRAVITY POWERED AND STEM DRIVEN!
Soap Box Derby INSPIRES. It's ENGAGING and CHALLENGING and creates PASSION. It provides EDUCATION in SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING and MATH. It teaches LEADERSHIP, SPORTSMANSHIP, and PERSEVERANCE. It provides MENTORSHIP, COMPETITION, FRIENDSHIP, and TEAMWORK. It's rooted in FAMILY and COMMUNITY and creates CHAMPIONS on and off the track!
The International Soap Box Derby is a youth gravity racing sport for boys and girls ages 7 through 18 years old. The goals of the Soap Box Derby program have not changed since it began in 1934...to promote families working together, to teach children some basic skills & sportsmanship through...
Science and Technology: SBD racers apply basic tool skills while learning how to utilize the principles of conservation of energy and aerodynamics.
Teamwork: From assembling their cars to working with their own pit crew, SBD racers must meet the challenges of effective teamwork.
Community Service: Indy SBD racers experience the value of a community working together for the betterment of all. It takes help from all to run a race.
Family Bonds: SBD helps bring families together by having a common goal to work toward together.
Leadership: As kids mature they learn to provide leadership and coaching to the younger racers.
Diversity: Our diverse group of racers learn and have fun together. Kids make new friends!
It's just fun! - Quinton Hatfield age 10
- National News
- Soap Box Derby receives $15,000 grant for General Operating Support from the Helen S. Robertson Fund of Akron Community FoundationThe International Soap Box Derby has received a $1…
- Soap Box Derby is partnering with Northeast Ohio STEM Ecosystem and Cuyahoga Community College to pilot a program to engage students in designing, building and racing autonomous Soap Box Derby cars