FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Jamestown Area Soap Box Derby

Registration for this year's 2017 race is open through May 20. Cost is $35

 

Information Please contact John Williams at 499-7259. Leave message

 

Practice: Friday, June 09, 2017 from 3 - 7 pm.

 

Race Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the John S. Sinatra Memorial Track.

 

All-American race: July 17-22, 2017 Akron, Ohio

 

Rally Dates: TBA

 

A message from the All-American Soap Box Derby

The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program which has run nationally since 1934. World Championship finals are held each July at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio.

The idea of the Soap Box Derby grew out of a photographic assignment of Dayton, Ohio, newsman Myron Scott. He covered a race of boy-built cars in his home community and was so impressed with this event that he acquired a copyright for the idea and began development of a similar program on a national scale.


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