North Central Ohio Soap Box Derby
The North Central Ohio Soap Box Derby is open to youths between the ages of 7-17 (depending on division) who live in the following Ohio counties: Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion and Morrow.
The champion of each division will represent the North Central Ohio Soap Box Derby at the world championship FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio. The goals of the soap box box derby program are to promote families working together, to teach youngsters some of the basic skills of workmanship along with the spirit of competition and the perseverance to continue a project to completion.The annual gravity race will take place on June 23, 2018 on North Main Street in downtown Mansfield.
In addition to competing in the race, each participant will receive an official race t-shirt, trophy and prize.
*Rain date scheduled for Sunday, June 24, 2018
2018 Important Dates
Sunday, May 20, 2018 Noon-5:00 pm Lunch is provided
Fort's Industrial Engines
118 Park Avenue East
Please note: Registration Forms (Blue) are due by Builder's Day. Registration Fee can be paid at inspection.
Sunday, June 10, 2018 1:30-4:30 pm
1st Evangelical Presbyterian Church parking lot
399 S. Trimble Road, Mansfield, Ohio
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm (Must be signed in by 8:00 pm)
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm (Must be signed in by 8:00 pm)
Registration Fee ($60) is due at Inspection.
Cars will be impounded after inspection is completed.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Street will be closed at 6:00 am for track set-up
Cars will be released from impoundment AFTER the track is set up
Mandatory drivers meeting at 8:30 am
Trial runs to begin about 9:00 am
Race is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am
(Raindate ~ Sunday, June 24, 2018)
Thursday, June 28, 2018 6:30 pm
1212 Silver Lane