About Us The Soap Box Derby has been a tradition in San Diego since 1946 and since 2002 the community of Sherman Heights has been host to this unique racing event. The San Diego Soap Box Derby team focuses on teaching kids basic skills of workmanship, the thrill of competition, the pride of tradition and most importantly, the sprit of sportsmanship in a family fun environment. The San Diego All American Soap Box Derby hosts two exciting races each year, the Rally and Local race. The Rally Race will be held at the intersection of 61st Street and Skyline Drive in the neighborhood of Encanto in April. The Local Race will be held in the neighborhood of Sherman Heights on 22th Street, between Imperial Avenue and Market Street, in May. Car building workshops will be held every Saturday typically starting in February until May, from 10a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bread & Salt, 1955 Julian Ave., 92113. Supporting Kids through Workmanship and Sportsmanship Dear future sponsor, The Soap Box Derby has been a tradition in San Diego since 1946 and since 2002 the community of Sherman Heights has been hosting this unique racing event The San Diego Soap Box Derby team focuses on teaching kids basic skills of workmanship, the thrill of competition, the pride of tradition and most importantly, the spirit of sportsmanship in a fun family environment and the only derby that doesn’t require those who can’t afford to race to pay in order to participate. This is possible through the generous support of our sponsors. Please consider contributing through our list of yearly needs and sponsorship possibilities listed below: Sincerely, The San Diego Soap Box Derby Committee List of Items needed for the racing season every year All American Soap Box Derby (official registration) 2,500.00 Canopies Tables and Chairs (Does not include the tent) 1,000.00 CFSBDA (events coordinator, sets timers, registration of racers etc.) 2,000.00 City Licenses and Permits 2,200.00 Equipment Rental (porta potties) 800.00 Food and Water 1,500.00 Marketing & Advertising (posters, flyers, and booklets) 1,500.00 Spare Parts and Accessories 4,100.00 Office Expenses (paper, copying, etc.) 600.00 Safety Hay Bales 2,000.00 Shipping of Cars to Akron Ohio 3,000.00 T-Shirts for the Kids 1,000.00 Travel for families to Akron Ohio 15,000.00 Actual Car Equipment: Masters Car Kit 730.00 Stock Car Kit 450.00 Super Stock Car Kit 505.00 Set of 4 wheels 125.00 Masters Floorboard 160.00 Stock Floorboard 124.25 Super Stock Floorboard 124.25 Sponsorship through car wrapping for one year: Existing Car: $1100 New Car $2000 For more information Contact James Justus at: Phone: 619-239-2208 Email: email@example.com Make check payable to Pazzaz Tax Deductible Tax ID: 33-0663079 2018 San Diego Local Champions Name Division Junior Montes Local Stock Fredrick Worthey Lewis Local Super Stock Andrew Knapp Local Masters 2017 San Diego Local Champions Name Division Simeon Jennings Local Stock Melanie Arellano Local Super Stock Nash Havin Local Masters 2016 San Diego Local Champions Name Division Justice McBryde Local Stock Preston Knapp Local Super Stock Santiago Gutierrez Local Masters INTERNATIONAL SOAP BOX DERBY Mission Statement The Soap Box Derby® is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to build knowledge and character, and to create meaningful experiences through collaboration and fair and honest competition. Core Vaules and Drivers • Youth Education and Leadership Development• Family Engagement and Enrichment• Honesty, Integrity and Perseverance• Innovation and Entrepreneurship• Teamwork and Collaboration• Mentoring• Volunteerism• Commitment to Community The Derby is the official sanctioning body of Soap Box Derby racing and has exclusive licensing partnerships with more than 100 racing districts throughout world. These racing districts conduct sanctioned Soap Box Derby races throughout the year and qualify champs for the annual FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby® World Championship race at the world famous Derby Downs Track in Akron, Ohio. The Derby's Education Program is a fast-growing component of the organization and includes a STEM-Based Curriculum, the Gravity Racing Challenge® STEM Team Competition and a Mini Soap Box Derby program. The Derby also operates the world famous Derby Downs Track in Akron, Ohio where events are held throughout the racing season. The Board of Directors oversees the operation of the Derby, and the day-to-day activities are handled by the Headquarters staff in Akron.