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Local Race Program

A Local Race is held annually by a Soap Box Derby® licensed Local Race Organization. Local racers must race in the race city closest to where they live.

The winner of a Local Race is called a "Local Champion" and is eligible to compete in the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby® World Championship in Akron, Ohio against other Local Champions.

To find your nearest Soap Box Derby sanctioned Race City call 330-733-8723 x 20 or email soapbox@soapboxderby.org. Please note that race cities and dates are subject to change. To find out more about a Local race, please contact the Race Director. Please note that a racer's closest race city may lie outside the state and/or region he/she lives in.

List of Local Race Cities

Soap Box Derby Region Breakdown
Region 1 - Alaska | Idaho | Montana | Oregon | Washington
Region 2 - Arizona | California | Hawaii | Nevada | Utah
Region 3 - Arkansas | Louisiana | New Mexico | Oklahoma | Texas
Region 4 - Colorado | Iowa | Kansas | Nebraska | North Dakota | Missouri | South Dakota | Wyoming
Region 5 - Illinois | Indiana | Michigan | Minnesota | Wisconsin
Region 6 - Ohio | West Virginia
Region 7 - Alabama | Florida | Georgia | Mississippi | South Carolina
Region 8 - District of Columbia | Delaware | Maryland | New Jersey | Pennsylvania | Virginia
Region 9 - New York
Region 10 - Maine | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | Vermont
Region 11 - Connecticut | Rhode Island
Region 12 - Kentucky | North Carolina | Tennessee
International

 

 

Race Schedule

April

Ocala (Ocala, FL)
Region: 7
04/25/2020 View Details

May

Central Florida (Sanford, FL)
Region: 7
05/02/2020 View Details

Johnson City Kiwanis (Johnson City, TN)
Region: 12
05/02/2020 View Details

Southeast Georgia (Lyons, GA)
Region: 7
05/02/2020 View Details

Henderson Soap Box Derby
Region: 2
05/03/2020 View Details

Bowling Green (Bowling Green, KY)
Region: 12
05/15/2020 View Details

Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, VA)
Region: 8
05/16/2020 View Details

Pottsville Area (Pottsville, PA)
Region: 8
05/16/2020 View Details

Silicon Valley (Silicon Valley, CA)
Region: 2
05/17/2020 View Details

DuBois (Dubois, PA)
Region: 8
05/30/2020 View Details

Spotsylvania
Region: 8
05/31/2020 View Details

June

Akron Area (Akron, OH)
Region: 6
06/06/2020 View Details

Kanawha Valley (South Charleston, WV)
Region: 6
06/06/2020 View Details

Ohio Valley (Glendale, WV)
Region: 6
06/06/2020 View Details

Owensboro Lions Club (Owensboro, KY)
Region: 12
06/06/2020 View Details

Western Pennsylvania (Ambridge, PA)
Region: 8
06/06/2020 View Details

Arlington (Arlington, MA)
Region: 10
06/13/2020 View Details

Greater Lafayette (Lafayette, IN)
Region: 5
06/13/2020 View Details

McHenry (McHenry, IL)
Region: 5
06/13/2020 View Details

Ogallala (Ogallala, NE)
Region: 4
06/13/2020 View Details

Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby (Colorado Springs, CO)
Region: 4
06/14/2020 View Details

Port Jervis (Port Jervis, NY)
Region: 9
06/14/2020 View Details

Lancaster (Lancaster, OH)
Region: 6
06/20/2020 View Details

Northwest Indiana (Valparaiso, IN)
Region: 5
06/20/2020 View Details

Piedmont Area (Culpeper, VA)
Region: 8
06/20/2020 View Details

Stanwood Camano Island (Stanwood, WA)
Region: 1
06/20/2020 View Details

Star City (Roanoke, VA)
Region: 8
06/20/2020 View Details

Wayne-Holmes (Wayne-Holmes County, OH)
Region: 6
06/20/2020 View Details

Staten Island and New York City
Region: 9
06/21/2020 View Details

July

Conshohocken (Conshohocken, PA)
Region: 8
07/04/2020 View Details

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