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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

Cape Fear
Region: 12
04/29/2023 View Details

Henderson Soap Box Derby
Region: 2
04/30/2023 View Details

May

Columbus (Columbus, OH)
Region: 6
05/06/2023 View Details

Chattanooga Area (Chattanooga, TN)
Region: 12
05/13/2023 View Details

Morganton (Morganton, NC)
Region: 12
05/13/2023 View Details

Central Florida (Sanford, FL)
Region: 7
05/20/2023 View Details

June

Athens (Athens, TN)
Region: 12
06/03/2023 View Details

Chicago Metro (Off the Street Club-Chicago, IL)
Region: 5
06/03/2023 View Details

Jamestown Area Soap Box Derby (Jamestown, NY)
Region: 9
06/03/2023 View Details

Ohio Valley (Glendale, WV)
Region: 6
06/03/2023 View Details

Pennyrile (Madisonville, KY)
Region: 12
06/03/2023 View Details

Flint
Region: 5
06/03/2023 View Details

Conshohocken (Conshohocken, PA)
Region: 8
06/04/2023 View Details

New Hampshire (New Hampshire State)
Region: 10
06/04/2023 View Details

Greater Des Moines (Des Moines, IA)
Region: 4
06/10/2023 View Details

Greater Lafayette (Lafayette, IN)
Region: 5
06/10/2023 View Details

Omaha (Omaha, NE)
Region: 4
06/10/2023 View Details

Owensboro Lions Club (Owensboro, KY)
Region: 12
06/10/2023 View Details

Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby (Colorado Springs, CO)
Region: 4
06/11/2023 View Details

St. Johns, MI
Region: 5
06/11/2023 View Details

Erie (Erie, PA)
Region: 8
06/17/2023 View Details

Portage County (Portage County, OH)
Region: 6
06/17/2023 View Details

Star City (Roanoke, VA)
Region: 8
06/17/2023 View Details

Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
Region: 6
06/18/2023 View Details

North Central Ohio (Mansfield, OH)
Region: 6
06/24/2023 View Details

Northwest Indiana (Valparaiso, IN)
Region: 5
06/24/2023 View Details

Sertoma Mile High (Denver, CO)
Region: 4
06/25/2023 View Details

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