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SOAP BOX DERBY CANCELS COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR 2020 08.27.2020 The International Soap Box Derby is canceling all community and private events at Derby Downs for the remainder of the 2020 season. Read More SOAP BOX DERBY RECEIVES STEM EDUCATION GRANT FROM THE SUMMIT COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FOR 2020/2021 08.05.2020 The International Soap Box Derby® (ISBD) has received a $30,000-grant from the Summit County Community Development Block Grant to place the Soap Box Derby’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education Programs in seven Summit County school districts. More than more than 940 students will benefit from this grant. Read More FOUR YOUTH VOLUNTEERS WILL RECEIVE SOAP BOX DERBY’S SERVICE AWARDS (1) 07.08.2020 Four young volunteers of the Soap Box Derby program have been selected to receive the President’s Youth Volunteer Service Award Read More LEGACY MOTORS OF AKRON SPONSORS MINI SOAP BOX DERBY CAR 34 PROGRAM 06.30.2020 Legacy Motors of Akron is the new multi-year sponsor of the Mini Soap Box Derby Car 34 activity book for students in Summit County schools. Read More SOAP BOX DERBY HALL OF FAME SELECTS THREE NEW MEMBERS FOR 2020 CLASS OF INDUCTEES 06.25.2020 The Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame has selected three new members as its 2020 class of inductees. Read More SOAP BOX DERBY RECEIVES GRANT FROM THE MARY S. AND DAVID C. CORBIN FOUNDATION 06.05.2020 The International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) has received a $25,000 grant from The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation to support the replacement of the track-side sidewalk at Derby Downs. Read More SOAP BOX DERBY CANCELS JULY’S CHAMPIONSHIP RACES (1) 05.26.2020 Officials of International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) are canceling the 83rd FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby scheduled for Saturday, July 25, at Derby Downs here. Read More 2020 CRITERIA FOR PRESIDENT’S YOUTH VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD 04.13.2020 The President’s Youth Volunteer Service Award was established in 2015, to recognize youth under the age of 21 who have made a positive impact on our program by volunteering and mentoring on the local or national level. Read More 2020 CRITERIA FOR THE SOAP BOX DERBY HALL OF FAME 04.13.2020 The Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame was established in 1997, to honor individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the Soap Box Derby by promoting the betterment of the sport and its participants or by enhancing the youth racing program through significant financial or sponsorship support. Read More Soap Box Derby Set to Launch New At-Home Education Program 04.09.2020 The International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) is set to launch its new at-home education program. This program will give children the opportunity to work on fun and exciting STEM- (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) based activities.

The ISBD’s 21st century at-home activities include, a STEM Mini-Car program, a programmable autonomous digiRacer by mimicRobots, and keeping with Derby tradition, a full-size Soap Box Derby (SBD) car program.
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