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Cincinnati Soap Box Derby

Celebrating our 50th Anniversary of Gravity Racing in Cincinnati!

The Cincinnati Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program open to any child at least 7 year of age and 17. Children compete by driving their racers in one of two levels of gravity powered racing cars built from kits purchased from the All-American Soap Box Derby. Don't have a Derby car, no need to worry, we have plenty to borrow.

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2021 Local Champs

Congratulations to the 2021 Cincinnati Local Champs that represented Cincinnati at the World Championship in Akron.

Stock Champ: Austin Randolph

 Austin Randoplh Stock 2021

Super Stock Champ: Kadyn Merillat

 Kadyn Merillat Super 2021

2021 LOCAL RESULTS

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!

Stock

1st Place - Austin Randolph

2nd Place - Brooklyn Moses

3rd Place - Mack McNerney

4th Place - Jacob Trent

5th Place - Seth Degenhardt

6th Place - Cadence Newberry

7th Place - Kieran Sitawi

8th Place - Kierstin Trent

Rookie of the Year - Brooklyn Moses

 

Super

1st Place - Kadyn Merillat

2nd Place - Veronica Yeager

3rd Place - Madison Rhoden

4th Place - Auggie Newberry

5th Place - Owen Myers

6th Place - Gaven Degenhardt 

7th Place - Jake Woolf

8th Place - Junior Newberry

Rookie of the Year - Owen Myers

OfficeKey named as 2021 Race Season sponsor

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OfficeKey has stepped forward as the primary sponsor of the 2021 Cincinnati Soap Box Derby season. In addition to keeping local kids engaged and thriving in a longtime youth sport, this donation will help create family engagement across generations.

OfficeKey’s sponsorship helps the Cincinnati Soap Box Derby maintain derby cars for the upcoming race season as well as offset race fees for the All-American local race. The company provides the space, tools, and services to help businesses establish Cincinnati offices since 1984.

 


2021 Race Schedule

May - Cincinnati Fun Run*

May 1, 2021

Free trial runs for youth interested in Soap Box Derby

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Location: Florence Y'alls parking lot - 7950 Freedom Way, Florence, KY 41042 

 

May - Golf Manor Grand Prix*

May 16, 2021

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Location: Losantiville Ave. & Bremont Ave. - Cincinnati, OH 45237

 

ALL-AMERICAN LOCAL QUALIFIER

June 6, 2021 - Cincinnati Local Derby

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Location: Observatory Ave, Ault Park

LOCAL RACE REGISTRATION CLOSES May 21st

* Non All-American Rally races

 


 

Don't have kids, but want to be part of the fun?  

We have several volunteer positions available, register here.

 

A message from the All-American Soap Box Derby

The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program which has run nationally since 1934. World Championship finals are held each July at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio.

The idea of the Soap Box Derby grew out of a photographic assignment of Dayton, Ohio, newsman Myron Scott. He covered a race of boy-built cars in his home community and was so impressed with this event that he acquired a copyright for the idea and began development of a similar program on a national scale.


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