Columbus Soap Box Derby
The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program open to any child at least 7 years of age and not yet age 21. Children compete by driving their racers in one of three levels of gravity powered racing cars built from kits purchased from the All-American Soap Box Derby.
Columbus Autumn Rally - Sept 19/20, 2020
- Sept 19, 2020 All Day: Autumn Rally Races. We've missed seeing everyone. Kick-off a new season of rally racing. Two races on each of Saturday and Sunday (all three divisions). Dates are pending confirmation from Akron. Stay tuned for details.
Interested in Racing?
We'll help you get started. Boys and girls ages 7-19 are eligible to compete in three divisions. Borrow a club car to help you get started. Or purchase a used or new car yourself. We have mentors to guide you. Just contact email@example.com .
Want to Get Your Business Involved?
Grant your employees with kids an incredible benefit by sponsoring their racing pursuit! Or just sponsor any deserving family. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss.
Congrats 2019 Columbus Champions
Stock - Landon Shaw - 8th Place
Superstock- Taran Harper
Masters - Veronica Watson - 5th Place
All Star Rally Masters: Nick Hubbell - 3rd Place
Watch video highlights of their amazing experience in Akron
2020 Spring Racing Season STATUS
Based on guidance from Soap Box Derby, Inc., we cancelled all our spring racing events due to COVID-19. But we'll be back starting Autumn 2020 with a two day rally and in the spring of 2021 as well.
- June 27, 2020 All Day: Columbus Area Championships. The winners in the Stock, Superstock, and Masters divisions represent Columbus in the All American race in Akron.
- April 25,26 2020 All Day: Spring Rally Races. The best cars and drivers in the Midwest converge in Columbus to compete for rally points to qualify for the All American race in Akron. Two races each day in Stock, Superstock, and Masters divsions.
- April 4, 2020 Noon - 4pm: Test Drive Fun Day. Come to the track, sign a waiver, and experience the thrill of derby racing. Attend our Information Clinic on March 21 and get priority status.
- March 21, 2020 Noon - 4pm: Information Clinic. Our 2020 Promotional Sponsor Grand Prix Karting on Alum Creek Road is hosting our information clinic to help families get started racing. Click here or here for more info.