FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

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Welcome Middlebury and other Greater Akron community members!



11:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Derby Downs | 1000 George Washington Blvd., Akron OH, 44312

Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to ride down the Derby Downs Track.  

Youth (ages 7 - 18) are welcome to experience the thrill of the hill!

Enjoy food, face painters, games, and other activities such as building, coloring, and racing your own mini Soap Box Derby car!

This event is free for community members! First 250 youth to register will be able to experience the thrill of the hill. 

Starting Gate 3 Resize

Registration information coming soon. 


Our weather policy: Soap Box Derby events will take place in the rain if there is no lightning or standing water on the track. In the event of a cancellation, we will share that information on this page and on our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Children must be at least 7 years old, 46" tall and able to operate a car on their own to participate.

Event Registration

Volunteer Registration

Vendor Registration

 For questions call 330.733.8723 x10 or email

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