FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown



Online registration is now closed. Tickets will be sold at gate Thursday, August 15 beginning at 10 am. Cash or credit card accepted at gate.

Thursday, August 15

Admission: $15

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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

Derby Downs
Akron, Ohio 

Seniors are invited to race down the world famous Derby Downs track in Adult Soap Box Derby cars.

Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to interact with doctors at the health and wellness fair, which includes health and blood pressure screenings, as well as other health information in the Soap Box Derby Hall of Fame and Museum Building. There will be live entertainment and a catered luncheon.


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, on our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and on our voicemail at 330-733-8723 x20. If cancelled, Senior Day will take place on the scheduled rain date. 

 For questions or concerns, please call 330.733.8723, ext. 20 


Adults Racing

Senior Day 2 250X188

Starting Line