FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Akron Gravity Racing Challenge
STEM Team Competition: High School
Akron, OH

Team Days: October 5, 7 & 8, 2021 

This year on October 5, 7 & 8, 2021 each team will schedule their own time to visit Derby Downs for Team Day activities. Team Day will include the following activities:

- Inspections
- Weigh-In
- Fun runs for each team member
- Trial runs for team car(s)
- Timed Runs
- Team Photo


Registration Fee: 

1 Team - $100.00
2 Teams - $90.00 per team
3 + Teams - $85.00 per team
No refunds will be given for any reason.

Pay Registration Fee

Green Hs Eng Design Best Graphic Design2019 Best Design
Engineering Design Challenge
Green High School

Race Location: Soap Box Derby Headquarters

                            789 Derby Downs Dr. 
                            Akron, OH 44306

Waivers: A signed waiver for each team member must be brought to team day in order to be able to drive a Soap Box Derby car on any International Soap Box Derby, Inc. sanctioned race track. 

For questions call 330.733.8723 x10 or email 


Minor Waiver and Photographic Release Form

High School Engineering Design Challenge Guidelines

High School Engineering Design Challenge Car Plans

Teachers/Coaches Additional Resources


Re-Build Kit

It's great for GRC teams who are rebuilding their Stock or Super Stock cars. Trying to map out how to re-build your Soap Box Derby car? Make this re-build kit part of the equation.

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2019 Akron GRC Fall High School Results

2019 Akron GRC Results

2018 Akron GRC Results 

2017 Akron GRC Results