FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

About Us

Indy SBD Board Members 2021 - 2022 Season

Indy SBD Board Members 2016-17 Season


Bob Getts


Jerry Pearson

Rules & Inspections

Peg Huffman


Cleo Wells

Vice Director

Scott Hatfield

Race Day Director

James Gray

Current Member

Anthony Enoch

Current Member  

Katrina Getts

Current Member 

 Joe Allred

 Current Member

 Don Sheets

Current Member

 Dave Fulton

 Current Member

Tyrone Chandler

Current Member  

Tyson Vaughn

Current Member

Koby Kern

Current Member

Latonya Brown  

New Member

Curtis Adkins

New Member

* We are so proud of our 'Board Members' and their commitment towards enhancing the Soap Box Derby experience! 


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Mission Statement

The Soap Box Derby® is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to build knowledge and character, and to create meaningful experiences through collaboration and fair and honest competition.

Core Vaules and Drivers

• Youth Education and Leadership Development
• Family Engagement and Enrichment
• Honesty, Integrity and Perseverance
• Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• Teamwork and Collaboration
• Mentoring
• Volunteerism
• Commitment to Community

The Derby is the official sanctioning body of Soap Box Derby racing and has exclusive licensing partnerships with more than 100 racing districts throughout world. These racing districts conduct sanctioned Soap Box Derby races throughout the year and qualify champs for the annual FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby® World Championship race at the world famous Derby Downs Track in Akron, Ohio. 

The Derby's Education Program is a fast-growing component of the organization and includes a STEM-Based Curriculum, the Gravity Racing Challenge® STEM Team Competition and a Mini Soap Box Derby program. 

The Derby also operates the world famous Derby Downs Track in Akron, Ohio where events are held throughout the racing season.

The Board of Directors oversees the operation of the Derby, and the day-to-day activities are handled by the Headquarters staff in Akron.