FirstEnergyAll-American Soap Box Derby Countdown

Kansas City Soap Box Derby Schedule

 

Open Track Times 

  • Tuesday and Thursday the week of the race 6 p.m. to dark. 

 

Come catch the "Thrill of the Hill.' We will have soap box derby cars available for any boy or girl age 7 to 21 to try out. New drivers never start out from the top of the hill. We take them part way down the hill and let them coast to the bottom.  If we feel they can handle it, we gradually let them start out higher and higher on the hill until they are ready to start from the top. Drivers who can drive successfully from the top of the hill will be issued an Official KCSBD Driver's License.

 

April 24th & 25th (Saturday & Sunday) - All-American Spring Rally - to be held in Osawatomie, KS 

KCSBD has exciting news to share! We will be hosting a 4 point weekend in Osawatomie, KS! We are excited to have a race in KS. This will be a street race.  We are only accepting pre-registrations, and will not be accepting registration the day of the race. Pre-registration will end on April 16th. We are planning for all 3 fields. Please email Stacy Plum at splum@usd458.org in order to pre-register.  Due to generous sponsors, this race will be free for all participants.  

 

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June 5 (Saturday) - All-American Local Race 

 

To race in the Local your car needs to be inspected. Inspections will be:

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If you can't make it, please contact Steve Yonker @ 816-807-1016  to arrange an alternate time.

The winner in each division of this race will go on to represent Kansas City in the All-American Championship Race in Akron, OH in July 2021! This will be a double elimination race.

Race fee:

  • $35 

  

August 14 & 15 (Saturday & Sunday) - All-American Summer Rally 

 

All-American races are open to drivers ages 7-18. We will hold one double elimination and one single elimination race on Saturday in addition to one double elimination and one single elimination race on Sunday, weather permitting.

 

Race fee options:

 

  • $35 per race
  • $100 per 4 race weekend

 

October 17 & 18 (Saturday & Sunday) - All-American Fall Rally - Annual Pumpkin Roll

 

All-American races are open to drivers ages 7-18. We will hold one double elimination and one single elimination race on Saturday in addition to one double elimination and one single elimination race on Sunday, weather permitting.

 

Race fee options:

 

  • $35 per race
  • $100 per 4 race weekend

 

INTERNATIONAL SOAP BOX DERBY

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.