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2023 Annual Local Championship - 79th Anniversary

120 Broadway Dover, NH 03820

(updated 1/18/2023)

2023 Annual Local Championship Soap Box Derby Race- 79th Anniversary


Race Location: 120 Broadway, Dover, NH 03820   [Site Layout PDF]

Race Date(s): Sunday June 4, 2023

Driver Check-in: 7:45 AM

Track Setup: 8:00 AM Trial Runs Start:  8:30 AM

Side by Side Competition Starts: 9:30 AM

Spectator Information: Cheering on racers is free, bring a folding chair, Ez-up tent and snacks. Parking is available at 73 Oak St, Dover, NH

We have a limited number of soap box derby cars available from our club and local derby families that are available for a new racer to use on loan for the race. Email the club at

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Comimg soon...Racers can register and pay for the event online at the Constant Contact site 

Car Inspection: All cars and racers are to participate in a pre-race car inspection ans weigh-in.  Plan for 2 to 4 hours.

Saturday June 3, 2023 at <location tbd> 

Rain Date: n/a

Trial Runs: Brand new racer will be given a trial run, all racers will be given a brake check.

Divisions: Stock (ages 7-13 yrs), Super Stock (ages 9-18 yrs.), Masters (ages 10-20 yrs)

Format: Double elimination race format with lane/timer swap between Phase A and B

Wheel swap: 2-4-2 progressive


  • The registration fee is $125 / $100 additional family member
  • Each racer will need to complete and have signed the Local Race Registration Form to be tuned into Mr. Behan
  • Each racer will need to provide a copy of their birth certificate as proof of age.

 Setup: 2023 All-American Rules / Compliance Inspection / Wheel Swap, Z-Glass wheels for all divisions (driver supplied)

Contact Person: Dick Behan, Race Director, (603)953-3086,

Location of Track: The tracks runs for approx 800 ft, starting at 150 Broadway near Oak St to the finish line in front of Strafford Tire & Battery

Awards Ceremony: Trackside after the race

Local Race Accommodations:  Look here for future room block information, typically at the Comfort Inn & Suites, 10 Hotel Drive, Dover, NH 03820, (603) 750-7507.   

A paper version of the AASBD form and waiver will also be necessary when checking in on race day, see "Register Now" below. This can be filled out in advance and email to  If the AASBD rally registration form and/or Parental Code of Conduct form are not sent to us in advance they will have to be filled out at registration at the track. 

Local Information

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