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Portage County Soap Box Derby

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Welcome to the Portage County Soap Box Derby website! If you are looking for a fun and educational family activity then you have come to the right place. Please explore our site and contact us for any additional information or to see if your child to would like try out racing.  

Currently we are preparing for our indoor rally which is to be held January 18th and 19th!  

You can contact one of our Board Members or send us an email at PortageCounty@SoapBoxDerby.org

2019-2020 Board Members

President - David Adkins - 330-297-5056

Vice President - Jay Moore - 330-697-4569

Race Director - Dale Smutny - 330-518-9981

Assistant Race Director - Dean Olson - 330-351-3035

Secretary - 

Treasurer - Tammy Adkins - 330-389-5445

Vickie Beck

John Najeway

Tyler Fleming

Marty Fleming

Bob MacLearie

Gary Menteer

Greg Davis

Travis Adkins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A message from the All-American Soap Box Derby

The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program which has run nationally since 1934. World Championship finals are held each July at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio.

The idea of the Soap Box Derby grew out of a photographic assignment of Dayton, Ohio, newsman Myron Scott. He covered a race of boy-built cars in his home community and was so impressed with this event that he acquired a copyright for the idea and began development of a similar program on a national scale.


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