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Stafford Low Color 1About Us

The Rappahannock Regional Soap Box Derby will be in Stafford County, Virginia on June 10,2023 at Rocky Run Elementry School, 95 Reservior Rd, Stafford, VA 22406

Stafford County is conveniently located between Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D.C., along Interstate 95.



Race City: Stafford, Va

Location of Track: Rocky Run Elementry School, 95 Reservoir Rd, Stafford, Va 22406


Race Date(s): Sunday June 10,2023

Rain Date: Sunday June 11,2023


2023 Stafford Local Registration Form

2023 Registration Qr Code


Divisions: Stock, Super Stock, Masters

Registration, contact us at;   we can email you the QR code to register
Race Fee: $55.00

Contact Person: Bob Denecke (Chairman) 301-908-1343

Mark DePallo (Vice Chairman) 540-273-7590 or


Sponsorship, Shari Denecke 540-220-3085 or email;







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.