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St. Louis Soap Box Derby

Join us at the corner of Macklind and Columbia Avenue at 9am to see the race and stay for the Classic Car and Motorcycle show at Shaw Elementary School with tasty treats from The Hill Restaurants. Registration is still open for kids who want to race. 

If you're a Jaycee, we need your help!

We have a couple of short shifts that would require some light to heavy lifting. 

10 people at 7am-10am (set-up barricades, haybales, ramp etc.)
10 people at 4pm-6pm (breakdown) ((Possible dinner to follow))
We also need guys (or buff girls) to help lift cars at the bottom of the hill. This is a great job for someone wanting to build those muscles.

Message me if you're interested!


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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