All-American Soap Box Derby

All-American Soap Box Derby, The All-American Soap Box Derby features 600 Local and Rally races in more than 110 race cities around the world. Organizations in each location host one Local race per year and potentially multiple Rally races. Local winners in the Stock, Super Stock and Masters divisions and Rally racers who accumulate enough points compete in the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships in Akron, Ohio. This legacy program brings children, parents and mentors together through building Soap Box Derby cars and participating in local races with the hope of making it to the World Championship.

Learn more about Soap Box Derby® on our website:

Find races near you!,

For a list of Local Race Cities, visit, For a list of Rally Races, visit,

Build and race a Soap Box Derby car!To purchase a kit, wheels, parts and more, visit our online store.

International Soap Box DerbyThe International Soap Box Derby (ISBD) is the governing body of Soap Box Derby racing. The Derby dates back to 1934, when the first All-American race was held in Dayton, Ohio. The non-profit organization and world championship moved to Akron in 1935, and the Derby Downs track and facilities were built in 1936.

The Derby’s mission is to build knowledge and character, and to create meaningful experiences through collaboration and fair and honest competition.

Core Values 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

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789 Derby Downs Drive
Akron, OH 44306
United States
Fax: 330-733-1370
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Chair of Live Your Dream Conference
789 Derby Downs Drive
United States
Fax: 9518489028