The FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby
World Championships

AAA Local Challenge


AAA became the sponsor of the Local Challenge in 2018. The event takes place during race-week and only Local Champs are eligible to compete. The event is a single elimination, three phase race where Champs race in all three lanes, swapping wheels after each phase from a special wheel bank. The Champ with the best time after three phases advances to the next round of competition. Champions will be crowned and they will receive their trophies at the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby Awards Ceremony on Saturday, July 20 at 7 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre. 

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Stock Results

Super Stock Results

Masters Results

Schedule

Tuesday, July 16

7:30 a.m. - Local Masters
9 a.m. - Local Super Stock
10:30 a.m. - Local Stock

AAA Local Challenge Champions

2015
Stock - Julia Irving, Arlington, Mass.
Super Stock - Victor LaRose, Youngstown, Ohio
Masters - Joshua Ostrander, Chicago, Ill.

2016
Stock - Ian Leyen, Sillicon Valley, Calif 
Super Stock - Zachary Hiller, Cleveland, Ohio
Masters - Bailey Markowski, Cleveland, Ohio 

2017
Stock - Cayson Hayes, Southeast Georgia
Super Stock - Cody Ojeda, Silicon Valley, CA
Masters - Liam Donovan, Conshohocken, PA

2018
Stock - Aidyn Drigger, Southeast Georgia 
Super Stock - Logan Plum, Kansas City, MO 
Masters - Ava Gamello, Schenectady, NY 

2019
Stock - Owen Connolly, Federalsburg, MD
Super Stock - Halee Jo McDaniel, Owensboro, KY 
Masters - Gavin Smith, Sanford, FL