2017 Hotel Benefits and Hotel Partners You must fill out the partner hotel verification form by Tuesday, July 5 by 5 p.m. to be eligible for all of the benefits listed below. Hotel Benefits By staying at a partner hotel during the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby you will receive the following benefit package. To receive the benefit package you MUST register according to each hotels booking process and provide your hotel information on our partner hotel verification form. You will NOT receive the benefit package if you go through a third-party reservation company (Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline.com, etc.). Also, you will NOT receive the benefit package if you book through a special rate (Military, Hotel Points, On-Line, etc.). Get Your Champs Name On The Starting Line Structure At Derby Downs!Your champs name will be placed on the starting line structure at the world famous Derby Downs. Adult Build and BattleThree parents will be selected during Monday’s opening ceremonies at Lock 3 to participate in the second annual “Parent Build and Battle” competition. Each parent selected will pick one other parent to help them build an Adult Vintage Soap Box Derby car. The parent selected will then race against the other two participants to see who is crowned “Parent Build and Battle” Champion. The “Build” and "Battle" will take place Thursday, July 20. Alll necessary tools will be provided. Free 4 x 6 PhotographProEvent Photo will provide you with a free 5 x 7 photo of your choice that they took during race-week. The photo will be available at the ProEvent Photo booth. Simply present the coupon that will be provided to you to receive the photo.FREE “Duck Bills” at the Akron RubberDucks Baseball GameYou will receive a voucher for $5 of “Duck Bills” at the Akron RubberDucks baseball game on Friday,July 21 (Soap Box Derby night). The bills can be used like cash anywhere inside the ballpark. The team,which plays in the Eastern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. FREE Raffle Ticket For A Soap Box Derby Kit Of Your Choice!You will receive one FREE raffle ticket to win a Soap Box Derby car kit of your choice! The raffle will take place during the Topside Show on Thursday, July 20 and is ONLY open to those that make their reservations and stay at a partner hotel through the FirstEnergy All-American booking process. Papa John’s Pizza CardYou will receive a gift card from Papa John’s pizza for a free pizza and other discounts at Akron area Papa John’s restaurants.One FREE Open Hill TicketYou will receive one FREE ticket to race a Soap Box Derby car down the world famous Derby Downs Track on Thursday, July 20 during the Open Hill event.FREE Champ Driver’s LicenseYour champ will receive a coupon for a FREE champ driver’s license. Your champ can stop by the information tent at Topside Monday through Thursday to turn in the coupon and receive the license. These benefits are ONLY for those families who make their reservations at a partner hotel through the FirstEnergy All-American booking process and stay at a partner hotel during race-week. Hotel Partners The Baymont Inn & Suites130 Montrose West Ave.Copley, OH 44321Phone: (330) 666-5050 Rates: King - $74.99 + tax; Double Queen - $84.99 + tax. Booking Process: Please call the hotel directly and ask for the Soap Box Derby rate. Reservations must be received no later than June 25. Free continental breakfast Fitness and Business Center Great variety of restaurants and shopping within one mile walking distance. Newly renovated and spacious guest rooms with microwave and refrigerator. Best Western Plus - West Akron Inn & Suites160 Montrose West Ave. Copley, OH 44321Phone: (330) 670-0888 Rates: King - $89.99 + tax; Double Queen - $99.99 + tax. Booking Process: Please call the hotel directly and ask for Soap Box Derby rate. AASBD rate. Reservations must be received no later than June 25. Free Hot Breakfast Indoor Heated Pool with 10 person Hot Tub and Fitness Center Great variety of restaurants and shopping within one mile walking distance Newly renovated and spacious guest rooms with microwave and refrigerator Hampton Inn Akron – South880 Arlington Ridge EastAkron, OH 44312Phone: (330) 644-6579 Rate - $142 Reservations: Call hotel directly and reference Soap Box Derby. Reservations received after June 25 will be provided on a space available basis at prevailing rates. Free breakfast included in room rates Indoor swimming pool and complimentary fitness center Only 10 minutes (5.6 miles) from Derby Downs Free wireless internet and business center Radisson Akron/Fairlawn200 Montrose West AveAkron, Ohio 44321Phone: (330) 666-9300 Rates: King Deluxe Bed w/pull out sofa $104 includes full hot breakfast; Deluxe Double Bed w/pull out Sofa $104 includes full hot breakfast Booking Process: CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ROOM or call the hotel directly and ask for International Soap Box Derby rate - Group rate available until June 18. 20 minutes from Derby Downs Guest coin laundry available Full hot breakfast included in the rate In house restaurant and a bar Indoor pool, spa and fitness center Late check out for group at 2 p.m. Any questions please contact Director of Sales Jayshree Patel at Jayshree.email@example.com Residence Inn by Marriott897 Arlington Ridge East Akron, Ohio 44312Phone (330) 644-2111 Rate: $166 Studio and One Bedroom Booking process: Please call the hotel directly and ask for the Soap Box Derby rate. Group rate available until June 19. 80 large suites with full kitchens including refrigerator, microwave, stove and dishwasher Managers Social - Monday - Wednesday evening Indoor Swimming Pool Complimentary hot breakfast each morning Outdoor Sport Court Lobby Bar Complimentary Wireless Internet Holiday Inn Akron West4073 Medina Rd.Akron, OH 44333Phone: (330) 666-4131 Rate: $104 includes a full hot breakfast Booking Process: Please call the hotel directly. Group rate available until June 23. New updated property in 2015 20 minutes from Derby Downs track Full service restaurant and lounge Within minutes of dining, bowling, movie theatres, Laser Quest and shopping Guest coin laundry 42” flat screen televisions with media package/ Refrigerators in all guest rooms Outdoor heated pool and patio Quality Inn Conference Center2940 Chenoweth Rd.Akron, OH 44312Phone: (330) 644-7126 Rates: Non Smoking or Smoking 2 Queen Beds with amicro fridge $114.99 plus tax.Non Smoking with 2 Queen Beds $109.99 plus tax, nomicro fridge in these rooms.Non Smoking or Smoking 1 king bed with a microfridge $104.99 plus tax. Booking process: Please call the hotel directly and you must mention All-American Soap Box Derby to obtain special rate. Team discount includes rooms with two queen beds. Hot/Cold Continental Breakfast Included Conveniently located near numerous family friendly restaurants and attractions Newly renovated sleeping rooms with 37” flat screen T.V.’s and micro-fridges 9 ft. deep outdoor heated swimming pool On Site Fitness Facility Game room Free Wireless Internet Same Day Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service Complimentary parking Call NOW while rooms held for the event. Last group rate available until June 15. Contact Sales Manager Atwar Garcha for team reservations at 330-644-7126 ext. 284 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hilton Garden Inn Akron1307 East MarketAkron, OH 44305Phone: (330) 733-2900 Rates: $130/Double or King Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly or going to the hotel website at www.hiltongardeninnakron.com Enter your arrival and departure dates and click Check Rooms and Rates. Then click on “Have A Special Code” and then enter SPD as the “Group Code” when booking your room. If you are calling please make sure to identify yourself as a Soap Box Derby participant. Reservations received after July 3 will be provided on a space available basis at prevailing rates. Akron’s newest hotel and closest to Derby Downs Indoor pool and whirlpool State of the art fitness center On-site restaurant and lounge Complimentary internet access Complimentary business center usage Microwave, refrigerator and Keurig coffee maker in every room Holiday Inn Express Akron South898 Arlington Ridge EastAkron, OH 44312Phone: (330) 644-5600 Rates: $142 Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly. Please make sure to identify yourself as a FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby participant. Reservations received after June 25 will be provided on a space available basis at prevailing rates. Free breakfast included in room rates Only 10 minutes (5.6 miles) from Derby Downs Suites are available in the Soap Box Derby room block so you can stretch out You must fill out the partner hotel verification form by Tuesday, July 5 by 5 p.m. to be eligible for all of the benefits listed above.