The FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby
World Championships

Race Week Schedule


Full Schedule 

Virtual Meetings and Updates

Wednesday, June 29 

6:30 pm State of the Derby - Register Here - Virtual 

Tuesday, July 13 

6:30 pm Race Week Orientation and Overview - Register Here - Virtual 

EVENTS TAKE PLACE AT DERBY DOWNS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

Saturday, July 9 - Friday, July 15 

9 am - 5 pm - Car Drop Off

Sunday, July 17

8 am - 4 pm - Shell Re-attachment/Trial Runs/Photos, etc. for all cars *BY APPOINTMENT AND SUNDAY ONLY*

Monday, July 18

12 pm - Parade - Staging at Canal Park, Downtown Akron
12:30 pm - Welcoming Ceremony - Lock 3 Park, Downtown Akron
6 pm - 9 pm - Rock the Rec & Badge Trading - Univeristy of Akron, Wellness and Recreation Center

Tuesday, July 19

7:30 am - AAA Local Challenge - Masters
9:30 am -  AAA Local Challenge - Super Stock
1 pm -  AAA Local Challenge - Stock

Wednesday, July 20

7:30 am - AUI Rally Challenge - Masters
9:30 am -  AUI Rally Challenge - Super Stock
12 pm -  AUI Rally Challenge - Stock

Thursday, July 21

8:30 am - All-Star Alignment
10 am - All-Star Race - Stock , Super Stock & Masters
11 am - Legacy Race
4 pm - 7 pm - Topside Show

Friday, July 22

Alignment - Wheel Selection - Weigh-In *ALL CHAMPS at Topside

8 am - Local Masters
8 am - Rally Masters
9:30 am - Local Super Stock 
9:30 am - Rally Super Stock 
11:15 am - Rally Stock
12 pm - Local Stock

Saturday, July 23

7 am - Gates Open
7:30 am - Champ and Car Handler Check-In - Local
7:45 am - Champ and Car Handler Check-In - Rally
8 am - 2 pm - STEM Fair
8:30 am - Opening Ceremonies 
9 am- First Heat of the 83rd FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby 
6 pm - Doors open for Awards Ceremony, Akron Civic Theatre, Downtown Akron
7 pm - Doors open for Awards Ceremony, Akron Civic Theatre, Downtown Akron
*Car Pick Up from final heat until 10 pm 

Sunday, July 24

8 am - 12 pm - Car Pick Up