The FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby
World Championships

Race Week Schedule


For all the details and information, download our official Race Week Handbook here! 

All events take place at Derby Downs unless noted

Sunday, July 15

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Shell Re-attachment/Optional Trial Runs/Photos, Etc. for all cars
6 p.m. - Orientation meeting for first-time parents at the Whitey Wahl Starting Line Pavilion

Monday, July 16

8 - 11 a.m. - Shell Reattachment/Optional Trial Runs/Photos, Etc. for all cars
11:30 a.m. - Staging for the Parade of Champions, Canal Park
Noon - Parade of Champions on Main Street from Canal Park to Lock 3
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. - Opening Ceremony, Lock 3
6 - 9 p.m. - Champions only Rock the Rec and Badge Trading at The University of Akron Health & Wellness Center

Tuesday, July 17

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

Wednesday, July 18

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

Thursday, July 19

1 - 2:30 p.m. - Parents Race
2:30 p.m. - Group Photo 
3 - 5 p.m. - Open Hill, Whitey Wahl Pavilion Starting Line
3 - 7 p.m. - Topside Show open house
5 - 8 p.m. - Build and Battle Competition

Friday, July 20

8 a.m. – 3 p.m. - National Super Kids Classic, Derby Downs

Alignment/Wheel Selection/Weigh-In For ALL RACERS at Topside

8 a.m. - Masters (Local and Rally)
9:30 a.m. - Super Stock (Local and Rally)
11:15 a.m. - Stock (Rally)
Noon - Stock (Local)

3 - 4 p.m. - Rally Meeting at Holiday Inn Akron West

4 - 5:30 p.m. - State of the Derby Update + Local & Rally Directors Meeting at Holiday Inn Akron West

7:05 p.m. - Akron RubberDucks Game at Canal Park 

Saturday, July 21

8:30 – 4 p.m. - FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby
12 to 12:30 p.m. - Michael Weber Concert
12:30 p.m. - Giveaways
1:30 p.m. - Mayor’s Cup Race, presented by Accenture
3 to 3:30 p.m. - Final Giveaway & Final Heats

 

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7 p.m. - Awards Ceremony, Akron Civic Theatre