Race Week Schedule

Get the full schedule here for the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships.

Get Ready, Get Set
Pre-Race Week


Virtual State of the Derby

Virtual Race Week Orientation

Race Week

All events take place at Derby Downs unless otherwise noted.

Car Delivery and Inspections

The dates and times listed below are when cars must be dropped off for inspections:

July 1, 2, 3, 5 from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.
  – All cars being shipped need to be delivered to 1000 George Washington Blvd., Akron, Ohio, 44312

July 8, 9, 10, 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
July 12 from 9 a.m. to noon 
 – All cars being dropped off in person should be delivered to 789 Derby Downs Road, Akron, Ohio 44312

Please note that all cars must arrive at Derby Downs with only four (4) screws attaching the body to the floorboard.

The remaining body mounting screws are to be placed in a baggie and taped to the car’s floorboard.


– Inspections begin July 9
– For Friday’s inspections, all cars must be at Derby Downs by 10:30 a.m.