Akron Soap Box Derby is a Standout


The FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby
is a Standout in Ohio Tourism

All American Soap Box Derby: This timeless classic is a nationwide Standout in tourism and old-time fun! The FirstEnergy All American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio is held every July and has run nationally since 1934. These world championship finals are comprised of more than 550 qualifiers from nearly every state in the country and several foreign countries. The derby features boy and girl drivers from ages 8-20, who compete in one of three different divisions in these “gravity” races for scholarships and other prizes. Race week at Derby Downs racetrack is filled with festivities for everyone. Discover all that the All American Soap Box Derby has to offer at soapboxderby.org.

This award recognizes Ohio’s standouts in tourism. More details about the award and all award recipients are at ohiotraveler.com/standouts-in-ohio-tourism/.