2nd Annual LiveDAYBREAK Soap Box Derby

2022 Soap Box derbY Recap

2022 LiveDAYBREAK Soap Box Derby Information

Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 @12PM
Highland Park: 11288 Kitty Hawk Rd, South Jordan, UT 84009
Join us for a fun day of racing, food trucks, and activities!

Important Road Closure Notice
On April 23rd 11288 Kitty Hawk Rd, South Jordan, UT 84009 will be closed from 8:00am-4:00pm for the Soap Box Derby. Contact Kellie Jensen at (801-793-2763) if you have any questions.

ldderby-102UT-SFL(F)-Primary-Tagline-ProcessWhat is a Soap Box Derby?

A Soap Box Derby is a race featuring gravity-powered cars steered by participants. Depending on the division they’re in, participants can make their cars from Soap Box Derby kits, purchase a pre-built car, or make their car from scratch. The 2022 LiveDAYBREAK Soap Box Derby will be a double elimination race.

There will be activities and food trucks at the event – a fun day for the whole family you won’t want to miss!

Who can compete in the LiveDAYBREAK Soap Box Derby?

This event is for residents and non-residents of Daybreak. Follow the registration instructions below to race in the derby.

Registration Information

  • Each racer must pay the entrance fee and fill out the required forms using the links below. They must also attend/pass the Preliminary Vehicle Safety Inspection and Final Day-of Inspection in order to race (dates, times and more info below).
  • More than one racer may be registered to race a single car.
  • Included with payment of the entrance fee and completion of required forms, registered racers will receive a Soap Box Derby T-shirt to wear on race day. Please email Julia jaristondo@ccmcnet.com your t-shirt size.
    • Regular registration pricing until April 1st (T-shirt guaranteed)
    • Late registration pricing April 2nd – 15th (T-shirt NOT guaranteed)

REQUIRED FORMS (due Friday, April 15th):


The difference between the two divisions is the style of wheels and the types of cars allowed.

Stock Division

  • We have combined the stock, super stock, and masters divisions into one division for our event.
  • LiveDAYBREAK has a limited supply of pre-built cars and new super stock kits available for purchase at a discounted rate (more information below). First come, first serve.
  • Soap Box kits can be purchased from the Soap Box Derby of America website https://cart.soapboxderby.org/ (note: wheels sold separately).
  • All cars must have proper braking, steering, and wheels.
  • See Racing Requirements document below under “Vehicle Inspections”.

Freestyle Division

  • This division is for cars that are home-built or designed. Be creative and unique!
  • Freestyle division cars can use any wheel type as long as they adhere to the vehicle specifications and rules.
  • All cars must have proper braking, steering, and wheels.
  • See Racing Requirements document below under “Vehicle Inspections”.


  • Stock Division
  • Race Winners: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place
  • Looks (Best Wrap): 1st and 2nd Place
  • Freestyle Division
  • Race Winners, 1st and 2nd Place
  • Looks: 1st and 2nd Place

Vehicle Inspections

Required Preliminary Vehicle Safety Inspection:
Thursday, April 21st, 6-8 pm (first come, first served). It is located at the concert stage on SoDa Row, directly across the street from The Break.

  • All participating cars must attend and pass preliminary inspection to race.
  • All required race forms must be completed prior.
  • Upon passing vehicle inspection, participants may be able to try out their car on a short path to ensure they meet safety requirements before racing.
  • Event t-shirts will be given out to registrants.
Required Day-of Final Inspection:
Saturday, April 23rd, 8-11 am. Located at the event site (11288 Kitty Hawk Rd, South Jordan, UT 84009).
  • All participating cars must attend and pass the final day-of inspection in order to race.
  • Car and Drivers will be assigned an inspection appointment time.
  • It is advisable to be on-site 15 minutes prior to your appointed inspection time to unload your car and have it ready for the final inspection.
  • Racers who arrive after 11am for inspection may not be allowed to race.
  • Upon passing of final inspection, participants may be able to try out their car on race track before the official race begins.
  • For racing requirements, click here.
Racing Requirements

Sponsor a Car

If you are interested in supporting local non-profits or schools but do not wish to build, repair, or race a car you can sponsor a car!

Car Sponsorship Includes: $600

  • Providing a car for a local non-profit or school group.
  • Sponsor can apply logos or messaging on the car- Typically in 4 locations- 18 inches X 18 inches
  • The car will be “named” after the sponsor.
  • There will be dozens of promotional mentions on the day of the event
  • The cars will be highlighted on the LiveDaybreak social media and website.
  • The car can be displayed on-site in the lobby of the sponsor if requested.
  • For all questions and inquiries related to sponsorships, contact Robert Stroud rstroud@ccmcnet.com.

Additional Information

This is NOT a national qualifying event.

This is a family-friendly event. No offensive or sensitive materials, themes, language, references, or alcohol consumption will be allowed on the cars or at the event.

For questions regarding divisions, cars, or racing requirements, contact Steve Martin at MARTIN4443@msn.com.

For all other event questions, contact Julia Aristondo jaristondo@ccmcnet.com.

Stock Cars For Sale

Dragon Car (Stock) - $600
Assembled, wrapped, and in decent shape. This car is race-ready but needs minor tweaks.
dragon boat
Green Car (Military Style) (Stock) - $600
Assembled, wrapped, and in decent shape. This car is race-ready and won a few races in our inaugural race in 2021. 
White Car (Super Stock) - $400 (SOLD) 
Assembled, not wrapped, and needs a little TLC.
Brand New Kits (Super Stock) - $450 - (SOLD OUT)
We have 2 Brand New and insured Soap Box Derby Kits. Assembly is required and you can do your own art! The cost was for the entire kit was about $650, but we are selling them for $450 each.



This is a highlight recap from our inaugural Soap Box Derby event in 2021!
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