Daybreak Soap Box Derby

2022 Soap Box Derby Information

April 23, 2022
Time and Location TBD

Racing Requirements

ldderby-102What 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.

Registration Information:

  • Each racer must register and pay the entrance fee using Eventbrite link below.
  • Each racer must sign and submit event waiver by vehicle inspection on April 22nd. Print and bring signed waiver to vehicle inspection, or email it to
  • Multiple racers are allowed for a car and can be registered as add-ons.
  • All registrants will receive a Soap Box Derby t-shirt for race day.
  • Regular registration pricing until April 1st (t-shirt guaranteed).
  • Late registration pricing April 2nd – 15th (t-shirt NOT guaranteed).


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

Division Age Group Weight Register
Stock 10 & 17 220lbs STOCK REGISTRATION

Freestyle 12 & up 255lbs FREESTYLE REGISTRATION

For all racing requirements, click here.
Racing Requirements

Stock Division:

  • For our event, we have combined the stock, super stock, and masters divisions into one division.
  • 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 served.
  • Soap Box kits can be purchased from the Soap Box Derby of America website (note: wheels sold separately).
  • All cars must have proper braking, steering, and wheels.

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.


  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place race winners of each division will win a prize.
  • In the Stock Division, there will be a prize for best looking wrap.
  • In the Freestyle Division, there will be a prize for the most creative/best looking/best designed car.

Vehicle Inspection:

  • Friday, April 22nd on SoDa Row.
  • Participants will be able to try out their car on a short path to ensure they meet safety requirements before racing.
  • Waivers must be signed and submitted by vehicle inspection.
  • Event t-shirts will be handed out.
  • All participating cars must attend and pass vehicle inspection in order to race.
  • Time and further details TBA.


If you are interested in supporting local non-profits or schools but do not wish to build- repair or race a car we invite you to 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 the day of the event
  • The cars will be highlighted on the LiveDaybreak social media and web site.
  • 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

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

For all other event questions including inquires for purchasing a car from LiveDAYBREAK, contact Julia Aristondo

Cars for sale

Brand New Kits (Super Stock) - $450
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.
Beehive LiveDAYBREAK Car (Stock) - $300
Assembled, wrapped, but ready to race! This one may need a little TLC and weight adjusting to be race-competitive but will race as is.
Green Car (Military Style) (Stock) - $600
Assembled, wrapped, and is in decent shape. This car is race-ready and won a few races in our inaugural race in 2021. 
Reflective Car (Stock) - $600
Assembled, wrapped, and is in decent shape. This car is race-ready and won a few races in our inaugural race in 2021.
Reflection Car
Daybreak Communities Car (Super Stock) - $600 (SOLD)
Assembled, wrapped, and is in decent shape. This car is race-ready and won a few races in our inaugural race in 2021.
White Car (Super Stock) - $400 – 
Assembled, not wrapped, and needs a little TLC.


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


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