Soap Box Derby


Sunday 28th April 2019:

The Wacky Wrayces Soap Box Derby will be run on a brand new course this year!

For details of the NEW course and NEW rules and regulations download our entry pack here: 190304 Soap Box Derby 2019.

Please note that this year there is a weight limit for the carts (100kg).


See our Videos page for movies of last year’s Soap Box Derby and here


Sunday 6th May 2018: details below

  • starts from 11am (registration at George & Dragon pub), racing from 12 noon (Old Mill)


Festival 2018 will feature, for the first time, a soap box derby.

For further details, and an entry form, click here: Soap Box Derby rules and entry form

For a movie showing the race course, click here

Category winners will each win one of these amazing trophies crafted by Peter Foster (Adult and Secondary school trophies) and John & Anne Day  (Primary school trophy). The trophies will have the winner’s name engraved on them and will be retained for one year.

Soap Box Derby Results 2018:

1st – 3rd Hornby Scouts, cart 7, driver 1, time 10.58
2nd – 3rd Hornby Scouts, cart 7, driver 2, 11.34
3rd – Team AMA, cart 5, driver 1, 11.62

1st – Hornby Scouts, cart 7, driver Ben, 25.76
2nd – The Wappers, cart 6, Emma, 27.11
3rd – Hornby Scouts, cart 7, Will, 28.48

1st – The Wappers, cart 6, Steve, 75.49
2nd – AMA, cart 5, Andy, 76.44
3rd – It’ll be rite, cart 15, Reuben, 79.84

A full list of results can be found here: 180506 SBD results