Annual NWI Soap Box Derby

This is a local yearly race of gravity-powered Soap Box Derby cars. This event is for kids ages 7-18 but must be pre-registered as a racer. Winners of this race will advance to the World Championship held in Akron, Ohio. 2021 will be the 75th running of the Northwest Indiana Soap Box Derby. 

Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Time: Check website for times
Address: Lincolnway between Garfield and Morgan, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 464-0445
Admission: Free admission for spectators; cost to participate.

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