The Children's Museum of Findlay, will host a Soap Box Car race in the parking lot of the Findlay Village Mall on June 28th at 10am! The event is being sponsored by Caretakers Home Care Services, and is being held with the cooperation of the Findlay Village Mall. The Soap Box Car race is open to everyone starting at grade K and up with no age limit. The age groups are Group I (Grade K - 5), Group II (Grade 6 - 10), and Group III (Grade 11 - up).
The car build standard is "open", and specs are:
- Max Weight (car only): 100lb or 46Kg
- Max Length: 72in or 183cm
- Width Width: 45in or 114cm
- Max Height: 32in or 81cm
Drivers of the "open" cars (non-kit cars) will be eligible to race for trophies, while Kit cars, if entered, will be raced for exhibition only. Champions will be determined for each age group. Along with the championships, awards will be given on things such as best braking and steering system, best presentation as a team, etc. In addition to single drivers, sponsored race teams are encouraged.
Sponsorships are open for various things, such as ramp sponsorship, lane sponsorship, general sponsorship (logo goes on the t-shirts, etc).
There will be activities for children of all ages, displays of real kit cars, and food vendors. Special judges will be announced soon, as well as our master of ceremonies!
Registration fee is $35 if registered by June 15th, and an early bird registration fee of $25 is available if registered by June 1st.