UK Soapbox Race Calendar Feed

UK Soapbox Race Calendar 2017Scroll down for a list of all the upcoming soapbox races in the UK. Please note that, unless otherwise noted, these events are not organised by the SCA. If you have any questions about them, please contact the organisers directly.

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Framlingham SoapBox Race, Suffolk

April 13, 2017 - 20:41
Start: Sunday 21st May 2017

Framlingham SoapBox Race is a fun event for all the family. Come along watch and join in the fun as hand-made gravity powered “soapbox” carts race from Framlingham Castle down Market Hill. Or if you fancy the challenge, make and enter a soapbox racer of your own design.

For further information, see http://www.framlingham-soapbox-race.org/

RLI Childrens Ward Bogie Race, Lancashire

April 9, 2017 - 12:44
Start: Saturday 10th June 2017

 

The greatest racing event in the world, probably. Come and experience the thrill of the daredevil drivers who dice with death as they aim to be crowned champions of ....... well something. The aim is to have a fun day out for all ages, the focus is very much on family and friends having a good time, hopefully with a little bit of something for everyone. Bouncy castles, archery, paintballing, rock climbing, face painting and the like as well as traditional crafts, vintage cars, a tractor run, and a petting zoo and much, much more. Food and drink available. If you are interested in entering please contact Bob on 07732 426 281, you can also help out as a volunteer, or if you have a stall or vehicle you think we might like, please get in touch.

The event takes place at Greenlands farm village, Tewitfield, Carnforth LA6 1JH on Saturday 10th June 2017 at 1pm.

Entrance is £2 per adult - kids under 16 are free.  Cost of entry for racers is £50 for 4 runs. All rules and regulations can be found on the website. The first 500 paying people through the gate will be entered into a prize draw, the prizes consisting of an ipad, xbox one and a super TV.

Full details, rules, entry forms etc. at www.bogierace.co.uk

 

Haverfordwest 2nd Annual Soapbox Derby, Pembrokeshire

April 6, 2017 - 12:14
Start: Saturday 29th July 2017 End: Saturday 29th July 2017

 

Come and see the fabulous homemade soapboxes racing! Loads of fun Side stall attractions for all the family on the field. Lots of food and drink available on site. Family fun, free admission and Parking. Donations to local charities welcomed.

Entries are now live, please drop a note to harfatsoapbox@gmail.com for rules, regs and forms.

For stalls and side shows please write to stephenmorris@hotmail.co.uk

See the Haverfordwest 2nd Annual Soapbox Derby page on Facebook for further information.

St. Georges Day Soapbox Challenge, Thetford, Norfolk

April 4, 2017 - 20:14
Start: Sunday 23rd April 2017 End: Sunday 23rd April 2017


Teams will consist of driver and four additional crew members, they will be allocated a ‘pit’ area on the market place as a space where they can showcase their vehicle and raise funds for their chosen charity/good cause, the Market Place will also have additional entertainment and food stalls,

A full vehicle build specification and race rules & regulations will be provided on application to race. Teams are encouraged to use the opportunity to raise funds through sponsorship and other opportunities for their good cause, and similarly that teams enter into the spirit of the Challenge and theme their vehicle and race wear.

To apply to enter contact David Brooks – email: davidbrooks@thetfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

See http://www.thetfordtowncouncil.gov.uk/news/st-georges-day-soapbox-challenge/

Stoke on Trent Soap Box Derby, Staffordshire

April 4, 2017 - 20:03
Start: Sunday 4th June 2017 End: Sunday 4th June 2017

 

 

More than 40 soapbox carts are registered to take on the sidewinder and leave a skid-mark or two this year. Also included this year are stalls, refreshments, fun fare, after party in the park and fund-raising for charities.

For full details go to www.metalc.com or www.facebook.com/stokesoapbox  

 

Camping at the Castle Soapbox Derby, Herefordshire

April 4, 2017 - 19:58
Start: Friday 28th July 2017 End: Sunday 30th July 2017

The Camping at the Castle Soapbox Derby returns for 2017, with a brand new downhill course and extra challenges along the way, the Eastnor Castle's all-action Soapbox Derby is sure to be one of the highlights of the Camping at the Castle event, drawing racers from near and far!

Entry into the event guarantees no entry fee for the Camping at the Castle show and free camping all weekend!

Contact us at camper.show@kelsey.co.uk for more details!

Burghfield Box Kart Bash, Berkshire

March 11, 2017 - 15:09
Start: Sunday 25th June 2017 End: Sunday 25th June 2017

If you are creative enough to build a kart, brave enough to throw it down one of our fine hills in Burghfield and decent enough to raise some money for charities that benefit us locally, then why not get involved and enter a BoxKart Bash team.

Full details and entry forms are at http://burghfieldsantas.org.uk/boxkart


 

 

Hinkley BID Soap Box Derby, Leicestershire

March 8, 2017 - 10:00
Start: Sunday 9th July 2017

Great fun for all ages, if you have the urge to make a soap box and would like an Entry Pack please e-mail steve@hinckleybid.co.uk or call 01455 698494.

Entries are received from Families, Businesses, Charities, Colleges, Schools, Scouts and more - ALL are welcome.

FREE to watch and 50+ Town Centre Shops, Pubs, Cafes and Restaurants will be open for your enjoyment. 

See www.hinckleybid.co.uk  for further info.

Brockweir Soapbox Derby, Gloucestershire

February 17, 2017 - 09:35
Start: Saturday 30th September 2017  

Richards Castle Soap Box Derby

February 17, 2017 - 09:27
Start: Sunday 9th July 2017 End: Sunday 9th July 2017

The Richards Castle Soap Box Derby challenges teams to build and race carts in aid of charitable causes - carts of all shapes and sizes have raced over the years - both designed for speed and novelty!

See the Richards Castle Soap Box Derby web site for full details.