Get ready to race in the annual Bayfest Soap Box Derby Saturday, Sept.3, 2016. Ages 8 to 88!
Derby begins at 2pm and start location is at the top of Cenotaph Hill on Front Road.
And here are the Official Rules:
- Derby open to ages 8 to 88.
- Soap Box must have a working brake to stop it without assistance or the contestant will be disqualified.
- Maximum wheel size is 13 inches in diameter (only rubber tired wheels allowed).
- Maximum Soap Box width is 3-1/2 feet.
- Maximum Soap Box length is 4 feet for children 8-10 years of age, 5 feet for contestants 11 and older.
- No bearing wheels.
- All entrants must wear a helmet.
- Cash prizes and trophy for the winners.
- Prize for best decorated Soap Box.
- Entry form MUST be signed by a parent/guardian, and handed in 30 minutes before race start time.
- Decision of judges is final.
- The rules will be strictly adhered to due to liability insurance restrictions.