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Tetbury Wacky Races, Gloucestershire

Monday 2nd May 2016

Tetbury Wacky Races As you would expect with just a few months to go, preparations are well underway for the fifth running of the Tetbury Lions Wacky Races soapbox derby that will be held on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May.

Last year saw many and varied entries ranging from a galleon made from bits of a garden shed, a steam engine, a carrot, a giant cream egg and the Jamaican Bobsleigh team to name but a few and we anticipate similar creative entries this year.

So if you are considering an entry, now is the time to start planning and putting a few ideas together while leaving plenty of time to really test the vehicle before race day.

Full details are at


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Harewood Hill Climb Soapbox Challenge, Yorkshire

Sunday 22nd May 2016
Harewood Hill Climb Soapbox Challenge, Yorkshire

The Harewood hill climb soap box challenge will raise money for charity and will be a rip-roaring day of thrills and spills for teams, supporters and spectators alike. 

For full details and entry forms, please see their web site at


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Border Bogies, Scottish Borders

Saturday 28th May 2016

SCA Championship Points Available

Border Bogies 2016

The Border Bogie Challenge takes place in the beautiful conservation village of Denholm in the heart of the Scottish Borders.   It's an insane, fast-paced timetrial race down a hill on a typical rural country road, (which will have been closed to vehicles for the duration, obviously!) in a homemade bogie (or a go-kart for those of you who aren't lucky enough to be Scottish).

And don't forget, for those mums and dads who are prepared to endanger their children for the entertainment of others, there will be two, possibly three kids runs in the morning for the under-sixteens.

Juniors and Senior races.
  • Classes for Soapbox Cartie, Gravity Sidecar, Gravity Bike and Pedal Bike.
  • SCA Championship points available.

Check out their web site and facebook page for further details.


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Priors Marston Soapbox , Warwickshire

Saturday 2nd July 2016

After the success of the first Soap Box Derby in 2015, a date has been set for the Priors Marston Soapbox Derby 2016 !

2016 promises to be bigger & better - there will be children's round (age categorized depending on how many entrants) and adults (16+) round and not forgetting and extreme course perhaps with jumps! - all powered by Adrenalin & Bravery alone.

Designs are to be wacky, wild & wonderful - fancy dress optional but there will be recognition for the best dress Soap Box & their navigator!

Full details at

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Welton Soapbox Derby, Northamptonshire

Saturday 9th July 2016

Welton Soapbox Derby 2016 30mph, 1/2 km Race Track!!!
Gravity & Sheer Courage!!!!


Welton Soapbox Derby delivers a Spectacular array of amateur drivers racing homemade soapbox vehicles. Each hand-made machine is fuelled by nothing but sheer courage, and the force of gravity!

This unique non-motorised racing event challenges both experienced racers and amateurs alike; to design and build traditional or outrageous soapbox dream machines, and compete against the clock in A DOWNHILL RACE!

For an official application form, please email Soapbox HQ:

Terms & Conditions Apply

Welton Soapbox Derby is an independent nonprofit event with all revenues distributed to local charitable organisations

Full details at

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