Western PA Soap Box Derby

Western PA Soap Box Derby The Western PA Soap Box Derby (WPSBD) is a non-profit organization that was formed to promote soap box derby racing for children living in western Pennsylv


Just a reminder that the Fun Day that was scheduled for Saturday was previously cancelled.

We miss each and every one of you.


The Soap Box Derby Board regrets that because of the uncertainty of the Coronavirus that the Funday Day scheduled for April 25th is cancelled. At this time, no other dates are changed.


We would really love to have you on our team of volunteers. Saturday April 25th for Fun Day; Saturday May 30th for Impounds; Friday evening June 5th for Set up; Saturday June 6th Race Day. You can reply here, or contact Tim at
724 263-5515 or Bob at 724 674-2305.


Fun Day is April 25th. See post below.


Click on "Events" to see up is happening on April 25th, 2020.


Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas from the Board of Directors. Remember our cash bash is scheduled for February 22 so contact us for tickets as this is our biggest fundraiser and always a good time.


Congratulations to Evan James on his second place finish in the challenge race today in Akron. We may have a contender Saturday


Congratulations to Kassidy Kamicker on finishing second place in the masters division at Greater Pittsburgh SoapBox derby race. Was only . 139 seconds behind the winner. Not bad for first time ever racing a derby car


Just want to thank all those who helped make todays race such a great success. There are to many to mention all the names but want to mention a few. Hopewell Soccer for handling the bottom of track. O’Reilly auto part for your generosity Two chefs catering for the excellent food.
In my opinion this was our best year yet with an efficiently run race but look for better things to come.
I can’t pat everyone on the back and thank you all but be assured your hard work and dedication is greatly appreciated.


What a great day of racing we had today. Winners are
Evan James of Leetsdale in stock class and Kendall Holmes of Cranberry Twp in super stock. Congratulations champs now get ready for Akron


32 racers sign in and weighed in. Friday at 6 pm we close 14th Street and New Economy Way. Track setup starts at six.
36 hours from now we get started moving cars to track followed by a drivers meeting then the fun begins. Thanks to all who work all year to make this a successful event.


Don’t forget June 1 weigh in from 9-3 race is only a week away is anyone getting excited?


Don’t forget this Saturday is weigh in at 722 Merchant Street Ambridge we will be there from 9-3


I still have a few super stock cars available. If interested contact me . The race is June 8th but no registration after this week


Don’t forget registration is tomorrow from 9-3


Registration will be Saturday May 11th from 9 am to 3 pm. This is only to register. The fee is $50.00. If anyone needs a car we have some available on first come first serve basis. Weigh in will follow on June 1. Remember this year if you don’t have a car handler you cannot race. We don’t have enough volunteers to run the race and handle cars.



Volunteers needed for Saturday’s Fun Day. We’re short on hands, and to help things run as smoothly as possible, we need some assistance.

Please DM if you are able to pitch in!

Contests and Promotions - The Times

ATTENTION ALL RACE FANS! Enter for a chance to win FREE registration and the use of a Derby Car for this year's Race on JUNE 8th.

Head over to https://www.timesonline.com/contests for your chance at winning a TICKET TO RIDE

Also, don't forget to stop by next Saturday, April 27th, for FUN DAY

Visit our contests and promotions page for a chance to enter and win great prizes!


Another successful cash bash in the books. Thank you to our team of dedicated volunteers for your amazing work. Also thanks to all who show up to support this worthwhile cause. It is because of all of you this race can continue to be run locally.


It’s cash bash day. If you have tickets show up you won’t be disappointed we have some really nice auction items. Doors open at 6:30 first drawing at 7


The cash bash is sold out. If you didn’t get tickets sorry about that but a lot of previous buyers bought more this year.
Thanks for all the continued support. If anyone would like to donate a basket for the auction contact Tim for pickup


There is a board meeting tomorrow January 7 at 6:30. These meetings take place at 424 Merchant Street Ambridge and usually only last about an hour. We are looking for parents of racers to get involved in the organization so if you can show up and help us keep this going. Currently no board member has any children involved so we only see the race from our point of view.


There is a board meeting on Monday November 5 at 630. Location is 424 Merchant Street meeting is open to all that would like to attend


Board meeting Monday October 1 at 6:30 location 424 Merchant Street Ambridge. Anyone is welcome to attend and get involved in the upcoming race year


Important dates for 2019 race season are as follows
Cash bash February 23
Fun day April 27
* Registration May 4
Weigh in June 1
Race day June 8

* Registration will be held on May 4. This is only to register and not to weigh cars. All participants will have to register this day only. In the past things were to hectic doing all in one day. On this day you will receive any information needed to race.
Also this year no driver will be permitted to participate without having a car handler. We don’t have the people to handle cars and run a race so this will be strictly enforced.

I strongly recommend any driver to show up at fun day and get some practice.

Parents please come to the cash bash this is how we raise the money to put this race on and your help is needed. We can also use help at weigh in.


14 St. & Duss Ave
Ambridge, PA


Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Western PA Soap Box Derby posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Western PA Soap Box Derby:


Nearby event/venues

Other Ambridge event/venues

Show All