Best Family Sport in Tallahassee!




The Soap Box Derby is a youth racing program which has run nationally since 1934.World Championship finals are held each July at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio. Soap Box Derby racing was brought back to Tallahassee in 2004 after being gone and sorely missed for many years.

The mission of the Tallahassee Region Soap Box Derby is to involve families together with children in the community to help build character, perseverance while building future leaders. Regardless of the outcome of the race, each child is a winner with memories to cherish the rest of their lives.

Go and try the newest soap box derby site.


2012 AASBD LOCAL CHAMPIONS: Cameron Runyan - Stock Champion / Brandi Byers - Super Stock Champion / Taylor Byers - Masters Champion

2012 AASBD RALLY CHAMPIONS: Hunter Chentnik - Super Stock


It is time for everyone to mark their calendars for the 2012-2013 Tally Rally Schedule.

Cancelled - NDR - 10/6 & 7/2012 - 4 races
Double and Single elimination race each day.

AA - 11/17 & 18/2012 - 4 races
Double and Single elimination race each day.
NDR - 3/9 & 10/2013 - 4 races
Double and Single elimination race each day.
AA - 4/20 & 21/2013 - 4 races
Double and Single elimination race each day.

Call Neal for more information


NDR Qualifier 

Come to the only NDR Qualifier in Region 6. March 9th and 10th, 2013.

Come and work on your way to the NDR Nationals. Qualify for the finals with out fighting your way in through elimination races.

Registration is $100.00 for one and $200.00 for family. There will be a double and single elimination races each day.

Call Neal to register for this event



The 2012 Tallahassee Region All American Soap Box Derby sponsored by Tallahassee Ford/Lincoln went off without a hitch. Some really good racing, very competitive race cars and heavy competition. The race kids had a great time at the race and at the banquet. The Tally Region Soap Box derby should be very proud of the day.

Two veterans led the way and showed how it was done. A congratulations to Cameron Runyan for winning the Stock Division and Brandi Byers for winning the Super Stock Division. Also we would like to congratulate Taylor Byers for winning Masters Division down in Ocala, Fl. Great job Taylor!!!

Looking forward to see them at the All American in July.

Also congratulations goes to Hunter Chentnik for qualifying to the All American in the Rally Circuit.

Results and Photos

Go to Fotos by Feliciano to get more photos of all three days of this event. Click below to go directly to the site.


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This is a great stories about Hunter Chentnik, everyone needs to read this great story.


2011 Local

2011 All American


Another great weekend of racing! Saturday and Sunday April 9th and 10th were the last races for the year until the local.

Everyone that wants to race in Tallahassee Region Soap Box Derby's annual All American Race needs to contact Neal for more information.

April Results


NDR Qualifier now complete. Excellent weekend had by all. Great field of cars, great racing and the weather was nice. A little work to the track and the kids finding new was to race on the track. Congratulations to the 9 kids that are now qualified for the NDR Nationals in July at Akron, Ohio.

NDR Results


Another weekend completed. Great fun was had by all. New kids racing for the first time.
Cub Scouts troops getting their chance to race each other and race some of the pros.
Great dinner and fun for the kids after the races on Saturday. Neal and crew puts
on another great event.

February Results

Host Hotel is: Staybridge Suites Tallahassee East, 1600 Summit Lake Drive,
Tallahassee, 32317. Phone: 850-219-7000.


NEWS from NDR:

The Ultimate Speed Division has been added to the NDR Nationals.
Go to for more information. This exciting news for the growth of NDR.


Southern  Nationals were a great success......


The 2009-2010 is now complete. The All American Soap Box Derby and NDR Nationals are finished. Everyone is now home.  Summer Robinson finishes ninth in the All American. Brandi Byers, Kelsie Moore and Arryn Evans race in the finals the following week for the NDR Nationals.  Great fun was had by all in Akron Ohio.

Akron 2010    NDR  2010    NDR 2010 part 2