Tag: Blue Ridge Classic Soap Box Derby

Derby starts registration for 19th annual race

Blue Ridge Soap Box Derby Classic registrations have begun for the annual derby race to be run this year on Saturday, May 19th in Downtown Waynesboro. Registrations will be taken until the mandatory clinic on April 4th. Registration fees are $60 for all racers and will be discounted to $50 if registered before April 4th.


Downtown merchants raise issue with derby

A group of Downtown Waynesboro merchants will address Waynesboro City Council Tuesday night with their concerns about the future of the Blue Ridge Classic Soap Box Derby. “While downtown is seeing positive change, several merchants are extremely concerned about the detrimental impact the derby will have on downtown businesses.  For some, the street closure will […]


Derby race set for Saturday

The “Gravity Grand Prix” is scheduled for Saturday in Downtown Waynesboro with 61 soap box derby racers competing for the top trophies. Opening ceremonies start at 8 a.m. with a parade of drivers, past derby winners, and local officials on hand. The events begin at 8 a.m. with a mandatory drivers meeting at the “bottom […]


Registration for annual soap-box derby ending soon

Blue Ridge Soap Box Derby Classic registrations will be ending soon for the annual derby to be run this year on Saturday, June 11 in Downtown Waynesboro. Registrations will be taken on the mandatory clinic night this Wednesday, April 13 at Kate Collins Middle School in Waynesboro at 6 p.m. Registration fees are $60 for […]


Soap Box Derby takes over Waynesboro on Saturday

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The Blue Ridge Classic Soap Box Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, in Downtown Waynesboro with 67 soap box derby racers competing for the top trophies.


Derby to host Spring Rally Weekend

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The Blue Ridge Soap Box Derby Classic is supporting a local Spring Rally Weekend to be held in Stuarts Draft on Saturday, April 24, and Sunday, April 25.


Soap Box Derby rally race in Stuarts Draft Oct. 10-11

The Blue Ridge Soap Box Derby Classic is supporting a local Fall Rally Weekend to be held in Stuarts Draft, Virginia on Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009. The Fall Rally Weekend will feature four Rally Races with three classes. Two Rally Races will be held on Saturday and another two on Sunday.


Official inspection, impoundment for derby on Saturday

Official inspection and impoundment of Soap Box Derby cars for this year’s Blue Ridge Classic race will be held on Saturday, May 16, in Waynesboro. This year’s inspection building is different than past years. Please come to the old Berrang GMC Dealership building across from the Waynesboro High School on West Main Street. 


Photocast: Soap Box Derby Day in Waynesboro

Photos by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net This assignment wasn’t hard. The sound of the “Star-Spangled Banner” to open this year’s Blue Ridge Classic Soap Box Derby in Downtown Waynesboro was what awakened me out of bed this morning. Main Street in front of the Augusta Free Press Publishing headquarters is a racetrack today, with kids in […]