Soap Box Derby

Welcome to the Much Wenlock Soap Box Derby page!

Gates open at 10am PARKING IS ON SITE!

Entry £5 per person under 10’s free

Racing practice starts at 10am and main race is at 12pm.

Other activities on the day to take part in inc Segway, climbing wall, sniper shooting and quads, bouncy castle and obstacle course.

Food is available as well as a bar.


This promises to be an adrenaline packed day full of thrills and spills! The event will take place at The Edge Adventure centre, Newtown House Farm, Shrewsbury Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire. TF13 6DB on 09/09/2017.

All who enter a soap box will have parking for 1 car at the centre and two free passes to get in on the day. You must arrive between 8am and 9am.

Inspection of all Soap Boxes will take place between 9am and 10am and there will be a health and safety talk that all competitors must attend at 9.15am.

Racing will start at 10am. All runs will be timed and it is the best of three runs. There will be a cup and £50 prize for the fastest. Other prizes on the day will be for best Soap Box design/best dressed team.

Change to rules! Due to tech glitch I have been unable to change on rules that you download but the size of the soap boxes has changed you can now go up to 2500mm long and 1500mm wide 1 driver per soap box and a maximum of two pushers at the start.

Entry form and rules can be downloaded via the link at the bottom of the page. Please read all the documents very carefully and complete all parts of the forms. Entries will be on a first come first served basis and will be limited to 100 boxes.

Download the Rules

Download the Entry Form