Driver’s Workshop – Saturday, March 28th

Green Box Derby Workshop – Saturday, March 28th

Mark your calendars! The Green Box Derby will have 3 workshops before Race Day. The 1st workshop will be:

workshop      Saturday, March 28th

     9am – Noon

     Vanguard-Sentinel Career & Technology Centers


Workshops are a great place to meet other drivers, exchange ideas, and ask questions. Mentors will be on hand to assist with planning and building components of your Derby car. Topics covered during the March workshop will include: race rules, steering components, and braking mechanisms.

If you have not yet registered to race in the event, it’s not too late! You can register online and applications will also be available at the Green Box Derby Workshop.  Please remember – you cannot race if you are not registered.

Ottawa County Fair

Green Box Derby will have a tent at the Ottawa County Fair!

Katie Cleveland
Katie Cleveland


  • July 14th – July 20th
  • Sign up for the 2015 Green Box Derby Race
  • Enter to win an iTunes gift card!
  • Check out some of the winning cars from the 2014 race!

Our tent will feature cars from the 2014 Green Box Derby!  Cars that will be on display include: First and Second Place winners from the Scholarship Race, First Place winner from the Trophy Race, and the winner of the People’s Choice Award!  Enter to compete in the Race – next year YOUR car could be on display!!

That’s right!  Green Box Derby is ready to start accepting applications for the Second Green Box Derby Race!  The Green Box Derby is a fun soap box derby designed to introduce young adults to the world of manufacturing and the skilled trades.  The cars made by the participants must be primarily made out of recycled materials.  The race will be held on May 16, 2015 at 11am.

SCHOLARSHIP RACE ($25 entry fee) – ages 12-19 as of 1-1-15

TROPHY RACE ($50 entry fee) – ages 20 and up



SCHOLARSHIP RACE PRIZES INCLUDE: $2500 Scholarship to Terra State Community College, TWO $1000 Scholarships to Terra State Community College, Cedar Point Season Passes, and Sandusky County Fair Passes.


**Rain Date will be May 30th.**


If you would like to stay informed about upcoming events and information about the Green Box Derby, sign up for our Newsletter.  This can be done online using the subscribe box on the right – OR – stop by our tent to sign up to receive our Newsletter, which will enter you to win an iTunes gift card.