Local racers will be rolling with gravity’s pull Saturday, September 18th for the 2010 Clover Valley Soap Box Derby which rolls down 60 Avenue.
Many racers have signed up for this year’s event, where the home-built, gravity-powered racers get their start from a ramp at the top of the hill & must compete in qualifying heats to determine who makes it to the finals.
Hosted by the Clover Valley District of Scouts Canada Saturday, Sept. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on 60 Avenue, uphill from Fraser Downs.
The derby has strict home build specifications outlined by organizers, such as approved wheels and bearings, building materials and parts. Racers get to choose thier own style on exterior shape, style and finishings. These cars can handle up to 60km/h and boys and girls from age eight are eligible to enter.
When: September 18,2010
Where: 60th Ave, Uphill from Fraser Downs