Soapbox Derby - 2016

10.02.2016 06:29 Gagarin 8750 1   0
Soapbox Derby - 2016

On June 4, 2016, in the frames of the Days of Narva, 2016 Soapbox Derby race will take place. The derby is a downhill race of motor-less vehicles. To participate in the race, you will need to make a vehicle, which should be able not only to reach the finish-line but amaze and amuse the public with its original design. All the participants will receive nice prizes from the organizers and sponsors, and the winners will be awarded very good presents.

If someone has forgotten or does not know at all, what the Soapbox Derby is about, they can check out our pictures and videos from the past races here: FotoFotoVideoFotoFoto VideoVideo.

There are three obligatory requirements to vehicle design:

There are three obligatory requirements to vehicle design:

     ● no engine (vehicle runs downhill)
     ● installed stirring system (ability to make turns)
     ● installed breaking and stopping system.

There are no more restrictions either in materials or size. Original design is welcomed. A vehicle can be decorated with any visual or textual information (e.g. ads) that does not violate the laws of Estonia or ethical norms.

A jury evaluates the design and originality of the construction. Winners as well as participants get prizes from the organizers and sponsors.

REGISTRATION IS OBLIGATORY! Before May 29 an e-mail containing the name of the team or the vehicle itself, designer's info (an individual, organization, company, family, etc.), number of people on the team, age of the «pilot» and team members, contact info (e-mail address, phone number), also if applicable, a request for transportation to/from Narva, including residential address, must be sent to the following address: info@gagarin.ee 

Requests for participation, questions concerning organization procedure, specifications on technical requirements and conditions as well as any other queries you might have please forward to info@gagarin.ee or ask by calling these phone numbers: + 372 56498326 or +372 58160791.


Soapbox Derby - 2016