The Madison Ave Soapbox Derby is this Saturday
Could you please remind your readers that the Derby is this Saturday?
Here is the schedule for the day kicking off with Revolution Doughnuts at 9:30am:9:30 Revolution Doughnuts will have Coffee & Doughnuts for sale near the registration table.
10:30 Registration OPENS: Teams arrive, sign in, wait for car inspection & park
Enter Madison Ave thru Johnston Place beginning at 10:30. Look for the registration tent. An adult must check in for their child regardless of team grouping. Waivers must be signed before you proceed. DON’T FORGET YOUR HELMETS! NO HELMET, NO RIDE!
-Please note, at this time, we cannot make any changes to the team, team names or drivers. If you have not paid your registration fee you have been withdrawn from the race and we hope you can join us to watch the event.
11:30 Food area is open: Grab a bite to eat and prepare for racing!U Joint & Steinbeck’s tent
Hamburgers, black bean burgers, hot dogs, various cold wraps (chicken arugula, tuna salad, etc)
Pork Tacos & Grilled Corn
Bake Sale Tent
SnoBayou Camper: New Orleans Snoballs
12:00 pm – Judging begins (cars all at the top of the street)
12:45 pm – Race introduction
1:00 pm – Race – ages 6 & under
1:45 pm – Race – ages 7 to 17
2:50 pm – Race – ages 18 and up
3:15 pm – Race over –band MoRhythm takes the stage
3:45 pm – Awards Ceremony and Check Presentation
4:15 pm – MoRhythm’s second set
5:00 pm – that’s a wrap!
– This is a rough schedule. We cannot predict how the race will flow with over 70 drivers!
Please keep in mind that this is a grassroots event and we will do the best we can to stay on schedule.
Fun, fun, fun… The vision of this event is picnic/parade style where families, friends and neighbors will be walking to the event with their chairs & blankets while snacking with their families and watching the Derby. For those of you who live on Madison Ave we hope you invite your friends, set up a tailgate style picnic and enjoy the day! All others are welcome to set up their picnic goods on the sidewalks up & down the street.
We will have a “donation station” with baked goods for (cash or check) donation, t-shirts for sale ($20 for Youth & Adult) and checkered flags (1 for $2.00 OR 3 for $5.00) and encourage you to spread the word to bring cash & checks ONLY.
Relive the magic from the very beginning see all the photos from Next Stop Decaturhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/24391992@N00/albums/72157631654033816