2019 Entry Process 

Please see below on how to enter a team for the Scarcliffe Soapbox Derby 2019 event on the 29th June 2019:


Entry to the 2019 event is avaible now!

Entries will only be accepted from this time onwards. For entries to be accepted and confirmed we will need the following at entry submission/request:

OPTION 1 - Complete the online entry form HERE.

OPTION 2 - A signed entry form handed/posted to one of the organisers – Download form BELOW.


SSBD 2019 Entry Form
Adobe Acrobat document [273.0 KB]


- Payment received either via bank transfer (preferred) or cash or cheque handed/posted to one of the organisers. Bank details can be found on the above entry form and online entry form.

** Please remember we are also requesting that all entrants are prepared and commit to raise a minimum of £200 in sponsorship for either of our charities. **



As in previous years, we have organised a launch event where entries will be accepted on the night (subject to available spaces remaining). This is taking place at the Horse & Groom (Top Pub) in Scarcliffe on the 15th February 2019 at 7.30 pm. (Address: Mansfield/Rotherham Rd, Chesterfield S44 6ST)

Please Note: During the dates between the 9th and the 15th February we will constantly update the list of entries and communicate to confirm places as soon as possible. Entries will be taken on a first come first served basis. Once the maximum number of entries is received a waiting list will be kept. If you have a confirmed place and decide not to take part, please let us know as soon as possible so that this place can be allocated to someone on the waiting list.


If you have any questions regarding event entry, please email entry@scarcliffesoapboxderby.co.uk and we will be in touch and advise as soon as possible.

2017 Entry List

Please find below the entry list for the 2017 race, this is listed by team name and the charity each team is raising money for (please note this list is subject to change if cancellations are made)



Team name Charity Class
Lewis Vickers CLIC Junior
Elliot Vickers CLIC Junior
Chuck-E-Cheese Ashgate Junior
Designated Driver Ashgate Junior
Crooked Spire Classic Tours CLIC Junior
The Flying Farmers CLIC Junior
Team Poulter TBC Junior
That'll do CLIC Senior
Nutty Nurses Ashgate Senior
Village Idiots Ashgate Senior
The Brothers Ashgate Senior
Dub and Dubba Ashgate Senior
Kudos Alloys Ashgate Senior
Woodys Wheels Ashgate Senior
Team Marris Ashgate Senior
It'll be Rate Ashgate Senior
Team Clayton/Spray TBC Senior
Team Barnes TBC Senior
The Blue Monkeys Ashgate Senior
DOA TBC Senior
Tang Soo Do CLIC Senior
Farmy Army CLIC Senior
Scarcliffe Outlaws TBC Senior
Blue Bird Ashgate Senior
Elm Tree Flyer TBC Senior
Team Hardwick TBC Senior
Oh Deere! Ashgate Senior
Team Pollard Ashgate Senior
Sheffield Mini Club CLIC Senior
Team Turbo Trump Ashgate Senior
Team Brodale 1 TBC Senior
Team Broadale 2 TBC Senior
Nak Nak Err Ashgate Senior
MI6 Ashgate Senior
M+J All Stars Ashgate Senior
Kudas Alloys 'B' Team CLIC Senior
Team Longden TBC Senior
Flying Scotsman Ashgate Senior
Team Allison CLIC Senior
Team Cucumber TBC Senior
Team Firth TBC Senior
'CLIC' Transporter TBC Senior


Trophies and medals will be given out at the podium at the end of the race for the following categories:


  • Fastest Seniors (Including 2nd & 3rd Place)
  • Fastest Junior (Including 2nd & 3rd Place)
  • Best Dressed Team
  • Best Dressed Soapbox

Competitor Sponsorship

For this year's event, we are using the Virgin Money Giving website for charity fundraising.  This is a simple and effective way of collecting sponsorship on-line and sending it directly to the charities we are supporting. The signup process is very straightforward, simply follow the links below for either Ashgate Hospice or CLIC Sargent, register your details and create your own fundraising page to start collecting money today! 



For any competitors who also wish to raise money by hand, please find below a manual sponsorship form. This tyoe of collection can be handed to the organisers on the day of the race, where you will recieve a reciept.

Offline Sponsorship Form
Offline Sponsorship Form.docx
Microsoft Word document [42.0 KB]

Rules and Regulations

To view the complete Rules and Regulations please download the above Registration Form and Race Rules PDF document, the below are rules to adhere to when building your Soap Box:


Technical, Design and Structural Regulations

  1. Maximum length 2300mm measured from front to rear of soapbox.
  2. Maximum width 1200mm measured from outside to outside.
  3. No protuberances outside these dimensions will be allowed.
  4. There must be four wheels, fitted with tyres, (more than two “in line” wheels will not be allowed) and all wheels should be in road contact during normal running. Ground clearance should be sufficient to clear the ramps/obstacles – 50mm minimum is recommended.
  5. Good brakes are essential and will be checked. Braking must operate on at least two wheels and be effective to hold to cart stationary on the starting ramp.
  6. Seats must be securely bolted to the soap box.
  7. Soap boxes must be designed to carry one or two people only, feet first is recommended.
  8. Any steering column, brake lever or other protrusion must be designed and fitted such that the risk of puncture injuries is minimised. A padded steering wheel is recommended.
  9. Bodywork and controls must not impede the driver in exiting the vehicle unaided.
  10. Any doors or hatches required for driver access must be readily operated from both inside and outside the vehicle without the use of tools.
  11. Gravity propulsion only – i.e. no motors, no pedals & no stored potential energy.
  12. No loose weights will be allowed inside or outside the soap box.
  13. Seatbelts are not mandatory, but are recommended.
  14. Steering must not have excessive free play or any characteristic tending to promote instability.



2017 Results

Please see below the complete finishing times for every team entered during the 2017 race

2016 Results

Please see below the complete finishing times for every team entered during the 2016 race

2015 Results

Please see below the complete finishing times for every team entered during the 2015 race

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