Hundreds show up for soap box derby | Community Spirit
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -Hundreds of spectators cheered on nearly 50 soap box derby racers who competed for two spots in the national competition.
The Cape Girardeau Rotary Club sponsored the soap box derby on Saturday. Racers competed from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on North Sprigg Street in front of Blanchard Elementary.
The Soap Box Derby is a race of coaster kit cars where 44 racers compete to a finish in two divisions. There were 20 racers in the stock division, and 24 in super stock division on Saturday.
Winners from each division qualify for the national race in Akron, Ohio in the summer.
There were 300 people that came out to watch the event.
There were trophies for the winners today.
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