Do you have a creative imagination and a love of tinkering? The Kingston Artist Soapbox Derby is returning for the 28th year. If you have never been a part of the annual event, you are in for a real family treat.

How can you be a part of the derby? Make sure that you bring the family and get ready for a full day of activity.

When is the Kingston Artist Soapbox Derby?

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The annual Soapbox Derby will be taking place in Kingston NY, along Broadway on August 20, 2023 at 1 pm. The cost to register each 'car' is only $25 and you can register the morning of the event. 

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What do you need to keep in mind when you build your soapbox derby car?

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Remember that the event is not a race, but an event that shows creativity and engineering. When building the car there are a few restrictions. According to the Kingston Artist Soapbox Derby website, all entries must be within certain specs. They need to be no longer than 15 feet by 6 feet, and no taller than 10 feet tall.

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All riders and drivers of the vehicles need to be wearing helmets while they are on the vehicle. There will also be prizes for certain categories. The most important thing about the whole event is to have fun!

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