Have a kid who yearns to race cars? The Soap Box Derby, taking place Oct. 22–24 in Lincoln, might be right up his or her alley. A youth racing program, the Soap Box Derby has been around since 1934; this is South Placer’s first local race. The winner, dubbed a “Local Champion” will be eligible to compete against other local champions in the AASBD World Championship in Akron, Ohio next July. To sign up or learn more about the various divisions and programs, find out where you can order your soap box derby kit and more, click here.