More than 430 racers and their families begin to check in today at Akron’s Derby Downs for weeklong events connected to the 76th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby.
Here is the week’s schedule.
■ Noon. Parade of Champions along South Main Street from Canal Park to Lock 3 in Downtown Akron
■ Noon to 3 p.m. Champions welcome ceremony, Lock 3
■ 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. racer weigh-ins, Derby Downs Topside area
■ 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. trial runs, Derby Downs
■ 5 to 9 p.m. Topside Show open house, Derby Downs
■ 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. National Super Kids Classic, Derby Downs
■ 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. National championship, Derby Downs
■ 7 p.m. Awards ceremony, E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall