The Mission Soapbox Derby was restarted on 1 July 1999 as a yearly event after an absence of over 25 years. It was sponsored by the Mission & District Lions Club along with businesses and community groups.
That years' Soapbox Derby marked the first event held by the Mission & District Soapbox Derby Association.
The Mission & District Soapbox Derby Association actively seeks Mission Soapbox Derby memorabilia. Please contact Keith Hine.
More information on the history of the Mission Soapbox Derby can be found at the Mission Museum website. Please note that the Build A Racer instructions on the Mission Museum's website are not up to date. Go to our resources page for current build instructions.