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Revving Up for Charity: Andover SoapBox Derby Opens for Entries!

The Andover SoapBox Derby, a beloved community event, has officially launched and is now open for entries. With a call to action echoing through the town, organisers are excited to announce the event’s return on Sunday, 2nd June. This announcement comes with heartfelt gratitude towards the local businesses whose support has made this revival possible.

The Andover SoapBox Derby has long been a highlight on the town’s calendar, drawing participants and spectators alike to witness the thrill of homemade vehicles racing down the streets. This year, organizers have made the decision to slash prices, making it more accessible than ever for teams to participate.

But it’s not just about the thrill of the race. The event aims to give back to the community by raising funds for the Andover foodbank, a noble cause that underscores the Derby’s commitment to supporting those in need.

For those eager to join in on the excitement, all the necessary details and entry forms can be found by commenting on the event’s social media platforms or by emailing The organisers are enthusiastic about the prospect of welcoming new teams and participants into the fold, encouraging everyone to see if they have what it takes to compete in this thrilling event.

In addition to the main event, there’s more to look forward to. Tune in to Andover Radio on Monday (04/03/2024) afternoon from 1 pm to 4 pm, where Ben Tuffin will be chatting with organizer Kevin Rush about the upcoming derby. It’s an opportunity for teams interested in participating or setting up a stall to get in touch and be part of the action.

As the excitement builds and anticipation mounts, the Andover SoapBox Derby promises to be an unforgettable experience for participants and spectators alike. So, mark your calendars, gather your team, and get ready to race for a cause. The Andover SoapBox Derby is back, and it’s open for entries!