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The Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction 
with the Kansas City Soap Box Derby and the 
City of Osawatomie, is pleased to announce that 
they will be hosting their first sanctioned 
All American Soap Box Race right here in 
Osawatomie Saturday, June 1st of this year!

This race invites Soap Box racers from 
all over the United States and the Kansas City Soap Box Derby 
has been gracious enough to allot 12 cars (and the weights) 
for 12 kids right here in Osawatomie to race in that day!  
Through purchased raffle tickets, 6 kids will be drawn for the 
Stock division and 6 kids will be drawn for the 
Super Stock division.  

The Stock Division is recommended for kids ages 7-13 and best fits kids under 5’5 and roughly 
105 pounds. The Super Stock Division is recommended for ages 9-18 and best fits kids under 5’10 
and 150 pounds.  The weight listed above is the maximum weight - you can absolutely weight 
less - it just means more weight in the car!  

$2.00 raffle tickets can be purchased at the following locations beginning Monday, April 1st: Auten Pharmacy, Chris’ Cafe, Donna & Viola’s Shirts, First Option Bank, Landmark National Bank, Pat’s Signs, Palace Hardware, City Hall, the Osawatomie Public Library and of course the Chamber of Commerce Office! The drawing, along with instructions will be announced at the Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Saturday, April 20th.  

If your name is drawn, you have won your chance to race down Main Street on Saturday, June 1st and will owe NO extra fees on race day!  Your car, weights and a swag bag will be provided that day!

We hope you will take this opportunity to join in this very unique opportunity. We will be the only City in the state of Kansas privileged to have a Soap Box race so we hope to have your support this day! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Osawatomie Chamber of Commerce at (913) 755-4114 or via e-mail at chamber@osawatomiechamber.org.