Morganton Optimist Race
Morganton Soap Box Derby

Registration Forms

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Event Date

Saturday, May 11

Start Time

All Day Event


145 Bost Road
Morganton, NC 28655 United States

Organizer Info

Name: Morganton Optimist Soap Box Derby

Phone: 828-443-0407


Event Price


Additional Information

The Morganton Optimist Soap Box Derby is located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and was founded in 1985 by the Morganton Optimist Club.  We started running the derby in downtown Morganton as part of the July 4th celebration.  It has now moved to a dedicated track at the Burke County Fair Grounds at 145 Bost Road.  Our race is held the 2nd Saturday in May.

Marylin Waters is the local director and can be reached at 828-443-0407, email  Tommy Waters is the assistant local director and can be reached at 828-443-4786 and Johnny Puett at 828-403-1817.