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SCHEDULE
OF EVENTS

Point S Tire & Auto and Downtown Helena, Inc. are excited to announce the First Annual Septemberfest Soapbox Derby on Saturday, September 25th.
12 pm:          Vehicle Check-in & Staging
3 pm:            Racing begins
4 pm:            Beer garden opens
5:30 pm:     Goldy Vox hits the stage to play Indie Pop hits
6:30 pm:     Derby Awards Ceremony
8 pm:            Conclusion of event

 
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RACE & VEHICLE
REQUIREMENTS

RACE REQUIREMENTS
•   Race registration is FREE.
•   Racers must be pre-registered to participate.
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There will be no race registration on the day of the event.
•   Race participants must be 18 years of age.
•   Races will begin on Cruse Avenue (next to the Chamber Building), take a hard left down 6th Ave (with an optional jump down-course), and sail down 6th Avenue to the Walking Mall. 
•   Costumes are encouraged.
•   All team members must wear long pants, long shirt, shoes, gloves, helmet, and goggles.
•   Each team can consist of up to 3 people: 1 Racer and 2 Pushers.
•   Each team will be allotted a 10x10 space to work on their Soapbox in the staging area.


VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS
•   Vehicles must be non-motorized.

•   Vehicles must have at least 4 wheels. 
•   Vehicle Pushing must happen from the back of the vehicle and only for a short portion of the race (approximately 80 feet at the beginning of the course).
•   Vehicles can be no more than 4 feet wide, 5 feet tall, and 10 feet long.
•   Vehicles can weigh no more than 200 pounds, excluding the driver.
•   Vehicles must have fully functioning brakes and steering.
•   Braking with hands or feet is prohibited.
•   Unmodified prefab vehicles are prohibited. (Basically, you can't send an unmodified Barbie car down the course.)
•   No power or tools will be provided, only stoke.
•   No welders, blowtorches, fire pits, or open flames of any kind are allowed at the event.

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SPONSORS

Point S Tire & Auto and Downtown Helena, Inc want to say a BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors for helping bring this rad event to Helena.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

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FINISH LINE SPONSORS

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RACE DAY SPONSORS

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DOWNTOWN SPONSORS

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AWARDS

Awards given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

RACERS WILL BE JUDGED ON THE FOLLOWING:
         1.  The creativity of craft design: Max 50 points
         2.  Showmanship and performance of craft: Max 50 points
         3.  Race Time: Points based on time

RACE TO WIN!

  • Incredible awards, including YETI Tundra coolers and more

  • Prizes totaling almost $1,000

  • 1st Place alone valued at $400

 
 
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RACE
REGISTRATION

 

WAIVER, INDEMNIFICATION, AND RELEASE AGREEMENT

 

JMH, Inc., d/b/a Point S Capital City Tire and Auto and Point S J&J Tire and Auto (“JMH”) will be hosting a soapbox derby in the City of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana on ​​​​​, 2021 (hereafter, the “Activity”). I acknowledge and understand that the Activity is inherently dangerous and can result in injury or death of the participant or third parties and/or damage or destruction of property.

In consideration of my or my dependent’s/ward’s participation in the Activity, I, together with my heirs, personal representatives, administrators, and assigns, hereby release, waive, and forever discharge and promise not to sue JMH and its owners, officers, directors, employees,insurers, volunteers, and agents of any status whatsoever (collectively, “Releasees”) from all liability to me, my heirs, personal representatives, administrators, and assigns for all loss or damage, and any claim or damage therefore, on account of injury to my person, dependent, and/or ward, or property or resulting in death, whether caused by the negligence of Releasees or otherwise arising out of my or my dependent/ward’s participation in or observation of the Activity.

I further agree to indemnify and to hold forever harmless the Releasees from all claims, loss, liability, damage, or cost Releasees may incur due to my or my dependent/ward’s presence, observation, or participation in the Activity. I hereby assume all responsibility for and risk of bodily injury, death, or property damage due to any act or omission of Releasees arising out of my or my dependent/ward’s presence, observation, or participation in the Activity. On behalf of myself and my dependent/ward, I acknowledge that I and/or my dependent/ward freely and voluntarily participates and/or observes the Activity despite the known and unanticipated risks.

I expressly agree that this waiver, indemnification, and release agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Montana and that, if any part is held to be invalid, the balance shall continue in full force and effect. 

I further agree to allow Releasees to use any photographs, film, and/or other recordings of my or my dependent/ward’s participation or observation of the Activity for advertising or social media purposes, and I hereby disclaim any right or interest I or my dependent/ward may have in the same.

By signing this agreement, I waive my and my dependent/ward’s legal right to a jury trial to hold Releasees legally responsible for any injuries or damages resulting from risks inherent in the Activity or for any injuries or damages suffered due to Releasees’ordinary negligence that are the result of Releasees’ failure to exercise reasonable care.

​Your signature below indicates that you have read this entire agreement, understand its contents, and agree to be bound by its terms.

REGISTRATION 

*Every rider must register to participate in the race.