Videos And Interviews before the event

A selection of videos from the preparations for this spectacular event and interviews with local radio stations

Getting ready - we never said it was easy!

Watch Out!

Before the Races - Videos

Roll Out The Bunting Part 1

For our first video we thought we'd have some fun and bring you the first part of our company soap box build as part of our 2017 promotional activities......Enjoy :-)  (Roll Out the Bunting)

Roll Out The Bunting Part 2

This is the highly anticipated sequel build video and the team had loads of fun making up, the reveal and race day....Enjoy :-)    (Roll Out the Bunting)

Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower - Team 147

Our first video, at last the soapbox takes shape and takes its first test run

Billericay Operatic Society - Team 107

Our soapbox is nearly ready to set sail on her maiden voyage to the Billericay Soapbox 2017 next Monday. Our team of very handy set builders have been kept busy while they await the announcement of the next show. This is a video of a test run at our top secret set building location. (Billericay Operatic Society).

Before the Races - Audios

Phoenix FM - March 30, 2017 

Chelmsford Community Radio - April 16, 2017

Related pages...

Fun all the way!

Carnival of Thrills Spills and Fun

more After ten months of assiduous, gruelling and heart-thumping talking, discussing, working and negotiating, on Monday, May 1, 2017, we can say proudly that the Soapbox Derby was a great success. 50% more spectators, and MUCH MORE FUN!

See the videos here

Derby Day Videos

more A selection of some of the videos made by competitors, ourselves, spectators, and other organisations

Soapbox Major Trophy


more This page publishes the winners of the Soapbox Derby for all three categories, and the fastest soapboxes. It also lists the raffle winners and the winners of the Social Media challenge.

Soapbox Newsletters

Soapbox Newsletters

more See here for all published Newsletters for the 2017 Soapbox Derby

2017 Spectacular Soapbox Derby

Sponsor a Soapbox

more Why not show your support by sponsoring a Soapbox Team?

Last year's winning entry

Stories of our Entrants

more A team of three soapboxes heads for our Soapbox Derby from Lancashire.

Billericay Gazette August 31, 2016

Enter Now!

more Join the Fun! Thrill the spectators! Build your own soapbox! Apply for an Entry Pack to the 2017 Rotary Club of Billericay Soapbox Derby.

Rules and Regulations

2017 Rules & Regulations

more Here's how to ensure a successful entry

2017 Programme and Prizes

2017 Programme & Prizes

more The schedule for the day and the prizes to be won

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Getting ready - we never said it was easy!

2017 Soapbox Derby

back The Soapbox Derby returned to Billericay on May 1, 2017. Following the success of the 2016 event - we did it all again! For a look at the 2017 event - see the webpages under Billericay Soapbox Derby 2017.