.Opportunities

Soapbox Racers

The University of Southampton Soapbox Racers is an exciting group that aims to design, build and race a gravity powered soapbox racer.

Our aim is to compete in soapbox racing competitions, primarily the Red Bull Soapbox Race which takes place in locations across the globe.

We have a different theme each year which provides a regular and exciting opportunity for students from all courses and backgrounds to get get involved in creative design! A video of the 2015 London race can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEnl45gv_eE.


About Soapbox Racers

Membership Fee Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Soapbox Racers, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

NameCostValid PeriodDetailsJoin
Full Membership FREE01/07/2018 - 30/06/2019There is no membership fee for Soapbox Racers and instead funds are achieved through voluntary contributions for items instead of a lump membership fee.
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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Soapbox Racers this year are:

  • Liam Flavin
    Events Officer
  • Alex Pardoe
    President
  • Sam Newman
    Treasurer
  • Ashley Evans
    Vice-President