Soap Box Derby Team Building

Design and race your own go kart in our Soap Box Derby outdoor team building event! Have you got what it takes to lift the Grand Prix trophy?

To be successful, teams need to communicate, plan projects and manage time effectively. This makes Soap Box Derby team building suitable for everything from senior management team building through to client hospitality functions – and everything in between. 

Exciting, practical and highly interactive, this team building event has something for everyone. 

How Does Soap Box Derby Team Building Work?

We’ll begin by welcoming you to your Soap Box Derby team building experience. Then, we’ll explain how the day will unfold and get everyone into teams ready for a series of 30 minute team challenges

Will you be performing a Mexican wave in our Around the World quiz? Bagging footballs blindfolded in our Space Balls game? Or linking words in our Pyramid word puzzle? 

Ecctis outdoor team building challenge - space ball (August 2021) 4

Teams play a fun communication game to earn fun money during their Soap Box Derby!

These games offer chances to earn fun money to “spend” on equipment for your racer. And the more money you have, the easier it will be! Games also encourage team bonding, communication and problem solving, before the big event.

However large your group, everyone will get to play every game with their team. We bring multiple sets of equipment and the perfect number of facilitators to ensure everything runs like clockwork.

Once the challenges are complete, you’ll start assembling your racers! 

You’ll receive briefing documents, equipment and tools to get started. But can you assemble your go kart chassis, wheels, seat and steering wheel in time for the big race? This is what makes our Soap Box Derby such a good time management and project planning exercise.

Ecctis Soap Box Derby Corporate Team Building Event (August 2021)

A race car driver gives it everything in the Soap Box Derby grand finale!

Then, it’s time to get creative – you’ll buy racing suits, flags and craft materials from our shop with your fun money to decorate your ride. Think pipe cleaners, balloons, foil and ribbons… Next, choose a race car driver, theme and team name for proud display as they pull up to our starting line!

Finally, it’s racing time. All teams will come together for the grande finale. Each team’s driver will pilot their cart around our obstacle course as fast as their legs will carry them as the crowd goes wild!

The team with the most points at the end of the day receive well-deserved golden medals in our closing ceremony.

Soap Box Derby Team Building Outcomes

Soap box derby team building is interactive, creative and practical. To do well, teams have to manage their time effectively, plan ahead and communicate about what they’re trying to achieve. As such, it can be used to improve all of these skills – and more! 

Ecctis Soap Box Derby Corporate Team Building Event (August 2021) 7

Drivers get dressed up ready to compete in our Soap Box Derby (August 2021)

We can design the event to be more competitive or more collaborative. Make it as short as 90 minutes or as long as half a day. We can even use it to develop particular skills in your organisation. 

When you book your team building event with us, we’ll take you through our unique 5 step team building process. This means we’ll work with you to identify your desired outcomes, design the derby to deliver on these and provide you with a report to evaluate your event’s success. 

Soap Box Derby team building can be booked as a standalone team building event or integrated into a larger event, such as a corporate event or company away day. 

Interested in booking a Soap Box Derby for your team? Get in touch on +44 (0)1905 330660 to speak with our friendly consultants. 

Problem Solving
Team Working
Time Management
Communication
Project Planning
Duration
90 minutes - 0.5 days

Participants
8-1000
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