The Chula Vista Sunrise Rotary invites community members and Rotarians in District 5340 to attend the 38th Annual Orange Crate Derby on August 18-19, 2018, in the Rancho Del Rey area of Chula Vista. Although this fun family event is months away, the time to get started is now! Join the fun by constructing a masterpiece with your kids or grandchildren. Build-a-Car Clinics will inspire you on June 23 and August 4 at the YMCA Goodrich Teen Center, 820 Paseo Del Rey from 9:00-10:30 AM. There are exact guidelines on how to build a car at All race cars must clear inspection prior to competition.
If you don’t have the tools or skills necessary, there are a few former race cars available for sale. Please call CV Sunrise at (619) 207-8802 for more information on getting a car. Families can still paint and rename the cars, personalizing it with color and design. 
Competition in the Orange Crate Derby is open to children ages 7-14. Cost is $25 per racer but rates go up to $30 on August 1. All racers receive a swag bag, tee shirt and participation medal. Trophies go to the top three finishers in each age group. Volunteers are needed and race sponsorships are available. For more information, rules, registration and exact guidelines on how to build a car, please visit If Rotarians are available to volunteer, please contact Trish Rogers at