The event is free. The judging of the cardboard creations will be held at 11:30 a.m. with a free hot dog lunch at noon. Races start at 1 p.m.
There will be first through third-place awards given in three categories: 12 and under; 13-17; and 18 and older. In addition, there will be an award for best design and the Titanic award.
Boats should be made of corrugated cardboard, any thickness. Tape and caulking on seams or joints only, not on entire board. Boats may be painted.
No boat may have wood, plastic, styrofoam, carpet tubes, or any floating waterproof materials. Also, no metal/plastic staples, clamps, nails or screws.
On top of the boat, metal or glass decorations that are not part of the boat’s hull are not allowed. Boats must also not have pointed objects or sharp edges that could cause harm to boat handlers.
Boats should be named. There can be one to 10 people per boat. All participants must wear a life jacket and regular paddles/oars are allowed. Participants must remain inside the boat at all times and use paddles only. Water guns and water cannons are allowed if used safely and responsibly.
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