WC CARDBOARD BOAT RACE

10th Annual Cardboard Boat Race Sponsored by Washington College Center for Environment & SocietyCarboard boat race

The 10th annual cardboard boat race has up to $650 worth of prizes and is always entertaining to be a part of and watch from the sidelines. Participants create homemade cardboard crafts ranging from nautical to whimsical and from seaworthy to waterlogged to compete.

Participants (at least 2 people on a team, with a max of 6 people on a team) design and build a human-powered boat made of corrugated cardboard which is capable of completing a trip around a 300-meter course. All participants must be a resident of Kent or Queen Anne’s counties (at least 12 years of age) or a student, faculty, staff, or alumni member of the Washington College community. Friends and family are invited to cheer on their favorite teams. The race starts along the Chester River at the Lelia Hynson Pavilion on September 24, 2016 at 3:00 PM.

Registration Fee $15 – Mariners may register online. All pre-registered Captains and their boats must check-in at the Center for Environment & Society table at 12:30 PM. Late registrants will not be eligible for the People’s Choice Award and may not be allowed to race. Entry fee is $15 and must be submitted in advance. There will be no walk ins on the day of the event.

For questions please email Jamie Frees (jfrees2@washcoll.edu) Please register and pay your $15 on Eventbrite.

For complete information on building your cardboard boat and more click here