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Cardboard Boat Race

August 10, 2018 @ 9:01 pm

If it’s cardboard and it floats, you’re eligible to race. The Tygart Lake Cardboard Boat Race is open to participation for businesses, schools, youth groups, groups of friends and non-profit organizations desiring to build a boat to float. The maximum width allowed is 60 inches and maximum length of 7 feet, weight less than 200 pounds. Boats must be made before the race and constructed of cardboard with duct tape on seams only and carry 1-6 team members around a fixed course. Please email Race Director [email protected] to receive complete guidelines of approved materials that may be used, design requirements, crew conduct and safety procedures in the event the boat becomes a submarine.

Vessels should arrive by 3:00 p.m. at Tygart Lake Marina with Race starting at 3:30 p.m. Race Director [email protected] will email complete guidelines that include approved materials. Prior to race boats judged and awards given upon race conclusion.


August 10, 2018
9:01 pm