2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/12/14
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Mathies Park

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Beacon Falls Parks & Recreation
2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta
Matthies Park
Saturday, July 12th at 10:00 AM
For more information contact, Steve Ruhl @ 203-723-4663.
Race Categories: Adult & Youth
Awards: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Winners in both categories
Certificates: Best Design, Most Outrageous, Best Name, Best Team Spirit, Largest Crew, Andrea Doria (Best Sinking Boat)

Beacon Falls Parks & Recreation
2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta RULES
Matthies Park – Saturday, July 12th at 10:00 AM

Close your eyes, imagine yourself at the helm, with the wind in your hair, captain of your cardboard boat water craft. Let your imagination go WILD!!
Rules of Construction
1. Boat must be made entirely of cardboard. No size limit. A minimum crew of 2 people required. Crew members must be visible.
2. Any thickness corrugated cardboard. No waxed, sealed or carpet tubes permitted.
3. Duck tape, paper tape and packing tape allowed on seams, joints, and patches only. DO NOT WRAP BOAT IN TAPE, PLASTIC AND/OR SHRINK WRAP in any manner.
4. You may use glue, such as Gorilla Glue or Elmer’s. No waterproof sealants, epoxy, tar, fiberglass or other such materials.
5. No restrictions on decorations. We want your boat to be unique….
6. No nail, staples, bolts, hardware of any kind.
7. No restrictions on the oars. You can use any type of oar.
8. Boats must be propelled by oars or hands. No web gloves.
9. Boats must display a name.
10. You may paint or varnish your boat using water based products only.

ALL CREW MUST WEAR COAST GUARD APPROVED PRESERVER, BE ABLE TO SWIM AND MUST WEAR SHOES OR WATER SHOES.

TO REGISTER –
Send Entry Form and Signed Waiver from each crew member to:

Attn: Beacon Falls Parks & Recreation Commission
Beacon Falls Town Hall
10 Maple Avenue
Beacon Falls, CT 06403