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August 11, 2018

Cardboard Boat Regatta

What sounds crazier than making a boat out of cardboard? Making a race out of it! Local teams and area businesses converge at Memorial Park Pool with their handcrafted vessels made from cardboard and duct tape. Few will taste victory, most will get wet! *Fee includes team admission to evening swim on the day of the event.

Family Regatta

Race against other homemade vessels for the chance to be this year’s best entry. Winners will receive a 2019┬áSummer Pool Pass (a $310value)

 

Designed for:
Families of all sizes

 

Held on
Saturday, August 11th, 2018

 

Location
Memorial Park
12804 S. Highland Ave.
Blue Island, IL 60406

 

Event Time
5:00 pm
Check-in: 4:45 pm

 

Fees
$15 per boat

Includes admission for up to 5 members and admission to the Afternoon Swim.

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Business Class Regatta

Blue Island Businesses will have the opportunity to showcase their charisma and bring home the coveted Cardboard Boat Regatta Traveling Trophy. Participants of the Blue Island Business Regatta must represent a business within Blue Island. Business Regatta participants may decorate their boats in a fashion that will promote their business or website.

 

Designed for:
Families of all sizes

 

Held on
Friday, August 11th, 2018

 

Location
Memorial Park
12804 S. Highland Ave.
Blue Island, IL 60406

 

Event Time
5:00 pm
Check-in: 4:45 pm

 

Fees
Contact Luiz Montoya
Recreation Coordinator
lmontoya@blueislandparks.org

Register Now!

Build your boat. Build your team

 

All boats must be constructed using Cardboard and duct tape. No acrylics, plastics, or re-enforcing materials may be used. Decorations are limitless as long as they do not add to the structural integrity of your vessel. Lastly, be creative and have fun with it.

 

Your team may consist of up to 5 members. The minimum of one member must ride within the boat but must not exceed 5 members. It is recommended reserve at least one member to serve as a dry dock assistant.

Awards

 

Grand Champion

Trophy & a 2019 Pool Pass (2019 season)

2nd Place

trophy, Single Member Pool Pass (2019 season)

3rd Place

Trophy

Best Of Show

Trophy

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