August 6, 2022

Cardboard Boat Regatta

What sounds crazier than making a boat out of cardboard? Making a race out of it! Prepare for the ultimate race of champions. People from all parts of the globe will converge on this day at the Memorial Park Pool with their handcrafted vessels made from a short list of regulated materials: cardboard and duct tape.


Few will taste victory; most will get wet!

Family Regatta


Race against other homemade vessels for the chance to be this year’s best entry.


Designed for:
Families of all sizes


Held on
August 6th, 2022


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


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


$10 Community Registration

Free Business Registration

Pre-registration is required.

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.



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