Cardboard, and Bottle Boat Races
Clarksville, TN – The Riverfest Regatta, sponsored by U.S. Bank, is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 7th, will be made of cardboard, a few other approved materials and this year, plastic bottles! Not only will teams be racing for bragging rights, but trophies will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each division.
Don’t miss the spectacle! Everyone is invited to watch as groups attempt to paddle their cardboard or plastic bottle boats to the finish line on the Cumberland River at 10:00am Saturday, September 7th, at McGregor Park’s courtesy boat dock.
Competition will be in five divisions: Adult Open, Youth, Business and Industry, Church/Civic, and City Department.
Boats will be judged for the following awards:
- Titanic Award – best sinking of a boat.
- Ship Shape Award – best boat design.
- Cardboard Queen Award – prettiest boat.
- Team Attire Award – most creative costumes.
- Team Unity Award – most spirited and organized team.
If you think you have what it takes, Click here to find out more information and to register online. All entries must be received no later than September 4th.
For more details on the U.S. Bank Riverfest Regatta, please visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com.