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Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta Registration Deadline is Wednesday, September 3rd

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – The registration deadline for the 8th Annual Riverfest Regatta is quickly approaching!  Participants can enter as a group (up to 8 people per entry) or as an individual.

The Riverfest Regatta is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday morning, September 6th, will be made of cardboard or plastic bottles and a few other approved materials.

Clarksville's  Riverfest Regatta
Clarksville’s Riverfest Regatta

Not only will teams be racing for bragging rights, but trophies will also be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each division.

Competition will be in four divisions: Adult Open, Business and Industry, Church/Civic, and City Department.

Prior to the race, boats will also 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, visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com to find out more information and to register online. All entries must be received no later than September 3rd.

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 11:00am Saturday, September 6th, at McGregor Park’s courtesy boat dock.

For more details on the U.S. Bank Riverfest Regatta, please visit www.clarksvilleriverfest.com

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