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8th ANNUAL CARDBOARD BOAT RACE (Rubber Duck Race Too!)

When:
June 23, 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2019-06-23T12:30:00-04:00
2019-06-23T15:30:00-04:00
Where:
Corner of Church & Mill (Filter Beds) Broad Brook CT 06016
Scantic River
Cost:
see info below
Contact:
American Heritage River Commission
Dick Sherman 860-623-2081

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8th ANNUAL CARDBOARD BOAT RACE ON THE SCANTIC RIVER (East Windsor)
JUNE 23, 2019 — REGISTRATION 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM — LAUNCH at 2:00pm after Rubber Duck Race. Ducks launch at 1:00pm.
ALLOWED:
Cardboard, Duct tape, Lumber 1″ X 12″ X 10′ long
Glue and assorted “smooth rivet” fasteners
Store-bought paddles are permitted: only oars, paddles or wind may be used to propel your vesselPROHIBITED: PLASTIC, METAL, STYROFOAM, TAR, WAX, FIBERGLASS RESINS, EPOXIES, STAPLES & CLAMPS
• BOAT MUST BE EASY TO ENTER & EXIT SHOULD IT BECOME UNEXPECTED SUBMARINE, AND BE FREE OF SHARP EDGES OR OTHER DANGERS TO CREW SAFETY.
• DECORATIONS MAY BE OF ANY MATERIAL (except styrofoam or any other aids in its floatation)
• ONLY A QUALIFIED BOAT CAN BE THE WINNER – ALL BOATS WILL BE INSPECTED PRIOR TO RACE
• ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST WEAR A LIFE JACKET (and be able to swim)
• OPEN TO ALL / PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN “HOLD HARMLESS” FORMS BEFORE RACE
• AT LEAST ONE PERSON IN BOAT AT ALL TIMES
• ALL RULES ARE FINAL AND ARBITRARY!
*** AT END OF RACE ALL BOAT MATERIAL MUST BE
REMOVED FROM THE RIVER / TOWN PROPERTY & PROPERLY DISPOSED OF ***
BOATS WILL BE JUDGED & PRIZES AWARDED FOR
MOST ORIGINAL/INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTION, BEST DECORATED,
BEST TEAM SPIRIT & FUNNIEST
REGISTRATION: @ Registration table at event
DONATION $10 per vessel registered – All profits benefit our local Five Corner Cupboard Food Pantry
FOR RULES & FURTHER INFORMATION – EMAIL ahriver@sbcglobal.net / CALL Dick Sherman @ 860-623-2081
RAIN OR SHINE – POSTPONED ONLY FOR RIVER SAFETY CONCERNS!
In case of a postponement – Duck and Boat race will be June 30
Sylvia’s Hot Dog Cart will have food for purchase (Noon – 3pm)

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