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Multi Person Race Boat

In this class you and you team mates have 4 hours to build your boat using cardboard and duct tape. Two or more need to be in the boat for the race.

Regatta Boats

The Regatta class is an anything goes class! You can let your imagination go wild. You can prebuild with more time for creativity.

Single Person Race Boats

In this class only one person will be in the boat for the race. You and you team mates have 4 hours to build your boat using cardboard and duct tape.

Regatta Boats

The Regatta class is an anything goes class! You can let your imagination go wild. You can prebuild with more time for creativity.

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  • The next race is September 9th 2017. This event is open to the public!
  • This event is open to the public! Registertion is open now!
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WELCOME TO HLYC's CARDBOARD BOAT RACE AND REGATTA WEBSITE!

 


5th Annual Cardboard Boat Race and Regatta

2017 September 9th

 

This is open to the public!

Join the fun.

 

Registration is now open!


We would like to welcome the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin to our event. We will be raising money to help support the Veterans in need.

 

Help us help Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin

Thanks for your donations!

Total Raised $200.00

  1. John and Sherrie Dorn
  2. Bell City Property Solutions LLC
  3. Charles Richtfort

 

 


HLYC would like to thank this years sponsors of the event

 

Race Logo

 


 

 

 

 


 

If your looking for cardboard we have it.

110" x 52"x 5/16". Register and we will set you up. Race boat can be pre cut but not taped up before the race. Regatta boat can be built at anytime.


 

The schedule for the day.

9Am - Doors open

10AM - Building Starts

11AM - Live Music by Woody

12PM - Food Starts

2PM- Building ends

2pm – Live, 102.9 FM The Hogs Rock Girl (Sami) will be on the air.

2PM - Move boat to River Side Mariana for the start of the race.

3PM - First race

4:30 PM -  The running of the Regatta Boats

5PM – Live Music by SuperFly


 

The Race Course

 


 

How it all started

It was the winter of 2011 when a few club members were sitting around dreaming of the summer boating season and wondering how they could extend it with just one more exciting HLYC club event. Someone....somewhere had seen, or heard something about building boats out of cardboard and duct tape and.......racing them! Obviously, at least for us, this seemed like a brilliant idea. The group quickly formed a committee and organized the inaugural event for the Saturday following Labor Day. The first year started small, and had some hiccups including a one hour monsoon in the middle of the day. Fortunately, the crowd participation, excitement, and fun was evident and the event was a huge success!

Since that time the event has continued to evolve and grow to now include; sponsored boats, a regatta/parade class, live music throughout the day, and the item we are most proud of....a portion of the proceeds being donated to a charity each year!!!

We hope you enjoy the website. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

The HLYC Cardboard Boat Race Committee


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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