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August 27, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Details:
10:00AM - 11:00AM : Youth Boat Races 11:00AM - 12:00PM : Adult Speed Boat Build Competition
Morris Memorial Park
802 N Avenue C
Elgin, TX 78621
To register visit: COST: $5 per boat/team
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Cardboard Boat Race - Adult and Youth Competitions!

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Get your team together and start designing! This event is a great way to work as a family to build the best boat out of cardboard and race it in Morris Memorial Pool! There will be a youth race and an adult speed build competition! Prizes for winning teams!

Youth Boat Race:

Build your boat in advance and arrive by 9:45AM to check in and take photos of your boat. The race will begin around 10:15AM where one rider will be INSIDE the boat, paddling with their arms across the length of the pool. The first boat to make it to the opposite side of the pool wins!



Duct Tape

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Adult Boat Build Competition:

Arrive no later than 10:30AM to get signed in and have supplies allotted to you. Teams will be permitted 10 minutes to build a sea-worthy boat with the supplied cardboard and duct tape. After the 10 min build time, boats will be put in the water and one team member will paddle it across the pool. First team to make it to the other 

Cub Scout Troop 182 Raingutter Regatta:

Cub Scout Troop 182 will provide pre-registrants with a sailboat kit to make and decorate their own sailboat. Modifications for speed include the placement of the keel and rudder and the size, shape and location of the sail. The boats are propelled by blowing on the sail, either directly or through a drinking straw; the boat cannot be touched with hands or the straw. The first boat to reach the end of the gutter is the winner. 


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