Cardboard Boat Regatta
Set Sail Across South Lake!
The 10th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta will take place on May 13, 2023. An annual favorite, this event is loved by participants and park guests alike!
Start making your plans now for this exciting race on the South Lake at Discovery Park. Boats can only be made out of cardboard and duct tape – nothing more!
This is a great way for STEM/STEAM clubs, students, businesses and more to sharpen skills in building and designing boats for the ultimate test in the water.
Registration is free for student teams (ages 12-18). Registration for all other teams (adults and adult/youth members) is $25 through May 6, 2023, and $35 from May 7, 2023, until race day.
*Registration fee includes participation and park admission for up to 4 team members.
*The registration fee for additional team members is $19.99 for adults 18 and older and $14.99 for youth.
To register a team, please complete the registration form found here.
Need inspiration? Check out this video from a few years ago and a list of Do’s and Dont’s to consider while building your boat. Free cardboard is available to be picked up at Discovery Park. Just call our grounds department at 731-885-5455 to schedule a time for pickup.
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