Regatta Rules

  1. START BUILDING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!! You do NOT build your boat the day of the race!!!
  2. Vessels will be constructed using ONLY the following materials: One sheet of 4’x8’ x 1/4" Luan Plywood, 24’ total of 2”x4” lumber, One pound of fasteners (no other adhesives, caulking, wire, etc. may be used), One 60 yard roll of duct tape, and Paint or stain of any kind may be used (not included in supplies package). Urethane is NOT permitted.
  3. NO OTHER MATERIALS MAY BE USED for the structural integrity, buoyancy, stability, or sealant of the vessel; however, other items (cardboard, rope, cloth, tape, wood, etc.) may be used in the decoration of the boat. If judges determine these items have contributed to the structural integrity, buoyancy, stability, or water seal of the boat and cannot be removed prior to race time, you will be disqualified. No refunds will be given.
  4. Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices are required. One will be provided for you, if necessary.
  5. Paddles will be provided. Outside paddles are not permitted.
  6. If you appear intoxicated or unfit to participate, for safety reasons you will not be permitted to race. Refunds will NOT be given.
  7. You may enter multiple vessels, but multiple entry fees must be paid.
  8. The same person must captain your vessel in all races for a certain race class.
  9. We encourage sponsorship of organizations to build and race boats for you. (Boy Scouts, Real Life Children’s Ranch,, etc.)
  10. This event is for charity and will be handled on the “honor system” with basic boat inspections.

Rules are subject to change without notice. Check back often.

Last updated Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:06pm