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Cardboard Boat Races



DATE AND TIME

06/26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $10

The fifth Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department Cardboard Boat races will be June 26 at the Hannibal Aquatic Center.  Registration deadline for the Cardboard Boat Races is June 18. The cost is $10 per boat.

The goal is to build the best cardboard boat and attempt to ride in the it for as long as possible before the boat sinks. Boaters are tasked with building a functional craft with only cardboard and duct tape.

Boat check-in is 9 a.m. June 26, with the first launch at 10 a.m.

Each boat must have two passengers, ages 6-16 and the entire boat and oars must be made of cardboard.  Rules are available HERE and at the HPR office, 320 Broadway. Registration must be completed at the HPR office by an adult (18 & up).

Trophies will be awarded to winners in the following categories:

  • Fastest Boat
  • Titanic Award
  • Best Decorated
  • Can’t Believe It’s Cardboard

For more information

Email: Jenna McDonald

Phone: 573-221-0154

Venue

Hannibal Aquatic Center
1700 Pleasant Street
Hannibal, 63401 United States

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Here are the scavenger hunts available so far (check back for future additions).

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