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Sustainable Cardboard Boat Race at Lagoonacy

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

$25 – $40

Register now at marinediscoverycenter.org/lagoonacy-cardboard-boat-race/

Get ready to rock the boat and be a part of the 5th Annual Sustainable Cardboard Boat Race at the Marine Discovery Center on Saturday, April 18, 2020, during Lagoonacy – sponsored by AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach! Gather a crew and build a cardboard boat that will float!!. We encourage you to dress up, be wacky, and have some fun.

This year’s cardboard boat participants and viewers will notice a BIG change in boat construction. As part of our goal to make Lagoonacy more sustainable and eco-friendly, boat teams will be given a recyclable eco-friendly tape to use instead of duct tape, and no duct tape will be allowed. This way all of the boats will be totally recyclable at the end of the race. Woo hoo! ♻️

The Cardboard Boat Race challenges amateur boat builders – youth and adult – to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard and eco-friendly recyclable tape (we’ll provide the tape). The crafty cardboard creations then sail (or sink!) in the waters of the Indian River Lagoon as they compete for a variety of trophies. Spectators have just as much fun cheering on the courageous crews and soaking up the event-day activities.

Open to everyone young and old, tall and small!

Friends, schools, businesses, and group boats are encouraged.
Work together and build a boat that will float!

Race Categories
Sharks (ages 18+) • Manatees (ages 11-17) • Dolphins (ages 10 and under)

Fabulous Prizes!
Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in each category and…
Most Creative Award • boats with a lagoon theme
Titanic Award • most spectacular sinking
Peoples Choice Award

Registration Info
$40 per boat (ages 18+)
$25 per boat (ages 17 and under)

Register now at marinediscoverycenter.org/lagoonacy-cardboard-boat-race/

Heats begin at 1:30 pm.

All boats must be checked in and on-site by 12:00 pm day of the race.
Registration is per boat, includes 100 ft roll of eco-friendly recyclable tape (extra rolls $10 each) and 1 free Lagoonacy Admission. Registration closes April 11.

You must complete our Cardboard Boat Race Waiver
and bring this with you when you pick up your tape at Marine Discovery Center.

Find the race waiver, registration info, tips & tricks, and rules at marinediscoverycenter.org/lagoonacy-cardboard-boat-race/


September 26, 2020
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$25 – $40
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Marine Discovery Center
520 Barracuda Boulevard
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 United States
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