KINGSPORT – Among the many interesting, challenging and down right entertaining events at the annual FunFest in Downtown Kingsport, the Crazy Cardboard Boat race is among the top. This year’s race will be held at the Legion Pool on Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 9:00am until 1:00pm. The sponsors of the event are Armstrong Construction and St. Dominics School. Pre-registration is required and will be accepted at the FunFest Store in the Kingsport Town Center (formerly the Fort Henry Mall) until the first race begins on Saturday, July 17th. There will be six different awards presented at the conclusion of the races. These awards will be:
Design Award – most creative and best use of cardboard
Pretty Award – most attractive/spectacular looking boat
Sponsor Award – best use of the sponsor logo
Team Spirit Award – for the team that has the most fun participating
Best Dressed Team Award – must be creative
Titanic Award – most spectacular sinking
The contest will also have first, second and third place winners, along with special cardboard trophies.
*Ages 9-17 must have parent or guardian consent to participate, and ages 9-12 must have parent of guardian present.
The event is sure t be a lot of laughs so be sure to be there.
To download the registration form, please click here.
To download instructions on how to build a cardboard boat for the race please click here.