Cardboard Boat Race Information

Build and decorate a boat in any shape or size - using only cardboard, duct tape, glue, and paint.  Then, ROW your creation in front of hundreds of spectators...
Sink spectacularly or make it to the finish line!!!

Proceeds benefit the Central PA Rowing Association’s summer youth rowing program.

Medals and bragging rights will go to winners in the corporate racing class for Most Enthusiastic Crew, Overall Fastest Boat, Most Creative Boat, Best Sinking, and Honorable Mention.

Registration Forms and Fees can be mailed to Central PA Rowing Association (CPRA) prior to the race or handled during registration. Please make checks payable to Central PA Rowing Association.
Completed entry form and check can be mailed to: CPRA, P. O. Box 21, Shamokin Dam, PA 17876


Public Entries

Boat Classes:

  • Youth (people racing in boat are between ages 8-16)
  • Adult (all people racing in boat are ages 16 and older)
  • Mixed (both youth and adult) 

Registration fee:

  • $15 per person
  • $50 for boats with 4 – 7 people
  • $100 for boats with 8 or more people.

Corporate Entries

Registration fee is $120 per boat

A monetary donation will be made to the non-profit organization of the crew’s choice for the winner of the overall fastest boat in the corporate racing class.


 
 

Example of past Cardboard Boats

CBR2014_turtle.jpg
Weis.jpg
YellowSubmarine.jpg
FreeWilly.jpg
Watermellon.jpg
FreeWilly.jpg
Flamingo.jpg

And just because CPRA members can row boats, does NOT mean we can build cardboard boats! Enjoy a couple pictures of CPRA board members sinking...

 Amber's orange boat only made it a few stroke off the dock

Amber's orange boat only made it a few stroke off the dock

 Jayne's boat sunk as soon as she tried to get in

Jayne's boat sunk as soon as she tried to get in

 Regardless of whether you sink or finish, the crowd will love you!

Regardless of whether you sink or finish, the crowd will love you!