Saturday, April 27, 2019, Rain or Shine – First race starts at 1:00PM
Location: Campus Lake at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale – Becker Pavilion & Beach
Kayak paddles, oars, paddles and life jackets will be furnished
Registration & Boat Inspections
10am – 12:30PM – Registration Tent located near boat launch- $20 Registration fee per boat
(Make checks payable to SIU)
Where to get corrugated cardboard to build your boat
Chemistry Department in Neckers Building on SIU Campus
Call: Mary Kinsel, 618-453-6428
Cost of Cardboard
$3 for a 7’x 8’ flat sheet of corrugated cardboard (Standard boat takes about 4 sheets to build)
Instant Boat Kits
Will be supplied at Campus Lake on first come first serve basis. The kits will consist of:
one sheet of 7’x 8’ cardboard
a box knife
small roll of duck tape.
You will have approximately 2 hours to build your instant boat.
Trophies will be awarded in all Boat Classes
Plus special awards for most spectacular sinking, best use of cardboard,
best team boat.