Funfest Boat Race

Merigomish 5th Annual Family Funfest

Merigomish Family Funfest & Grand Opening Concert

August 22nd, 2015

2-5pm - Family Funfest @ The Merigomish Wharf with games for children, food and refreshments.

Live Music w/ Doris Mason, Jim Dorie, Brian England and other great local artists. Don't miss the fanous Cardboard/Duct Tape Boat Race @3pm

FAMILY FUNFEST TICKETS $5 at the door

Followed by a GRAND OPENING CONCERT @ the Merigomish Schoolhouse Community Center

Opening Events 6-8pm

Concert 8-11pm

MUSICAL HOST: Doris Mason w/ special Guest  J.P Cormier & Dave MacIsaac

Cash Bar and BBQ!

Concert Tickets $25 (must be over 19)

Available through: Merigomish Schoolhouse cafe- each Sunday 10am-1pm

LBR variety store, cranberry campground or Debbie Ratcliffe - 902-928-8888

Event Date and Time: 
Sat, 08/22/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

CARDBOARD/DUCT TAPE BOAT RACE

 ANNUAL CARDBOARD AND DUCT TAPE BOAT RACE!  Don't miss out on this opportunity to compete in Merigomish Harbour for the coveted Trophy. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: first across the line still in your boat, Best Decorated Boat and Best Dresed Crew 

MARSA CARDBOARD AND DUCT TAPE RACE 

OFFICIAL BOAT CONSTRUCTION RULES

THE ENTIRE BOAT MUST BE BUILT OF NON WAXED, NON COATED CARDBOARD & DUCT TAPE 

YOU MAY ALSO USE ONE-PART PAINT (no epoxy mixtures)

YOU CAN USE CARDBOARD BOXES, BLOCK, CARPETTUBES

DUCT TAPE THE SEAMS ONLY - NO WRAPPING THE ENTIRE VESSEL WITH DUCT TAPE

DECORATIONS ARE ALLOWED AS LONG AS THEY DON'T AFFEXT STRUCTURAL STRENGTH OR BOUYANCY

WOODEN OR PLASTIC PADDLES ARE ALLOWED

THE CREW COMPARTMENT CAN NOT BE ENCLOSED SO AS TO INTERFERE WITH ESCAPE.

EVERY CREW MEMBER MUST WEAR A PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE (PFD).

 

THE TROPHY GOES TO THE FIRST BOAT OVER (OR CLOSEST TO) THE FINISH LINE

A PIRZE WILL BE AWARDED TO THE BEST DECORATED BOAT & BEST DRESSED CREW

 

REGISTER BY CALLING DEBBIE @928-8888 or EMAIL pdratcliffe@hotmail.com

WAIVERS MUST BE SIGNED BY ALL PATICIPANTS.

MINORS MUST HAVE THE SIGNATURE OF PARENT OR GUARDIAN