Canyon Lake Cardboard Boat Challenge one week away


The Cardboard Boat Challenge will take place at the Mermaid Festival on June 23 at Indian Beach. The first place adult will receive $100. First place youth will be awarded $75. The Judges Choice and Best Dressed Vessel winners will receive $50 each.

Signups are taken at the POA office. Registration is free for those who sign up by June 15. Registration is $10 for those who sign up after June 15.

Boats must be constructed of cardboard. No other material besides cardboard and duct tape may be used. A complete set of rules can be found at the POA office.

All vessels must be checked in between 9 and 10 a.m. at Indian Beach. A short pre-race meeting will take place at the judging tent at 11 a.m. The race will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m.

For questions about the Cardboard Boat Challenge and rules, email with “Cardboard Boat Race” in the email subject line.