Special Events - R01066

Rec Regatta

$10.00 - $25.00

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Rec Regatta

Meeting Details

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Days: Sat
Olney Swim Center
16605 Georgia Avenue
Olney, MD, 20832
(240)777-4995

Eligibility

Age older than or equal to 5.00 and younger than or equal to 120.00. The date used for calculating the age is Item End Date.
Winter Registration starts November 13 at 6:30am

Restrictions

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Rec Regatta

Join us for the Rec Regatta. Make your own cardboard boat and join the race at the Olney Swim Center. Boats and paddles may only be created from clean cardboard and duct tape and must hold 2 people. Boats may be a maximum width of 60" and a maximum length of 84". Family group can have all ages participate in boat creation, but must be 10+ to be in the boat. Awards for Fastest Boat, Best Design, Team Spirit and Most Spectacular Sinking will be given. Participants should arrive at noon with their boats. Final touches can be done at facility. Races will begin at 1 p.m.

Boat Construction
Boats and paddles must be made only of cardboard and duct tape. Duct tape cannot be painted.
Bottom of boat may not be covered in duct tape. Used for seems only if necessary.
Boats must be made before the race and will be inspected by the judges. No adjustments can be made to boat once inspected.
Boats may be a maximum width of 60” (5 ft) and a maximum length of 84” (7 ft).
The boat’s passenger area must not be enclosed above the Captain or First Mates shoulders.

Race
Racecourse is one length of the Olney Swim Center lap pool (25 yards).
Boats must be propelled using arms or cardboard paddles.
Each team must have two people in the boat. Sailors must be 10 years and older.
Race must begin and end with two crew members in the boat.
Non-swimmers must wear an approved personal flotation device.

Awards
Fastest Boat, Best Design, Team Spirit and Most Spectacular Sinking.

Fees

Resident

Charge When Not Billed:
Rec Activity Fee (Standard Fee): $10.00
Charge When Not Billed:
Rec Activity Fee (Standard Fee): $10.00
Rec Activity Non-Resident Fee (Standard Fee): $15.00
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