Suncook Valley Rotary Club and Pittsfield Firefighters Association are excited to announce the RETURN of the

"anything that floats" river raft regatta!


 Saturday August 3, 2019 at noon

part of the 38th Annual Hot Air Balloon Rally in Pittsfield, NH. 

Pre-registration is required. Registration Link COMING SOON!

The race will run from the Barnstead Road Bridge to the 1st bend in the river, approximately 600' distance



  • All participants must be at least 13 years of age and sign a waiver that will be sent to the Team Captain. The waivers must be turned by the day of the race to Suncook Valley Rotary Club. 

  • All vessels must be homemade, crafted of materials that you could find around your house.

  • No motors of any kind are allowed.

  • U.S. Coast Guard approved “personal flotation devices” (PFD’s, life jackets or vests) must be worn at all times during the race.

  • As a safety precaution, please be sure your vessel has an easy exit in case of emergency.

  • All vessels must float on their own, without external support.

  • Teams are responsible for the proper disposal of the craft remains after the race. A dumpster will be available at the end of the course. No vessels may remain after the event is finished.

  • All participants must be contained within their vessel. No participants may swim alongside their vessel.

  • The race will occur rain or shine! Cancellation will only occur due to severe or dangerous weather conditions.

  • The race organizers reserve the right to amend these rules at any time and will notify you of any changes.