"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. Click HERE to register.

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

 
 

Rules/Regulations:

  • 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.