On Saturday, July 26, The Vinton Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting its annual Cardboard Boat Races at the Vinton Community Swimming Pool.

Boats must be made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape and are eligible to compete in one of the following race categories: 13 & Under (single-person boat), 14 & up (single person boat), and the Doubles Competition (two person boat - all ages welcome!).

There is no cost to enter your boat into the competition and boat drivers also get into the pool for free! Registration of your boat will take place from 6 PM - 6:45 PM on the day of the race and the competitions will begin at 7 PM. There will be prizes awarded for overall race winners along with some other fun race categories! Please pick up a registration form at the pool or the Vinton Recreation Center for the rules. See you at the races!

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