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Event Details

General information

Participants can enter as either individuals or teams (there are FOUR different classes — find the one that suits you best below). Your watercraft can only be constructed using TWO items: duct tape and cardboard. We encourage you to decorate it however you’d like and if you wish to paint it, please use LATEX paint only. Decorations cannot affect the structural strength or buoyancy.

Family :: Families with children a minimum of 8 years old
Youth :: 
Aged 12 – 17. The boats must be built and decorated with limited adult involvement and must be paddled by the youth
Corporate/Community ::
Businesses and community groups
Open ::
Open to any individual, team or group

Important to note:
Any children participating in the Family, Corporate/Community, or Open Class must be a minimum of 8 years old
Maximum number of 4 people per boat

Raise some funds!

We challenge you to collect pledges in support of the Long Lake Provincial Park Association along the way. You can direct your potential sponsors to our Go Fund Me page by sharing this link with them:

When and where

  • Saturday, July 16, 2022; boat check-in is at NOON and races begin at 1:00pm
  • Boat launch site on the Waterfront Trail of Long Lake Park: 75 Old Sambro Road, Halifax (this is the old pumphouse site, located directly opposite Schnare Street)

Detailed rules and regulations Click here for the full race package!

We surveyed dozens of other similar events across North America to create the best set of rules and criteria possible for a great, fun event for Long Lake and the surrounding community! CLICK HERE to download full rules, regulations and sponsorship details.

CONTACT US if you have any questions!

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Watch a highlight reel from 2018! CLICK HERE!




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