Cardboard Boat Races this weekend in Heber Springs

July 27, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Heber Springs
Sandy Beach
West Front Street, Heber Springs, AR 72543
Heber Springs Chamber of Commerce800-774-3237Event website

The 27th Anniversary World Championship Cardboard Boat Races will be held this Sat., July 27 at Sandy Beach in Heber Springs. The theme this year is “Sailing with the Superheros.”

Welcome to the Wild & Wacky and downright Crazy
World Championship Cardboard Boat Races. From rafts to canoes to monster trucks to space shipsyou’re gonna see it here. Your gonna try to figure out,
“How did they do that?”

Races begin at 10 AM, The Captain’s Award will be given to the most creative team and boat. Yes, they can (well, many of them can) float. Some are engineering marvels, which can compete for the coveted Pride of the Fleet Award! For those that don’t float, we do give the Titanic Award for the best and most dramatic sinking! The 2nd Annual Anne Pressly Memorial Celebrity Race. On hand will be on-air talent from Little Rock market news stations and

Other activities include; Treasure Dig @ 10 a.m.,
Watermelon Eating Contest @ 11 a.m.,
Volleyball Tournament @ 10 a.m. (register at 9 a.m.)