Cardboard Boat Regatta

Date: Sunday, July 2, 2017
Staging & judging time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Racing time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Pleasant Lake, at the field near the dam parking area and at the boat ramp,
on Elkins Road, in New London, NH

This is a fun event for the whole family. Build your own cardboard boat and enter it in our Regatta. See how colorful and creative you can get, while building a boat that will still be able to navigate through our course!. All funds taken in will be used to send children to Barry Conservation Camp.


The cardboard boats are built, by you, in advance of the event. Each boat must be built entirely of cardboard, using the specifications we provide. You can build the boat following plans we provide or use your own plans and let your imagination run wild. Prizes will be awarded for the best design, best construction, fastest time on the course, and most spectacular sinking!

There are two divisions:
YOUTH Division:
For children (8 to 18 years old). The entry fee is $5.00 per boat. Children entering a boat must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
This division is sponsored by New Hampshire 4-H.
OPEN Division:
For anyone 8 years old and up. This division is intended for adults and families. The entry fee is $20.00 per boat. This division is sponsored by Elkins Fish & Game Club.

Participants must wear a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) to be able to go out on the water.


To register your boat for our event, download our registration form from this location: Click here!
Mail the completed forms, along with your entry fee, to:
Elkins Fish & Game Club
PO Box 3
Elkins, NH 03233

To help you see how the boats might look and/or be built, we've provided .PDF files from other regattas. Those directions can be found here: Click here!

The Elkins Fish & Game Club is a 501c3 non-profit organization.
All donations are tax deductable.

If you have an questions or need more information, please send us an e-mail: Click here!

Event Sponsors

We are always looking for sponsors to help us put on this event. If your business or company would like to contribute, please let us know.

We have already received sponsorships for this year's event from the businesses and companies listed below.

Please reward their generosity by buying their goods and using their services.    

FLOORCRAFT LLC     603-526-2600

MARSHALL'S GARAGE, INC.     603-526-6231

CHEEVER TIRE SERVICE     Newport, NH     603-863-6353



BLACKWATER JUNCTION RESTAURANT     Andover, NH    603-735-5099

KEARSARGE MAGAZINE    603-863-7048


BELLETETES, INC.    603-735-5193

LAKE SUNAPEE BANK     603-863-5772

New London, NH    603-526-4116

Apple Tree Opticians     603-526-4043

Barton Insurance Agency, Inc.     603-526-6991

Woodcrest Village, LLC     603-526-2300

Chadwick Funeral service LLC     603-526-6442

Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty     603-526-4050

Rowley & Associates     New London, NH     603-526-4037

Sturm Ruger & Company     603-863-3300

Bubba's Bar & Grill     603-763-3290

Lauridsen Auto Body     New London, NH     603-526-6267

Allioops! Flowers & Gifts     603-526-2398

Spring Ledge Farm     603-526-6253

We are extremely greatful to our sponsors for their kindness and generosity.


Even if you can't make our events, you can still support our club's sponsorship efforts.
To make a contribution, please send a check to:
Elkins Fish & Game Club
PO Box 3
Elkins, NH 03233

The Elkins Fish & Game Club is a 501c3 non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductable.

If you have an questions or need more information, send us an e-mail: Click here!