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Cardboard Boat Regatta to be held at Lake Red Rock

Posted: Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 4:54 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Nathan Sage

The first ever Cardboard Boat Regatta presented by the Red Rock Lake Association will be held Saturday, September 23rd.

Area high school students from Knoxville, Melcher-Dallas, PCM Pella, Pella Christian, and Pleasantville will all take part in the competition. Will Prather with the Red Rock Lake Association tells KNIA/KRLS News the regatta will have two member teams race around a buoy and back to shore with awards being given to the top three finishers. Prather says awards will also be presented to the schools with the most creative boat as well as the most enthusiastic group. The regatta will be held at North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock beginning at 9:30 a.m. For more information contact Matt Kissinger with the Red Rock Lake Association.