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Cardboard Regatta

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$15 – $100

Grab some cardboard and duct tape and think outside of the box to build the best cardboard boat.  Race against family, friends, scouts and schools!

Where: Greenville County Aquatic Complex

When: Start time is 2:00 pm


Scouts/Girl Scouts/Schools/Family boats: $15 entry
Corporate Sponsored (1-3 Boats): $50 entry
Corporate Sponsored (4+ Boats): $100 entry

Need Cardboard?: 3 pieces of 67″ x 100″ for only $10.  Buy a bundle when you register.  Or stop by the Rec office at 4806 Old Spartanburg Road, Greenville, SC. 

Need a paper application? Click Here to Download. Drop off the completed form at 4806 Old Spartanburg Rd., Taylors, SC 29687 or bring it the day of the event.

Rules: Download Rules

Awards: There will be plenty of awards at the Cardboard Regatta!

Top 3 in each division (Family, Corporate, Boy Scout, Girl Scout, & School)

As well as …

“The Allure of the Seas” – Best Looking

“The World Is Not Enough”  – World’s Fastest Yacht

“Titanic” – Best Sink

“Black Pearl” – Best Looking Crew

“Staten Island Ferry” – Biggest Crew

There will be one trophy awarded per winning boat.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available – Advertising, booth space, boat entry and more.

If you have questions about the Cardboard Regatta, please contact Joni Dilworth at [email protected].


February 29
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$15 – $100
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To ensure the safety of our participants, families, and staff, Greenville County Rec will be immediately suspending all youth and adult athletic and recreational programs and events as well as field rentals until further notice. This includes all Greenville County Rec afterschool programs, community center programs and rentals. Greenville County Aquatic Complex is also closed until further notice. We will continue to evaluate the situation and will provide updates as they become available.