The Parks and Recreation Department invites contestants to design and build their own cardboard boats and race them down the City Tube Chute in the seventh annual Thru the Chute Boat Race and River Expo. The event kicks off at 10AM on Saturday, April 29th
at the City of New Braunfels
Tube Chute in Prince Solms Park.
entries include both Novice and Expert classifications,” said Robin Kunkel,
Recreation Manager. “Awards given in the novice category include Spirit, Epic
Fail, Creative and Overboard Advertising. The expert category is a timed race
and awards are given for first, second and third fastest vessels.”
is $30 per vessel through April 8th, $45 per vessel on or after
April 9th and there is no cost for the public to view the often
Thru the Chute is
hosted by the City of New Braunfels Park and Recreation Department, and is
sponsored in part by the New Braunfels Yacht Club and H-E-B.
information, boat building guidelines, or race rules call 830-221-4350 or
download the registration packet from www.nbtexas.org/boatrace.