This Small Town Hosts The Most Unique World Championship Race In Arkansas

Arkansans are certainly familiar with interesting world championships, after all we’re the state that has the Rotary Tiller Race and Duck Calling Contest. Every year Heber Springs hosts the World Championship Cardboard Boat Races. This unique race is a delightful mix of engineering, creativity, and family fun. Let’s cheer on the contestants and see what to expect at this wild race.

The 32nd Annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Races will be on July 28th, 2018.

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If you’d like to enter a cardboard boat into the race, visit this page. Or, for more details on the festivities, follow the Facebook Event Page.

Have you been to the cardboard boat races before? Share your experience with us in the comments below!

For more upcoming summery events, take your littles to this Firefly Fling in Fayetteville or explore Highway 64 during the world’s largest yard sale.