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Start making your boats early for the 2020 Cardboard Boat Regatta on the lake at Discovery Park of America. Boat can only be made of cardboard and duct tape – nothing more!

For schools, this project is great for STEM clubs or engineering classes who are working on sharpening their skills in building, designing and testing their boats to the ultimate challenge. You can register today to participate in the 2020 Cardboard Boat Regatta. Call 731-885-5455 and ask for events. Online registration form will be available soon.

$25 per entry before May 15, 2020
$35 day-of entry on May 16, 2020
*Entry gets you 4 passes to Discovery Park of America on sat., May 16, 2020. Any additional teammates will pay $15.95 per person.

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Need inspiration? Check out this video from a few years ago.

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Cardboard Boat Regatta 2020

830 Everett Blvd.
Union City, TN 38261

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Admission Rates
Adult (18 +) : $15.95
Children (4-17): $12.95
Children 3 and under: Free
Hours Open
Low Season:
Jan – Feb: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aug – Dec: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Tues. and Wed.
Tram will not be operating

High Season:
March – July: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open 7 days a week
Tram will be operating, weather permitting
Payment Methods Accepted
  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
Discounts Offered
  • Student Discount
  • Active Military
  • AARP Discount
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • AAA Discount

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