Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 1 p.m.
Join us Saturday, July 18th for Fort Wayne’s original river event: the Three Rivers Festival Raft Race!
Homemade masterpieces paddle down the Saint Mary’s for cash, fame and glory. Whether it’s for speed, beauty or just weird, you will see them all.
Located on Harrison Street Bridge try out the Zip Line and for the first time ever in Fort Wayne it’s the Stunt Fall, are you BRAVE enough to take the THIRTY FOOT drop?
Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in the Commercial and Non-Commercial/Individual Divisions, for the following categories: Fastest Raft & Most Creative Raft.
Only a $50 entry fee per team!
Enjoy the Raft Race fun without having to build the raft! We will rent you a 8×8 raft for $125, which includes: registration fee, paddles and life vest, All that’s left is to show up, decorate and race! Details are provided in the Raft Race application (link provided below).
Route Map (click to enlarge)
SPEED Commercial category
1st place- Solid Design
2nd place- Concordia Mens Crew
3rd place- River Hockey League sponsored by Fort Wayne Outfitters
SPEED Non-Commercial category
1st place- Concordia Women’s Crew
2nd place- Byron Health Center
3rd place- Team Awesome
CREATIVITY winners, Commercial category
1st place- Army National Guard Recruiters (Pirate ship)
2nd place- McMahon Tire (replica of their full size semi)
3rd place- Veterans Lawn & Landscape USS Nimitz Aircraft carrier
CREATIVITY winners, Non-Commercial category
1st place- The Enter “Train” Ers (104′ long train raft)
2nd place- Ragnarok P.T. Gun Boat
3rd place- Goonies pirate ship