Business Sponsored Boat
We encourage businesses to sponsor an individual or team in the Cardboard Boat Race. Each business sponsor will provide a team to participate in one of the 3 categories; Individual person race, Team race or Regatta competition. Please see the Boat Category section on for more information and rules on the three different race categories.
50% of the sponsorship fee will be donated to a local charity.
This event is open to the public!
Can my business sponsor more than one boat?
Yes! A business can sponsor as many teams as they would like in any of the categories. A separate sponsorship fee must be paid for each team/boat.
Can my team use their boat as advertising for my business?
Yes, we encourage you to add your business name and/or logo to your boat. If you choose to participate in the Regatta class your entire boat can be advertising for your business.
What Charity will 50% of my fee go to?
The HLYC Cardboard Boat Race Committee chooses a different local charity to partner with each year. Please see the website or contact
(Jerrod McFarland/ firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information on what charity we are currently partnering with or with suggestions of future charities.
What other exposure will my business get by participating in this event?
HLYC chooses several of the winning boats to use in each city of Racine parade. If your boat is one of the winners, we may ask to use it in the parade or your business can use your cardboard boat in the parade!