Everything You Need to Know About Participating in the Edensaw Boatbuilding Challenge
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The Edensaw Boatbuilding Challenge is limited to 10 teams. If over 10 teams apply they will be chosen by lottery.
The cost is $125 per team, which includes two t-shirts and up to four Festival passes.
1st prize $1500 Edensaw gift certificate
2nd prize $1000 Edensaw gift certificate
3rd prize $500 Edensaw gift certificate
• Maximum of four team members per team
• Boat must be made of wood
• Must provide your own building materials, i.e. sawhorses, tools, etc.
• Clean-up and tidiness is important, please bring a tarp to put down
• Teams may begin unloading materials on Thursday evening, after 5:00 PM
• All building must take place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning
• No power planers, table saws, grinders, joiners or excessively loud/dangerous power tools
• Power tool usage may be restricted during evening hours
• No pre-cut material*
• Pre-finished wood is acceptable
• Completed boat must float one team member and complete short course
• Vessel must be rowed, paddled, or sailed
• Size of the boat is up to the team; build space is limited to 10’x15′
• One parking pass per team near boat building area
*A certain amount of advance milling is acceptable. Wood can be planed and cut to a dimension, but not cut to a boat shape. Same for frames, transoms, and other stock. Wood cannot be glued up or cut in advance, but you can be ready to glue and cut at the start.