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SILVERSIDE SOCIAL CALENDAR

 
New Member Social - Wine Tasting
May 27, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Memorial Day Party

May 30, 2021 (rain date May 31, 2021)

2pm-6pm
Volunteers Needed
 
 
 
 
Last Day of School Party
Rescheduled to June 18, 2021
June 11, 2021
5:30 pm
 

TEAM AND RACING FORMAT:

  • Teams consist of 2 to 4 members; however only 1-2 members can be in the boat for the race.
  • Team members must be between 6 -13 years old.
  • Team members racing in the boat MUST be strong swimmers.
  • Race will begin at approximately 6:30 pm.
  • Boats must be parked and ready for inspection by 5:30 pm
  • Race must begin and end with the 1-2-person crew intact.
  • Swimming and/or pulling the boat will result in disqualification.
  • Create a Team Name
  • Teams are encouraged to dress in the theme of their boat.
  • Boats will race 1 length of the big pool.
  • Participants may only race 1 boat.
  • Boats will race in heats.  
  • Races will be timed to determine winner with fastest speed.
  •  Awards will be presented for: Fastest Boat, Most Creative Boat, Team Spirit, The Titanic Award for Best Sinking Performance

 

BOAT DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION:

  • Boats must be made ONLY of cardboard and duct tape. NO reinforced cardboard tubes, no liners,  tarps, pool noodles, or coated cardboard.
  • Cardboard cannot be sealed with any paint or sealants. Absolutely NO use of the following items:   Paint, Tar based substances, two-part varnishes, fiberglass resin, epoxy glue, any other two-part  substances, or corrugated cardboard that's bonded to any material.
  • Boats must be made BEFORE THE RACE and will be inspected by judges.
  • Boats may be a maximum width of 60” (5ft) and a maximum length of 84” (7ft).
  • Boats must be completely enclosed, or permit the crew to remain fully on top of the vessel (no legs &  feet can be used to propel your boat). No raft or surfboard styles.
  • Boats must be propelled by the use of paddles.
  • The boat’s passenger area must not be enclosed above the occupant’s shoulders, so not to interfere   with escape should the vessel begin to sink.
  • Boat design is left to the builder’s imagination.
  • Teams are not allowed to reinforce or adjust their boat in any way after the event has begun.
  • There will be a pre-race inspection, if any illegal items are discovered, the boat will be disqualified.

**ANY RULE NOT SPECIFICALLY COVERED ABOVE WILL BE LEFT TO THE DISCREATION OF THE JUDGES*

If you have any questions or comments,  please email Meaghan Harris @ Meaghan.c.harris@gmail.com

 
 
 
 
Music Trivia Night
Rescheduled to July 10, 2021
6:00 pm 
Print form - make check payable to Silverside Swim Club and provide from and check to front desk. OR Email form to Meaghan.C.Harris@gmail.com venmo $25 per table to @Meaghan-Harris-3
4th of July Extravaganza
July 4, 2021 (rain date July 5, 2021)