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2017 Cardboard Boat Race Recap

What a great day for a boat race!

We enjoyed great races, great food, great entertainment, and fans got a chance to meet some of the 55 social service agencies that we support.

Check out all the fun on our photo gallery hereThanks to our 22 boat participants and their crews. 

Congratulations to our special award winners:

  • BEST IN RACE
    Old Second Bank

  • JUDGES CHOICE
    Mutual Ground

  • MOST SPECTACULAR SINKING
    Celebrate Differences

  • PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
    First National Bank

  • TEAM SPIRIT
    Breaking Free

Here is how they finished in their respective heats:

Race #1 - Mechanical
1st Place    First National Bank - One Goal - Don't Sink
2nd Place  Aurora Fast Print - S.H.I.E.L.D

Race #2 - Business
1st Place   Old Second National Bank - 02 Bank Mobile
2nd Place  Fox Valley Labor News - PackerBear
3rd Place  Caterpillar - Built For It

Race #3 - Junior
1st Place   Tuecke Carlson Crew - TARLSONS
2nd Place  The Cousin Crew - USS SMaRT
3rd Place   East Aurora NJROTC - USS TomCat

Race #4 - Not For Profit
1st Place  
Myastenia Gravis Foundation - Super Warrior "Grandma Tona"
2nd Place  Rebuilding Together Aurora - Heroes' Salute
3rd Place  Celebrate Differences - High Seas for Disabilities

Race #5 - Partner Agency
1st Place  Hope for Tomorrow, Inc. - Whatever Floats Your Boat
2nd Place  Hesed House - Team Disney
3rd Place   Volunteer Fox Valley - Superheroes of the Community

Race #6 - Partner Agency
1st Place   Mutual Ground - Warrior Women
2nd Place  Breaking Free - The Lady Glitter Sparkles
3rd Place   Suicide Prevention Services - HERE FOR LIFE!

Race #7 - Adult
1st Place   AFS Intercultural Program - Study Overboard
2nd Place  Falcon Family - Dead Last

Race #8 - Community
1st Place   Aurora Police Department - Thin Blue Line
2nd Place  Citizen Police Academy Alumni - Sea-PAAA
3rd Place   City of Aurora Fire Department - Save Yourself

Drum roll... Last Chance Race
Old Second National Bank - O2 Mobile

Thank you to all the amazing "Super Hero" Volunteers - we couldn't do it with out you!

Thank you to our Sponsors