Ok here the event info for ya people to row da recycled boats in the Singapore River which we will (ironically) be drinking recycled water from. This is also in response to few inquiries I’ve received on it as well, so here it goes.
The 20th Anniversary Singapore River Raft Race will be held around mid year this 2008, contrary to early of the year as with previous years. The theme for this year’s race is “The amazing raft race”. Here are the first hand details.
Event date: 24-25th May 2008
Closing date: 9th May 2008
Organiser: Singapore Polytechnic
Managed by: Capital Land
Rafts are to be transported to event venue before the first day of race for public judging for best/most attractive raft awards, etc.. for the raft viewing/display and exhibitions.
400-500m raft to the finish from start to finish in batches. In process of elimination, fastest raft wins the fastest raft category.
There are several other categories to be won as well (Please enquire for details).
Per raft Maximum 5 persons
Raft must be completely made out of recycled/reused materials (Sticking to the 3Rs)
Event contact details: