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Waiver for Boy Scouts participating in Raft Race


Announcing the 2019 Chalk Banks Challenge and River Festival

The 2019 Chalk Banks Challenge and River Festival has been scheduled for
Saturday, May 18.

The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Chalk Banks Access Area - Lumber River State Park in Wagram, NC. Contestants may Contestants may compete in raft, recreational canoe or kayak sprint races - a 5K trail run, and a 1-mile Scotland County Elementary School Cross Country Championship.

The highlight of the day will be the homemade raft race. A Scotland County tradition, raft races will be divided into two classes: single person and group (two or more people). All rafts must be homemade and may not be motorized in any way. Trophies will be awarded to the winners.

9:00 - 10:30 - Event Registration (running and raft)  
9:30 - 5K Trail Run (entry fee required) 
10:00 - Festival Opening Ceremonies
10:30 - Youth Cross Country Championship (U12 & U18 -free) 
11:00 - Men's High Heel Sprint 
11:45 - Raft Races 
12:30 - Kid's Olympics Begin - grape spitting, hollering contest, & more. 
2:00 - Awards

Music, food vendors, canoe rides, kids games, demonstrators and nature displays throughout the day

For more information contact the Scotland County Tourism Development Authority at: 910-277-3149