Registration For Seafair Milk Carton Derby Ends June 23

June 19, 2017 6:58am


For 45 years, children, adults, families and businesses have been building, floating, sinking, and racing milk carton watercraft across the lake during the Seafair Milk Carton Derby. If you want to participate in this year’s competition, register soon, because the deadline is June 23.

The $25 registration fee per team (free for military registration) includes four T-shirts, and additional shirts can be purchased separately. Commercial registration is $250. The event takes place on Saturday, July 15 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Also, each team that registers can pick up 300 brand new, sealed milk cartons. The pick-up location is in Bothell, WA, at these dates/times:

  • Wednesday, June 21 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 28 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Teams can also pick up their free cartons at the boat-building demonstrations at these locations:

  • June 10 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Safeway (24040 Bothell Everett Hwy., Bothell)
  • June 17 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Safeway (3820 Rainier Ave. S, Seattle)

The boat-building demonstrations have interactive displays facilitated by experts who will share tips and tricks to building the fastest racing skulls, rafts, and speed boats.

Visit the website for details, rules, and registration.