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Posted on: September 7, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Riverfest Regatta winners announced

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville's Riverfest Regatta is not your typical boat race. The boats racing down the Cumberland River Saturday, Sept. 7 were made of cardboard or plastic bottles along with a few other approved materials. 

Twenty-seven teams competed not only for bragging rights, but trophies were awarded to the first, second, and third-place teams in each division. Here are the full results:

Adult Open
Bippity Boppity Boo        1:52:44

Youth With Adult
The Pearl            1:22:12
Alebrije            2:39:85
A Little Looney            2:39:91

NEW! Military
Lancer Racer            2:05:38

Business & Industry
USS Quirion            1:21:56
Alpha 1            1:34:08
Bad to the Bow        1:49:66

Worthy Float            2:11:07
Excalibur Team 2        2:24:62
Excalibur Team 3        2:58:36

City/County Government
CPD            Clarksville Police Department        1:21:38
Greased Lightning    City Garage                1:21:65
Freedom        Building & Codes            1:30:50

Ship Shape Award - Most Creative Boat Design        Bold River Runner
Cardboard Queen - Prettiest Boat                USS Quirion
Team Unity - Most Spirited & Organized Team        Lancer Racer
Team Attire - Most Creative Costumes            Toy Story
Titanic Award - Most Spectacular Sinking            Boats & Hose 

About the Festival

Riverfest brings more than 30,000 people to the banks of the Cumberland River in an arts and recreation celebration. The 32nd annual festival will be Sept. 5-7, 2019. Music, art, family events, and more will fill McGregor Park. Admission and entertainment at the Festival are free and open to the public.  More announcements will be made soon, as new events and entertainment are finalized.

To stay up to date on the Festival, visit, like Clarksville Riverfest on Facebook,, and sign up for the festival newsletter. The Festival is brought to you by the City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department. For more please call 931-645-7476 or visit

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