Thru the Chute Boat Race

About the Event

Thru the Chute Boat Race is a cardboard boat race held annually at the New Braunfels City Tube Chute. Competitors launch their handmade vessels through the Chute as spectators cheer them on. Between races, guests are encouraged to participate in educational and imaginative activities hosted by event partners on the banks of the Comal River at the City Tube Chute.

2020 Event Date 

Saturday, April 25th
Boat Check-in at 9am; First Launch & Activities begin at 10am

Show off your skills!

Teams must pre-register to compete in this hilarious and educational event.
There are two different classes; please sign up for the Novice or Expert class.

Early Registration Fee: $30 per team
Late Registration Fee (after April 3rd): $45 per team
No registrations accepted after April 21st
ALL teams must complete the participant application form.
Call the Parks Administration Office at 830-221-4350 for more information or to register or sign up online.

Event Partners & Sponsors

Interested in becoming an event partner or sponsor for 2020? Contact Cailin Cronin at 830-221-4365.