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.

2019 Event Date 

Saturday, April 27th
Boat Check-in at 9am; First Launch & Activities begin at 10am


Interested in Participating?

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: $45 per team
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

Interested in becoming an event partner for 2019? Contact Cailin Cronin at 830-221-4365.