THUNDER BAY ON ----- December 3, 2013 --- The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce 10th Annual Central Canada Outdoor Show is pleased to announce that the Build A Boat Contest is back. This is a great exercise for children to start working on over the holidays as it thrives on stimulating young minds and inspiring creativity. We are proud to continue with an environmentally friendly approach. Bonus marks will be awarded to boats created using recycled materials.
First place in each category of ages 6-9 and 10-12 wins an Acadia Scout kayak and paddle valued at $550 from Wilderness Supply. Second prize is a $50 gift certificate for Wilderness Supply. Third place is a $25 gift certificate for Wilderness Supply. Each prize placing includes a Meal Deal from McDonalds.
Students wishing to enter the contest must be between the ages of 6 and 12 and will be divided into categories from 6-9 and 10-12. Entry must be no larger than 1ft(L) x 1ft(W) x 1ft(H). Entries must be received with a registration form attached no later than 2:00 pm on Sunday February 23rd, 2014 with winners being announced at 3:30 pm. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.tbchamber.ca/buildaboat. Official entry takes place at the Wilderness Supply booth during the Outdoor Show in The Lowerys SportsDome. All judges’ decisions are final.
The Outdoor Show is held Friday February 21st – Sunday February 23rd, with show hours consisting of 5-9 on Friday, 10-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday. For further information e-mail Kayla Donaldson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (807) 624-2629. Looking forward to seeing your boats at the show!