20130622 - Cardboard Regatta 2013 (KG) - nwherald

Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Roan Low,11, of Hampshire digs himself out of the sand during the 29th annual America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta at the Crystal Lake Park District’s Main Beach June 22, 2013. The competition raises money for local charities, contributing more than $500,000 since the first event. Entry fees are $20 per family and $200 per business with a $3 general admission fee per person that is capped at $15 per family. The event draws more than 2,000 people per year.