20130622 - Cardboard Regatta 2013 (KG) - nwherald

Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Chris Kachiroubas fires a blow horn to start a race 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.