Advocates for Children is a Cartersville-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Advocates serves more than 13,000 children and families each year.
Come out and support Advocates for Children at our 1st annual Raging Raft Race. Organize a team and race down the beautiful Etowah river. Registration is only $25 a person
Come join the 1st annual Advocates for Children Raging Raft Race presented by NOEoutdoors.This event will be held August 21, 2021. This is a day of fun for everyone, and at the end of the race, there will be food trucks and live music happening at Hardin bridge! Although this race is meant to be fun, we have to remember to keep the river clean and be responsible for what we bring. Winners will cross the finish line with the most creative raft. Team shirts and/or costumes will be awarded extra points for creativity. This event will have three cash prizes and winners will be judged by a panel of local sponsors. Don't miss the fun!
1. KEEP THE RIVER CLEAN. Bring out everything that you brought in.
2. All rafts will need to be inspected prior to launching to ensure it is "river safe." Inspection is to take place at Hardin Bridge. 556 Hardin Bridge road Kingston Ga 30145. Inspections will be held from 8am- 10am.
3. Acceptable boat types to start custom rafts are as followed: Canoes, Kayaks, inflatable rafts, jon boats, and paddleboards. It is important to remember that the MOST creative raft that crosses the finish line will win!!
4. NO gas powered or electric motors of any kind allowed.
5. You are able to put in any where up river of Hardin Bridge. Judging will end at 6:00pm
6. Your raft team is required to be able to hand carry your raft up and down the boat ramp.
7. Team name must be visible on Raft.
8. Do not build a full or enclosure on the raft. If there is any type of semi- full enclosed raft you will not be allowed on the river.
9. ALL TEAMS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE:
10. NO glass or Styrofoam that is not encapsulated.
The date is approaching fast and we’re making preparations. Don’t miss out!