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RDA News & Notes

Anything That Floats 2013–June 22


Whoever said that the “most exciting two minutes in sports” was the Kentucky Derby has not been to Anything That Floats! This year will be derby-themed, so if you’re coming to watch wear your best derby gear. As a team member, you may also participate this year in a jockey costume contest for extra points!

Anything That Floats challenges participants to build a device to float a short distance along Buffalo Bayou with discarded building materials provided the day-of by RDA. The competition is open to all! You don’t have to be a designer.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 8a.

What: Anything That Floats hosted by rdAGENTS

When: Saturday, June 22, 2013

7:30-8:00: Teams arrive and unload materials along Preston St. between Smith St. and the bayou.
8:00-11:00: Build
11:30-1:30: Float, followed by Judging and Awards

Please click here for rules and items allowed.

Team sizes are limited to 5 people per team.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided by RDA.

Where: Sesquicentennial Park along Buffalo Bayou

RDA Member Ticket Prices:$25

Non-RDA Member Prices: $35

To register, please fill out and fax or email this application to mbwoiccak@rice.edu.

Teams will be allowed to unload materials at Sesquicentennial Park along Preston Street between 7:30 and 8:00am in between Smith St. and the bayou. Vehicles will be allowed back after 1:00 p.m. to pick up materials.

Parking can be found underground in front of the Wortham Theatre.

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