Lake Weir Raft Race

Eaton’s Beach
15790 SE 134 th Ave. Weirsdale, Fl.
Sunday, October 1st , 2017

A competitive event where teams build their own raft and
then row their watercraft for the best time and/or the best decorated.


2 Categories:

  • Non Mechanical
  • Best Decorated

Entry Fee: $50.00 (Proceeds benefiting ARC Marion.)

The Lake Weir Raft Race promotes a safe, fun, family oriented event.

RAFTS: All rafts must be homemade. All rafts must be solely human powered, self-propelled, and may use poles, oars, paddles, sails, etc. or any combination thereof. Aftermarket marine riggings such as cleats & rope are acceptable. All rafts and raft parts must be removed from the lake at the end of the day! Derelict rafts are subject to police action and/or fines. The Raft Race committee reserves the right to ban any raft from the race for any reason deemed fit. Each raft MUST have life jackets, garbage bag, whistle, and lines for docking & towing.

Entry Form


Sponsorship Levels: Presenting Sponsorship level includes prominent logo placement on all advertising including:

  • Facebook Boosted Ads
  • Daily Sun Newspaper
  • Ocala Style Magazine
  • Lake/Sumter Style Magazine

As well as:

  • Banner placement for duration of event

and at least one week prior

  • Comped Entry for one team

Sponsorship Cost: $500.00

Sponsor Form 

PARTICIPANTS: ALL minors must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian. Each participant must have a Coast Guard approved life jacket that must be ON the raft at all times! In case of emergency, crew members must be able to affect an immediate escape from the raft and must not be restricted in anyway. Crew members must not indulge in behavior likely to endanger their selves, other participants, and other rafts. No crew member may bring aboard glass containers of any size or description. The registered captain is responsible for ensuring ALL RULES & REGULATIONS are followed. In the event that any crew members are refused entry, or if a raft is unfit or disqualified, ALL entry fees will be forfeited.

In ALL matters related to the Raft Race, the committee’s decision is FINAL!