We’re excited to announce that the 2023 Chester Raft Race is coming up on July 2nd, sponsored by Salt Town Contractors Ltd! This fun-filled event is a must-attend for anyone who loves adventure and friendly competition. Not only will you get to test your skills on the water, but you’ll also be supporting a great cause, the Chester Round Table Blue Skies Appeal.

Here are some important details about the race:

Early bird registration is available until April 30th for a suggested minimum donation of £80 per raft
Only 30 early bird rafts are available, so sign up quickly to secure your spot
After April 30th, registration is £100 per raft
Payment can be made online or by invoice
All fees are donations to the event charity, with 50% of the fee donated back to the event charity Chester Round Table
Rafts must be scrutinised in advance of the race
The race starts at 10am on July 2nd at Chester Meadows, with raft assembly beginning at 9am
Hospitality plots are available for hire for businesses and organisations looking to showcase their brand and entertain clients or guests
The event includes family-friendly entertainment at Chester Meadows, making it a fun day out for everyone
The 2023 award categories for the raft race event include:

Overall winner: The fastest and best-themed raft.
Ladies only: The fastest team made up of only women.
Fastest hostelry: The fastest pub, restaurant, or hotel on the river Dee.
Fastest innovation: The fastest rafts that are not using traditional paddle power.
Greenest raft: The most eco-friendly build.
Titanic ultimate sinkers award: The fastest sinking raft.
People’s choice award: A public poll voted post-event on the website.
Additionally, some categories may have runners up awards. The overall winner will now be scored based on both time and theme, with 70% weighting on time and 30% weighting on theme.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to have fun and make a difference!