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52nd ANNUAL BOAT DOCKING COMPETITION
Be part of the annual boat docking in Crisfield!  Come see our local captains battle against each other to see who can dock their boats the quickest--it's a unique Eastern Shore event that you do not want to miss!

More information can be obtained by calling the Crisfield Chamber office at 410-968-2500 or by sending an email to office@crisfieldchamberofcommerce.com.

picture of a boat captain docking a boat
picture of a boat captain docking a boat
Boat Docking Competition

 

Sunday, September 1, 2024

Gates open at 10 a.m.

Contest begins at 12:00 noon

 

Crisfield City Dock

 

Tickets $20 at the gate, no advance sales (bleacher seating)

 

$40 Captain Deck seating (covered bleacher seating) 

Classes/Payouts

Sunday September 1, 2024


➢ Only the owners of the boats that participate in the event will receive the
lotted amount of travel payment but must make one (1) attempt at an event
run. This is to help with the cost of fuel for travel.
➢ Travel expense guaranteed payout is to the captain of the boat only.
➢ All classes must have at least 3 boats in the class to run. If not will be
moved to size class.
➢ Limited to the first 15 boats to sign up. Not per Captain. First come first
serve.
➢ All division classes will have best out of 2 run times.
➢ Team events and Gamblers Shootout will be 1 run per boat.
➢ If a 2nd captain would like to run an already entered boat, then they will
NOT receive travel money but can place within the division they enter.

 

Travel Payment: Guaranteed
▪ $600.00

 

Classes:


• Small - 29' to 34'11"
• 1st $750, 2nd $500, 3rd $250

• Medium - 35' to 39'11"
• 1st $750, 2nd $500, 3rd $250

• Large - 40' and Above
• 1st $750, 2nd $500, 3rd $250

• Wood Boat
• 1st $750, 2nd $500


• Small Team – TBD
• 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $150

• Large Team – TBD
• 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $150

 

Junior Class: (17 and under) Optional

• 1st $500, 2nd $300 3rd $200

 

Crab Town/Gamblers Shootout Run (1 RUN):
• Small Boat - $750.00
• Medium Boat - $750.00
• Large Boat - $750.00

Remember to mark your calendars to join us next year for the 53rd Annual Crisfield Boat Docking event!!

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