Bunnings las balsas raft building competition and Race

Think you have got what it takes to build the winning raft and then race it in North Creek? The heat is on with this adventure filled Bear Grylls style competition.

Entry is FREE!

Register your team now for the chance to take out line honours in this fantastic event. Get in quick, as teams are limited. 

Things you need to know

  • 4 person teams - you can build as a family and then watch mum and dad battle it out on the water!
  • Materials for raft build will be supplied
  • Decorations and paint must be supplied by participants (you may need additional fixings for your decorations – these are permitted but must be supplied by the team)
  • 2 hours to build and decorate
  • Bring your own saws and power tools


*this schedule is subject to change

10.30 am Arrival at Missingham Park, Ballina – team members participate in a safety briefing

11.15 am Raft Build clock starts with Bunnings in Raft Building arena

1.15 pm Carry Rafts from arena to the beach

1.30 pm BREAK TIME (time to eat, enjoy the festival and warm up for the big race - get those paddling arms ready!)

2.30 pm Raft race safety briefing on the beach (compulsory) and heat allocations by Surf Life Saving

3.00 pm Raft races

4:30pm Winners of the Raft race presented