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Stockton's Annual Bathtub Race

Admission: Free

Location: Louis Park Boat Launch

3121 Monte Diablo Ave
Stockton, CA 95203

Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Mapped location of Stockton's Annual Bathtub Race

Stockton's Annual Bathtub Race

Always the last Sunday in August, this annual competition calls for competitors to create a boat made from anything that floats! Come on out and watch the fun on the Delta! See who floats and who sinks! We welcome all racers, young and old. There's a kid's race and an adult race.

Race time: 12:00pm

No fee to participate or watch!

Watch a video of the 2010 Bathtub Race

Watch a video of the 2012 Bathtub Race

The Rules

  • Life jackets are required for all contestants
  • All entries must be Human Powered
  • Vehicle can be made from anything that floats – as long as it didn’t start out as any kind of manufactured water vessel: boat, canoe, pontoon, raft, etc.
  • Attendance to the race is FREE and participation is FREE
  • Participants must be 18 years of age unless accompanied by an adult
  • Check in time is 10:30am
  • If you ain’t first you might as well be last!