Love the water? Love competition? Love having fun to benefit a good cause? Join us on August 2, 2014 at 9 AM for the 2-person and 4-person team Great Contraption Race!

Design and build a floating contraption, and race for prizes down the beautiful Lower Niagara River from Lewiston, NY finishing in Youngstown, NY. The contraptions must be custom made by the participants and their teams. The contraptions must be able to float, and the contraption can only be powered by human power, and/or a man-made sail to race down the river.

Proceeds from this great event are going to a very worthy, 'It Happened to Alexa Foundation.' The Alexa Foundation is a national charity based in Lewiston, NY that assists rape victims and their families. For more information about this worthy cause please visit Also for more information and to register for the race visit

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