A breakdown of prize values and boat entry categories can be found below:
- Best in Show – $5,000 cash!
- People’s Choice Award – $1,500 (Most text votes – one vote per phone)
- Paula Sturdy Award - Best Wrightsville Beach theme - $1,000
- Best Powerboat Over 31′ – $750
- Best Powerboat 23′ to 31′ – $750
- Best Powerboat 22′ and under – $750
- Best Sailboat – $750
- Best Costumes and Crew Spirit – $750
Fees and Terms:
- $25 per boat (Non-refundable)
- Boats must complete the entire parade route to be eligible for prizes and awards.
- One prize per boat. In the event a boat meets the criteria for more than one prize, they win the prize of greater value and the second place boat wins the prize of lesser value.