The Hoopers Island Volunteer fire company will host its annual Watermen’s Rodeo boat docking contest on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the P.L. Jones Marina and Boatyard on Old House Point Road in Fishing Creek (on Hoopers Island). Doors open at 11am. The Boatyard is located at 2560 Old House Point Road in Fishing Creek, about 40 minutes from Cambridge, MD.
Watermen will compete against each other by backing their boats into a slip, as they do every day for work. After backing into the slip, the watermen will hoop four lines on four separate poles. The fastest time wines. There will also be a team competition and a youth competition, as well as a grand finale with everyone competing against each other for the fastest overall time.
There will also be t-shirts for sale, raffles, and food available. No outside coolers or drinks are allowed into the event.
Proceeds benefit the Hoopers Island Volunteer Fire Company. Admission to this family-friendly event is free and doors will open at 11am.
For more information call 410-397-3631.