"Boneyard Yacht Club (UIUC)"
University of Illinois - Urbana

The University of Illinois - Urbana is located in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.  They have proudly represented the Great Lakes Conference eight times at the national level (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2007, 2011, and 2013).

Concrete canoeing originated at Illinois and the Backyard Yacht Club has been in business since 1971. UIUC finished once in the top five and once in the top ten.  The team's highest finish to date was fourth in 1991.

The team's National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC) performance record stands as follows:

  • Best Overall 

  • Most Design Points

  • Most Race Points 

  • Best Design Paper 

  • Best Display

  • Best Oral Presentation

  • Best Product 

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