Following a week delay, area students will get to test out their cardboard boat creations during the Cardboard Boat Regatta today.

The regatta will be held at North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock beginning at 9:30 a.m. Area high school students from Knoxville, Melcher-Dallas, PCM, Pella, Pella Christian, and Pleasantville will all take part in the competition which will feature awards handed out to the top three finishers as well as most creative boat and most enthusiastic group.