The 2006 University of Washington Concrete Canoe Team fielded Don’t Panic. Weighing in at 178lbs, the 20′ 8″ canoe finished first in the Pacific Northwest Regional Competition.
The national competition was held June 15th -17th in Stillwater, Oklahoma. University of Washington placed 10th in the design paper, 11th in the oral presentation and 8th in final product. This earned UW’s Don’t Panic 12th place overall.
It was also announced at the 2006 National Convention that University of Washington would host the next year’s national competition.