Paddling Events 2017

Catch the Paddling Lifestyle at any of these events! Yeehaw!



January

15-18 Paddle Florida along Peace River, Paddleflorida.org

February

21-23 Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium; San Francisco, CA

March

6-8 Canoecopia; Madison, MI, Rutabaga.com, 1-800-472-3353

13-15 Alabama Games

20-22 Jersey Paddler Show

20-22 24th Annual Santa Cruz Kayak Surf Festival; Santa Cruz, CA, 831-425-4887

20-22 Southwest Kayak Symposium; San Diego, CA, Aqua-adventures.com 1-619-523-9577

22-23 Rich Weiss Slalom, Chilliwack River, Chilliwack, BC www.nwwhitewater.org

29-30 Riverhouse Slalom, Deschutes River, Bend, OR www.nwwhitewater.org

April

4-6 Downriver Equipment Spring Kickoff Sale and Used Boat Swap, 303-467-9489, www.downriverequip.com

4-6 Suwannee River Paddling Festival, Suwannee/Withlacoochee Rivers,
352-377-8342, www.paddleflorida.org http://paddleflorida.org/

12-13 Whitewater Triple Crown, Tariffville Gorge, Tariffville, CT. Info: Click Here

11-13 East Coast Canoe & Kayak Festival; Charleston, SC, Click Here

13 Grizzly Man Adventure Race & Black Bear Challenge; Blackfoot River, MT, 1-406-543-0898

25-26 NOC Spring Fling, Bryson City, NC. Info: Click Here

April 26 South Platte River Clean Up (Downriver Equipment), 303-467-9489, www.downriverequip.com

26-28 Bull Run Slalom, Sandy, OR www.nwwhitewater.org

May

1-3 American Whitewater's 18th Annual French Broad River Fest, Hot Springs, NC www.frenchbroadriverfestival.com

3 Cheat River Festival, Albright, W.Va. www.cheat.org

8-9 The Northwest Paddling Festival; Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah, WA The Northwest Paddling Festival

9-11 Hell or High Water Weekend, presented by Ottawa Paddleshack. Largest whitewater event in Canada, on Petawawa River, Ont.
hohwpetawawa@hotmail.com

May 9-11: Down River Equipment Rendezvous on the Ark, 303-467-9489, www.downriverequip.com

10-11 Reno Whitewater Festival. Click Here

16-18 Dominion Riverrock, Richmond, Va. Two-day festival, featuring music, running, biking, boatercross and kayak big air events. Click Here

16-18 The Golden Games, Clear Creek, Golden, CO. www.thegoldengames.com


17 58th Des Plaines River Canoe & Kayak Marathon, Des Plaines River, Illinois. Choice of 18.5 mile Marathon or 5.25 mile Minithon, with music & food at the takeout; www.canoemarathon.com; info@canoemarathon.com; 847-604-2445

23-25 Puntledge River Paddle Festival; Vancouver Island Canada
Click Here

23-26 CKS Paddlefest and Buena Vista Pro Rodeo; Buena Vista, CO
Click Here

23-26 25th Annual WMCKA Symposium; Big Blue Lake, MI, Click Here

24-25 Bigfork Whitewater Festival, Bigfork, MT. www.bigforkwhitewaterfestival.com

30 Lyons Outdoor Games; Lyons CO
Click Here

29-31 Yampa River Festival/SUP Cup/Paddling Life Creek Race; Steamboat Springs, CO; Brought to you by Steamboat in the Summertime. www.friendsoftheyampa.com; or CLICK HERE

June

4-7 GoPro Mountain Games; Vail,CO, Click Here

5-11 15th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn; 113 miles from Schuylkill Haven, PA, to Philadelphia’s Boat House Row. Info: Click Here

7-8 Maine Canoe Symposium; (207) 778-0853, Click Here

7-8 Windy City Sea Kayak Symposium; Illinois Beach State Park, IL, Click Here

7-8 Salmon la Sac Slalom, Cle Elum River, Roslyn, WA www.nwwhitewater.org

14 12th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee Race, Georgia.
Click Here

14-15 Callie Rohr Memorial Canoe Race, Wisc. River, WI, 26 miles.
Click Here

14 33rd Annual Outdoors Inc Canoe & Kayak Race, Memphis, TN. Largest Canoe and Kayak Race in the Southeast. Click Here

12-15 66th Annual FiBARK Festival; Salida, CO. Info: Click Here

19-21 Payette River Games, Cascade, ID. www.kellyswhitewaterpark.com; www.payetterivergames.com

20-22 Gunnison River Festival, Gunnison, CO. www.gunnisonriverfestival.com

20-22 Zoar Outdoor Demofest; Charlemont, MA
Click Here

21-22 Blackfoot River Challenge, Blackfoot River, Missoula, MT
www.nwwhitewater.org

25-29 Yukon River Quest, 460 miles from Whitehorse to Dawson City.
Click Here

23-7/4 Whitewater Riders Teen Kayak Camp, Madawaska Kanu Centre, Info: paddle@owl-mkc.ca, (613) 756-3620, Click Here

July

1-4 Women’s Retreat (Ultimate Paddling Spa), Madawaska Kanu Centre, Info: paddle@owl-mkc.ca, (613) 756-3620, Click Here

4-6 Potomac Whitewater Festival; Potomac river Washington DC
www.potomacfest.com

12 American Whitewater Deerfield Festival, Charlemont, MA Click Here

19 Eppie’s Great race, Sacramento River, CA. Distances: 5.82 Mile Run, 12.5 Mile Cycle, 6.35-mile Paddle. Click Here

19-20 Northern Forest Canoe Trail Paddler's Rendezvous, Rangeley,
Maine
Click Here

21-25 Seniors Week, Madawaska Kanu Centre, Info: paddle@owl-mkc.ca, (613) 756-3620, Click Here


August

6-9 Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow, Salt Lake City, Utah. www.outdoorretailer.com

9-10 Paddle Kisap, Puget Sound 2-Day Overnight 35NM paddle
Click Here

8-10 Bailey Fest, Bailey Canyon, N. Fork S. Platte, CO. Click Here

23-24 Roaring River Slalom, Clackamas River, Estacada, OR www.nwwhitewater.org

25-29 2014 Canadian Whitewater Canoe & Kayak Championships, Madawaska Kanu Centre, Info: paddle@owl-mkc.ca, (613) 756-3620

26-28 Northwest Whitewater Cup Races; Clackamas River near Estacada, OR. NW Slalom Cup #6

September

2-8 2013 ICF Canoe/Kayak World Freestyle Championships, Nantahala River, Bryson City, NC. Info: Click Here

13-14 Chilliwack Slalom, Chilliwack River, Chilliwack, BC www.nwwhitewater.org

17-21 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, McHenry, MD www.deepcreek2014.com

19-24 Gauley River Festival; Summersville, WV
Click Here

27-29 22nd Annual Feather River Festival, Feather River, CA
Click Here

October

4-5 Nooksa River Slalom, NF Nooksa River, Glacier, WA www.nwwhitewater.org

4-5 Berrien Paddlers Harvest Paddle Fest; St Joseph/Paw Paw River, Lake Michigan. Info: www.berrienpaddlers.com

10-12 Moose Fest, Moose River, Old Forge, NY. Info: Click Here

November
1-4 Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival, Sanibel/FT. Meyers, Fla.
Races, events, and more. Click Here

1 2014 Green River Race, Asheville, NC. href="http://greenrace.amongstit.com" target="_blank">Click Here

December

6 Deception Pass Dash. The northwest’s premiere paddlesports race,
6 miles through swirling waters of Deception Pass. Click Here

Please contact us with information about other events to add to our calender by emailing info@paddlinglife.net.












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