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Calendar of National River Events
Races and Competitions. | River Rodeos/Freestyle. | River
River Festivals and Rendezvous. | Conventions, meetings, and classes. | Other events.
(This calendar is assembled as a public service, using postings from individuals. The sponsors of this website assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the listings, or the quality of the events. Always double-check information before relying on it.)
Races and Competitions:
Ongoing--American Whitewater (www.awa.org), the non-profit river conservation
organization, and www.Outdoorplay.com,
the paddlesports community, have teamed up to present a new Champion Series
with the largest purse for rodeo paddlers in history! The OutdoorPlay.com
series is offering a $5,000 purse in Men's K-1, Women's K-1, C-1 and OC-1 Pro
divisions at three events throughout the season. Champions of each division
will split an overall purse of $7,500. The series schedule is as follows:
Ocoee Whitewater Rodeo, Ocoee River, Ducktown, TN, May 19-21
****also site of the 2000 US Freestyle Team Trials****
South Bend Freestyle Championship, East Race Waterway, South Bend, IN August 18-21
Wausau Freestyle Championship, Wausau Whitewater Course, Wausau, WI August 25-27
River Festivals and Rendezvous.
Conventions, meetings, and classes:
October 2000--Paddle Against Domestic Abuse (PADA) permits each volunteer to select an agency that will benefit from her or his efforts, and each of these local, non-profit agencies will receive 100% of the money raised to support abuse victimes and their children. For nation-wide information, go to www.riverwomen.com.
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