20 May

Friends of Sugar Creek Canoe Race

  • May 20, 2017
  • Clements Canoes Outdoor Center, Indiana 234, Waveland, IN, United States [ get directions ]

Friends of Sugar Creek Canoe Race

Friends of Sugar Creek Logo 2017Registration forms can be printed HERE, picked up at the Visitors Bureau’s office at 218 E Pike Street or call (765) 362-5200 to have one mailed to you.  Mail the completed form to Friends of Sugar Creek, PO Box 291, Crawfordsville, IN  47933.  One entry form per paddler.

Paddlers of all skill levels invited to participate in the 2017 Friends of Sugar Creek Canoe Race on May 20th.  With a USCA (United States Canoe Association) division, as well as a recreational division, there is a spot for everyone to get in on the fun.

The race will begin at Sugar Creek Campground and run 15.5 miles down to Clement’s Canoes / Deer’s Mill Bridge.  Registration fees are $20 for USCA entries, $10 for recreational adults and $5 for ages 5-18.  Canoes / kayaks can be rented from either Clement’s Canoes or Sugar Creek Campground or bring your own.  There will be a shuttle service for paddlers who need a ride.

Sugar Creek Western SectionAdvanced registration is encouraged or you can register the day of the event.  May 20th the registration table will be open from 11:00 am to 12:30pm where all paddlers must check in and pick up their goodie bag and boat identification labels.  There will be volunteers on hand to help you through the process.   After a safety briefing recreational paddlers will start at 1:15 pm and USCA paddlers start at 1:30 pm.   An awards ceremony will be held at Clement’s Canoes at approximately 4:30 pm.

Another event that may interest paddlers is the Family Friendly Float Trip on June 17th, 2017 put on by Friends of Sugar Creek.

Waterproof maps of Sugar Creek available for $1.00.

For more information on the history of the Sugar Creek Canoe Race check out this article in the Journal Review.

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