The Beaver Dam Canoe Jam canoe/kayak race is held every year at Beaverdam Park in Gloucester, Virginia. The race is a family event for all ages. There are races in recreational canoes, sea kayaks and competition cruisers. There is also a 4 person sprint race (4 paddlers in a recreation canoe. Awards are given out at the end of the event.
SATURDAY July 8, 2017 Canoe & Kayak Races, Kid’s Sprint Relay & “Fun Paddle” RACES: LONG COURSE (4.0 miles) SHORT COURSE (2.0 miles)
C-1 = 1-person recreational canoe or “competition cruiser” canoe
C-2 = 2-person recreational canoe only
K-1 = 1-person plastic sea kayak or “other material” sea kayak
K-2 = 2-person plastic sea kayak only
C-1 & K-1 = Men, Women, Male Youth, Female Youth (Youth=under 16 years old)
C-2 & K-2 = Men, Women, Mixed (1 Male & 1 Female), Adult & Child, Male Youth, Female Youth, Mixed Youth
$15/person if received by 7/1/17 (includes t-shirt and sponsor gifts)
$20/person if received after 7/1/17 (t-shirt and sponsor gifts while they last)
YOUTH under 16 years old race for FREE!
Kid’s Sprint Relay – 3 short loops
Canoes: C-2 Recreational Canoes
Teams: Elementary Schools – 3 pairs of paddlers make up 1 team (6 paddlers total)
Fun Paddle – Anywhere in anything with anyone!
Cost: $10/person if received by 7/1/17 (includes t-shirt and sponsor gifts)
$15/person received any time after 7/1/17 (t-shirt and sponsor gifts while they last)
4-Person Sprint Race – One-quarter mile loop course, open to everyone
4 paddlers in one recreational canoe!
FREE! Held prior to the Awards Ceremony
Awards to top 3 finishers in every class
8:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Long Course Race Start
9:15 a.m. Kid’s Sprint Relay Race Start, Awards ceremony to follow
10:30 a.m. Short Course Race Start
11:00 a.m. 4-Person Fun Race Start, Awards ceremony to follow
Two-person canoes and equipment are available for use by RESERVATION ONLY. Please call Karla Havens at 804-785-2107 to reserve a canoe ASAP. All participants and volunteers are eligible for door prize drawings.
|For additional information contact Karla Havens, Race Coordinator at 804-785-2107|