Event Details


The French Broad Classique is a collection of paddle sports events held on the fourth Saturday of April each year (except in 2017, when it will be held on the fifth Saturday, April 29) on the French Broad River near Asheville, North Carolina. The Classique currently consists of two events: the BR 12, a twelve mile race for experienced racers (PLEASE NOTE: shortened from the former eighteen mile course), and the FB 50, a fifty mile challenge (advance registration required for FB 50). For more information and course maps, past results please go to the French Broad Canoe Racing website.