5th Powell River Kayak & Canoe Regatta

Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:00 AM (GMT-5)

Event info
Sport: Paddling
Location: Tazewell, TN, United States
Registrations: 84
Registration closes: Friday, April 19, 2019 8:15 AM (GMT-5)
Organized by: Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce
Event website: www.PowellRiverBlueway.org
Event notes
1. By April 20, 2019, you must be 18 years or older. Ages 14-17 may enter if in a boat with parent or legal guardian.
2. A 12-mile race on the Powell River (Class 1) from Well Being Retreat Center, Tazewell, TN to Riverside Rentals in Harrogate, TN.
3. Provide your own boat, paddle(s), safety gear, river shoes, water & snacks. Or make prior arrangements to rent a boat from Riverside Rentals or other kayak rental business.
4. Enter single kayaks longer than 18 feet or less than 40 lbs as "Racing Kayak." Enter canoes and double kayaks as "Racing Kayak" if boat weigh less than 3 lbs per foot plus 6 lbs.
5. Non-refundable Entry Fees : $35 for singles and "Recreation" category; $55 for doubles. Boats in the Recreation category may be single or doubles, kayaks or canoes, men and/or women, age rules apply.
6. Cash prizes: $150 for 1st Place; $50 for 2nd Place in each category except the "Recreation" category.
7. Races begin at 9:00 AM. Races will start at approx. 20 minute intervals by category. Start Times for each category will be announced at least 5 days prior to Race Day.
8. Sign-in at the Starting Area at least 30 minutes before the Start Time for your event. If not at the Starting Area at least 20 minutes before your Start Time, you will be disqualified.
9. A Coast Guard approved floatation device (life jacket) & river shoes (not flip flops) are required..
10. Be prepared for any river or weather conditions that may arise - the Powell River is not dammed and can have highly variable flows. Race organizers reserve the right to reschedule the Regatta if river or weather (lightning) conditions are dangerous, in their sole opinion. In such case, entry fees will be refunded upon written request.
11. Participants are responsible for loss or damage to any personal property incl. boats, paddles, gear, electronic devices, watches, cameras, eyeglasses, etc..
12. Dogs, firearms,alcohol, and illicit drugs are not allowed at the Regatta or at the Start or Fi
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