• 8th Annual Paddlefest on the Choptank

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    Name: 8th Annual Paddlefest on the Choptank
    Date: June 11, 2017
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    The 8th Annual Paddlefest on the Choptank is
    Sunday, June 11, 2017!

    ALL paddlers are welcome! Bring your kayaks, canoes or paddle boards! Vessels are NOT provided but we have several rental companies we can recommend! Ask us! Collect Poker cards to compete for valuable PRIZES! Separate registrations required for each Paddle Poker player.

    Paddlers are encouraged to pick up their event packets ahead of time from the Chamber office. Hours are 9-4 M-F. Call for more info or to make arrangements: 410-479-4638.

    ALL paddlers must check in at the Registration Tables on Paddlefest morning to receive your first poker card.

    Click HERE to register now!
    Click here for printable Paddler Registration Form
    remit with payment BEFORE June 9th to: Paddlefest 9194 Legion Rd, Ste 1 Denton, MD 21629
    Online registrations accepted until midnight, June 9th.


    A Coast Guard approved Personal Floatation Device (PFD) is required in order to participate in Paddlefest.
    Event Media:
    Vessel Drop-Off, Paddler Check-In, and On-Site Registration -
    Drop your vessel off and check in or register 8:30 am - 10:30 am at the
    Greensboro Public Boat Launch on Sunset Avenue in Greensboro, MD

    After dropping off your vessel at the check-in area in Greensboro, you'll drive to 10497 River Road  (Wright's field on the corner of Route 404 and 328 River Road) to park your vehicle. Shuttle busses will bring you back to the launch site in Greensboro.  

    Shuttle busses will run between 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm to take paddlers from the Choptank River Yacht Club back to their vehicles at Wright's field.  

    Weather - 
    Paddlefest will take place rain or shine at 10:30 am, UNLESS severe weather causes officials to postpone the start, or CANCEL the start for that day.  Every attempt will be made to reschedule Paddlefest if this happens. There will be NO REFUNDS.

    There will be four boats on the river to advise paddlers in case of emergency. BE PREPARED! Foul weather gear is recommended if the forecast calls for rain! 
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    8:30 am - Check in begins
    10:30 am - Launch from the Greensboro Community Public Boat Ramp

    Join us after the paddle Choptank River Yacht Club, 10287 River Landing Road, Denton for food, beverages and POKER RUN PRIZES!
    Contact Information:
    Caroline County Chamber of Commerce 410-479-4638
    $35 registrations until June 9th
    $45 walk-up registrations on morning of June 11th

    ​T-shirts on first come, first served basis, as supplies last.

    Click here for 2017 Paddler Registration Form
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