Paddlefest is POSTPONED!
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Check in begins at 8am, Launch at 10am
Registration is open!
Pre-register through June 10th: $35
Late registration / Day of: $45
Due to heavy rains and the potential for flooding and dangerous conditions on the river, Paddlefest is postponed to the rain date of June 16th.
Check in will begin at 8am and launch will be at 10am.
We regret any inconveniences this may cause and welcome transferred registrations.
Please let us know if someone will be paddling in your place!
Thank you for your patience and understanding!
See you in June!!
Proudly Sponsors the 9th Annual Paddlefest on the Choptank
Click here for a printable Paddler Registration Form to send with payment to: Paddlefest 9194 Legion Road, Suite 1, Denton MD 21629
Paddler Information -
All paddlers are welcome! Bring your kayaks, canoes or paddleboards! Vessels are NOT provided!
Collect Poker cards and compete for valuable PRIZES! Separate registrations required for all Paddle Poker players.
Paddlers are encouraged to pick up their event packets ahead of time from the Chamber office. Hours are M-F 9-4.
Call to make arrangements or for more info. 410-479-4638.
ALL paddlers are required to check-in at the Registration Tables on Paddlefest morning to receive your first poker card.
PFD REQUIRED - A Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is required in order to participate.
Paddlefest is scheduled to take place rain or shine. The launch will take place at 10:00 am UNLESS severe weather causes officials to advise a postponement of the start OR cancellation of the start for that day. 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.
Click on the links below for a map of the area, including the launch site in Greensboro, Wright's field (the parking area in Denton,) the 7.7 mile Choptank River course, and the finish area at the Choptank River Yacht Club in Denton.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, June 10, 2018
8:00 am - Paddler check-in and onsite registration at the Greensboro Public Boat Ramp
10:00 am - Launch time
Enjoy a 7.7 mile paddle down the Choptank River, going WITH the current, and ending at the Choptank River Yacht Club where you'll enjoy live music, food & refreshments until the last paddler finishes.
3:00 pm Paddle Poker Prizes will be awarded
Thank you to our AWESOME businesses who have donated prizes for this years Paddlefest!
Thank you to these businesses
for their continued support: