Paddlefest is this
Saturday, May 19, 2018!
Rain Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Registration is open!
Pre register through May 13th: $35
Late registration / Day of: $45
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 10:30 am UNLESS severe weather causes officials to advise a postponement of the start OR cancellation of the start for that day. In the event of inclement weather the rain date is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2018. 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, May 19, 2018
8:30 am - Paddler check-in and onsite registration at the Greensboro Public Boat Ramp
10:30 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