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The Legends of Wells Bridge Race

Saturday

April 17, 2021

11:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: This year's race dedicated to Bob Zaveral! Make sure to race to get the shirt and start collecting them! All classes start at Wells Bridge (Zaveral’s factory), go upstream approximately 4.5 miles (to Pac Man’s house) and then back down to Wells Bridge.

Start Location: ZRE Parking lot, Wells Bridge, NY

End Location:  ZRE Parking lot, Wells Bridge, NY

Distance: 9 mi

Entry Fee:  Contact-less Race day registration, please bring accurate change $30 for amateur Classes, $40 for pro classes

Website: NA

Race Director: Bob Wisse 607-432-0045 R.J.wisse7@gmail.com

Little River Ramble

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Sunday

April 18, 2021

1:00pm

registration:

12:00pm

 

Description: 

Start Location: Little River Boat Launch at the Park Street (CR 27) Bridge Canton NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 2 and 6 miles

Entry Fee: Adults $25 - SLVP adult member $20 - School Age students $5 Wounded Warrior - Free

Website:  www.slvpaddlers.org

Race Director: Gene Newman gnewmanboats@gmail.com

Middleburgh Sloughter Canoe/Kayak Regatta  CANCELLED

Register Online

Saturday

April, 2021

11:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: This race is slightly over 5 miles through the scenic Schoharie Valley.  Free T-shirts are given to early registrants.

Start Location: Fultonham Park-nRide

End Location:  Timothy Murphy Park, Middleburgh, NY

Distance: 5+ miles

Entry Fee: 

Website: middleburghrotaryny.org

Race Director: Joan Wissert 585-610-6769 middleburghcanoerace2019@gmail.com

Wappingers Creek Water Derby

Register Online

Saturday

April, 2021

8:00am

registration:

8:00am

 

Description: Race starts at Cady Recreation Park in Pleasant Valley, NY and ends at Greenvale Park in the Town of Poughkeepsie. No pro-boats allowed, but amateur cruisers OK in CC class

Start Location: Cady Recreation Park, Pleasant Valley, NY

End Location: Greenvale Park, Poughkeepsie, NY

Distance: 8 mi

Entry Fee: $5-20

Website: http://aquaticexplorers.org/Pages/Canoe%20Race.html

Race Director: Mark 845-391-7700 or Bob 845-721-2605

NNYP Weekly Time Trials

Wednesdays

May 5th -

September 22nd

6:30pm

 

 

Description: Mohawk River at Rexford, NY

Start Location: Aqueduct Boat Dock

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 3.65 mi

Entry Fee: none

Website: 

Race Director: Alec Davis 518-321-6820

Canton Canoe Weekend

Saturday May 1st  

C1 - 10:00am start

C2 - 1:30pm Start

 

 

 

Description:

Canton Canoe Weekend is one of the premier canoe race weekends in New York State! There are top-level competitions in solo and tandem racing canoes and kayaks. For 2021 we have shortened the pro and amateur race courses to 8 and 6 miles, respectively. The pro and amateur C-1/K-1 and C-2/K-2 races will be held on Saturday, May 1st. The C-1/K-1 race will be held on the Grasse and Little Rivers in the morning. The C-2/K-2 race will be held on the Grasse River in the afternoon. Cash prizes will be awarded to top finishers in the Pro race categories.
 
The Rushton Recreational Races of 1, 3, 5 and 8 miles will be held on Sunday, May 2nd on the Grasse River. These races are appropriate for all recreational paddlers.

We will not be holding the Joe Randi Rushton Relay Race this year because we cannot ensure adequate social distancing for the participants.

Start Location: Taylor Park, Canton, NY

End Location:  same as start

Distance: 1,3,5,8mi

Entry Fee: varies

Website: www.cantoncanoeweekend.org

Race Director: Gene Newman 

Round the Mountain Canoe and Kayak Race

Saturday

May 8th, 2021

11:00am

registration:

9:30am

 

Description: This event attracts solo, tandem and C-4 canoes, solo rec, touring and unlimited kayakers, guideboats and Voyageur canoes. The course is a scenic paddling adventure from Ampersand Bay on Lower Saranac Lake to the mouth of the Saranac River across from Bluff Island, down the Saranac River over 1 short carry around the Lower Locks, through Oseetah Lake to the Finish on Lake Flower into the paddler friendly village of Saranac Lake.

Start Location: Ampersand Bay Resort on Lower Saranac Lake.

End Location:  Lake Flower, Saranac Lake

Distance: 10.5 mi

Entry Fee: $30 Northern Forest Canoe Trail Members receive 15% discount

Website: ‘Round the Mountain Canoe and Kayak Race - Northern Forest Canoe Trail

Race Director: Jordanna Mallach racedirector@northernforestcanoetrial.org

Ed Wessels Canoe Regatta

Saturday

May 8th, 2021

10:00am

 

Description: Registration opens at 9am, races start at 10am.

Start Location: Wells Bridge river access, Wells Bridge, NY, located behind ZRE Zaveral Racing Equipment.

End Location:  Keith Clark Park, Sidney, NY

Distance: 23mi

Entry Fee: TBD 

Website: TBD

Race Director: Ed Curley 607-433-0333 edward.curley@wellsfargoadvisors.com

SLVP 3rd Wednesday Duathlon Series

Wednesdays

May 

June 

July 

August 

 

 

Description: Held on the third Wednesday of May, June, July and August on the Little River in Canton, NY adjacent to the campus of St. Lawrence University. The duathlon consists of a 1.25 mile run, a 1.25 mile paddle and is completed by another 1.25 mile run. The start and finish line is located near the Little River Boat Launch at the Park Street (CR 27) Bridge. Teams consisting of paddlers and runners, or solo participants are welcome. Race registration is free and opens at 5:30 p.m. The duathlons begin at 6:30 p.m. 

Start Location: Little River Boat Launch, Canton, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 1.25mi paddle, 1.25mi run

Entry Fee: 

Website: https://www.slvpaddlers.org/duathlon

Race Director: 

General Clinton Canoe Regatta

Friday May 28th - Monday May 31st

 

 

 

Race Event TBD


Description: Multiple events on the Susquehanna river with the final event being the 70 miler on Monday.  The 70 miler starts on Otsego Lake in Cooperstown and follows the Susquehanna all the way to General Clinton Park in Bainbridge, NY.  This is the 1st leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing

Start Location: Brookwood Point, Otsego, NY

End Location:  General Clinton Park, Bainbridge, NY

Distance: 5mi - 70 mi

Entry Fee: Varies on race and class

Website: www.canoeregatta.org

Race Director: mail@canoeregatta.org

Feeder Canal Canoe and Kayak Race

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Saturday June 5th 

Start: 10:00am

 

 

 

Description: The race begins at the Feeder Dam, end of Richardson St. in Queensbury, NY and finishes at the Martindale Boat Basin in Hudson Falls for a total of just about 5 miles.  It is a paddle in the Glens Falls Feeder Canal so it is flat water with just a little current going with the paddlers.  End of race prizes, awards, and picnic for participants and visitors.

Pre-register by mail or on line http://feedercanal.org/ or register on the day of the race no later than 9am.

Start Location: Richardson St. Queensbury, NY

End Location: Martindale Boat Basin, Hudson Falls, NY

Distance: 5mi

Entry Fee: Donation of $20 Single/$25 Tandem

Website: http://feedercanal.org/ 

Race Director: Jeanne Williams jwilliams@feedercanal.org 518-225-1310

The Wild Goose Chase

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Saturday

June, 2021

11:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: A 9 mile and 5 mile (recreational) race on the Housatonic River in Lenox, Ma. for canoes, kayaks and SUPs.  The race is out and back and has everything a good racing river should have-lots of turns, narrow sections, shallow and deep water.  Lots of categories and prizes and lunch for everyone following the race!

Start Location: Decker Boat Launch on New Lenox Rd, Lenox, MA

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 9mi, 5mi

Entry Fee: $15 includes przes and lunch

Website: NA

Race Director: Patty - patty@joshbillings.com 

Madrid Canoe Regatta

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SaturdayJune 

Start:

11:00am

Sunday June 

Registration:

8:00am

Start:

10:00am

 

 

Description:  Rough Camping is available for weekend.  Spagetti dinner on Saturday following awards.n Saturday following awards.

Start Location: Madrid Community Park, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 1, 3, 9 and 16mi

Entry Fee: 

Website: www.slvpaddlers.org

Race Director: Bernie & Amy Moulton 315-322-4041 or bmoulton@twcny.rr.com

Donald Patneaude Memorial Towpath Regatta

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Thursday

June, 2021

6:30pm

Registration:

5:30pm

 

 

 

Description: The Towpath Regatta is a free family fun event sponsored by Schenectady Wintersports Club and Northern New York Paddlers.  It is a one-way paddling event open to all types of human-powered boats.

Start Location: Gateway Landing Park, Schenectady, NY, adjacent to Schenectady Community College to Aqueduct Park, Niskayuna

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 4.5 mi

Entry Fee: Free

Website: 

Race Director: Geoff Moore 518-331-2761 gmoore03@nycap.rr.com

Armond Bassett Canoe & Kayak Race

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Saturday

June, 2021

9:30am and 11am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: 6 mi pro C1 race first, followed by the other races.  Loop course on the Genesee river.  

T-shirts to the first 75. Awards and food available after the race

Start Location: Genesee Waterways Center 149 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14611

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 10 mi, 6mi C1-pro, 3 mi fun race

Entry Fee: Pro $40, Ameteur $25, 16 & under $10

Website: 

Race Director: Tim Henning (585)738-8410 thenning3@rochester.rr.com 

                        Kevin Berl (585)733-4043 K_berl@msn.com

Tupper Lake 8-Miler

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Saturday

June, 2021

11am

registration:

9:30am

 

Description: The race goes up the Raquette River to the Oxbow and returns to the Boat Launch.  Very beautiful section of River in the Adirondacks.

Start Location: Tupper Lake Boat Launch on Simon Pond

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 8 miles

Entry Fee: $25

Website: 

Race Director: Roger Gocking, 518-354-8377, rgocking@roadrunner.com

Celebrate Paddling Invitational

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Sunday

June, 2021

10:00am

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: Join us for paddle sport competition for a variety of human powered craft and individual abilities. There will be youth and novice events, several war canoe challenges on a 1 mile course; Family and novice races on a 3 mile course and Canoe, Kayak, Guide boat, SUP races on a 10 mile course out to Oseetah Lake – No carries. There will be boat demos a used boat sales area and several vendors. We have partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to make this a family and community oriented festive event in the “Paddling Capital of the Adirondacks!”

Start Location: Lake Flower in Saranac Lake, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 1 mile, 3 mile and 10 mile courses

Entry Fee: $25 per person - $20 for AWA members Youth are Free

Website: www.adirondack90miler.com

Race Director: Brian McDonnell AWA race hotline 518 891 2744 
                       adirondack90miler@gmail.com

Electric City Regatta

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Saturday 

July, 2021

10:00am

Registration:

8:30am

 

 

Description: All NYPRA Classes including C4 and SUP

Start Location: Mohawk River/Erie Canal Lock 9 Rotterdam Junction, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 12 mi, 3 mi rec., 1 mi fun race

Entry Fee: $25, $20 for NYPRA Members

Website:www.eleccityrace.org

Race Director: Ed or Kim Greiner 518-421-2947 eleccityrace@yahoo.com

Barge Chaser Canoe and Kayak Race

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Sunday

July, 2021

10:00am 

registration:

9:00am

 

Description: Fun looped course between lock 8 and 9 on the Mohawk River.  Picnic to follow race. (bring a dish to share of $5 for the picnic - max $10 for family).  There is free primitive camping on private land adjoining Lock 8 and Maalywyck  Park.  Come do the Electric City Regatta and stay the night!

Start Location: Kiwanis Park, Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction (between Schenectady and Amsterdam)

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 3 miles (recreational classes) and 10 miles on the Mohawk River (between Lock 8 and Lock 9)

Entry Fee: $15 and $5 for youthouth. Picnic will follow.  Bring a dish to share or pay $5 if you want t

Website: 

Race Director: Linda and Bob Cooley,  518-393-9201, cooleylinda9@gmail.com

Remington I (Frederic Remington/Rip Friot Memorial)

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Saturday

July, 2021

9:30am

Registration:

8:00am

 

 

Description: 

Start Location: Heuvelton Boat Launch off Lisbon St./Horshoe Rd Heuvelton, NY

End Location:  

Distance: 

Entry Fee: $20

Website: 

Race Director: 

BluMouLA-BuFuRa (The BML Bouy Race)

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Sunday

July, 2021

10:30am

registration:

8:30am

Captain's meeting:

10:00am

 

Description: PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY @ https://www.runreg.com/blumoula-bufura  

Participation capped at 50 people
1 and 2 person boats only
distancing and mask-wearing while on shore
no pre-race meeting
results posted solely online
no awards ceremony
Furthermore, for 2020 we are shifting the 1.5-mile race, which attracts mostly locals and families, a day earlier to Saturday July 25th.

BluMouLA-BuFuRa, the Prettiest Darn Race in America, offers 14, 7, and 1.5 mile courses amid spectacular scenery.  Our long race proceeds through the three lakes of the Eckford Chain to a buoy-turn in Utowana Lake, returns through Eagle Lake and turns left to follow the shores and bays of Blue Mountain Lake clockwise the long way back to town.  The seven-miler is the clockwise loop alone, no easy race either.  The hotly competed 1.5 mile course circles the nearest island to town and returns.  Open bays, narrow channels, and pristine water circled by mountains.  With a race distance for everyone- you’ll love it, bring friends.

Start Location: Blue Mountain Lake Town Beach (registration at fire station across from beach)

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 13mi, 7mi, 1.5mi options

Entry Fee: $35 for adults, $30 pre-registration (on website)

Website: www.BMLBuoyRace.com

Race Director: Aims "Andy" Coney - AndyConey@PObox.com

USCA Nationals

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Thursday

August, 2021

 

 

Description: 

Start Location:  Newago, MI

End Location:  

Distance: 

Entry Fee: 

Website:

Race Director: Theresa Buttleman theresa@newagonationals.org 231-335-1165

Cranberry Lake Canoe/Kayak Race

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Saturday

August, 2021

10:00am

Registration:

8:00am

 

 

 

Description: This is a flat water event with a distance of 5.4 miles for competition or 1.5 miles for juniors or recreational fun. Classes will include solo or 2-person canoe or kayak down our scenic lake.

Start Location:  Crandberry Lake, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 5.4 mi, 1.5 mi

Entry Fee: $25

Website:

Race Director: Debra Roberts  315-790-3618    debroberts54@gmail.com

Wells Bridge Race

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Saturday

August, 2021

10:00am

registration:

8:30am

 

Description: 9 mile race - all NYPRA classes. 

6 mile race - C1 only (for those paddlers and their partners who also paddled in the C2 in the morning race). Special awards for those who complete both races. Both C2 partners must also compete in C1 to be eligible. 

Loop courses on the Susquehanna, starting and finishing at the Zaveral paddle shop in Wells Bridge NY Start going up stream, around a turn, and finishing downstream. Snacks and 

Start Location: Corner of Bridge St and Route 7, Wells Bridge, NY

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 9 mi, plus options 6 mi C1

Entry Fee: $25 (addtl $5 for C1 6 mi)

Website: 'Wells Bridge Race' on Facebook

Race Director: Phoebe Reese - pwfreese@gmail.com

Remington II

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Saturday

September, 2021 

10:00am

Registration:

9:00am

 

 

 

Description: Starting in Rensselaer Falls and ending above the dam in Heuvelton, NY. 

Start Location:  West Front Street, Rensselaer Falls, NY

End Location:  above the dam in Heuvelton, NY

Distance: 6mi

Entry Fee: $25 adults, $20 SLVP members, $5 student, FREE wounded warriors

Website: https://www.slvpaddlers.org/remington-ii

Race Director: Allen Kelly marydairy80@gmail.com

Adirondack Canoe Classic “The 90 Miler” 

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Friday - Sunday

September, 2021

8:00am

registration:

must pre-register

 

Description: The 38 th annual paddle sport extravaganza from Old Forge to Saranac Lake

Over three days we travel en masse following the original "highways of the adirondacks" the inter-connected lakes, rivers ponds and carries from Old Forge to Saranac Lake.  There are solo, tandem, 4-person and Voyageur canoes, solo and tandem kayaks and Adirondack guide boats. There is a 250 boat limit. There are both competitive and "Open Touring" classes. We will focus on the C-2 Stock competitive classes this year. C-2 Stock will go out immediately after the Open Touring waves. Last year there were more than 150 paddlers who earned their first 90 Mile Finisher pin.

Start Location: Changes from Day to Day - see site for details

End Location: Changes from Day to Day - see site for details

Distance: 90 miles

Entry Fee: $200 per person, ($175 for people under 23 years of age to encourage more youth participation in the sport.) $50 late fee per person for paddlers signing up after July 20

Website: www.adirondack90miler.com

Race Director: Brian McDonnell AWA race hotline 518 891 2744 
                       adirondack90miler@gmail.com

The Josh Billings Triathlon

Sunday

Sept 19th, 2021

9:30am

registration:

NONE RACE DAY

 

Description: The 44th Josh is a paddle triathlon: 27 mile bike, 6 mile canoe/kayak/SUP, 6 mile run through 5 towns in the beautiful Berkshires.  44 categories for teams and iron persons and we have a matchmaker to help put teams together.

Start Location: Price Chopper parking lot in Great Barrington

End Location:  Tanglewood 297 West Street Lenox, MA

Distance: 6mi paddle (27mi bike, 6mi run)

Entry Fee: Varies depending on category

Website: www.joshbillings.com

Race Director: Patty - patty@joshbillings.com

Long Lake Long Boat Regatta

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Saturday

September, 2021

11:00am

registration:

9:30am

 

Description: We close out the Adirondack race series by partnering with Long Lake Recreation and Tourism to host a number of events– The North American Voyageur Canoe Championships, The C-4 College Co-ed Cup, and The Adirondack Kayak Championship on a 10 mile figure of 8 course. We welcome all NYMCRA classes and an Anything Goes Category.  Lots of fun in Long Lake! BBQ hosted by the Long Lake Lions.

Start Location: Long Lake Beach across from the Adirondack Hotel

End Location:  Same as start

Distance: 10 miles

Entry Fee: $25 per person - $20 for AWA members

Website: www.adirondack90miler.com

Race Director: Brian McDonnell AWA race hotline 518 891 2744
                       adirondack90miler@gmail.com

Seneca Monster

Saturday

October,

2021

11:00am

Registration:

9:00am

 

 

Description: The loop starts in the Seneca-Cayuga canal at Waterloo, briefly enters Seneca Lake, then returns back to Oak Island Park in Waterloo, NY

Start Location: Oak Island, 1  Oak St, Waterloo, NY

End Location:  

Distance: 10mi (no carries)

Entry Fee: $25

Website: Seneca Monster Regatta

Race Director: Jeff Hogue 347-464-8338