2022 NYPRA Race and Event Calendar

Unofficial Florida Winter Training Camp

Date: March 5-12

Time: 10 AM

Location: Suwannee River State Park, Florida

Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/294601795351843/

Unofficial New York Winter Training Camp

Date: March 19-20

Time: TBD

Location: Ballston Spa, New York

Description: https://www.facebook.com/gary.mclain3

Adirondack Sports Expo

Date: March 19-20

Time: 10 AM

Location: Saratoga Springs, New York

Description: https://www.adksports.com/calendar-of-events

Unofficial NYPRA group trainings

Date: TBD

Time: TBD

Location: Rochester, Syracuse, Wells Bridge, New York

Description: https://www.nypra.org/

River Rat Race

Date: April 9

Time: TBD

Location: Athol/Orange, Massachusetts

Description: https://www.riverratrace.com/

River Rat Race Pro/Am

Date: April 10

Time: 8:30 am

Location: River Front Park, Athol, Massachusetts

Description: Dennis Carey, Race Director. 508-494-6811, dencarey@yahoo.com. https://www.riverratrace.com/ 

The Legends of Wells Bridge Race

Date: April 16

Time: Race start 10 AM

Location: Wells Bridge, New York

Description: Looped 9 mile course, starts and ends at ZRE shop in Wells Bridge. On site registration only.

Middleburgh Sloughter Regatta & Triathlon

Date: April 23

Time: 10 AM

Location: Middleburg, New York

Description: https://www.facebook.com/events/660197935329586/?active_tab=about

Little River Ramble

Date: April 24

Time: 12 PM

Location: Canton, New York

Description: https://www.slvpaddlers.org/little-river-ramble

Ed Wessels Canoe Regatta

Date: April 30

Time: Race start 10 AM

Location: Wells Bridge, New York

Description: Race starts at ZRE shop in Wells Bridge, ends at Keith Clark park in Sidney, NY. On site registration only.

Wednesday Night Time Trial Series

Date: May 4 - September 21

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: 2855 Aqueduct Rd, Schenectady, NY 12309

Description: Time trials will be held weekly starting Wednesday, May 4th, and concluding Wednesday, September 21st.

Canton Canoe Weekend

Date: May 6 - 8

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Taylor Park, Taylor Park Road, Canton, NY

Description: https://www.cantoncanoeweekend.org/race-information

Round the Mountain

Housatonic Paddle & Pant (NECKRA Race Series)

Date: May 14

Time: 9 AM

Location: Lenox, Ma

Description: https://www.facebook.com/berkshireraces
Housatonic Paddle & Pant, Saturday May 14 on the Housatonic River in Lenox, Ma.  5 mile paddle and 1 mile run or 7 mile paddle and 3 mile run.  Race day registration starts at 9 and race starts at 11, $15 entry fee per paddler

General Clinton Canoe Regatta

Date: May 27-29

Time: 6 AM

Location: Cooperstown, New York

Description: https://canoeregatta.org/

Feeder Canal

Date: June 4

Time: TBD

Location: Queensbury, NY to Hudson Falls, NY

Description: http://feedercanal.org/canton-canoe-weekend

Madrid Canoe Regatta

Date: June 11-12

Time: 8 AM

Location: Madrid, New York

Description: https://www.slvpaddlers.org/madrid-canoe-regatta

Wild Goose Chase (NECKRA Race Series)

Date: June 11

Time: 9 AM

Location: Lenox, MA

Description: Wild Goose Chase, Saturday, June 11 on the Housatonic River in Lenox, Ma.  8 or 5 mile race followed by lunch and lots of prizes.  Race day registration starts at 9 and race starts at 11, $15 entry fee per paddler.  https://www.facebook.com/berkshireraces

St-Regis Canoe Race

Date: June 18

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

Description: TBD

Don Patneaude Memorial Towpath Regatta

Date: June 23

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Gateway Landing Park, Schenectady, NY

Description: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSefdjb1zyNJ301YPKnnf-iR5E1pmkheJR7MNkMQmkGT97uiOg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0

Tupper Lake 8-Miler

Date: June 25

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Tupper Lake, New York.

Description: Race starts at the Town of Tupper Lake Boat Launch on Lake Simon Road (off NYS Route 30) and goes up to the Route 30 bridge and then goes up the Raquette River to the Oxbow and returns to the Boat Launch.

Race Distance

: 8 miles. This will be NYMCRA Points Race for Canoes and Kayaks.

Entry Fee

: $35. T-shirts for the first 55 registrants, awards, post race BBQ.

*

All proceeds from the race go to the Adirondack Health Foundation’s Heart Health Initiative.

Race Start:

11 AM. Registration from 9:30-10:30 AM. You can register online at 8miler.com  

Classes

: All New York Marathon Canoe Racing Association (NYMCRA) canoe and kayak classes. Also, there will be classes for Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUPs).

Contact:rgocking@Roadrunner.comor Roger at 518-354-8377

Celebrate Paddling Invitational

Date: June 26

Time: 10 AM

Location: Saranac Lake, New York

Description: https://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/celebrate-paddling-invitational/

Electric City

Date: July 9

Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Glenville, NY

Description: Date: July 9, 2022

Location: Race starts and ends in the Erie Canal Lock 9 park (west side of lock) in Glenville, NY.  

Course: 11-mile marathon course (NYPRA points races for canoes & kayaks) runs from Lock 9 to Lock 10 and back.  3-mile recreational race also available.

Entry fee: $25 (payable by check made out to Electric City Regatta or exact cash) to be paid day of race.

Check-in & payment: 8:30-9:45am

First start: 10:00am

Coastguard-approved PFDs must be available, and/or worn as per type, for each paddler.

THERE WILL BE NO PICNIC THIS YEAR.  Please also adhere to current CDC guidelines for masks and distancing.

T-shirts for each participant and prizes to first three finishers in each class.

Questions: Ed Greiner egreiner1@yahoo.com or 518-421-2947
                    or Kim Greiner twobears@nycap.rr.com or 518-421-2939

Barge Chaser

Date: July 10

Time: 9 AM

Location: Kiwanis International park, Rotterdam Junction, NY

Description: Date: July 10, 2022

Location: Race starts and ends in Kiwanis Park on Rte. 5S in Rotterdam Junction, NY (between Schenectady and Amsterdam).  

Course: 10-mile marathon course (NYPRA points race for canoes) or 3-mile recreational course.  Both courses are loops out and back (no portage).

Entry fee: $10 (payable by check made out to Kim Greiner or exact cash) to be paid day of race.  This is a bare bones race (no t-shirts or prizes).

Check-in & payment: 9:00-9:45am

First start: 10:00am

Coastguard-approved PFDs must be available, and/or worn as per type, for each paddler.

THERE WILL BE NO PICNIC THIS YEAR.  Please also adhere to current CDC guidelines for masks and distancing.

Questions: Ed Greiner egreiner1@yahoo.com or 518-421-2947
                    or Kim Greiner twobears@nycap.rr.com or 518-421-2939

Armond Bassett Canoe & Kayak Race

Date: July 16

Time: 9 AM

Location: Macedon Fire Dept, 1 Canal Park, Macedon, New York

Description: Race directors

 

Tim Henning, 585-738-8410, thenning3@rochester.rr.com

Kevin Berl, 585-733-4043, k_berl@msn.com

Remington I

Date: July 23

Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Heuvelton, New York

Description: https://www.slvpaddlers.org/remington-i

Spikes Challenge

Date: July 23-24

Time: TBD

Location: Grayling, Michigan

Description: https://www.ausablecanoemarathon.org/events/spikes-challenge-race/

Chocolate Bowl (NECKRA Race Series)

Date: July 27

Time: 5 PM

Location: Stockbridge, MA

Description: Chocolate Bowl, 6 mile race on Wednesday, July 27 on Stockbridge Bowl in Stockbridge, Ma.  5 pm registration, 6 pm race start.  Lots of categories and chocolates.  $15 entry fee per paddler. https://www.facebook.com/berkshireraces

Ausable River Canoe Marathon

Date: July 30-31

Time: 9 PM

Location: Grayling, Michigan

Description: https://www.ausablecanoemarathon.org

BluMouLaBuFuRa

Date: July 31

Time: TBD

Location: Blue Mountain Lake, New York

Description: https://sites.google.com/site/bmlbuoyrace/

Cranberry Lake Canoe/Kayak Race

Date: August 13

Time: 8 AM

Location: Cranberry Lake, New York

Description: https://www.facebook.com/CLBClub

USCA Nationals

Date: August 10-14

Time: TBD

Location: Newaygo , Michigan

Description: http://www.uscanoe.com/

Wells Bridge

Date: August 20

Time: TBD

Location: Wells Bridge, New York

Description: https://www.facebook.com/paddlepaddlepaddle/

Cookie Bowl (NECKRA Race Series)

Date: August 26

Time: 5 PM

Location: Stockbridge, MA

Description: Cookie Bowl, 6 mile race on Friday, August 26 on Stockbridge Bowl in Stockbridge, Ma.  5 pm registration, 6 pm race start.  Lots of categories and cookies.  $15 entry fee per paddler. https://www.facebook.com/berkshireraces

Newcomb Regatta

Date: August 27

Time: 9 AM

Back after a long hiatus, the Town of Newcomb, “Heart of the Park”,  welcomes paddlers of all ages and human-powered watercrafts (canoe, kayak, SUP, Guideboat).

 

A shorter, recreational course, approximately 5 miles, will be once around Lake Harris. The longer, 10-mi. marathon course, will be twice around.  All NYPRA classes will be utilized.

If there is enough interest, a short-course will be devised for youth participants.

 

Pre-registration is kindly requested.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1O1VJ66eABVRUBiJsmLl-NgsXQZpTBjwKZDtdiO5faZM/

 

Check-in, payment, and on-site registration begins at 9:00 am

First start: 11:00 am

Race fee: $15 (each racer receives a post-race meal ticket)

Spectators and families are encouraged to purchase food from the local organization providing the light meal.

Contact: Kim Greiner 518-421-2939 or Ed Greiner 518-421-2947 at twobears@nycap.rr.com or David Hughes, Director of Parks & Rec at david_hughes@newcombny.gov

 

The Town of Newcomb has several newly revived venues for food, lodging, and many recreational opportunities such as camping, hiking, biking, and visiting local historical sites.  Check out https://www.newcombny.gov/ on your computer or download the free mobile app.

Plan to spend the entire weekend in Newcomb and the surrounding area!

Remington II

Date: September 3

Time: 9 AM

Location: West Front Street, Rensselaer Falls, NY

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

La Classique 

Date: September 3-5

Time: TBD

Location: La-Tuque, Quebec

Description: https://classiquedecanots.com/en/home/

Adirondack Canoe Classic

Date: September 9-11

Time: TBD

Location: Old Forge, New York

Description: https://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/adirondack90miler/

Josh Billings Triathlon (NECKRA Race Series)

Date: September 18

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

Description: Josh Billings Triathlon, 46th year on Sunday, September 18 in the Berkshires.  26 mile bike, 5 mile paddle, 6 mile run.  44 categories with separate divisions for canoes/kayaks/SUPs.   www.joshbillings.com

Long Lake Long Boat Regatta

Date: September 24

Time: TBD

Location: Long Lake, New York

Description: https://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/event/long-lake-long-boat-regatta/

Seneca Monster Regatta

Date: Sunday, October 9, 2022

      • Location: 1310 Waterloo-Geneva Road, Waterloo, NY 13165

      • Distance: 13miles.

      • Registration: On-site registration 9AM-10AM.

      • Start: Paddler's meeting 10:30AM. First Wave starts at 11AM

      • more info and map Here.

NYPRA Banquet

Date: Sunday, October 9th

Time: Start between 2 and 3pm Immediately following the Seneca Monster Regatta in Waterloo, NY
Location: La Fiesta Brava - 9 East Main Street Waterloo, NY

 

The annual NYPRA banquet is back, in-person, this year following a 2-year pause due to the pandemic. The banquet will be held at La Fiesta Brava in Waterloo. We will start immediately following the Seneca Monster Regatta . No cost to attend - just the cost for food and/or drink.

There are several board positions to be filled, including Webmaster, President, and Vice President. Please indicate below if you would like your name to be added to the ballot, or email Kim Greiner at twobears@nycap.rr.com if you know someone who might be interested.

Last but not least, don't forget to renew your membership for the 2023 season!

https://www.paddlesignup.com/Club/NY/Esperance/NewYorkPaddlesportsRacingAssociation