22nd Annual Eagle Point Canoe Classic
When: Saturday, Aug 27, 2016. Registration at 9:00am. 17km distance racers start at 10:00, 7km distance racers start at 11:00.
Where: Eagle Point Marina
- 17km race: goes through Downton Lake to Nut Portage and then to the finish line via McGibbon Bay.
- 7km race: goes down McGibbon Bay 3.5 km’s, around a small islet and then back to teh finish line. No portages.
Cost: $15/adult, $10/youth under 16. BBQ lunch provided at the end of the race for all racers.
Rules: all canoe welcome. 17km race will have 3 classes: 1) standard cruiser for boats 17’9″ or shorter, 2) long cruiser for boats over 17’9″ and 3) pro class for racing shells. The 7km race will have one class for all canoe types. Lifejackets MUST be worn WITH whistle. Bailers and sponge recommended.
Weekly Race / Casual Paddling Schedule 2016
Wednesday at 7:00pm – Sprint race night.
Thursday at 7:00pm – Casual paddling night.
Both events are held at Eagle Point Marina.
Race points are based on the following formula:
Points will be based on # of boats in race, where you placed, and your age. Paddlers 16 and over will earn 1 point plus 1 extra point for each canoe their canoe beat, e.g., if your canoe comes in 2nd out of 8 canoes, you will earn 7 points (1 point + 6 points). Paddlers under 16 will earn 1 ½ times an adult’s points (rounded to the nearest full point) if they had a partner 16 or over. Paddlers under 16 will earn 2 times an adult’s point, if they had a partner under 16. Adults who paddle with a youth under 16 will earn one extra point. Solo paddlers 16 and over will earn 1 ½ times their regular points. Solo paddlers under 16 will earn 3 times their regular points.
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