At noon on June 7 there will be a Paddle Stroke Clinic, that will be aimed at the intermediate to advanced racer, that will be conducted by Bruce Poacher of Epic Kayaks. This clinic will focus on race strategy and positioning, with a focus on how to most effectively execute buoy turns to your advantage. The clinic will last 2 hours, is limited to 10 paddlers, at a cost of $50.00.
The second clinic of the afternoon is an introduction to kayaking, for beginning paddlers. It will be taught by Mike Mudd, an ACA certified Level 3 Kayak instructor, and assisted by other experienced paddlers, to allow more people to participate. It will feature both on land and on water instruction to teach safe paddling, and the proper use of your boat. This clinic will last for 1 - 2 hours. The fee for this clinic is $25.00. A great chance to learn how to enjoy your kayak.
The number of clinic participants is limited, and preference will be offered to people that are registered for the Paddle Battle 6 & 10 mile events. More info on all of these events will be posted soon, so be sure to follow this page, and that of one of our sponsors, Southern Paddlesports.
You can register for any of the events by using the following link (note that the 2 Mile entry fee does not include a race T Shirt, prize drawings tickets, or the post race meal):
Intermediate/Advanced Paddlers Clinic from Noon to 2 PM.
Early racer packet pick up, and continued registration for the 2 Mile event.
2:30 - 5:30 PM Boat demos with Southern Paddlesports
5:30 - 7:00 PM Beginners Paddle Clinic
5:00 PM Food truck
6:45 A.M Registration Starts at Taylorsville Lake State Park which is located at 1320 Park Rd, Mt Eden, KY 40046
8 A.M 10 Mile Racer Meeting
8:30 AM 10 Mile Race Start
8:45 AM: 6 Mile Race Meeting
9 AM: 6 Mile Race Start
9:15 AM: 2 Mile Race Meeting
9:30 A.M: 2 Mile Race Start
11 A.M: 2 Mile Awards Ceremony at Taylorsville Lake State Park
12:30 PM: Awards Ceremony at Tanglewood Golf Course which is located at 245 Tanglewood Ct, Taylorsville, KY 40071