Skip to content

Canoe Tug-o-War

June 12, 2016
HAVE YOU MARKED YOUR CALENDARS?!
On Wednesday, June 22, Paddle Georgia, A Project of Georgia River Network is invading downtown Calhoun!!
 
The invasion will feature a street party at the Calhoun Depot with music, food, canoe and kayak rides, and canoe tug-o-wars! Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m., and anyone can join in on the fun! The event is open to the public! The event will also feature food vendors, a DJ and dancing, and canoe and kayak test rides in the Cedar Creek Park pool. Test rides begin at 5:30 p.m.; tug-o-wars begin at 7 p.m.
 
Canoe tug-o-wars will be taking place in a massive portable pool provided by event sponsor Cedar Creek Park & Outdoor Center in Cave Spring. In these events, two canoes are tied end to end and co-ed teams try to paddle pull their opponents across the pool!
 
A double-elimination tournament will determine the tug champions. Registration for the tug-o-wars is $25 for each four-person team (3 paddlers and 1 substitute). Each team must include at least one woman. ALL proceeds will benefit New Echota Rivers Alliance, a Calhoun-based citizen group working to protect the Coosawattee, Conasauga and Oostanaula rivers!!
 
 
The event is sponsored by Georgia River Network, Coosa River Basin Initiative, New Echota Rivers Alliance, and the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
 
David Tucker, CRBI, 706-232-2724 or dtucker@coosa.org
 
Joe Cook, Paddle Georgia Coordinator 706-409-0128 or joecookpg@gmail.com
 
Dana Skelton, GRN Executive Director 706-549-4508 or dana@garivers.org
 
David Harrison, New Echota Rivers Alliance 770-547-2275 or dlbharrison@yahoo.com
 
 
Special thanks to Street Party sponsor Cedar Creek RV & Outdoor Center!Canoe tug
Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: