The Patriot Challenge
Start: Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ 9:30 AM (EDT)
Charleston , SC 29403
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, April 11, 2013 @ 12:00 AM (EDT)
A Kayak, Canoe and SUP charity paddle to benefit wounded veterans and adaptive paddling. Cash prizes for winners in the six mile. Medals in all categories. All participants eligible for the post-race drawing which includes an Epic kayak and valuable prizes from local merchants. Must be present to win.
$5 refund with valid ACA number on race day. No charge for disabled paddlers except insurance.
Captain's Meeting at 0930. Attendance mandatory. * Over $6,000 in door prizes, so don't forget your lucky hat! * You may want to bring a folding chair to relax in after the paddle on the Ashley. Someone will take home an Epic 16X or one of fifty other prizes.
Awards will be three deep for male and female in each division in the 3 and six mile courses. Masters division for those age fifty and above on April 10th. Divisions will be recreational and racing. For this event, "racing hulls" are fiberglass, carbon, composite, kevlar, etc. No racing hulls allowed in the recreational division. Racing hulls will be further defined by the Sound Rowers system. (See link on our website, charlestonpatriotchallenge.org) Please indicate on registration form the brand/model, length and material of your canoe or kayak. If unsure, we can determine that on race day.