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Mar 6 15th Annual Quiet Water Symposium– East Lansing, MI. Outdoor Michigan’s Favorite Indoor Show! Continuous live presentations on adventures, experiences, & skills; exhibits; demonstrations; opportunities; environmental stewardship; resources; children’s activities; and more.
Mar 1-8,13-15 Spring Slalom Race Series – Charlotte,NC. The US National Whitewater Center will host its 1st ever Spring Slalom Race Series on the weekends of March 1st & 2nd and March 15th & 16th. These races will serve as some of the final preparations for the athletes as they prepare for the US Olympic Team Trials to be held at the center on April 25 – 27. This is the perfect opportunity to get out here and learn more about the sport of slalom kayaking and some of their athletes.www.usnwc.org
Mar 8 Pelican Island Wildlife Festival– Vero Beach, FL. Kayaks, Etc. and the Indian River Paddlers Club of Vero Beach will be sponsoring a Kayak Race and Kayak Poker Run.The event is being held in conjunction with the Pelican Island Wildlife Festival the same day at Riverview Park in Sebastian from 9 am-4 pm.ALL proceeds will go to the Pelican Island Preservation Society. For more information or to sign up, call Kayaks, Etc. at (772) 794-9900 or (888) 652-9257 or go online at http://www.pelicanislandfriends.org/2008fest-index.htm
Mar 9 Long Island Paddlesport Safety Symposium– Bohemia, NY. For all who paddle, or dream of paddling…
An annual public symposium for paddling
safety and education on Long Island. http://www.sksa-ltd.com/LIPSS/LIPaddlesport.htm#
Mar 16 St. Paddles Day Hood River Kayak Polo tournament– Hood River, WA. Sunday, March 16th
11 am – 4 pm –
Hood River Aquatic Center (For directions: http://hoodriverparksandrec.org
There will be a potluck after the event. What to bring – Kayak, pfd, paddle, caged helmets provided.
Mar 24-25 5th Annual Charlotte Harbor Kayak & Wildlife Festival– Port Charlotte, FL. A paddlers’ paradise at the 5th Annual Charlotte Harbor Kayak & Wildlife Festival, with cruising, competitions, entertainment and adventure on land and sea. Kayak races, a kayak fishing tournament, guided tours on one of Florida’s most pristine estuaries complement free kayak seminars and an Outdoor Expo. Events are designed for every level of expertise from novice to professional and for all ages. www.charlotteharbortravel.com.
Mar 28-30 Southwest Sea Kayak Symposium, San Diego, California. Put on by Aqua Adventures on Mission Bay, the weekend will feature paddling clinics, camping, food, and other fun. Presenters include Sean Morley, Duane Strosaker, and BCU 5-star instructor Jen Kleck. Info: www.aqua-adventures.com.