Canada Cup Race Series heading to final stop on Lake Banook

Jul
3
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Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA – CanoeKayak Canada’s inaugural Canada Cup Race Series is heading east for its final leg of the tour, taking place on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, NS this weekend. The race series kicked off on June 21 in Montréal. The second Canada Cup concluded on Canada Day in the Nation’s Capital. Fifteen teams have competed so far, and several are now on their way down east for the third and final Canada Cup competition.

CanoeKayak Canada has partnered with the Atlantic Division of CanoeKayak Canada to host Canada Cup 3. The Canada Cup will be presented at the end of the day on Sunday to the team with the most cumulative points over the three competitions. More than 250 athletes on fourteen teams will compete at Canada Cup 3. The roster for this weekend includes teams from local clubs, provincial teams from Nova Scotia and Ontario, several teams from the United States, and national teams from Canada and Argentina. Team Ontario currently holds the points lead with Team Canada sitting a close second and Atlantic currently in third.

Summary of Points to Date

Rank Team Total Pts
1 Ontario 633
2 Canada 618
3 Atlantic 320
4 Rideau 160
5 Pointe Claire 153
6 Trois Rivieres 117
7 Columbia 91
8 Cascades 59
9 Carleton Place 46
10 Balmy Beach 36
11 Chile 30
12 Puerto Rico 19
13 USA 16
14 Greater Edmonton 10
15 Guatemala 4

 

Further information and results can be found at this link:
Competition Information and Results

CanoeKayak Canada is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada. The organization’s vision is to be a Canadian sport for families, communities and champions. From supporting clubs to developing a competitive National Team, CanoeKayak Canada works to grow a sport which is a rich part of Canada’s heritage.

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Media Contact:

Ian Miller
Communications and Marketing Officer, CanoeKayak Canada
613.314.1352
imiller@canoekayak.ca