OTTAWA, ON (August 20, 2020) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) announces registration is now open for the Coast to Coast to Coast Paddle Challenge (CCC Paddle Challenge), a new virtual event for all paddlers across all disciplines on August 29th, 2020. The goal of this event is to connect our diverse paddling community and to encourage paddlers to get out and have fun on the water.
The event features two streams of paddling challenges that include a mixture of open/skill based challenges and competitive discipline-specific challenges. Individuals participating in the open/skill based challenges are encouraged to use Facebook and/or Instagram to post their challenge submissions by using the hashtag #CKCPaddleChallenge. Participants for all challenges will be entered into draws to win various prizes from CKC’s generous partners.
To celebrate, CKC will be streaming live on our YouTube channel on Saturday August 29th to feature paddling across the country. Family and friends can tune in to watch on this day.
The Coast to Coast to Coast video challenge is presented by Nelo Canada offering a grand prize boat to the paddling club affiliated with the winner!
The event is FREE for all clubs and individuals who are ready to take on the challenge so get REGISTERED TODAY*! All individuals taking part in the CCC Paddle Challenge are required to register.
*Sprint coaches: Please consult the CKC Sprint Competitive Information Package #2 for details on athlete entries.
Please note that all regional and provincial/territorial COVID-19 public health guidelines regarding group size and physical distancing must be followed at all times during this event. Additionally, all participants must follow CKC’s on-water Code of Safety.
For more information, please contact Laurel MacAdam, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Canoe Kayak Canada
Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, one of Canada’s top performing summer sports with a total of 24 Olympic medals, and a leader in the Paralympic movement. Canoe Kayak Canada is a member-based organization that includes an intricate network of clubs as well as provincial, territorial and divisional paddling associations. Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe – most notably the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships. Follow Canoe Kayak Canada on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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