Junior and Under 23 paddlers to emerge on Lake Banook

Posted By: admin@canoekayak.ca

DARTMOUTH, NS – The Canadian Junior & Under 23 Sprint CanoeKayak Team Trials will take place on Lake Banook in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on May 31 and June 1. The fastest up and coming paddlers from across Canada will go head to head in pursuit of being selected to National Teams. Results of the trials will play a significant role in determining Canada’s team for the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and Under 23 World Championships in Szeged, Hungary from July 17 to 20.

WHO: The fastest Junior and Under 23 CanoeKayak athletes from across Canada

WHAT: Canadian Junior & Under 23 Sprint CanoeKayak Team Trials

WHEN: Saturday, May 31(8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Atlantic)

Sunday, June 1 (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Atlantic)

WHERE: Lake Banook in Dartmouth, NS | Map

This is the second of three sets of sprint team selection trials CanoeKayak Canada will hold this year. Junior selections will be based almost entirely on the Lake Banook Trials. Most selections for U23 athletes will continue into crew boat assessment camps and a third set of team trials taking place in Montréal from June 27 to 29. The Montréal Trials will be the last assessments for CanoeKayak Canada’s teams for Under 23 World Championships, Senior World Championships and Sport Canada carding nominations.

Event Information

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.


Media Contact:

Ian Miller

Communications and Marketing Officer, CanoeKayak Canada