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Alcona Dam Canoe Challenge

Alcona County Park

May 30 and May 31, 2015

Alcona Dam Challenge Race Flyer (PDF Document)

Alcona C4 Challenge Race Flyer (PDF Document)

Saturday - May 30

Registration starts: 7:30 AM at Alcona County Park Modern Pavilion; Large course map will be located at registration.

C2 : Starts 9:00 AM C2 Course:  Starts at the Modern boat launch to the Alcona Dam and do a counter clockwise buoy turn in front of the dam. Then back to the modern boat launch and follow the shoreline around 2 buoys towards the east primitive point.  Continue upstream toward the 4001 bridge, make a counter clockwise turn around the final buoy, following the course backward to finish at the modern boat launch. 

$1000 C-2 purse, including Masters, Seniors, Mixed (3 places), and Women’s bonuses. Must be an MCRA member to receive points or prize money. Awards immediately following the race.

Lunch: 12:00 PM Pizza will be provided

C-4: Starts at 1 PM, registration opens at 11:30 AM.  Anyone is welcome to race, even if they don’t have a full team.  The more the merrier!  This race will be approximately 20-30 minutes long and ran in heats until everyone has had a chance to race. 

Kids Challenge: Noon; starts at the modern boat launch
Other events include a novice aluminum canoe race, and a mushroom picking contest

Hot Dog cookout and campfire at 6 PM at the Alcona County Park Modern Pavilion.  Bring a dish to pass.

Sunday - May 31

C1: Starts at 9 AM Course: Starts in front of the modern boat launch. Go to the dam and make a counter clockwise buoy turn. Go back up river to 4001 bridge and do a counter clockwise buoy turn and go back to the modern boat launch to the finish.

$500 C-1 purse, with bonuses for Masters, Seniors, Women, and new this year, Youth (1st paddler 20 & under).

Awards: 11 AM at the Alcona County Park modern pavilion. 

Cabins and camping both available at Alcona Canoe and Alcona Park. Alcona Canoe 989-735-2973 (alconacanoe.com), Alcona County Park 989-735-3881(alconapark.com).

Also Golfing, food and fun available at Eagle Ridge Golf Club 989-735-3500 (golfglennie.com). 

Other Sponsors: CONSUMERS ENERGY, ROGERS FOOD PRIDE, ACE HARDWARE, NORTHLAND AREA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, GLENNIE AUTO & SERVICE, GLENNIE PARTY STORE, DOLLAR DEN, GARY OIL COMPANY, WOJAHN CARPET AND FURNITURE, HURON DISTRIBUTORS INC., SWEET HEATING AND COOLING, CHAT & CHEW, HERITAGE HOUSE REALTY, GLENNIE TAVERN, DOCKSIDE MARINE, HARMON EXCAVATING, HURON SPORTS, JAKE’S EXCAVATING & ASPHALT, GORDON’S BAIT & TACKLE

Kevin Ornatowski
6351 F 30, Glennie
(989) 735-2973
www.alconacanoes.com

 

   

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