-- Last Updated: Apr-19-13 11:26 PM EST --
CANCELLED due to high water!!
The reschedule date is Sep 7.
The poker Paddle will benefit the Great River Water Trail Association. Winner gets 25% of the entry fees with the rest benefiting the GRWT. Entry is limited to about 150 paddlers.
The event opens 4/27 at noon with a mandatory safety meeting at 12:30. The entry fee is $20 and you can buy up to four more hands at $5 ea. Rental boats or a seat in a Voyageur canoe are available for an extra fee. The paddle is about seven miles long.
The Alpine shop has contributed use of their ticketing service so you can reserve and pay online but there is a $1.79 fee, Alpine does not profit.
The ticket link is; https://alpineshop.webconnex.com/mwta-poker-paddle-2013
Safety Boaters provided by the St Louis Canoe & Kayak Club.
GRWTA Site ; http://www.greatriverwatertrail.org/
I couldn't attach the flyer, email me if you want to receive a copy most of it is shown on the ticketing web site.
Disclaimer I am a Member of both the GRWTA, and STLCKC.
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Posted by: randy_morgart on Apr-17-13 10:15 PM (EST)
There is some concern about high water levels but so far the event is still on.