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The Bangor YMCA invites whitewater paddlers of all levels to the 1st Annual Bangor YMCA Whitewater Canoe/Kayak Racing Weekend!
We have race categories to fit whatever your experience. Join us on Saturday, April 13th to race down the Souadabscook Stream in Hampden, ME, and Sunday, April 14th, to face the challenges of the Marsh Stream in Frankfort, ME.

And, the best part of this great event is that all proceeds go to support and develop the youth activities and programs at the Bangor YMCA. The Y changes lives for children, teens, families, and adults through our mission of youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Funds raised from this special weekend event will go to benefit children in our community, giving them the opportunity to receive scholarships for the Bangor YMCA Wilderness Center at Camp Jordan, Adventure Seekers, Leaders School, and Camp G. Peirce Webber. A special award will be given to the boat that raises the most money for the Bangor YMCA. Get your boat sponsored. Help us to send more kids to these special and rewarding programs.

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!
or Download a Registration Form

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RACES & COURSES

2013 SOUADABSCOOK SPRINT &
DOWNRIVER RACE

Saturday, April 13, 2013
8:30am - 1:30pm
Souadabscook Stream, Hampden, ME

Race Day Registration will take place at
The Bangor YMCA Camp G. Peirce Webber
(250 Emerson Mill Road, Hampden) and will
run from 8:00am to 11:30am.

Maine Downriver Series

For your safety, HELMETS ARE REQUIRED


Souadabscook Stream Sprint

Start Time: 9:00am
Register by: 8:30am
Course is one mile of whitewater
with Class III rapids.

Souadabscook Stream Short Course
Start Time: 10:30am
Register by: 10:00am
Starts at the end of the Portage
Course is approximately 1.7 miles
generally consisting of Class I & II short
rapids.

Souadabscook Stream Downriver Race
Start Time: 12:00pm
Register by: 11:30am
Starts at Vafiates Landing off of
Bog Road in Hermon.
Course is eight miles of whitewater with
Class III rapids.



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2013 MARSH STREAM SPRINT &
DOWNRIVER RACE

Sunday, April 14th 2013
8:30am - 1:30pm
Marsh Stream, Frankfort, ME

Race Day Registration will take place at
the Snowmobile Club on Pine View
Drive in Winterport and will run from
8:00am to 11:30am.

Maine Downriver Series

For your safety, HELMETS ARE REQUIRED


Marsh Stream Sprint

Start Time: 9:00am
Register by: 8:30am
Starts at Snowmobile Rapids
Course is one-and-a-half to two miles of
whitewater with Class III rapids.

Marsh Stream Short Course
Start Time: 10:30am
Register by: 10:00am
Starts at Logging Road
Course is 1.5 miles of whitewater with
no portage or major Class III whitewater
exposure. This short course is especially
designed for beginning whitewater
enthusiasts.

Marsh Stream Downriver
Start Time: 12:00pm
Register by: 11:30am
Starts at Logging Road Landing
Course is 6-8 miles (depending on Start
location) of whitewater with Class III rapids.

RACING CLASSIFICATIONS

K1 LONG
KAYAK LONG
Kayaks 13'5" and above
OC-2 JR/SR
OPEN CANOE RACING & REC
One adult, one junior 10 - 13 years old
One adult, one junior 14 - 16 years old
K1 SHORT
KAYAK SHORT
Kayaks up to & include 13'4"
OC-2 WOMEN
OPEN CANOE RACING & REC
Two females in any length canoe
K1 WOMEN
KAYAK
Kayaks of any length
OC-2 CENTURY
OPEN CANOE RACING & REC
Two persons, combined ages more
than 100 years
OC-1
OPEN CANOE RACING & REC
One Person
OC OPEN
OPEN CANOE REC
OC-2 MEDIUM
OPEN CANOE RACING
Two person, canoes 16'6" - 18'6"
OC-2 HIGH SCHOOL
OPEN CANOE REC
Two high school students, rec canoe
OC-2 SHORT
OPEN CANOE RACING
Two person, canoes up to & include 16'6"
OC-1 HIGH SCHOOL
OPEN CANOE REC
One high school student, rec canoe
OC-2 LONG
OPEN CANOE RACING
Two person, canoes 18'6" or longer
OC-2 COLLEGE
OPEN CANOE REC
Two college students, rec canoe
OC-2 MIXED
OPEN CANOE MIXED
One male, one female in race length canoe
OC-1 COLLEGE
OPEN CANOE REC
One College student, rec canoe

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REGISTRATION

REGISTER TODAY! for the Bangor YMCA Whitewater Canoe/Kayak Racing Weekend on April 13th & 14th, 2013! It's easy to register! We encourage you to pre-register before the day of the race to make Race Day flow as smooth as possible for you. The first 85 people to pre-register will receive an official 2013 Bangor YMCA Whitewater Canoe/Kayak Racing Weekend T-shirt!

FEES
Downriver Race: $25 per person per class
Additional Races: $10 per person per class
Register Online Today!
or Download a Registration Form

RACE DAY REGISTRATION will begin at 8:00am and end at 11:30am on both days.

MEDALS WILL BE AWARDED for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers in all classes

HIGH SCHOOL RECOGNITION
The internationally renowned Bailer Award will be presented for the first time in 2013 to the fastest tandem High School boat. The Bailer Award will be held by that school until the next race year.

ADDITIONAL AWARDS
For the Souadabscook Race: The boat to achieve the highest Y-Sponsorship will receive a Free Front End Alignment from Bennett Auto Center.
For the Marsh Race: The boa to achieve the highest Y-Sponsorship will receive a Free Oil Change from Bennett Auto Center.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about the Bangor YMCA Whitewater Canoe/Kayak Racing Weekend, please contact Eric Taylor or Jeremy Robichaud at 207-941-2808.

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