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Ohio State Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Championship

July 27

You are invited to participate in the Ohio State Canoe, Kayak, and Paddleboard Championships being held on the Grand River at Lake Metroparks. 

Course description: This is an up/downriver race with buoy turns. Mostly flat deep water, some slow-moving shallows. There are plenty of viewing opportunities for spectators. Race officials reserve the right to alter the course if deemed necessary. The race starts and ends at the same location. The Ohio Dept. of Natural resources Div. of Watercraft and the Lake County Sheriff’s Dept. will monitor boat traffic and assure a safe race course. 

There are 2 races. The 5-mile race begins at 9am and will include C-1, C2, SUP, K-1, K-2, and recreational & pleasure canoes. The second race begins at 11:30am and includes the competitive class racers paddling C-2, K-1 and K-2. Please see the 2021 Race Flyer below for details. USCA Rules apply. 

Registration information :
Registration information: Opens at 7:30 am. $25/person for one race, $35 for both races. T-shirt to all entrants (one shirt per entrant). There is a mandatory pre-race meeting 15 minutes before each scheduled group of races. All competitors must pick up boat numbers at registration prior to the race

Boat inspection:
Boats for all classes must conform to USCA specification rules. All boats will be inspected on the day of the race. The decision of the race officials as to conformance of any boat or equipment proposed for entry will be final. For questions on your boats, eligibility contact Joe Krizman al 1 -440-478-701 

Please see the race flyer for the schedule of the day’s races.  

Directions: Take Rt. 2 to the Fairport Harbor/Richmond Street exit and go north. Turn right onto East Street (S.R. 535) and proceed to St. Clair Street; turn right. Proceed to Grand River Landing entrance on the south side of the road just before the bridge. Map





July 27
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Grand River Landing
1181 N. St. Clair St.
Fairport Harbor, OH 44077 United States
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