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Today is Tuesday, June 19
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430PM Tuesday
Roscommon Area District Library
Doc's Tales From the River - Roscommon Library 
106 Lake Street
Roscommon MI 48653
(989) 281-1305

Doc will present a one-hour paddling program, "So Many Rivers, So Little Time", sharing stories from his 2018 updated book, "Weekend Canoeing in Michigan". At least one attendee will win a gift certificate for a free canoe/ kayak day trip, donated by various Michigan canoe/kayak liveries from around the state.
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Scottville River Park
Scottville, MI
Pere Marquette River canoe, kayak, SUP race 
The Mason County Central Educational Foundation
Phone: 231-709-9646

Time: Races will start at 10:30 a.m. using a staggered format. Visit for your starting time.

Race Rules:
Racers must be 18 years of age or older.
No refunds, event held rain or shine.
Participants must wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved PFD at all times of the race.
Racers are responsible for their own PFD, paddle, and vessel.
Kayaks must be under 14 feet in length.
Vessels may be single or tandem canoe, single or double kayak, or single SUP board.
Failure to abide by the above rules will result in disqualification.
Key Information: The race is 3 road miles and approximately 5 river miles. There will be three locations along the course where security boats are stationed. They will be available for assistance and will be recording vessel numbers as they pass these check points. For more information contact Gary Andersen at 231-690-0633.

Race River Etiquette: Slow down 100 feet above and below each angler you encounter and ask which side to pass on.

Confirm Registration: Visit to check your starting time.

Check In: Check-in begins on Saturday, July 7th at the Scottville River Park from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Contestants who fail to check may be disqualified from awards.

Event Fees: $50 for 2-person teams and $25 for single racers. due by Friday, July 6th.

Late Registration: Saturday, July 7th, day of event : $60 for two-person teams and $30 for single racers. All 2018 entry applications and fees must be received by July 7th at 10:00 a.m.

Included with Entry:
Paddler's Breakfast on Saturday, July 7th at the Scottville River Park starting at 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
Lunch will be provided starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Scottville River Park until 2:30 p.m.
Award ceremony at Riverside Park at 1:00 p.m. Awards for each division will be based on the number of participants.
Vessel Numbers: In an effort to assist race officials and spectators in identifying teams, a uniform system of vessel numbers will be established. The numbers will consist of a single sheet applied to the port side of the vessel. The material will be designed for easy removal after the event.

Volunteers: The MCCEF is a volunteer based organization. The goal of the foundation is to raise funds for Community and MCC Schools. Volunteers are the backbone of the event. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for this race please contact Gary Andersen at 231-690-0633.

Spectators: There is room at the starting point Custer Bridge to view racers at the start. Please do not use a vessel on the river during race times.

Sponsors: Smith & Eddy Insurance lead sponsor, City of Scottville, Mason County Press, and Mission Graphics. Please contact Gary Andersen at 231-690-0633 for more information on sponsorships.
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Michigan State University Agricultural Building
Quiet Water Symposium 2019 
Come join in on the 24th annual Quiet Water Symposium, Michigan's largest canoe & kayak show, for the official start of Spring! Booths & attendees celebrate canoeing, kayaking, camping, hiking, cycling, sailing & fishing.
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