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Monthly Archives: March 2018

2018 Reno Hometown Throwdown Schedule

2018 NoliFest Hometown Throwdown

World Kayak proudly announces the 10 th annual series of grassroots paddling events in the Tri-Cities region.  These FUN & FREE whitewater paddling events are aimed at friendly competition on the Nolichucky River.  Event rules are easy and prizes are only given out for participation… we draw names from a hat! All boaters/paddlers are welcome to participate!  Our World Kayak region has teamed up with local Sponsors & World Kayak Partners to have this special event at NoliFest with prizes!  Look for other HTTD events over the course of the 2018 summer paddling season also.  This event will be a 1.5 mile team slalom survivor downriver boatercross on the Lower Nolichucky (Class I-II rapids)!  Gather your team of 3 paddlers for this relay style race and be ready to throwdown on NoliFest Saturday!

APE & TEHCC CPR Course

   Registration Deadline: March 19, 2018 Date :     March 22, 2018 Time :     6:30 PM—8:30 PM Cost :     $40 (+ $10 if not APE or TEHCC member) Location :     Eastman Lodge, 404 Bays Mountain Park Rd, Kingsport, TN 37660

APE & TEHCC CPR/First Aid Course

   Registration Deadline: March 19, 2018 Date :     March 22, 2018 Time :     6:30 PM—8:30 PM Cost :     $40 (+ $10 if not APE or TEHCC member) Location :     Eastman Lodge, 404 Bays Mountain Park Rd, Kingsport, TN 37660

APE & TEHCC Beginner Whitewater Kayak Course

(Registration Deadlin e – 5/12/2018)  

APE Creek Geeking Clinic – Monthly Social

Creeking is a style of whitewater paddling that is very different than typical big water rivers and is often misunderstood by new paddlers. Our local creeking legend and club Boofmaster, Wesley Bradley, will be providing us with a 90 minute introduction to this exciting whitewater genre

2018 Hometown Throwdown schedule.

We had such a good time playing our whitewater games last year, we are going to do it more this season! We are proud to announce that we will have 4 events this year! Starting April 28 at Clear Creek. then June 2nd at Roaring River. September 8th at Rockisland

4th Annual Bill Beazell Memorial Watauga River Cleanup

Saturday, March 17 8:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M

APE Tweetsie Trail Quarry Cleanup

Tuesday, March 13 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM 321 Happy Valley Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601-8105