Paddle South Competition: Freestyle Kayaking Nationals

Bay Avenue Deck
#4 12th Street

Free Parking Friday after 5pm to Monday at 8am. Within walking distance to downtown & event venue

Columbus Ga Whitewater is excited to announce Paddle South, a celebration of the best paddling location in the south, coming April 14th and 15th of this year at the Eagle & Phenix water tower. The two days will consist of the 2017 USA Freestyle Kayak National Championships, and a beer and barbeque festival.

On Friday evening, the 2017 USA Freestyle Kayak National Championships will start the weekend’s festivities. Kayakers from all over the country will compete for the national title in Columbus Ga Whitewater’s Good Wave, located in front of RiverWalk Island. The competition will begin at 4:00 p.m. and end around 8:00 p.m. on Friday night. Saturday morning, the competition will kick back off at 1:00 p.m. and last until 5:00 p.m. Award ceremony will be held at the barbeque and beer festival at Eagle & Phenix water tower.

On Saturday at 4:00 p.m. the barbeque and beer festival featuring Goldens’ Cast Iron Cook-Off will open its gates at the Eagle & Phenix water tower. Guests will be met with different southern barbeque vendors, an Omaha Brewing biergarten and live music. Entrance into the festival is $5 and all food and drinks are for purchase.

      Live streaming of this event will be on April 15th at 1p.m.

Tune in on our WRBL Homepage!