When

Saturday, June 24, 2017, Registration begins at 9am & launch at 10:30am

Where

Easton Point Marina 
975 Port Street
Easton, MD 21601
 

 
Driving Directions 

Contact

Heather Hopkins 
Talbot County Young Professionals 
302-542-3858 
yp@talbotchamber.org 
 

Paddle Jam 2017 - Early Registration Opens Now!

Paddle Jam - Saturday, June 24, 2017

Paddlers will launch kayaks, canoes, or paddleboards from Easton Point Marina to enjoy a 6 mile paddle along the Tred Avon River. Paddlers will end back at Easton Point Marina where there will be live music, food trucks, beverages, and great prizes.

Along the paddle route, participants may pick up poker cards at designated Paddle Jam boats and participate in the event poker game. Winning hands will receive prizes!

Early registration is available NOW until May 15. Don't miss out on the early registration discount!

HOSTED BY:

Talbot County Young Professionals and Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) are excited to partner with Toyota SPLASH Event Series and bring Paddle Jam to the community!

BENEFICIARY:

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) is an environmental non-profit organization with offices in Easton. MRC's mission is to protect and restore the Midshore rivers. From Kent Island to Cambridge, you can find staff from MRC monitoring your local waterways, working with the local agricultural community, and teaching environmental stewardship in the local schools. Proceeds from Paddle Jam will help support MRC's ever expanding environmental education program and much more!

REGISTRATION:

Early bird registration $30 – deadline May 15, 2017

Regular registration $35 – May 16 – June 23, 2017

Day-of registration $40 – June 24, 2017, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Registration also includes an event t-shirt and one free drink ticket.

SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS:

Paddle Jam Gold Sponsor $500

  • Introduction during event program
  • Thank you in event press releases with photo opportunity
  • Business logo on event banner
  • Business swag item at event
  • Company logo on event t-shirt
  • 4 paddle registrations

Paddle Jam Silver Sponsor $250

  • Introduction during event program
  • Thank you in event press releases with photo opportunity
  • Business swag item at event
  • Company logo on event t-shirt
  • 2 paddle registrations

Paddle Jam Bronze Sponsor $100

  • Introduction during event program
  • Thank you in event press releases with photo opportunity
  • Business swag item at event
  • 1 paddle registration

Paddle Jam Supporter $50

  • Business swag item at event
  • Thank you in event press releases with photo opportunity

EVENT DETAILS:

Registration begins at 9:00 am

Launch at 10:30 am (estimated time to complete the paddle is between 2 and 3 hours)

Live music begins at noon

Awards will be announced at 3:00 pm

After-party will last until 5:00 pm

Paddle Jam is scheduled to take place rain or shine. The launch will take place at 10:30 am unless severe weather causes officials to postpone or cancel the event. In the event Paddle Jam is canceled, every attempt will be made to reschedule the event. There will be no refunds.

Bring your own kayak, canoe, or paddleboard or rent one from the one of the following places: 

  • Easton Point Marina - Contact Tristan Price at (410) 822-2355
  • Easton Cycle and Sport - Call (410) 822-7433 or visit www.eastoncycleandsport.com

The map below outlines the six-mile route, which includes five poker boats. This event is for paddlers of all types and all skill levels. There will be plenty of safety boats positioned throughout the course.

REMINDERS:

In order to participate, all registrants must:

  • Check-in at the registration table upon arrival
  • Bring a photo ID for registration
  • Bring their own personal flotation device

Participants are suggested to bring water, snacks, a change of clothes, and sunblock.

Don't miss out on this great summer event!