FESTIVAL INFORMATION FAQs
Paddle for Pink is a rain or shine fundraising event and will not be rescheduled nor fees refunded if dangerous weather impacts the event. Racing will be suspended/delayed for thunder/lightning.
Handicapped parking and bleachers are on site for spectators.
All paddlers, drummers and steerers must wear a USCG approved PFD. PFD’s are provided by the festival or participants may wear their own, including waist PFD’s (must be worn properly).
ERDBA Club Teams using Paddle for Pink as a qualifying event must notify ERDBA, the festival organizers and submit 2 printouts of the race day photo roster at event check in.
Teams may start to arrive on site at 6:00 a.m. to choose first come first serve team tent sites in Athlete’s Village. NO ALCOHOL- NO GRILLS – NO OPEN FLAMES
Captain Team check in starts at 7:00 a.m.- Participant wrist bands will be given to the Captain for the amount of registered team members who have signed the on line waiver---maximum roster is 25. Last minute roster changes can be made on site at check in with paper waivers (limited and not preferred).
All teams have 3 races in their division- 1st heat qualifying, 2d heat semi-finals, 3d heat finals.
Race times are not combined/averaged. Medals are awarded in each division, 1st, 2nd, 3d based on the best time in the finals heat.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are provided on land and water for participant safety and needs.
A food vendor and merchandise vendors are on site and a large Silent Auction runs through the day for extra fun (and fundraising!) inside the 3 bay building.