DC Multisport Plans NEW Kayak & Canoe Race at the Ferdinand State Forest

Dubois Co.- DC Multisport is excited to announce a new event inviting paddlers of all levels to participate in “Loop the Lake”, a non-sanctioned, recreational kayak and canoe race.

The event will take place Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the Ferdinand State Forest beginning at 9am EST. The event is open to all ages and skill levels. Paddlers under the age of 18 require a waiver signed by a parent/guardian.

Events Categories include:

Canoe Race

Men’s tandem

Women’s tandem
Mixed tandem

Kayak Race

Men’s single

Women’s single

The race is approximately 2 miles, taking the participants counterclockwise around the lake for two laps. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each category with the fastest times. Preliminary heats will be determined in advance based on the number of entries.

The fee to participate is $20 per person per event and includes a giveaway. Registration deadline is May 31, 2023. Proceeds from the event will go to support special projects in the Ferdinand State Forest.

Join us for the “Loop the Lake After-Party” at St. Benedicts Brew Works, located on the grounds of the Monastery Immaculate Conception, starting at approx. 3pm.

For information on rules and regulations or any questions, contact DC Multisport at 812-482-9115 or email [email protected]. To register visit https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Ferdinand/LooptheLakeRace.