2012 National Canoe Poling Calendar.

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Date(s) Event Location Contact
January 21
February 4, 18
March 3, 17, 31
April 14
Texas Canoe Poler Activities Central Texas Doug Ebeling
(713) 725-9851,
March 24, Saturday AMC Canoe Poling Trip - Contoocook River
6-7 mile downriver poling cruise
Contoocook River
Jaffrey-Peterborough, NH
Marshall Moore
, (978) 343-8824
March 31, Saturday AMC Canoe Poling Trip - Piscataquog (South Branch) River Piscataquog River (South Branch)
New Boston-Goffstown, NH
Marshall Moore
, (978) 343-8824
March 31, Saturday, 10 a.m. Relocated to Farmington River, Crystal Rapids!
Formerly Salmon River
Route 4 bridge Farmington River
Unionville, CT
Chris Malik
(860) 361-6215,
April 1, Sunday
register 9-11, race starts 12 noon
Tenandeho River White Water Derby
4.5 miles downriver
Coon's Crossing off Rte 67
Mechanicville, NY
Scott Stepenuck
(518) 885-4098,
April 7, Saturday, 10 a.m. Eastern CT Wildwater Poling Clinic Natchaug River
Natchaug State Forest, CT 198
Eastford, CT
Nelson Walker
(860) 429-8711,
April 14, Saturday Texas Canoe Poling Championships Central Texas Doug Ebeling
(713) 725-9851,
April 14, Saturday, 10 a.m. Shepaug River Poling Cruise Bee Brook at CT 47
Washington Depot, CT
Ed Migliorisi
(203) 879-4515,
April 21, Saturday, 10 a.m. Peter Talarski Memorial Poling Day Farmington River at Punch Brook, CT 4 & 179
Burlington, CT
Harry Rock
(413) 568-9926,
May 5, Saturday AMC Canoe Poling Trip - White River
11 mile downriver poling cruise
White River
Stockbridge to Bethel, VT
Marshall Moore & Carl Shephardson,
, (978) 343-8824
May 5, Saturday, 10 a.m. New England Canoe Poling Championships
For directions, see below...
Kenduskeag River
Bangor, ME
Chip Cochrane
(207) 237-3077,
May 26-27, Saturday-Sunday ACA National Canoe Poling Championships Rappahannock River
Fredericksburg, VA
Chris Stec (828) 329-3404,
Matt Swift (540) 818-8740,
June 2, Saturday AMC Canoe Poling Trip - Contoocook River
3 mile downriver trip with lots of play
Contoocook River
West Henniker-Henniker, NH
Marshall Moore
, (978) 343-8824
June 23, Saturday AMC Canoe Poling Park and Play - Merrimack River Merrimack River above Sewall Falls Dam
Penacook, NH
Marshall Moore
, (978) 343-8824
October 13, Saturday, 10 a.m. Upper Farmington River Old Route 8 Bridge, south of Route 8 Bridge,
above Bear Trap Rapid
New Boston, MA
Chris Malik
(860) 361-6215,

Directions to the New England Poling championships:

Coming North on I-95 toward Bangor, get off on Exit 184 onto Ohio St. Turn Right on Ohio St. then take first left on 14th St. Follow 14th St. then take sharp left on Valley Ave. You will cross the river right away and proceed up stream on Valley Ave. You will go under I - 95 then continue for another 1/4 mile or so to a small public park on the left (next to river). This is the location.

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