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Sat, Oct 05


Gonzales County

2024 Come and Take It

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2024 Come and Take It
2024 Come and Take It

Time & Location

Oct 05, 2024, 10:00 AM

Gonzales County, Wood Lake, Texas 78629, USA

About the event


Saturday, October 5, 2024

This is a family friendly event with races starting at 10:00am and the presentation of awards and prizes at 1:30pm. Please see race specifics below. 

FREE food and refreshments at the finish. Come & Take It!

Start at LAKE WOOD PARK, just below H-5 dam, F.M. 2091 South off Alt. 90, 5 miles west of Gonzales.

Mandatory portage on river left around City of Gonzales Dam, with a paddle to finish line through Independence Park.

13 miles down the Guadalupe River finishing at SANTA ANNA’S FORD (gravel bar at U.S. 183 bridge over Guadalupe) Independence Park.

The race is during the Gonzales Come And Take It Celebration on the weekend of October 7th.

Tent and RV campsites available with showers and restrooms. Call Lake Wood Park (830) 672-2779 to reserve your spot!

The event starts promptly at 10:00 AM, race division start times below.

Boat numbers will be issued on race day.

Awards are given to the winning boats in each division.

The judge's decision is final.

Please email questions to Mark Simmons at


10:00 am Recreational & Rec. solo                                                                                      

10:05       Parent/child under 16 yrs. -17' max canoe

10:10       All Aluminum classes                                                                                            

10:15       All USCA classes                                                                            

10:20       Solo Unlimited M/F                                                                                      

10:25       Tandem Unlimited M/F, mixed                                                          

10:30       Unlimited                                                                    

On-site registration starts at 8:30 race day. Entrants receive swag bag, commemorative t-shirt, with food and refreshments at the finish.     

Adults  $25   

Under 16 are free   

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