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Trinity Fork Park

2024 TCKRA Elm Fork Regatta

2024 TCKRA Elm Fork Regatta
2024 TCKRA Elm Fork Regatta

Time & Location

Apr 13, 2024, 8:00 AM

Trinity Fork Park, 2205 W Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton, TX 75010, USA

About the event

This Dallas-based race will be held on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. A total of 12 miles for the Competitor, Aluminum and SUP classes begains at Hebron Parkway launch in Lewisville down stream to McInnish Park in Carrollton. Then an up and back for the remainder of the miles. For the Adventure and SUP classes it will be a straight shot from the Hebron Parkway to McInnish Park for a total of 6 miles.The Competitor and Adventure classes will start at different times, but everyone will finish at the same location.

Competitor classes will start at 9:00 AM and the Adventure class with start at 9:30 AM, leading to more interaction between paddlers downstream and ending about the same time at the common finish line. Lunch will be provided following the race. Awards to the 1st place finishers of all the classes. Recognition given to age category winners.

All Solo and Tandem hulls are welcome so bring what you have and we’ll see you on the river!

Cost per paddler is $30 and registration is made online or in-person the morning of the race. Online liability waivers will be emailed to you.

Finish line: Lunch will be provided along with water and soda. People that signed up before March 22nd will recive their shirt.

Course Description:

  • Competitor, Aluminum and SUP start: Trinity Fork Park (locally known as the Kayak Launch), will come down to McInnish park, make a bouy turn back upstream to the first bridge, where you can turn under the bridge and come back down to the bouy.
  • 12-mile Competitor and Aluminum - 9am Start
  • Location: Trinity Fork Park (Kayak Launch), Lewisville
  • 8:00 AM Registration Open
  • 8:30 AM Pre-Race Meeting
  • 9:30 AM Race Start
  • Classes:Aluminum  -- Max length 17’4” -- Aluminum -- No Beaver boats -- Single blade paddle
  • Competitor Solo -- Any length or material -- Single or double blade paddles
  • Competitor Tandem -- Any length or material -- Single or double blade paddles
  • Adventure and SUP start: Trinity Fork Park (locally known as the Kayak Launch), will come down to McInnish park and finish at yellow bouy.
  • Finish line: McInnish Park Boat Ramp, Carrollton, Texas
  • 6-mile Adventure (recreation) and SUP - 9:30 Start
  • Location: Trinity Fork Park (Kayak Launch), Lewisville
  • 8:00 AM Registration Open
  • 8:30 AM Pre-Race Meeting
  • 9:00 AM Race Start
  • Classes:SUP
  • Adventure Solo* -- Max length 18’ -- Aluminum, composite, wood, or plastic (no carbon/Kevlar) -- Single or double blade paddles
  • Adventure Tandem* -- Max length 18’ -- Aluminum, composite, wood, or plastic (no carbon/Kevlar) -- Single or double blade paddles
  • *Winners of Adventure Solo and Tandem classes must advance in subsequent years to Competitive class.

Pot Pourri:

  • To save time on race morning, please fill out the online liability waiver (it will be emailed to you).
  • All paddlers must have in their possession during the event a Coast Guard approved PFD.
  • Bring your folding chairs for hanging out after the race – enjoy the company and lunch.
  • Shuttles are not provided. You will want to drop your car at the finish line, bring a friend to follow you down the river, or arrange/catch a ride back to the start with another paddler. Working on setting up shuttles for the race. Nothing is set at the moment. Will update as soon as I have something setup.

Schedule


  • 3 hours

    Elm Fork Competitor Class Start


  • 3 hours

    Elm Fork Adventure Class Start

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