Upcoming Events: Ontario Championships, Worlds, Burloak Raffle, National Championships, Pan American Canoe Sprint Championships, Olympic Hopes

The 2018 Ontario Championships / OCup 3 will take place this weekend in Welland, August 18/19. Athletes competing on Saturday include U16 and older, Open, Masters, Paracanoe and Special Olympics while Sunday is U13, U14, and U15. Come on out and cheer on our Burloak athletes!

Follow all the action of the 2018 Sprint World Championships in Montemor O Velho, Portugal from August 23-26 at https://www.canoeicf.com/canoe-sprint-world-championships/montemor-o-velho-2018. Cheer on Burloak’s own Mark Oldershaw and Alanna Bray-Lougheed!

Burloak Raffle: If you have paid your fundraising fee but have not yet received your raffle tickets please contact us at communication@burloakcanoe.com as soon as possible. Completed ticket stubs must be returned no later than August 22nd by putting them in a labelled envelope and placing them in the designated collection box at the club.
Draw Date: Thursday, August 23rd @ 7:30pm
Location: Burloak Canoe Club
1st Prize $1500
2nd Prize $750
3rd Prize $500
4th-8th Prizes $100
Note: Ticket stubs not returned in time will not be eligible for the draw. Lottery license # M768754

2018 National Championships: Nationals are quickly approaching with racing from Tuesday, August 28 to Saturday, September 1 followed by CanMas on Sunday, September 2. 1200 paddlers from over 40 clubs nationwide are expected to be in attendance! Please visit the Sprint Nationals website for lots of information: http://sprintnationals.canoekayak.ca. If you’re looking for places to eat and things to do while you’re in Sherbrooke, visit http://www.destinationsherbrooke.com/en/visitors.

2018 Pan American Canoe Sprint Championships and 2018 Olympic Hopes International Regatta: Dartmouth and the CKC Atlantic Division are hosting the Pan Ams this year from September 13-16. The Olympic Hopes regatta will take place from September 14-16 in Poznan, Poland. See our previous post about athletes who will be in attendance at these events. To learn more about the Pan Ams, see https://panamcanoe18.com/. To learn more about the Olympic Hopes regatta, see http://www.pzkaj.pl/index.php/olympic-hopes.