Paddlers Battling it out in the BoaterCross

The Stonycreek River has won the distinction of River of the Year for the State of Pennsylvania. Thanks to thousands of boaters and river enthusiasts across the state the Stony was named for the tireless efforts of the Benscreek Canoe Club, SCRIP, and the man other non-profit and local government groups that have helped to restore life and recreation to the Stonycreek River.

In celebration of this great award the Conemaugh/Somerset Township and the Benscreek Canoe Club have joined forces to create a weekend of river recreation and celebration. There will be scheduled releases from the Quemahoning Reservoir both Saturday June 16 and Sunday June 17. Water is on at 7 am and will hit the canyon section of the Stony around 10 am with the last water at the put-in around 2pm. Water will hit the playpark at approximately 12-1 and last till 4-5 respectively.

Kirk Meixner getting vertical

HomeTown ThrowDown #3 will take place on Saturday June 16 with registration starting at 12 till approximately 2:00 when we will then have a freestyle rodeo followed by a boatercross competition. You can register for the days events by following this ( REGISTER FOR HOMETOWN THROWDOWN #3 ) As always we have a ton of Schwagg for the competitors and it’s not to late to compete for the overall series championships which will be held in october/september.

Please if you are even considering attending PRE-REGISTER it just saves me a ton of time on competition day.

Any questions or inquiries : Jay Rigby
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Mobile : 412-610-2303