Paddling Races

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Kayak & Paddle Board Races
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL  32435

Bring your kayak and/or paddle board and compete in a race against your sporting peers during LakeFest 2019 on Lake DeFuniak in the heart of the DeFuniak Springs historic district. Then, enjoy all the other activities and attractions of LakeFest 2019 with your entire family. Here's details on male/female competitive water sport races hosted by the City of DeFuniak Springs.  Download, print and complete the registration entry form (PDF) in advance to save time.

9:00 am:  KAYAK RACE (female) - $20 registration fee.
Registration Form (PDF)

  • 1 Mile.  1 person - Must provide kayak.
  • 15 years & older. If under 18, must have parent/guardian permission
  • Registration fee includes LakeFest T-Shirt
  • Prizes/Awards:
  • 1st Place - Medallion and $75
  • 2nd Place - Medallion and $50
  • 3rd Place - Medallion and $25
  • Check-in:  Enter Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs at 7th Street and Circle Drive (intersection next to Train Depot / Walton Heritage Museum at 1140 Circle Drive). Police officers and organizers will direct you to the launch area next to the amphitheater.

9:15 am:  KAYAK RACE (male) - $20 registration fee.
Registration Form (PDF)

  • 1 Mile.  1 person - Must provide kayak.
  • 15 years & older. If under 18, must have parent/guardian permission
  • Registration fee includes LakeFest T-Shirt
  • Prizes/Awards:
    • 1st Place - Medallion and $75
    • 2nd Place - Medallion and $50
    • 3rd Place - Medallion and $25
  • Check-in:  Enter Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs at 7th Street and Circle Drive (intersection next to Train Depot / Walton Heritage Museum at 1140 Circle Drive). Police officers and organizers will direct you to the launch area next to the amphitheater.

9:25 am:  PADDLE BOARD SURF RACE (male/female) - $25 registration fee
Registration Form (PDF)Registration Form (PDF)

  • 3 Miles.  1 person - Must provide paddle board
  • 15 years & older. If under 18, must have parent/guardian permission
  • Registration fee includes LakeFest T-Shirt
  • Prizes/Awards:
    • 1st Place - Medallion and $100
    • 2nd Place - Medallion and $50
    • 3rd Place - Medallion and $25
  • Check-in:  Enter Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs at 7th Street and Circle Drive (intersection next to Train Depot / Walton Heritage Museum at 1140 Circle Drive). Police officers and organizers will direct you to the launch area next to the amphitheater.

9:45 am:  PADDLE BOARD SURF RACE (female) - $20 registration fee
Registration Form (PDF)

  • 1 Mile. 1 person - Must provide paddle board
  • 15 years & older. If under 18, must have parent/guardian permission
  • Registration fee includes LakeFest T-Shirt
  • Prizes/Awards:
    • 1st Place - Medallion and $75
    • 2nd Place - Medallion and $50
    • 3rd Place - Medallion and $25
  • Check-in:  Enter Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs at 7th Street and Circle Drive (intersection next to Train Depot / Walton Heritage Museum at 1140 Circle Drive). Police officers and organizers will direct you to the launch area next to the amphitheater.

9:55 am:  PADDLE BOARD SURF RACE (male) - $20 registration fee
Registration Form (PDF)

  • 1 Mile. 1 person - Must provide paddle board
  • 15 years & older. If under 18, must have parent/guardian permission
  • Registration fee includes LakeFest T-Shirt
  • Prizes/Awards:
    • 1st Place - Medallion and $75
    • 2nd Place - Medallion and $50
    • 3rd Place - Medallion and $25
  • Check-in:  Enter Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs at 7th Street and Circle Drive (intersection next to Train Depot / Walton Heritage Museum at 1140 Circle Drive). Police officers and organizers will direct you to the launch area next to the amphitheater.