Columbus Sports Council would like to welcome all the teams for the 2013 Beep
Baseball World Series. To commemorate the event, the CSC will be kicking off
the 2013 World Series Opening Ceremonies with a winner takes all purse of
$5,000 Kayak race.
Each Kayak team will be made up of the following
• A totally
blind or partially sighted player as the paddler/racer
• A sighted
volunteer who will act as the navigator/nonpaddler only
Each member of the two person Kayak team, should be
a registered member of the NBBA and of an affiliated team participating in the
2013 World Series. The totally blind or partially sighted paddler/racer will be
provided a pair of ski goggles which will be blackened out so that all racers
are on the same plain and no one individual has any unfair advantage. No
previous kayak experience is needed to participate.
The race course will be 3000 meters in length and
will take place on the Chattahoochee River, which is adjacent to the Convention
Center. The Convention Center is where the NBBA General Assembly and Banquet
will be held.
races will determine who will race for the $5,000 purse. The winner of the
championship race will walk away with $5,000 for their team.