eStore   |   Donate   |   Join
Potomac Downriver Race - Canoe Cruisers Association
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Where: Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center
11710 MacArthur Blvd
Potomac, Maryland 
United States
Contact: Howard Morland

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

For canoes, kayaks, SUPs, and any other non-motorized boats.


There are four class 2 rapids.


The race begins at Rocky Island on the Potomac River just above Wet Bottom Rapid and continues for 7.5 miles to Sycamore Island. The race also will be a USA Wildwater Ranking Race. At the end of the race, a free T-shirt and a free lunch will be given to all workers and racers, and there will be a ceremony with awards and prizes for the winners.


Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 10:30 a.m. at Great Falls Tavern/C&O National Park in Potomac, Maryland, followed by a mandatory meeting for all racers.


If the Little Falls Gauge is over 5 feet, the race will start at the Old Angler's Inn put-in. And if the gauge is over 6 feet, the race will be postponed.


Notice regarding any changes will be posted on the CCA, PWRC, and MCC websites. You will be notified of changes by email if you register in advance.


For online registration go to:

ACA Mission

Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation.

ACA on Facebook Follow the ACA on Twitter ACA on YouTube ACA Daily Water Blog
Follow us on Pinterest Connect on LinkedIn


Contact Us
ACA | Canoe-Kayak-SUP-Raft-Rescue
503 Sophia St. Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone: 540-907-4460
Contact Staff
Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal