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Canoecopia 2019
This is the ONE SHOW YOU SHOULD NOT MISS! Start your paddle season off right. Canoecopia is the largest paddle sports consumer event in the world! And, nearby in Madison, WI. Over 250,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, Stand Up Paddleboards, outdoor and camping gear, clothing, tour guides, vacation spots and all geared toward your outdoor fun! Over 140 seminars and clinics make Canoecopia an educational event where you can learn about the perfect gear for your style of paddling, develop skills to get you where you want to go, and discover some of the many places to paddle, both near and far. Alliant Energy Center (Exhibition Hall) 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way Madison, WI 53713 Hours: Friday, 04:00 PM - 09:00 PM (General) Saturday, 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM (General) Sunday, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM (General) $15.00 for a day pass $25.00 for a weekend pass. Note: Ages 17 and under: free.

Alliant Energy Center (Exhibition Hall)

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way · Madison, WI


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    What we're about

    Prairie State Canoeists (PSC) is one of the Midwest's largest paddling clubs. Most members live in the Chicagoland area and the Club is about evenly split between canoeists and kayakers. The Club sponsors over 150 trips a year (both flat water and whitewater) and most trips are within 100 miles of Chicago. Day-trips are common and multi-day trips may include camping. ACA-certified instructors conduct training classes/trips for all skill levels.

    We will be posting some beginner trips/classes to our Meetup page to provide opportunities to paddle on a club trip or for a club training class -- to assess participation from Meetup members. For Meetup trips/classes, participants will need their own kayak/canoe, paddle and personal flotation device.

    Check out the PSC website ( ) for membership information (application in FORMS tab, $20/year) and a full list of classes and trips available to PSC members (EVENT SCHEDULE tab). More trips and classes to be added over the next few months.

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