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The 7th Annual Paddlers Cup Regatta will take place on April 21st and 22nd, 2018, at Skansie Brothers Park in historic downtown Gig Harbor

Organized by the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team in cooperation with the Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission and the City of Gig Harbor, this annual community event features paddle racing for kayaks, canoes, stand up and prone paddleboards, outriggers and para-canoes, and dragon boat races.

Paddlers Cup is the premiere event for Pacific Northwest canoe, kayak, paddleboard and outrigger athletes and enthusiasts of all ages and levels.

Race proceeds benefit the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization committed to introducing youth and adults the sport of Olympic Sprint Canoe and Kayak Racing. GHCKRT has a history of excellence in the sport of Sprint Canoe/Kayak, producing multiple National Champions and world class athletes. The team is proud to have won the USA National Team Championships in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.