Location: Bend, OR
- Wade Blackwood, ACA Executive Director
- Conference Program
- WaterTrail Award Presentation to the Bend Paddle Trail Alliance
- Paddle America Club Social
- 2 Paddle Green Events: clean up of the Deschutes River
- SEIC Meeting
- Silent Auction & Legends of Paddling Reception
- Awards Ceremony & Banquet
- ACA Annual Membership Meeting
- Over 100 Members, Paddlers, Instructors, Instructor Trainers & Instructor Trainer Educators
- 24 Presenters
- 17 States Represented
- 3 Countries: Canada, United Arab Emirates & Germany
Instructor Updates in:
- Level 1: Introduction to SUP
- Level 2: Essentials of SUP
- Level 2: Essentials of River Kayaking
- Level 3: River Kayaking
- Level 4: Whitewater Rafting
- Level 4: Whitewater Kayaking
- Level 4: Whitewater Canoeing
- Level 4: Swiftwater Rescue
- Level 5: Advanced Swiftwater Rescue
- Level 5: Advanced Whitewater Kayaking
- Multi-Discipline Instructor Trainer Update Workshop
"You guys throw a heck of a party! The New Mexico crew was glad to be among such dedicated and hard working paddlesports ambassadors!"
"It was a blast. Thanks for putting this event on for west coast folks."
"The conference was terrific!"
"Thanks from Oregon. We had a great time."