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Friday, November 17, 2017
Legend of Paddling Award Winner »
Congratulations to Jimmy Holcombe!   For over 40 years, Jimmy has been teaching all aspects of paddling at...
Friday, November 3, 2017
November issue of Paddle »
The latest issue of Paddle eMagazine is now available, including the Hidden Icon Game (aka you can win paddling swag!) ....
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Canoe Sailing - Fall Newsletter »
The Fall Edition of the ACA Canoe Sailor is now available. Read here...
Monday, October 30, 2017
Excellence in Instruction Award Winner »
Congratulations to Mike Mather!   This whole Mather Rescue thing probably started off with a scrappy kid in...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Elite Athlete Director Nominations for ACA Board »
Since the ACA membership approved revisions to the bylaws on October 22, 2017, the ACA will now transition to a new Board...

Saturday, November 18, 2017
SEIC Nominations now being accepted »
Every two years, the ACA's Safety Education & Instruction Council requests nominations and elects voting and affiliate...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
On Water Standards Survey »
This short multiple-choice survey will take about 10 minutes to complete.  It's purpose is to establish a baseline fo...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Nantahala River - National Paddlesports Conference »
Registration is still open for the 10th annual ACA National Paddlesports Conference to be held at the Nantahala Outdoor Ce...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Swiftwater Rescue Conference - registration open! »
Registration for the 3rd ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference is now open!
Friday, July 14, 2017
Kayak Touring Videos - released »
The ACA is proud to release the first three videos in the ACA Kayak Touring Instructional series!   With 1...

Stewardship & Public Policy
Thursday, August 17, 2017
New ACA Director of Conservation, Stewardship & Public Policy »
J. Michael “Mike” Foreman, a well-known conservationist and natural resources leader in Virginia and throughout the Chesap...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Hōkūle‘a Homecoming »
The iconic voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa is scheduled to return from the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage, sponsored by Hawaiian Ai...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Safe Paddle Trails in Puerto Rico »
Establishing safe paddle trails in Puerto Rico with a CFS Grant. The Coalition for the Northeast Ecological Corrid...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Stewardship Grant Winners Announced »
The ACA is proud to partner with L.L.Bean to support local stewardship initiatives across the country.   2017 C...
Friday, May 12, 2017
ACA is Hiring - Public Policy Chief »
The ACA is looking for a motivated, self starter who wants to make a positive difference for paddlers at the local, state...

23 hours ago
Hiring - Slalom High Performance Manager »
The ACA still has an open position for a part-time Slalom High Performance Manager.     To learn more,...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Morgan House announced as Director of High Performance & Competition »
The ACA is honored to announce that Morgan House has been named as the Director of High Performance & Competition....
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Aaron Huston named Sprint National Team Canoe Coach »
The ACA is honored to announce that Aaron Huston has been named as the Sprint National Team Canoe Coach.  ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Aasim Saleh named Sprint Jr. Team Manager »
The ACA is honored to announce that Aasim Saleh has been named as the Sprint Jr. Team Manager.   Aasim is t...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zsolt named ACA Sprint National Team Kayak Coach »
The ACA is honored to announce that Zsolt Szadovszki of Hawaii has been named as the Sprint National Team Kayak Coach....

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10/25/2017 » 11/24/2017
Elite Athlete Nominations to the ACA Board of Directors

11/15/2017 » 11/27/2017
SEIC Nominations are open

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