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General
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Marine17 - Australia »
ACA Chief Operating Officer Christopher Stec has been asked to present on the state of paddlepsorts (canoe, kayak and SU...
Monday, July 24, 2017
ACA at Outdoor Retailer »
If you're in Salt Lake City, UT from July 25-29th, please drop by the ACA booth (#39081) at Outdoor Retailer at the Salt P...
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
July issue of Paddle eMagazine »
The July issue of Paddle has been released.   A few of the articles in this issue: • Paddlesports...
Friday, June 16, 2017
ACA is Hiring - Financial Coordinator »
The ACA is looking for a Financial Coordinator to join the team at the National Office in Fredericksburg, Va.  ...
Monday, June 12, 2017
Paddlesport Fatality Statistics - 2016 »
Even though paddling is a relatively safe sport, 167 people died in 2016.   If you haven't already, ma...

Instruction
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Swiftwater Rescue Conference - registration open! »
Registration for the 3rd ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference is now open!   www.americancanoe.org/SWR_Confere...
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...
Friday, July 7, 2017
Kayak Fishing Videos »
Did you Know?   In partnership with Heliconia Press, the ACA has produced 12 videos for Kayak Fishing....
Friday, June 30, 2017
Online Paddlesports Course »
The ACA has partnered with Boat-Ed to bring you an online paddlesports course.   Learn more...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
ACA's Fall Conferences »
This fall, the ACA is hosting two conferences in the U.S. and two in Europe.   Learn more...

Stewardship & Public Policy
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...
Monday, May 1, 2017
Protect Our Public Lands »
As a founding member of the Outdoor Alliance, the ACA supports the protection of our public lands.  ...

Competition
Friday, July 21, 2017
ACA's NGB Application - final USOC Hearing Session »
  The USOC sets the second and final of two Hearing Sessions as per the Ted Stevens Act for Tuesday, J...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
SafeSport for Races »
Once the ACA becomes the National Governing Body(NGB) for paddlesports in the U.S., certain membership types (Racing, Offi...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
USACK Membership Update »
Friday, June 30, 2017 will be the last day for USACK members to join or renew online at the USACK website.   Afte...
Monday, June 26, 2017
NGB Application - Hearing Session - this Thursday »
Reminder:   The first USOC Hearing Session as per the Ted Stevens Act for the ACA's NGB Application is set&...
Saturday, June 24, 2017
ACA seeks Athlete input for Olympic High Performance Plan »
  ACA seeks Athlete input for Olympic High Performance Plan.   As part of the ACA’s eff...

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