Friday, January 16, 2015

2015 Annual Conference Agenda

Saturday, January 31, 2015
11:00 – 3:30 p.m.

The Outdoor Campus
4500 S. Oxbow Ave
Sioux Falls, S.D.

11:00   Social / Booths The Outdoor Campus Lobby

12:00   Welcome
Steven Dahlmeier, President - SDCKA

12:05   The South Dakota Canoe & Kayak Association: Past, Present, Future
            Steven Dahlmeier, President - SDCKA

12:20   Racing: How to Prepare
Braxton Carter

12:30   MR 340: Team Racing
Kati Albers, Board Member - SDCKA

12:40   Missouri National Recreational River
Lisa Yager, National Park Service - Biologist

1:00     Boat Building Adventures
            Matt Story, Board Member - SDCKA

1:20     Business Meeting / Election of Officers

1:30     Break - Booths

1:50     Keeping Our Waterways Clean
City of Sioux Falls

2:10     The Jay Heath Legacy: South Dakota Waterways
SDCKA Board Members

2:35     American Canoe Association
Christopher Stec, ACA Chief Operating Officer

3:00     Whitewater!
Dave Hillman, Board Member - Iowa Whitewater Coalition

3:30     Closing
            Steven Dahlmeier, President - SDCKA 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Annual Conference

 The Annual Conference is fast approaching. We hope you can join us in Sioux Falls on January 31 at The Outdoor Campus. Presentations run from noon to 3:30pm and include Missouri National Recreational River Staff, Dave Hillman and Mitchell Joldersma talking Whitewater, SDCKA Board led discussion on the best places to paddle in South Dakota. We'll also have presentations on how to prepare for a kayak race and how to race as a team. Matt Story, SDCKA VP, will present on boat building and we'll have a presentation on the important of protecting the waterways in South Dakota. We hope you can join us!