James River Batteau Rodeo

This event has been cancelled.James River Batteau Rodeo

The Batteau Rodeo in Lynchburg is a fun competition where teams of 4 to 6 individuals work collaboratively with poles to move a traditional James River "batteau" through a short course. No special skills or experience needed. You need only a willing team with determination. There will be multiple short races near Percival's Island and Riveredge Park in an elimination tournament. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team members.

The Details:

  • Registration is $100 per team (4-6 individuals per team).
  • Open to participants ages 16 and up. All participants must be registered by 6/12/2014 at noon. All team members must be registered by this date or your team will be disqualified and you will be unable to participate.
  • All participants under the age of 18 are required to wear a life jacket during the event.
  • All participants in this event must agree to the "Waiver and Release of Liability". 
  • In the event of inclement weather or high river conditions the event will be placed on a delay or postponed.
  • Only those that register for the event through the website will be able to participate. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate walk ups.
  • We have a no refund policy/ no transfer policy. After you complete the registration form, no refund will be issued, and you are not allowed to transfer your entry to anyone else.

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