The wild water derby 

The Flat Water Regatta is on this morning.  Launch will be at 10AM out of Canandaigua Lake.  It is just behind the Post Office next to Wegman's.  A map is here.

The The ACA Northern New York Slalom Championships are also happening this morning at 10AM. A map of Bud Park/Rapids is here.

Here are the winner's from the 2016 Wild Water Derby:

Best Design: “Minions” Robert Leonard, Joe Rast, Brad Smith, Kurt Weichenthal 

Most Entertaining: “Batmobile” Justin Shaw, Scott Hackett, Scott Volpe, John Joseph, Roger Nanara, Mike Culhane 

Fastest Raft: “Wild Blue 2”  Dale Darling, Travis North, Aaron Darling, Mike Olsowske

2nd Fastest “Bobcat of the Finger Lakes” Dan Havert, Ryan Cowley, Brandon Martin, Mike Havert

Kayak Female, fastest  Madelyn Davenport

Kayak Female, 2nd fastest April Sharp

Kayak Male, fastest Aldon Henrie

Kayak Male, 2nd fastest Cain Payne

Marcus Whitman vs. Red Jacket Challenge: Marcus Whitman team of Elijah Perot, Gerald Kolz, Nathan Matton, Brett Watts of Rushville

Canoe with 5 paddlers: Andrew Doody, David Kuehnert, Ben Knowlton, Ben Holzwarth, Spencer Madsen

Here are photos from Saturday, shared by Robert Kerr.

It takes a community to make it happen.  See some of the sponsors of the Derby.

Big Dog Radio
McDonald's of Manchester
Buffalo Bill's
Bliss Shurfine
New Energy Works
Canandaigua National Bank

The 2016 Wild Water Derby is here!

The Chamber Twitter account is up and running. We will post updates throughout the day here.

 April 30th is the day!  Mark your calendars for a day of fun and excitement.  May 1st is the Regatta and ACA Northern New York Slalom Championships.  What a fun weekend!

Also Saturday morning is a 5k race to benefit the Red Jacket high school track & field and cross country programs.  You can view their site, here.

Past Years


Matt Schaertl, Coordinator