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2020 Nationals Information

UPDATE: Please see this announcement regarding the 2020 Nationals.


The following information has been published by the committee overseeing this year’s ACA Nationals.  Please also see the brochure (in PDF format) at the end of this post.


In Clermont County Ohio
July 28 – 31, 2020
Celebrating Olympic Games Past and Present
The ACA Events Committee is pleased to officially announce the 2020 ACA Sprint Nationals Championships held at Harsha Lake At East Fork State Park near Bethel, Ohio, on the east side of Cincinnati, Ohio July 28-31, 2020 (Tuesday to Friday).
Hotel accommodations
Have been set up through the county and visitors bureau and can be found >>> HERE<<<
Here you will find a list of hotels near the venue who have reserved room blocks for our teams. Pick your hotel and call to reserve your rooms ASAP.  We encourage all of our clubs to book their rooms through the above link.
Ohio River Paddlefest!
Extend your teams stay and join Ohio in their largest paddle festival on August 1, 2020.  With over 2,200 participants this is sure to be a fun and exciting race. This year in honor of USA Sprint Nationals the organizers will be including new categories for K1, K2, K4 and C1, C2, C4 teams, including mixed teams. So contact your friend and start planning your team boats now.
Celebrating Olympic Games Past and Present.
Ohio’s very own Jim Terrell a native from Milford in Clermont Count, Ohio will be our guest of honor. Jimmy is the founder and CEO of Quickblade Paddles and is very excited to be coming back to his home town.
In honor of the 2020 Olympic Games our theme this year is to celebrate and honor the athletes, coaches, team manager, officials and any individual who has ever participated in an Olympic event. We wish to invite all of these individuals to join us for the week and if we can, encourage them to once again, dip their paddles in the water for a race or two.
Please help us locate these special men and women of the sport by sending their contact information to
As the Events Team works with Ohio to make this a nationals to remember we are seeking volunteers from each club to lend a hand. From making a phone calls for sponsorships, to helping at the venue.
More details will be coming in the near future.
Stay tuned for an announcement after the first of the year for links to registration and dates.
We look forward to seeing you in Ohio!
If you have any questions please feel free to call or email
Jackie Nipper
Happy Paddling
Your 2020 Nationals Event Team

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