Every year, the ACA recognizes those individuals and organizations who exemplify outstanding leadership, service, and dedication to paddlesports.
The seven prestigious ACA National Awards are as follows:
- Legends of Paddling
- Excellence in Instruction
- Sanctioned Event of the Year
- Green Paddle for Waterway Conservation
- Joe Pina Volunteer of the Year
- Stroke of Achievement
- J. Henry Rushton
If you would like to nominate a paddler for one of the honors above, please visit www.americancanoe.org/awards for more details on how to submit your nomination. The deadline for submissions is Monday, July 7, 2014.
Award recipients will be announced at the ACA Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony at the upcoming Adaptive Paddling Summit.