Alliant Energy Center - Madison, WI
March 8-10, 2019
Co-Trip Leaders: John Carlson and Bob Hart
Type of Trip: Convention/Paddle
Trip Cost/Deposit: $208/$104
Cancellation Date and full payment: February 1, 2019
Wilderness Level: 1
Trip Difficulty: Easy
Group Size: 10/7 Maximum/Minimum
Canoecopia at Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI is the largest paddlesports trade show and educational symposium in the world. The show features more than 200 exhibitors, outfitters, and guides, in a 250,000 square foot exhibition hall full of canoes, kayaks, standup paddleboards, outdoor equipment, and clothing. Over 100 presentations scheduled at multiple times over the weekend will inform, entertain, and inspire you. We will be occupying two (2) rooms at the Clarion Inn hotel which is attached to the Alliant Energy Center. The rooms are furnished with two queen beds. Rooms include a complimentary full breakfast buffet and exercise room. The trip fee does not include admission to the three-day show. The three-day weekend pass be purchased at the box office for $25.00, or may be ordered online from Rutabaga (the show sponsor) at https://www.rutabaga.com,. To view the Canoecopia 2019 show guide go to: http://www.canoecopia.com. You can request a Show Guide be mailed to you, and order wristband admission tickets on the www.canoecopia.com.
We will travel in the CIWC van, leaving at approximately 9:00 a.m. from the northeast side of Indianapolis. We will eat lunch on the way and arrive in time to check in at the hotel by 3 p.m. The Friday show hours start at 4:00 p.m. We will leave the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI on Sunday afternoon around 2 p.m., and arrive home around 9 p.m
All trip participants must fill out and submit a CIWC Medical Form and Long Waiver Form.