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Lake Shelbyville Kayak, Canoe, & Paddleboard Competition

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Sun, Jun 04 , 2023 • 8:30am - 1:00pm

E N 9th St, Shelbyville, IL 62565

Come and enjoy the outdoors with your kayak canoe, or paddleboard. There's even a "Just for Fun" where you don't have to follow the route.

The event will start at the High Water Baot Ramp at Dam West Recreation area.  There are adult and high school categories with routes of 1 mile or 2 miiles.  All participants must wesr a life jecket.  There will also be a "Just for Fun" category where you won't have the follow the route.  This event may be canceled due to inclement weather.  

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Lake Shelbyville


Central Illinois lake with over 11,000 water acres and 172 miles of shoreline.

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Gregory's Resort Motel and Cabins


Bordering U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Shelbyville, Greogry's has 12 rooms and a cabin.

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Spillway Motel


"The Best Motel by a Dam Site" located across from the Lake Shelbyville Dam, on the Kaskaskia River.

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