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World's Largest Paddling Expo!

March 13 - 15
81 days left until Canoecopia!

Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Way
Madison, Wisconsin

Show Hours:
Friday 4:00 to 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 to 6:00
Sunday 10:00 to 5:00

Ticket Prices:
$15.00 for a day pass
$25.00 for a weekend pass.
Note: Ages 17 and under: free.

$7.00 per car per day
Weekend pass: $19.50

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Canoecopia 2015

Canoecopia is the largest paddlesports consumer event in the world, with over 250,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, Stand Up Paddleboards, outdoor equipment and clothing.

Want to paddle local ponds? Considering an expedition? Want to fish from a kayak? Join over 20,000 paddling enthusiasts from beginners to experts to experience Canoecopia! Save the dates and plan to join paddlers from around the world at Canoecopia 2015.Canoecopia is presented by Rutabaga Paddlesports.

It's coming! We're already deep into the planning stages for 2015...the floor plan, the speakers, the catering, the whole dang thing...

We're putting updates on Facebook with news about new manufacturers, exhibitors and presenters. Like Canoecopia on Facebook and keep in touch with the latest. We'll even be posting during the show! The link's over to the left. Look for the giant F.

Interested in being an exhibitor?
We're opening up the show to select outfitters, guides, schools, and people with a specialized product that is outdoor or paddlesports-related (no ginzu knives or Sham-wows, please). If you're interested, contact Darren at .

Need a place to stay? Here is a link to hotels we recommend.

In addition to our annual favorites, we've gotten a ton of proposals from new speakers! We have closed the application process and are now wading through all these great proposals. If you have a question about speaking, you can contact Nancy.

Last year we had well over 200 manufacturers, outfitters and guides, schools and other paddling organizations represented. Click here to download last year's show guide to see a listing of who was there (and everything else too).

Canoecopia Show Guide

If you want to receive our 72-page Canoecopia show guide, you can add your name here. Please remember, we don't sell your names or info to anyone, period.

To see last year's guide electronically, here's the link to read it on your computer or tablet.