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World's Largest Paddling Expo!

March 10 - 12
18 days left until Canoecopia!

Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Way
Madison, Wisconsin

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

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

Tickets may be purchased in advance before March 3, 2017 at www.rutabaga.com or at Rutabaga.

At Canoecopia, tickets can be purchased with cash or check only.

$7.00 per car per day
Weekend pass: $19.50

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2017 Presenters

Once again, we have an abundant selection of presentations that we hope will inform, entertain and inspire you. With over 140 topics, the hard part may be deciding which to see. Click the "Presentations" tab above to see who's speaking and when, and to sort presentations by your interest areas. So many choices, so little time - come all 3 days and catch all your favorites!

Other Highlights
The ACA - Canoe-Kayak-SUP-Raft-Rescue - Midwest Division is hosting two great opportunities to meet other paddlers and learn what's happening with paddlesports in our area. Head to the Clarion Hotel on Saturday evening and join the ACA and other sponsors for the ACA Midwest Division's Meeting and ACA Paddle Club Rendezvous.

Speaker & Schedule Changes (as of 2/20/17)
It happens every year. A few of our originally scheduled speakers are no longer able to attend Canoecopia, so we've made the following substitutions. Click on the new speaker's name to see the updates. Thanks for your understanding!

Rob Center - replaced by Katina Daanen
Celeste Gabai - replaced by Peter Grubb and Andrea Knepper
Kevin Lehner - replaced by Kerry Ahrens
Randy Smith - replaced by Dave Ward
Dave Sproule - replaced by Mike Foley
Andrea Knepper and CAT Youth's program on "Engaging Young Paddlers" has been moved from Friday at 5:30 in Killarney to Saturday at 12:30 pm in the Sylvania Room.

Erin Achatz
Kerry Ahrens
The Aluminum Chef Competition
Chris Amidon
Greg Anderson
Jeff Bach
John Bates
Timothy Bauer & Barry Kalpinski
Lonnie Bedwell
Jimmy Blakeney
Uma Blanchard
Sharon & Alec Bloyd-Peshkin
Ken Braband & Craig Esposito
John Browning
Emma Burgeson & Paige Norman
Kevin Callan
Mary Lou Cerami
John Chase
Preston Ciere
Jim Coffey
John Connelly
Dale Cox
Katina Daanen & Mack Truax
Paul Danicic
Winchell Delano
Kris Dressler & Doug Neal
The Drop-In Clinics
Israel Dunn
Abe Elias
Robert Field
Mike Foley
John Frank & Neil Howk
David & Amy Freeman
Chelsea Froemke & Tessa Larson
Amy Funk
Mona Gauthier
Trevor Gibb
Gail Green & Grant Herman
Peter Grubb
Don Halloran
Bryan Hansel
Steve & Ben Harris
Debra Hawthorne
Jeff Herman
Jesse Hieb & Matt Krueger
Jeff Hoeben
Hether Hoffmann
Thomas Hurst
Don Hynek
Cliff Jacobson
Jerry Karbon
Rob Kesselring
Craig Kitchen & Kathryn Klos
Andrea Knepper & CAT Youth
Marty Koch
Doris Kolodji
Kevin Kratzke
Pete Kuhn
Mary Langlie
Nathaniel Langlie
Ben Lawry
Sue Leaf
Diane Leavy
Anna Levesque
John Lockwood
Scott MacGregor
Bobby & Maura Marko
Ellen McDonah
Reggie McLeod
Todd McMahon
Sherri Mertz
Danny Mongno
Mark & Merry Morrall
Dave Murphy & Raine Gardner
Steven & Ginny Nelson
Scott Oeth
Ruth Oppedahl
Stuart Osthoff
Bear Paulsen
Bonnie Perry
Tim Pflieger
Chris Raab
Jonathan Ringdahl
Neill Sachs
Dale "Grey Beard" Sanders
Geri Schrab
Neal Schroeter
Bill Schultz
David Shapiro & Don Gasper
Dave Shively
Scott Shrader
Raj Shukla
Lori Skitt
Babs Smith & Rich Malchow
Lenore Sobota
Paul Sveum
Andy Talley
Will Taylor
Tommy Thompson & Russ McCallister
Jon Turk
John Van Barriger
John Van Den Brandt
Jerry Vandiver
Dave Ward
Eric Weicht
Rod Wellington
Michael Westenberger
Keith Wikle
Richard Williamson & Mike Porter
Dan York
Craig Zarley