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Photo and Video Contest

Posted by Ashley Preston, Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 @ 8:15pm

  • Coming fall 2015... the return of the new and improved BCC Photo Contest. This year we’ll be adding a video category. 

    Categories 

    Photo

    1. Scenic 

    2. Sweet Line (action)  

    3. Carnage 

    Best video

    Rules

    Please keep videos to no more than 5 minutes.

    You may submit no more than 2 photos per category. 

    Photos need to have been taken since the last photo contest (fall of 2013). 

    How to submit material


    Please title your files to include your name and which category your entering. 


    For example

    AprestonScenic1 or VanderHill-Carnage2


    To submit photos: Email photographs to Ashley at prestonap@gmail.com


    To submit videos: Email birminghamcanoeclub@outlook.com to let Russ know you’d like to submit. He’ll send you a link where you can upload your video. 


    OR 

    Put your files on a flash drive and mail them to 

    PO Box is 59213

    Birmingham, AL  35259

Old Timer's

  • Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at TBD
    Location: Hiwassee (I/II) and Ocoee (III/IV)

    Trip to the Hiwassee and Ocoee. Camping at Hiwassee Outfitters. The trip leader is Debbie…

    • 4 people attended

June Club Meeting: Getting Knotty with Vander

  • Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 7pm - 8pm
    Location: Homewood Library

    You won't want to miss Vander Hill's knotty…

    • 1 person attended

Essentials of River Safety and Rescue

  • Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 10am - 5pm
    Location: Hiwassee River (Class I/II), Reliance, TN

    Essentials of River Safety and Rescue (Level 3)

    · Instructor: Mark Garner,…

    • 2 people attended

May Club Meeting

  • Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 7pm - 8pm
    Location: Homewood Library

    Join us this month for club member James Lowery's program on walking Shades Creek.  

Club Meeting

  • Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at 7pm - 8pm
    Location: Homewood Liabrary

    Correction...our speaker will be Thomas Spencer, author of Five-Star Trails Birmingham.

Fall Colors Trip

  • Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 10am - 6:30pm Sunday, October 25th
    Location: Nantahala River (II/III)

    Club-organized trips are the perfect opportunity to put new skills into practice under the…

    • 4 people attended

Old Timers Trip

  • Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 10am - 6pm Sunday, July 26th
    Location: Hiwassee and Ocoee Rivers

    Club-organized trips are the perfect opportunity to put new skills into practice under the…

    • 1 person attended

Postponed - First Timers Ocoee (III/IV)

  • Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at 9am, Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at 3pm
    Location: Ocoee (III/IV)

    Due to inclement weather, this trip is being postponed.  Possible…

    • 2 people attended

Dale Adams (First Timers Nantahala (II/III)

  • Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at 9am - 3pm Sunday, September 13th
    Location: Nantahala (II/III)

    September 12-13 (tentative) -- Dale Adams (First Timers Nantahala…

    • 10 people attended

Summer Slam (Hiwassee (I/II) and Ocoee (III/IV))

  • Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at TBD
    Location: Hiwassee (I/II) and Ocoee (III/IV) - Camping @ Hiwassee Outfitters

    June 27-28 -- Summer Slam (Hiwassee (I/II) and Ocoee (III/IV)) –…

    • 22 people attended

Friends of Locust Fork Day at the River

  • Saturday, June 20th, 2015 (all day)
    Location: Locust Fork

    June 20 -- Friends of Locust Fork Day at the River – Coordinator:…

Nantahala Trip

  • Saturday, April 25th, 2015 (all day)
    Location: Nantahala (Class II/III)

    April 25-26 -- Nantahala (Class II/III) – Trip Leader: Bob “Shep” Shepard , 205.410.0915

    • 1 person attended

Fast Track to Whitewater

  • Friday, June 12th, 2015 at 9am - 4pm Sunday, June 14th
    Location: Hiwassee River (I/II) Reliance, TN

    • Instructors: Helen Todd (Kayak) , 205.907-3374 and Arlene Schnorbus…

    • 1 person attended

Fast Track to Whitewater

  • Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 9am - 4pm Sunday, May 17th
    Location: TBD (local, water permitting)

    This beginner class follows an accelerated schedule to give students exposure to Class II…

    • 2 people attended

Introduction to Paddling/Basic Safety and Rescue

  • Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 9am - 3pm
    Location: TBD

    • Instructors: Joy Carter (Kayak) , 205.281.2034 and Arlene Schnorbus…

    • 1 person attended

Float the (Mostly) Lazy River (Kayak and Canoe)

  • Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at 9am - 4pm
    Location: TBD based on water levels

    • Instructors: Bob “Shep” Shepard (Canoe) , 205.410.0915 and Judy…

Paddling 101

  • Saturday, April 11th, 2015 at 9am - 1pm
    Location: Double Oak Lake at Oak Mountain State Park

    This four-hour workshop introduces beginners to canoeing and kayaking. It will be held near the…

    • 4 people attended

Roll Session

  • Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 6:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: UAB Wallace Gym Pool

    • Coordinator: Vander Hill, , 205.903.4687 • Date: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in Jan., Feb. and March…

Roll Session

  • Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 6:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: UAB Wallace Gym Pool

    o  Coordinator: Vander Hill, , 205.903.4687

    o  Date: 2nd and…


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