The Bayou Poker Paddle is a fun event in which participants compete by navigating through Miller’s Bayou course for approximately 45 minutes around inflatables bouys collecting cards and tokens. The cards are used to create a “hand” of poker cards, with the best hands winning prizes. Participants then return to the dock to submit their Bayou Poker Paddle hands and tokens for judging, and prizes at the Gill Dawg Event Center. Participants can bring their own non-motorized watercraft, or can rent them from Gill Dawg.
The race and event benefits Raffle Rescue, a local pet charity dedicated to helping in need pet owners with their pets, and to keep animals in loving homes and away from pet shelters.
The race is on May 7th from 9-12:30 PM at Gill Dawg Tiki Bar and Marina.
A party will follow the race, and participants will receive a T-shirt and one free beer. Drinks, food, music, a water sport demonstration, water craft sales, vendors, dogs, and gifts will be available.
Registration costs $33, and you can do so at www.BayouBattleFL.com
This event is family friendly and is also currently seeking vendors and sponsors. Any interested parties or those with questions should contact Tammy Carr at tammycarr[at]bayoubattlefl.com.