Bowers Fire Company Hosts Canoe Joust

Jousters battle it out at last year's canoe joust
This year the Bowers Fire Company will be hosting their 11th Annual Canoe Joust to be held at Pennington’s Pond, North Bowers Delaware on June 25th, 2011. Team Registration starts at 10am t hat day with jousting beginning at noon. Teams will consist of 3 people in each canoe; 2 paddlers and one balancing jouster. Canoes will battle it out (safety equipment provided) through double elimination rounds as they fight to be the champion.

Trophies for the first place team and medals for 2nd and 3rd places, best entry into the water, and best sportsman will be presented. New this year will be the traveling trophy for firefighter division. The Bowers firefights challenge all surrounding fire companies to come to the event and compete.

The event will have something for all ages so bring the family for moon bounce, duck pond, water pistol games, and lots of food. For ages 21 and older, $10 Beer Mugs can be purchased to receive refillable beer during the event. There will be live band performances by the “The Lost Positives” Downstate Delaware’s Most Mischievous Musicians. http://www.thelostpositives.com/.

Come on out this Saturday to joust or just watch all the fun while supporting your local firefighters. More information regarding the event is available at www.bowersfire.com , on Facebook or by calling 302-335-1905.

Bowers Fire Co. is non profit and all proceeds benefit the firehouse and their ability to fight fires and provide immediate medical response to nearby communities.

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