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Floatzilla - August 18, 2018

Registration now open for Floatzilla 2018!

Take part in the largest paddlesport festival on the the nations greatest river, the Mississippi! Help us set a new world record for the Largest Raft of Canoes/Kayaks. Experience the Mississippi River free of commercial barge traffic. All paddle crafts are welcome to attend, but only kayaks and canoes may participate in the World Record Attempt. Find our list of outfitters HERE.

Don't have a kayak or canoe? Check out our list of outfitters that attend Floatzilla. Our outfitters will meet up with you at the launch point with the boat, then wait at Sunset Park to pick it back up after you finish paddling.

River Action provides a shuttle service from Sunset Park to each of the Illinois launch sites. Paddlers who launch from Iowa must paddle back to Credit Island for shuttle service to each of the Iowa launch sites.

Riders may register using one of several ways:

  • CLICK HERE to Register Online.
  • Stop by the River Action office at 822 E. River Drive, Davenport - Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Each pre-registered group will receive a mailed confirmation.

You can also register during Packet Pickup:

  • Friday, August 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Credit Island Lodge, 2200 W. River Drive, Davenport, IA

Event Day Registration

Though we recommend registering before the day of Floatzilla, you may register at your desired launch location.

Sign Up

Sign up to volunteer at this year's Floatzilla! Volunteers are needed on Friday and Saturday (August 17 and 18) in multiple locations, and multiple jobs. All volunteers will receive a Floatzilla volunteer t-shirt at our pizza party on Thursday August 16!

Positions include:

Packet pick-up at Credit Island on Friday
Registration, parking assistance, unloading vessels, and launch assistance at multiple locations (Empire Park, Ben Butterworth Parkway, Main Street Davenport, Marquette Street, Credit Island, and Lake Potter) on Saturday
Portage assistance on Sylvan Island
Sign up today!

Sign Up

Call (563) 322-2969 or email ntruesdell@riveraction.org with questions.

Due to last year's success, we will again be having a Floatzilla volunteer appreciation party. During this party, there will be a brief orientation on the various volunteer assignments accompanied by pizza! This party is on August 16 at 5 p.m. at the Credit Island Lodge. This is also the time that volunteers can pick-up their shirts, understand where and what they will be doing at the event, and meet other volunteers!


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