2015 Race Calendar

Saturday, February 21, 2015

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Safari Seminar

No admission charge.
Edgar B. Davis South Side Park, 1000 S. Magnolia, Luling, TX

Saturday, May 2, 2015

9 a.m. Start

Texas River Marathon

35-mile race from River Haven RV Resort to the Pump House Restaurant, the preliminary race of the Texas Water Safari. Cut-off deadline for reaching Hwy 477, Nursery Bridge is 1:30 p.m.

Entry Fee: $25 (through April 10), $35 (through April 22), $45 (race day) per paddler

River Haven RV Resort, Cuero

Friday, May 22, 2015

Texas Water Safari Registration Deadline

To hold your starting position, your entry must be completed online or postmarked ON OR BEFORE MAY 4, 2015.

Entry Fee: $125 (through April 10), $150 (through May 4), $200 (through May 22) per person

Friday, June 12, 2015

12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Texas Water Safari Check-In

Boats and equipment lists will be checked. Required meeting at 4 p.m. for entrants & captains to review rules/questions.

San Marcos, Aquarena Center

Saturday, June 13, 2015

9 a.m. Start

Start of the 53nd Annual Texas Water Safari

Entrants should be at their boats ready to enter the water by 8 a.m.
DO NOT ENTER THE LAKE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD THAT IT’S OK TO DO SO. THE TWS HAS SPECIAL PERMISSION FROM TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TO START THE RACE ON SPRING LAKE AND MUST FOLLOW STRICT RULES.

The Safari has been postponed only three times in fifty-two years, but in the event of a severe flood, the race will be held on June 27nd. Check-in will be Friday, June 26th and the start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 27th.

San Marcos, Aquarena Center

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

12 p.m.

Awards Banquet

Free banquet for all teams (and one captain per team). Tickets for extra banquet meals can be purchased at the banquet.

Seadrift, Texas

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

1 p.m.

Texas Water Safari Deadline

100 hour deadline for reaching the finish line.

Seadrift, Texas

Saturday, September 19, 2015

9 a.m. Start

Jr. Texas Water Safari

16 miles from San Marcos City Park to Staples. Entry fee $25 per paddler (race day registration only). Food and drinks will be provided at the finish line. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at San Marcos City Park. Cut-off deadline for reaching Hwy 1979 Martindale Bridge is 12 noon.

San Marcos, City Park

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