Welcome to the Historic Town of Clarkdale
A 2012 Centennial Town
"A Place That Makes Sense"
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:30pm
8:00am - 12:00pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday
P.O. Box 308
39 North Ninth Street
Clarkdale, AZ 86324
(928) 639- 2400
Fax: (928) 639-2409
Historical Society & Museum
October 3, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
ALL LEVELS OF PADDLERS WELCOME!
Paddlers must be at least 21 years of age.
The Town of Clarkdale is dealing up a river
recreation event that gives you the chance to win
$1,000 if you have the winning poker hand! Join
Clarkdale for their 2nd Annual Verde River Poker
Run where participants will paddle on one of the
most pristine 3.5 mile stretches of the Verde River,
stopping along the way to collect a 5-card poker
Not lucky? Even the losing hand gets a prize! The
lowest poker hand will win a Gift Basket worth at
least $250. Registration includes a commemorative
event t-shirt, but the real draw is the opportunity
to win the $1,000 grand prize. With the event
limited to 150 participants, your odds to win are
fantastic! Register by September 18th to save and get the early bird registration of $50. After September
registration is $60 per participant and a t-shirt cannot be guaranteed.
On-Site Registration/Check-in will occur at the TAPCO RAP from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Allowable vessels include:
kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. THIS IS NOT A RACE! Staggered starts will begin at 11am and the last
launch will take place by 12:15pm. All boaters must be off the river by 2:15 pm.
Clarkdale Town Hall, 890 Main Street, (corner of 9th & Main St.), Clarkdale. The winning hands will be
announced at Clarktoberfest at 3:00 pm.
Clarktoberfest in Downtown Clarkdale serves as your destination for your 5th card pick-up and to unwind
after your time on the Verde River! Celebrate the end of a fantastic day with live music, beer & wine garden,
food from local eateries, vendors and various activities. Don't like your Poker Hand? Purchase an extra card
for $10 to
increase your chance of a winning hand! 50/50 Raffle tickets will also be on
sale, $1 each or 6 for $5.
Proceeds of the event will enhance the Town of Clarkdale's efforts to raise awareness of our natural resources
by providing recreation, education and nature tourism opportunities that support the stewardship of the Verde
If you would like to volunteer or find out more on Clarkdale’s Verde River Poker Run contact Community
Services at 928-639-2460 or email Dawn Norman.
Website last updated on: 11/25/2015. Email Web Manager