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2017 JRBF Brochure available for download

  The 2017 JRBF brochure is available here for free download if you would like to print out your own copy(s). Thank you to Nancy Marion for preparing the brochure once again.  Click here to download the 2017 JRBF Brochure. Andrew Shaw will be getting copies of this brochure and some posters. Contact him for…

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JRBF-2016-Cartersville – FESTIVAL ENDS EARLY FOR MOST OF THE BATTEAU GROUPS DUE TO HIGH WATER ON THE WAY!

The 31st annual James River Batteau Festival came to an end for most of the batteau groups at Cartersville. Some groups decided to continue on to Maiden’s. The big rains in the mountains is causing the river to rise and based on the reports up-stream and predictions of high water, most of the batteaux are…

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JRBF Spring Meeting in Scottsville – Sunday, May 15th, 2016

The spring meeting of the James River Batteau Festival was held at the Tavern on the James in Scottsville, Virginia. Representatives from most of the batteau groups were in attendance. Andrew Shaw, the new JRBF Chairman, talked about the sites and various announcements. Canoeists and other individuals not included in the immediate crew or ground…

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Tireless James & Fall Meeting for JRBF held at Howardsville – Sept. 12, 2014

The 2014 “Tireless James” event was held between the Wildlife Management Area down-river from Wingina, to Howardsville. Several Batteaux participated in this event which was sponsored by the James River Association. There were a lot of tires removed from the river that day! Good job everyone!!! Later in the evening the annual meeting of the…