Erie Poker Run Postponed, Kayak Event Canceled

Friday May 15th, 2020

Erie, Pa:  On behalf of the rights holders it represents, the Erie Sports Commission (ESC) is announcing changes to several upcoming events, including the popular Erie Poker Run.

Elite Poker Runs, LLC announced on Thursday that the Erie Poker Run will be postponed in 2020. The annual event, scheduled for June 26-28, will now be hosted August 21-22, 2020.

The event traditionally draws up to 50 go-fast powerboats to the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel and Wolverine Park Marina, before embarking on a poker run, making stops on the coast of Lake Erie.

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Kayak Anglers of Western PA have also announced the cancellation of their annual Bass on the Bay Tournament, scheduled for Saturday, May 16.

The changes to both events are in response to regulations in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

To date, 20 events hosted and supported by the ESC have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The ESC will continue to share updates regarding cancelled and rescheduled events as plans are confirmed with individual event directors. For up to date event information and cancelations, follow the Erie Sports Commission on Facebook and Twitter.


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