Gator Bait Race proudly presents the second annual Gator Bait Hatchling-Kids Kayak Race on MAY 21, 2016 at Lakeshore Park in Brandon, MS.


Gator Bait Hatchling is a kayak race just for kids ages 5-17.  The course length is tailored to each age group and ranges from 250 yards to 1/2 mile.  Our goal is to introduce kids to the sport of kayaking, foster a love for the outdoors, and instill a desire to protect their enviroment for generations to come.

Baby Gators will be on hand the day of the race courtsey of The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

Race Categories

Rental Kayaks are provided to all Racers!


Registration fee is $20 and includes:

Classes are broken down into the following age groups

Registrations are limited to the first 200 racers!  



Rental kayaks are provided to EVERY Hatchling

racer and are courtsey of Pearl River Kayaks.

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