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2013 Trashfest in Texas is canceled, river is too clean
Greg - 9/20/2013 8:04 AM
Category: General
Replies: 3

Got this from the people that organize the Trashfest in Texas each year. I guess there is a downside to having a clean river...

Sadly, we must announce that Trashfest 2013 on October 5th has been canceled.

Due to a number of factors, we have concluded that the event this year cannot achieve the high level of participation and fun to which we have become accustomed. As a result of regular river cleanings and stricter law enforcement, the river is remarkably clean. This is a Good Thing. This has been the primary objective of Trashfest since 1974. We hope that the river remains clean.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. In the next week we will arrange refunds for all registrations and tshirt purchases.

We are looking forward to a new Trashfest 2014 that will refocus on the other objectives listed under About Trashfest in a way that will be even more fun. We are evaluating alternative locations, dates, and activities. We do welcome your suggestions.

Trashfest 2013
Diver_Phil - 9/20/2013 9:45 AM
Awesome !!
LatitudeAdjustment - 9/20/2013 10:20 AM
On a dive Sunday I got too close to the fishing pier, it used to be the beer bottles on the bottom warned you but I suspect super storm Sandy washed them out, not the fishermen getting green.
BillParker - 9/23/2013 4:32 PM
They should come to Lake Murray in Oklahoma. Lots of trash there for them to pick up.