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SELCO Pole Pedal Paddle

Kayaks at the Pole Pedal Paddle

A Central Oregon tradition

Preparations for the 2024 Pole Pedal Paddle are under way! This year’s Central Oregon tradition will take place on Saturday, May 18, with registration for race participants opening Monday, January 15.

For more details about the race and logo contest, visit the MBSEF webpage.

Official artwork unveiled 1/23

Once again, Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation and SELCO kicked off the annual Pole Pedal Paddle festivities with the official artwork design contest. We had another impressive pool of submissions and received over 4,500 votes on your favorites. Stay tuned for the official 2024 PPP design, which will be unveiled Tuesday, January 23!

The SELCO Community Credit Union team at the finish line of the Pole Pedal Paddle in 2023
From left to right: Bryan Thompson (Personal Lines Specialist), Sergio Pelayo (Loan Underwriter), Laura Gomez (Bilingual Lead Electronic Services Specialist), John Miles (Senior Service Center Manager), Jazmin Pelayo (Bilingual Marketing Associate), Lilly (Good Girl).

The 2023 SELCO PPP team

We were excited to cheer on participants at the finish line, hand out SELCO swag, and divvy out dog treats to all of the four-legged eventgoers. The more adventurous among us even participated in the event itself after months of training and psyche-up sessions!

Adalynn Rhyne, winner of the 2023 pole pedal paddle artwork design contest

2023 artwork design contest

Each year, we eagerly await the selection of a new design to adorn the event’s posters, shirts, and various signage. Last year, we received an overwhelming response from the public, with nearly 50 submissions and over 10,000 votes tallied. Ultimately, the exceptional talent and creative vision of Adalynn Rhyne (right) captured the hearts of voters.