Races

Wildwater Boats

RACES :
-Friday May 19
Class 2/3 Downriver Race :

Registration : 5:30-6 PM; Start at 6:30 PM

This is a downriver sprint race covering 3.5 miles of pool drop whitewater. The put-in is at Carpenter’s Park which is the normal takeout for the Stonycreek Canyon run with the finish line at Greenhouse park at the beach on river left after the playpark wave. The race will be divided into categories based upon the type of boats entered into the race and the number of participants. We will typically have classes for SUPs, long and short kayaks, solo and tandem open boats. Any length boat is allowed to enter and we reserve the right to group different types of boats should there not be enough for a separate class.  Awards will be presented at Greenhouse Park about 1 hour after the last competitor crosses the finish line.

 

"Showers Rapid"

Boaters in battle / Playboater X race

– Saturday May, 20

Class 3/4 PlayBoater X

PlayBoaterCross Race : This years race will be held at the Greenhouse Park whitewater park after the rodeo if there is enough participants. The race will start shortly after the freestyle rodeo (which begins at 3:00). Exact start will depend on length of rodeo comp which is dependent on the number of participants.

Registration : 3:00 – Till race start time.

Start : About 15-30 minutes after rodeo. This will also depend on number of participants and how many classes are needed.

Classes : M’s / W’s / Jr. / C1 / OC1 / OC2 ( We reserve the right to combine some classes based upon number of participants )

Format : Mass start race where paddlers will navigate around designated obstacles with a final sprint to the finish line. Start will be above the playpark and the finish will be the first large boulder in the river left eddy after the main playpark feature. Course will be set on race day. There will either be multiple heats or only one heat per class depending on the number of participants.

-Sunday May, 21 (This race will likely be moved to a different weekend due to low turn out during the Rendezvous).

Class III Downriver Race from Hollsopple Ballfield to Carpenter’s Park

Registration 10:30 AM-10:50 PM/ Race starts promptly at 11 PM.

This is a downriver race covering about 5 miles of pool drop whitewater.  The registration and put-in is at the Hollsopple Ballfield with the finish line at the Carpenter’s Park’s bridge.

This is a serious whitewater downriver race, with a release, this river is a solid class III-IV run and is not for the inexperienced!  For safety we reserve the right to pull entries that we feel are not qualified.  There is a mandatory portage around Border Dam; anyone attempting to run the dam will be disqualified.

The race will be divided into categories based upon the type of boats entered into the race and the number of participants. Any length boat is allowed to enter and we reserve the right to group different types of boats should there not be enough for a separate class.  We will likely have a SUP class, downriver kayak class, long kayak class, a short kayak class, a solo canoe class and a tandem canoe class.  More classes may be added if there are enough boats for a class.

Awards will be presented about 30 minutes after the last competitor crosses the finish line.

 

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