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The League of Northwest Whitewater Racers is an all-volunteer group of paddlers in the Pacific Northwest. Under the auspices of the American Canoe Association, US Canoe&Kayak, and the Washington Kayak Club, the League organizes wildwater races and races and training clinics in whitewater slalom.


2014 Northwest Cup Schedule is HERE


The Latest Pacific Northwest Racing & Training News is...

Update 10/7/14

This should be the last update of 2014.  The final race, Nooksack is done and the results are UP. I hope everybody had a good season, and I look forward to seeing all of you next year.

Update 9/6/14

The BC Slalom Championships/Tamihi 5-0 Races in Chilliwack BC are coming up (/13-14/14).  You can register online at http://chilliwackcentreofexcellence.sportical.com/

Update 8/10/14

The Roaring River Slalom Race on the Clackamas is coming up on August 23rd and 24th.  Here is a Flyer with information about the race.  Driving directions were not included so here they are.....

From I-205 in Portland, take Hwy 212 east to Hwy 224 to Estacada.  Stay on Hwy 224 (heading east out of Estacada) until you get to Roaring River Campground, just past the bridge where Roaring River comes in to the Clackamas River at ~ mile point 41.8.  The campground is on the left and there are a couple pullouts on the right where you can access the race course.  The course ends at the bridge.

Update 6/20 14

Check out the latest news from our Director Jennie Goldberg on the NEW Director tab above.

Update 6/18/14

Check out the News Article from the Salmon La Sac Race

News Update 6/11/14

Salmon La Sac race results are Here

News Update

The 2014 NW Slalom Cup Schedule has been added.  Mark your Calendars....

The USACK Events Committee is currently soliciting bids for major events for 2014.


These events include:

   Age-Group Nationals

Junior Olympics

         U.S. National Championships

         Fall 2014: Junior/U23 Team Trials for 2015 Worlds (pendingconfirmation by ICF of Junior/U23 Worlds in April in Brazil)

Major National and International Slalom events already scheduled in 2014


         March : Junior/U23 Team Trials

         March 29/30: Senior Team Trials

         April 23-27: Junior/U23 World Championships, Australia

         June 6-8: World Cup #1 GBR

         June 13-15: World Cup #2 Slovenia

         June 20-22: World Cup #3, Czech R.

         July 19/20: ECA Junior Cup, Slovenia

         July 26-27: ECA Junior Cup, Germany

         July 30/Aug 1: ECA Junior Cup: Czech R

          August 6-10: World Cup #4, Spain

         August 15-17: World Cup Final, Augsburg

         August 16-17: ECA Junior Cup, Slovakia

         August 23/24: ECA Junior Cup, Poland

          September 9-21: Canoe Slalom World Championships, Deep Creek, MD

Don't forget to visit our Facebook Page  for current information and news.

The Powerhouse Run in North Bend, WA (access to the usual put-in closed June 2010 for powerhouse upgrades) is now open!

The latest from Puget Sound Energy regarding access to the Powerhouse Run on the Main Snoqualmie River is:

The Lower Park/River access will open to the public at 3:00pm on Saturday, September 14, 2013. It will close at dusk on Saturday and then open and close dawn to dusk from there on out. Enjoy the River!

The boardwalk will be accessible via the upper trail only; the boardwalk will be enclosed with protective screening and there will be NO river access via the boardwalk.



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this page updated on: Monday, September 23, 2013 10:12 PM -0700