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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.


2016 Northwest Cup Schedule is HERE

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

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

Update 3/23/16

Cedar River Race Results HERE

2016 USACK Events HERE

2016 Canadian Wildwater & Slalom Events HERE


The second race of the Northwest Cup is April 2-3, 2016

the Rich Weiss Memorial Cup slalom race

Location: Tamihi Rapids, Chilliwack River near Chiliwack, British Columbia, just across the Canadian border.

Most of us will be there all day Sat. practicing. See you there!

The gauge is at http://wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/index_e.html
Select the Chilliwack River at Slesse Creek. The river is
currently at 1.1 meters, which is a good overall level for
intermediates, at 1.5- 1.6 the river is more challenging, and over 1.8 its gets very challenging and pushy with bigger waves and holes.

Race and Volunteer Registration is Online:


In the comment box, please add the age you turn in 2016, what class(s)
you are racing, and gender

Sign up online, here, now! See you there!

Sunday -- Rich Weiss Memorial Slalom Race 2016 Apr 03

What: Annual Whitewater Kayak Race. This is a great event for everyone
who enjoys paddling the river. It is a great way to test your skills,
and work on precise stroke timing and boat placement.

Racers Meeting at 9:30am
Race Start at 10:30am

Race Day and Practice Safety

All competitors are expected to follow these safety guidelines as a
condition of participation

All equipment must be in a safe condition.

All kayaks must be equipped with flotation so that they will float on
surface if fully capsized.

 All paddlers must wear a PFD, helmet and appropriate gear to protect
against hypothermia.

All paddlers will paddle in minimum group size of three at all times
during training and the competition.

All participants will follow directions provided by race organizers
regarding off-limits areas, areas to put in and take out etc.

Cost for each event is $20.
Participants must be covered by CKBC insurance. Either by being a member
of a CKBC Club, or paying an additional fee for Day-of-The Event Day of
Event Insurance ($5 for youth and $10 for Adults)


Update 11/18/14

Check out the latest news on the Directors Page

Old Posts HERE

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: Thursday March 24, 2016 04:07 PM -0800