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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 as well as races and training clinics in whitewater slalom.




 Mark the dates on your calendar and join us this year

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

The Latest Pacific Northwest Racing Results

2017 Salmon la Sac 3-4 June - Slalom Results HERE  & Downriver Results HERE

2017 Bull Run NW Cup #4 May 6-7 - Race Results HERE

2017 CEDAR RIVER "Spring Forward" - March 12 - Race Results HERE

 2017 Riverhouse Rendezvous - March 26 - Race Results HERE


Be on the look-out for Stolen Boating Gear!

Fellow PNW racers Esther and Steve had their trailer, raft, K-2, and RPM

stolen in early July near Yakima, WA.

See attached for details.

Thanks for any help!


September 16-17,  2017
N.F.  Payette River, Banks, ID

Who: Everyone is invited to partake in a fun community slalom event. Slalom kayaking is an Olympic sport that can be enjoyed by paddlers of all skill levels.

What:  The course will be set by Friday September 14th and available for practice all day Sept. 14th and 15th.

When: Racers meeting Sunday September 16th at 9:30am and
Slalom Race starts at 10 am.

Where: The course is located a few miles North of Banks, ID. When driving north past Banks, you will see the railroad cross the river.  At this point, prepare to immediately turn left at the break in the concrete guardrail. Drive under the RR bridge and you're there.

Camping is free and on-site of the race.

Registration will be open all week until Sunday at Cascade Raft and Kayak, 7050 Highway 55, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629.

Cost:  Registration will be $25 pp for up to 3 divisions.

Race Divisions:
Men's plastic boat (beginner, intermediate)
Men's glass boat Expert
U18 Boys
U18 Girls
U14 Girls
Women's Plastic boat beginner
Women's Plastic Boat Expert
Women's Glass Boat
Men's C1

For more info:  Stop by anytime at Cascade Raft and Kayak for more info, or call 800-292-7238 or email
tren@cascaderaft.com with any questions you may have!



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EVEN MORE photos HERE on Facebook





Cedar River training sessions starts back up again on the first Saturday in September, 2017!

Slalom gate training will be held on the first Saturday of every month.

Training will be automatically cancelled if the gage is above 1200 cfs.

If you plan on attending please RSVP to joeyyeaple@hotmail.com or text her at 314-623-8895. If you change your mind, let Joey know.

We will hold the training as long as at least 2 people can come. We'll do short course and long course training.



The League of Northwest Whitewater Racers 

is featured on TV!

Jennie Goldberg teaches King 5 TV reporter how to whitewater slalom race.

In honor of the Olympics....How to Canoe Slalom

View it at: http://www.king5.com/sports/olympics/in-honor-of-the-olympics-how-to-canoe-slalom/293974540

FOR SALE - Slalom Kayak
posted March 28, 2017

Dagger Predator II slalom kayak, Scott Shipley design, very good condition, skirt included.  $800 obo

Alan Burgmuller

Paddler and dog not included in sale price.

FOR SALE - Galasport Sonic

posted June 6, 2017

Profi Lay-up and in Good Condition

Contact Joel Martin at joelmart[at]comcast.net for details.


Updated 08/24/2017

Check out the latest news on the Directors Page

Some, but not all, older posts HERE

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this page updated on: Tuesday September 12, 2017 10:15 AM -0700