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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.


2015 Northwest Cup Schedule is HERE


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

Update 6/16/15
Just a reminder that the Blackfoot River Challenge is next weekend June
27-28.  the link below will have the pertinent info.  Tell your friends.


Update 5/14/15

The 2015 Salmon LaSac race info has been posted.  Check it out HERE

Update 4/29/15

Cedar River race has been cancelled due to low water

Update 4/24/15

The Bull Run races is postponed again.  It seems the flows aren't quite enough to warrant a race on the course.  We hope to reschedule for May, stay tuned for updates.

Update 4/16/15

It appears the predicted flow for Bull Run will be in the 400 range this weekend which is too low.  So the race has been postponed to the following weekend.  We will post updates as we find out more.

Update 4/7/15

The results from the Riverhouse Slalom event are posted.  So far, the Riverhouse Slalom Race is in the lead for the most participants for the 2015 NW Whitewater Cup Series!  Over 50 runs were posted and 42 people signed up and many paddled more than one class. We even had Junior boaters from Canada. 

Good coverage by the local Bend paper:


Also the Bull Run Slalom Race is scheduled for April 19th with a practice date of  April 18th.  This race is very flow dependant (Goldilocks, not too high, not too low) so we will be watching the flow and making the call on April 16th.  Check out the full description here.

Update 3/3/15
Chilliwack Slalom and Boater Cross race is on for the weekend of March 21 & 22nd.  You can find more info here

Update 3/3/15
2015 Riverhouse Rendezvous Slalom is coming up March  28 & 29th.  You can find more info Here

Update 1/4/15

Happy New Year everybody.  Looks like things are getting ready to get started.  The 2015 race schedule is up, so make sure you mark you calendars and get out there and practice!

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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