Saturday, June 24, 2017


Charles City Whitewater Park
700 Riverside Drive
Charles City, IA

Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park


7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Paddlers information meeting 8:30 a.m. near 2nd feature)


Piper Wall

Competition Format

Per participant maximum of 4 events (any combination of slalom, downriver and throw rope) with 2 runs in each event. All paddling events (slalom and downriver) will have the same start locations (top of course) and the same finish locations (bottom of course).  Slalom events will have one kayak or canoe or stand up paddle board paddling through a numbered series of 10 to 18 gates (hanging poles) on the whitewater course while timed.  Downriver sprint events will have one kayak or canoe or stand up paddle board paddling from the start through the finish while timed.  Throw rope events will occur at the first drop and will involve throwing to and swinging in a swimmer with and without a kayak.


Click Here to View the Iowa Games Whitewater Slalom Rules
USA Canoe/Kayak Slalom Racing Rules

Age Determining Date

January 1, 2017

Entry Perks

Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt.  T-shirts will be available at your venue.
Athletes receive FREE admission to the Iowa Games Opening Ceremony
Participant Ribbon


Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, silver and bronze medals awarded in each division.


Decked Canoe (C1)
Decked Tandem Canoe (C2)
Open Solo Canoe (OC1)
Open Tandem Canoe (OC2)
Kayak (K1)
Tandem Kayak (K2)
Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)
Downriver Sprint, Any Solo Paddle
Downriver Sprint, Any Tandem Paddle Craft
Slalom, Any Solo Paddle Craft
Slalom, Any Tandem Paddle Craft
Throw Rope


Under 12
12 - 17
18 - 40
41 - 60
Over 60

Winnebago Industries

Registration Deadline

$26 Entry Fee
Postmark: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Online Only: Thursday, June 15 - Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Registered participants will be able to add or change events on-site without any additional fee (for example, adding a tandem canoe slalom event).

On-Site Registration

$26 Entry Fee; pre-registration is preferred.  Please bring exact cash or check/money order.