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» Whitewater Slalom

Date

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Time

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(Paddlers information meeting 8:30 a.m. at registration)

Site

Charles City Whitewater Park
700 Riverside Drive
Charles City, IA
Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park

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Commissioner

Piper Wall
515-232-5535 (home)
515-708-6695 (cell)
piperwall@q.com

Competition Format

Per participant maximum of 4 events (any combination of slalom, downriver, raft, riverboard, swim, paddle swim, swimmer tow, or throw rope) with 2 runs in each event. All paddling events (slalom, downriver, and raft) and riverboard racing 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.

Raft racing will have one raft paddling from the start around at least two obstacles and then through the finish while timed.

Riverboard Racing will have one riverboard or boogie board traversing from the start through the finish while timed. Fins are recommended.

Swim, paddle swim, and swimmer tow events will occur at the downstream side of the first drop and will involve crossing from the river right bank to the river left bank while going downstream as little as possible.

Throw rope events will occur at the first drop and will involve throwing to and swinging in a swimmer.

Age Determining Date

January 1, 2019

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

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, silver and bronze medals awarded in each division.

DIVISIONS

craft/type of competition/gender/age:

Decked Solo Canoe (C1)
Decked Tandem Canoe (C2)
Open Solo Canoe (OC1)
Open Tandem Canoe (OC2)
Kayak (K1)
Tandem Kayak (K2)
Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)
Raft – two to four paddlers in Hyside MiniMax
Riverboard

Type of competition:
Downriver Riverboard
Downriver Sprint, Any Solo or Tandem Paddle Craft
Slalom, Any Solo or Tandem Paddle Craft
Raft – two to four paddlers in Hyside MiniMax
Riverboard
Swim
Paddle Swim
Swimmer Tow
Throw Rope

AGE GROUPS – MALE, FEMALE, COED

Under 12
12 – 17
18 – 29
30 – 40
41 – 50
51 – 60
61 – 70
Over 70

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Registration Deadline

$28 Entry Fee
Postmark: Wednesday, June 19

Online Only: Thursday, June 20 – Wednesday, June 26

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

$28 Entry Fee; pre-registration is preferred.  Please bring exact cash or check/money order.

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