20TH ANNIVERSARY RICH WEISS SLALOM RACE MAY 4-5, 2019 - part
of the NW Cup Series!!
The event is Saturday and Sunday, May 4/5.
Course will be set Friday evening with open training all day Saturday.
Brendan Curson is happy to do an adult slalom session at noon on Saturday.
The race is named for American Olympian Richard Weiss who trained at the Tamihi
Rapids on the Chilliwack River throughout the 1980's and 1990's. Rich left us
too early in an incident on the White Salmon River in
Washington a year after placing 5th at the 1996 Olympics.
Open to all whitewater paddlers,
Competitive and recreational classes available. Camping near the course.
Motels and hotels within 20 minutes.
Friday (May 3)
Saturday (May 4)
Sunday (May 5)
8:00-9:00am - On-site registration
8:30am - Officials/Volunteers meeting
9:00am - Racers meeting
10:00am - Run 1
11:30am - Run 2
1:00pm - Lunch - Volunteer lunch provided
2:00pm – Awards
Email Brendan Curson for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Unlike WA and OR slalom races, PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE
FOR MORE INFO:
CCE Paddling Club
Visit us on Facebook
March 30 and 31, 2019.
Whitewater slalom race on class III - at the Riverhouse hotel at the
north end of downtown Bend, OR on the Deschutes River.
The race organizer is Topher Robertson of the Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe
paddlesport shop in Bend. Topher can be reached at: 541 317 9407 or email@example.com https://tumalocreek.com/
There are discounts rates for lodging at the Riverhouse Hotel for racers. The
code can be found on the Event website
What a treat to have a slalom course hanging right outside your hotel room! You
can change in your room where it's warm and cozy. It's Bend
in the spring, so it could be sunny or snowy
They are still looking for more volunteers, so let Topher know if you
can help out! In particular are looking for people to cover:
- Chief of Timing/Scoring
- Chief Judge
March 28, 10am- Course Construction
March 29-30, Training;
Saturday March 30th- Final Course Design
March 31, 9am Mandatory racers meeting
10am- Session one slalom race;
12:30pm- Session two slalom race
3-4pm- Course take down
Entry Fee: Adults $25, $20 for ACA Members
Juniors $15, $10 for ACA Members
In addition, Tumalo Creek is hosting an ACA Instructor Development Workshop,
Exam, and Instructor Update the week of spring break, March 25-29. This course
coincides perfectly with the Riverhouse Rendezvous race, in Bend, taking place
March 30th & 31st. You can come for the week, participate in the ACA course or
recertification, take a rest or practice day Saturday, and race Sunday.
ACA Course Details
Instructor Development Workshop and Certification Exam $550, March
25-29, 8:30am - 5pm
Instructor Update $250, March 28-29, 8:30am - 5pm
Instructors - Glenna and Earl Alderson, Hampshire College
Are you a Student??
The 4th annual Collegiate Whitewater Fest is Nov. 3, 2018. Set on the
beautiful Skykomish river, free, and open to anyone attending high school
or college at least part time.
Sponsored by World Kayak, Outdoor Adventure Center, and
This event is among the very few races for
students only and brings boaters from all over the northwest! IF you're
going, please register online so we can have enough food and
prizes for everyone.
bit.ly/collegiatewhitewaterfestregistration2018Collegiate Race on the
Facebook event page
Then head over to the Cedar River
for a slalom race on Sunday, Nov. 4,
2018. Open to all ages and types of whitewater craft! www.nwwhitewter.org