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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.


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 Mark the dates on your calendar and join us this year

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August 1-4  Canadian Nationals, Kananaskis River, Alberta
August 10-12  USA Age Group Nationals & NW Cup Race, SF Payette River, Idaho
August 25-26  Roaring River Slalom, NW Cup Race, Clackamas River, Oregon
September 15-16  Tamihi 5-0  Chiliwack River, B.C.



The class III Payette Slalom Race, which is NW Cup Slalom Race # 7, has been selected to be US Age Group Nationals!  It will be held on Otter's Slide rapid on the North Fork of the Payette River. 

Details about Age Group Nationals on the SF Payette River August 10-12, 2018 are HERE

US Age Group Nationals means 2 days of slalom racing (no practicing the actual course, though). 

So plan to be near Banks, Idaho August 10-12, 2018

There will be slalom clinics and boater cross clinics and a class V slalom race. 

Says Tren Long, "This is going to be a super fun event, lets show all those east coasters that there is still a live slalom scene out west!" 

Informal Camping at race site is available. https://www.facebook.com/events/216307405801144/


The August 25-26, 2018 ROARING RIVER SLALOM in OREGON has been CANCELLED!  


TAMIHI 5-O  Race is Back!
September 15-16, 2018

Slalom Race on the Chilliwack River, B.C.
Hosted by the CCE Paddling Club in Chilliwack, British Columbia

The Tamihi 5-0 open boat race is back!! Come join us to meet with friends, for fun racing, awards and door prizes. Solo men and women, tandem men, women, mixed and junior open boat categories.
Registration onsite 10.30am-1pm Saturday 15th September.

Volunteers needed Sunday 16th September to help run the race. To volunteer please contact ccekayak@gmail.com.


FOR SALE as of June 2018. - see photos at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/387078505109967/
2013 Galasport Sonic Boom Slalom Kayak cut for 75kg ish paddler. Rough shape, good for beginner or someone starting in the sport. Still floats. Located in Chilliwack, British Columbia. We will bring it to Nationals @ Kananaskis, Alberta this Aug.
$300 Canadian

2016 MS Composites Slalom C1, cut for 80kg paddler.
Excellent condition. $1400 Canadian
We will be at the Nationals in Kananaskis in Aug.
SLALOM RACE RESULTS for the Pacific Northwest Slalom Whitewater Cup Race #2:  Riverhouse Rendezvous. March 25, 2018 on the Deschutes River in downtown Bend, Oregon.

Slalom and Wildwater race results for Salmon la Sac, Cle Elum River, June 2-3, 2018.


First Saturday of the month Cedar River informal training sessions are in full swing in 2018!     Come join us!!

Slalom gate training will be held on the first Saturday of every month.  Usual start time is around 10:00 AM.

Training will be automatically cancelled if the guage 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


Interested in slalom paddling in Canada? 

Check out this new Facebook page.



Updated 07/24/2018

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this page updated on: Tuesday August 07, 2018 10:19 AM -0700