Event Details

FRIDAY JULY 27th to SUNDAY JULY 29th, 2018

Welcome to the 4th annual Toby Creek Race.  We are stoked you are considering attending this event.  Below is an outline of the schedule of events, accommodation options and event information.  This event is setup to cater to ALL levels of whitewater paddler and the Intermediate race is super chill, loads of safety and really fun.  The Advanced and Elite races are run on a continuous Class IV section of whitewater.

Note:  We would like ALL race participants, coaches AND volunteers to register for this event.

You must be an AWA member to race (you can join the AWA prior to the race).

EVENT CATEGORIES

Intermediate Division:  This race is run on a Class 2/3 section of river with a long runout and plenty of safety.  There are 5 slalom gates on the course.  Competitors can train on the course in the morning.  Run 1 is a qualification lap and then Run 2 is the final.  Your time on run 2 is your final time and will determine your final rank.   Max 30 competitors.

There will be a men’s and women’s division for the intermediate race, and great prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category.

Advanced Division: This division is run on a continuous Class IV section of whitewater.  Race organizers and competitors will provide safety for the race ONLY.  Racers get 2 runs and their best time counts.  The course has 5 gates through the 250m (approx.) course.
Max 30 competitors. 

There will be a men’s and women’s division (as long as there is more than 3 in each category) for the advanced race, and great prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category.

Elite Division Preliminary Round:  This division is run on a continuous Class IV section of whitewater.  Race organizers and competitors will provide safety for the race ONLY.  Racers get 2 runs and their best time counts.  The course has 5 gates through the 250m (approx.) course.  The top 12 in both mens and womens races will go through to the main final on Sunday
Max 30 competitors. 

Elite Division Finals:  This will be for the money (so to speak).  The top 12 qualifiers from Saturday will go into the main final where they will have one run to get the fastest time possible.  This time will be added to their qualifying time from the Saturday.  The combined time will be competitors final tally.  Fastest combined times win.

Water level dependent but this will likely be run on the Slipping Rock rapid On the Sunday morning.  This venue is prime for spectating and will be a very exciting cap to a great weekend.
Max 12 top qualifying mens and womens competitors from Saturday

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday

Registration at Heli Springs Chalets (See Map here)

Saturday

8:15am – Volunteers Meeting (with volunteer coordinator)

8:30am – Racers Meeting (mandatory)

9:30am – Intermediate race – ‘Nationals’ site

11:45am – Advanced Race meeting at lower race site.

12:00pm to 2:30pm – Advanced Race

2:45pm – Elite Race meeting at lower race site.

3:00pm to 5:30pm – Elite Race

7pm – Dinner/Prizes/Music

Sunday

9:30am – Elite Racers (and volunteer) meeting (at heli springs)

10:15am to 11:15am – Elite finalists practise runs (with safety)

11:45pm to 1pm – Elite Racers final

1:30pm – Elite Prize Giving (@ Slipping Rock Rapid)

For more information about Alberta Slalom Canoe Kayak please go to www.asck.ca.

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