Final Nationals Update

July 26, 2010

We have finalized many details for the National Championships, and wanted to let everyone know a few important things.

When you arrive, go first to the group campsite.  It is 0.2 miles upstream (east) of the turn for the Goodell Creek Campground, on the north side of the road.  Starting Wednesday afternoon, we will have course maps and other information there.

The event schedule has changed!  While the races are at the same time, other events and locations have moved.   Changes are in bold below.

Friday, July 30th

Open practice on course all day.

1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Registration at Goodell Creek Group Campsite

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Boat Control at Goodell Creek Group Campsite

Saturday, July 31st

9:00 a.m. Volunteers Meeting at Goodell Creek Group Campsite

10:00 a.m. Mandatory Racers Meeting at Goodell Creek Group Campsite

10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Emergency Boat Control at Goodell Creek Group Campsite (for late arrivals only).

12:00 p.m. 1st Run Sprints at S-Bends Rapids.  Start lists will be available at the racers meeting.

2:oo p.m. 2nd Run Sprints at S-Bends Rapids.

7:00 p.m.  Meet our USACK Executive Director, Joe Jacobi, at Currier Hall in Newhalem.

7:00 p.m.  Live Music, Dessert, and Awards for Sprints at Currier Hall in Newhalem.

Time TBD: USA Wildwater Committee Meeting. All are welcome.

Sunday, August 1st

8:00 to 10:00 a.m.  Free pancake breakfast for volunteers and competitors.  Goodell Creek Group Campsite.

9:00 a.m.  Volunteer Meeting at Goodell Creek Group Campsite

10:00 a.m. Mandatory Racers Meeting at Goodell Creek Group Campsite.

12:00 p.m. Classic Race Start below put-in at Goodell Creek.

3:00 p.m. Awards for Classic Race and Overall National Championships at Goodell Creek Group Campsite

3:30 p.m. Team Processing at Goodell Creek Group Campsite.

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Training Camp

July 26, 2010

The training camp this weekend was a success.  The water was higher than it will be for the races, which made for a bouncy ride through the sprint course.

Here are some times from the weekend:

Classic best times:

C-1: 12:12

K-1W: 12:48

C-2: 12:36

Sprint Best Times:

C-1: 2:31 per run

K-1W: 2:55 per run


Preliminary Schedule of Events

July 3, 2010

This schedule of events is current as of July 3rd.  Changes may occur, so check back for updates.

Friday, July 30th

Open practice on course all day.

1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Registration at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Boat Control at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter

Saturday, July 31st

9:00 a.m. Volunteers Meeting at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter

10:00 a.m. Mandatory Racers Meeting at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter

10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Emergency Boat Control at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter (for late arrivals only).

12:00 p.m. 1st Run Sprints at S-Bends Rapids.  Start lists will be available at the racers meeting.

2:oo p.m. 2nd Run Sprints at S-Bends Rapids.

5:00 p.m. Awards for Sprints at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter.

7:00 p.m. USA Wildwater Committee Meeting Location TBD

Sunday, August 1st

Volunteer Meeting: 9:00 a.m.  at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter.

Mandatory Racers Meeting: 10:00 a.m. at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter.

12:00 p.m. Classic Race Start below put-in at Goodell Creek.

3:00 p.m. Awards for Classic Race and Overall National Championships at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter.

3:30 p.m. Team Processing at Goodell Creek Picnic Shelter.