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Salmon La Sac Weekend Whitewater Races

60 Year Anniversary of Washington Kayak Club's Annual



WKC Bottoms-Up Regatta

Whitewater Races

June 5-6, 2021 


This event is not just for racers, all are welcome to join in on the fun-filled weekend and festivities!  Along the Cle Elum River at the USFS Salmon la Sac Campground near Roslyn, in eastern Washington.  Salmon la Sac Creek to Cle Elum Reservoir - River Description
Volunteers needed to help construct the slalom course - 9:30am.  Advantage: you'll get river practice early and grab a good campsite!  No experience required, please email Jennie if you can help on Friday.

Saturday Activities Include:
  • Practice on slalom gates in class II whitewater, gates will be open all day
  • Join a group for an afternoon run and have some fun
  • Participate in the Downriver Race Event @ 4:00pm
  • Separate race classes for age, gender & type of boat. 
    • Wildwater race kayak
    • Wildwater race canoe
    • Wildwater race canoe double (C2)
    • Slalom race boat
    • Plastic boat: 9' and over
    • Plastic boat: under 9'
    • Open canoe single (OC1)
    • Open canoe double (OC2)
    • Kayak double (K2)

Sunday Activities Include:
  • Racer's meeting starts at 9:30am
  • Separate race classes for age, gender & type of boat
  • There are many winners at SLS
  • Plastic and open boats even have their own race class and their own trophies
    • Kayak (K)
    • Kayak double (K2)
    • Decked canoe (C)
    • Open canoe single (OC)
    • Open canoe double (OC2)
    • IK
    • SUP
The Salmon la Sac campground has both first-come, first-served sites and reservable sites check here for availability Salmon la Sac Campground.  Due to the pandemic, camping has been very popular, you may want to show up early to grab a spot or share with your boating buddies.  Sorry I can't save a site for you.

$15 - WKC member on-water participation for Saturday/Sunday (1 boat each day)
$20 - Non-member on-water participation for Saturday/Sunday (1 boat each day)
$5 - Extra for a 2nd slalom boat for Sunday's race

Need more info?
Contact Race Director: Jennie
No cell service at the campground
(Plan is to head over Wednesday afternoon, call before then)


Saturday, June 05, 2021 to Sunday, June 6, 2021
Salmon La Sac Campground

Additional Info:
Jennie Goldberg
206-713-0520 (c)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
You must register online. Float bags are mandatory for hard-shell boats.

Covid Protocol: Event will follow COVID best practices. Participants must wear a mask that covers mouth and nose when in group settings and/or maintain social distancing
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