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North Fork Championship 2017 – McCall
June 15, 2017 at 9:00 am - June 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm
The North Fork Championship is a competition built to expose the talent of the best kayakers in the world on an amazing piece of whitewater. The NFC is one of our six favorite whitewater kayak events in North America. Previous years’ top 10 finishers vote on athletes that apply to race in the main event, however to support up and comers it is setup so any charger has the opportunity to come win it all. With three races, the Melt Awards Film and Photo Festival, and top shelf parties along the way the NFC brings to you the freshest of what the world of kayaking has to offer.
Come take part in the rowdiest whitewater weekend of your life!
The North Fork Championship 2017 – Event Schedule
THE RACE SCHEDULE
Thursday June 15th
10:30 am – Expert Division
Downriver race through the lowest two rapids on the North Fork. The race begins at the top of Juicer Rapid and ends at the bottom of Crunch Rapid.
Friday June 16th
3:00 pm – Boater-cross
Mass start through S-Turn Rapid. Heats of 6 paddlers at a time. Two paddlers will advance through each heat for a progressive final to determine the winner.
Saturday June 17th
1:00 pm – Elite Race
Some of the worlds best paddlers will be launching off the Red Bull Ramp into Jacob’s Ladder + Golf Course Rapids to compete for the title of King of the North Fork Championship!!
3:00 pm – Stoak Float
Once the race has ended, many athletes throughout the weekend join in a paddle down to Banks before heading into Crouch to celebrate at Weilmunster Park. Anyone who feels confident paddling the North Fork Payette is welcome to join the crew !
** The North Fork is a class V river that requires class V paddling skills. Please be responsible.