NRC Summer Kayaking and Race Series

Dates & Times:
June 9 – slalom race – Island Park Bryson, 10am – Potential River Run After
June 30 – slalom race – Nantahala Outdoor Center Bridge Gates, 11am
August 4 – Tuck Gorge River Trip – Meet at Smoky Mountain River Adventures, 10am

Cost: $10
Age: All Ages
Location: Nantahala River
13077 Hwy 19 West, Bryson City, NC 28713

This family-friendly slalom race series is suitable for all ability levels. Fun and supportive, the NRC Slalom Series is a great introduction to racing. Organizers review slalom rules and offer handy racing tips, and NRC members have the opportunity to walk the course with an NRC coach.


Pre-registration: Online Registration closes at 11:59 pm on the Wednesday prior to Race Day.

Registration: Here

Registration: NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION. Must Be Pre-registered

Volunteers Needed!

Parents, NRC is a volunteer-run organization, and we need YOU to help with the race! Please use this link to sign up to volunteer. Thank you!

Interested in growing your whitewater skills, looking for a friendly community of fellow paddlers, or possibly exploring the world of whitewater competition? Join Us!