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World Paddlesports Festival at RIVERSPORT Adventures

Date/Time

August 26, 2022 to August 28, 2022

Description

Features a multi-day race event including the ICF 2022 Canoe Sprint Super Cup and 2022 ICF Stand Up Paddling World Cup (both relocated from Russia) and the Red Bull Rapids whitewater recreational race. There will also be community paddlesport races and end the evening with fireworks.

World Party 

The weekend begins with preliminary racing on Friday followed by a World Party on Friday evening. The ticketed event will include opening ceremonies featuring athletes from each country. World champion and Red Bull athlete Dane Jackson will do freestyle kayaking demos on the water, and Red Bull Rapids team members will be special guests at the party. The public is invited to attend the World Party; tickets are $40 and can be purchased online at riversportokc.org.

Saturday & Sunday Race Events

Racing begins Saturday morning with Stand Up Paddling World Cup qualifiers and the Canoe Sprint Super Cup Portage race. Evening finals for racing begin at 7:00 p.m. and will conclude under the lights on the Oklahoma River sprint course. Sunday racing will feature Stand Up Paddling World Cup distance racing from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Stand up paddle boarders are invited to enter the SUP Open Recreational race. Entry is free and inflatable boards will be provided.

Location

RIVERSPORT Adventures View map
800 RIVERSPORT Dr.,
Oklahoma City, OK 73129, US

Additional Information

Cost

Free to attend; participation prices vary

Ages

All ages welcome

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