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Stonycreek Rendezvous May 18-20 , HomeTown ThrowDown #2

12 May 2012 No Comment

Stonycreek Rendezvous is fast approaching and is less than a week away. For 2012 the Rendezvous will have a full 500cfs release on top of natural flows. With the water that’s in the river now and coming in the forecast it should be an amazing weekend of boating, friends, and competition. The ThrowDown will GoDown on May 19. The event will feature a Freestyle competition and a Playboater cross race. Both events will be held at the Greenhouse Park Whitewater Park on Tire Hill Road in Johnstown PA.

Registration : You can either register online or at the event site. Please if you’re reading this and want to compete please follow the link below and pre-register. This saves us a ton of time on the day of the event. On-site registration will begin at 1:00 and the competition will start at 2. The Freestyle competition will be the first event followed immediately by the Playboater X Race. If you want to get ranked against other ThrowDown participants you can elect to make a $10 donation. Your donation entitles you for the chance at tons of other prizes including great gear from our many sponsors and possibly a Jackson Kayak.


This is a friendly competition for all skill levels. There will be classes for all registered participants and we will have separate classes for male/female as long as we have enough signed up. As part of the World Kayak Hometown Throwdown we are encouraging any boater that has ever taken a spin in a hole to try their hand at fame and fortune. Well at least fame amongst your friends. There will be prizes available for ALL participants as well as awards for the top competitors in each category. We will have classes for beginners, intermediates, advanced, with mens, womens, and jrs. categories. We will have classes for K1, OC1, C1, and SUP.

Click the link below for the points system used in the competition.

Playboater X Race

Start : About 15-30 minutes after rodeo. This will also depend on number of participants and how many classes are needed.

Classes : M’s / W’s / Jr. / C1 / OC1 / OC2 ( We reserve the right to combine some classes based upon number of participants )

Format : Mass start race where paddlers will navigate around designated obstacles with a final sprint to the finish line. Start will be above the playpark and the finish will be the first large boulder in the river left eddy after the main playpark feature. Course will be set on race day. There will either be multiple heats or only one heat per class depending on the number of participants.

Stonycreek Rendezvous 2012 Festival Info

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