Tuck Fest - U.S. National Whitewater Center


#TuckFest Photo Comp

The #TuckFest Photo Comp is open and available to anyone at Tuck Fest with a camera, video camera, or camera phone. Simply post a photo or short video (15 seconds or less) of a scene at Tuck Fest to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Make sure you use the hashtag #tuckfest and tag @usnwc in your post. The top three entries will be selected to win a USNWC prize pack. Entries must be posted by Sunday night (4/22) at 11:00pm to be entered to win.

Outfitters Shoe Demo

Looking to test out new trail running shoes while taking in the sights and sounds of Tuck Fest? Stop by the USNWC’s Outfitters to demo shoes from La SportivaInov-8, Altra or Hoka One One. Demo shoes will be available in various male and female sizes during normal store hours. ID and credit card are required to demo shoes.

Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show

Chris Clark is a professional stunt cyclist who has competed around the world over the last decade, entertaining thousands at events like the Gravity Games, Vans Warped Tour, New York’s Times Square Parade, and the Olympic Games. Chris’ 30-minute show is a breathtaking display of balance and agility as he maneuvers his bike and body over custom built ramps and obstacles, displaying the skills he has acquired in his years of competitive experience.

Shows will take place next to the Raft Pavilion throughout the weekend.

Friday, April 20 – 4:15 pm
Saturday, April 21 – 10:30 am and 6:30 pm
Sunday, April 22 – 10:30 am and 3:00 pm

Kid’s Short-Track Pre-Ride

Gear up for the Kid’s Short-Track MTB Race with veteran Schwinn rider, Chris Clark. Chris will lead the way through the Short Track course, offering tips on how to have the best run possible to participants.

Meet at the Jackrabbit Trailhead.

Saturday, April 21 – 2:30 pm

Big Water

Get ready for some action-packed paddling at Tuck Fest Big Water, featuring the biggest and best whitewater the USNWC has to offer. Class III and IV rapids take center stage with double the water to be enjoyed by paddlers and spectators alike.

  • Big Water Session participants must purchase a Day Pass.
  • Please book a Rafting Reservation for the 6:30 pm time slot on Saturday evening.
  • Advance notice reservations are $5 per guest.  Please contact Guest Services at 704.391.3900 for more information.

Saturday, April 21 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway | Charlotte, NC 28214 | 704.391.3900 | info@usnwc.org