Deep Water Solo Men’s Finals

SUP Giant Slalom

Deep Water Solo Women’s Finals

Half Marathon MTB Race

Live Music

Whitewater Kayak Clinic

Yoga

Start things off on the right foot or relax and unwind from a busy day at Tuck Fest with any of our various yoga sessions. Each 60 minute practice is open to all festival guests and will be led by a local instructor.

Participants should bring: water bottle & yoga mat.

Kids Obstacle Challenge

Come out and compete in a fun and safe environment at the Kids Obstacle Challenge. This self-timed race challenges kids to complete out Obstacle Challenge Course, located just below the River Course along the Wilderness Channel. Featuring 10 varying obstacles, this race puts your speed and strength to the test. Kids will finish the race by climbing to the top of the knot rope and ringing the bell. Active parental support is encouraged on the course. Participants must be ages 8-12 and weigh over 45lbs. The Kids Obstacle Challenge begins at the times listed below for each day however times must be turned into the Tuck Fest Info Booth (see festival map for location) by 7:00pm on Friday, 4:00pm on Saturday and 2:00pm on Sunday to be in the running for prizes.

SUP Yoga

SUP Yoga offers guests the chance to take their meditative exercise routine on the water atop Stand Up Paddle Boards. Practice will be led by a local certified instructor on the flatwater of the Catawba River. Limited boards are provided by the USNWC on a first come, first serve basis (space in the event is limited to 15 slots).

Please Check In at Flatwater Center to receive your paddle and PFD 30 minutes prior to start of demo

Flatwater Kayak Race

Paddle your way around Sadler Island on a sit-on-top kayak during the Flatwater Kayak Race. This race will be broken up into 1.5 mile and 3 mile distances. Kayaks are included on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Racers will need to check-in for the flatwater kayak race at the Flatwater Center to receive a paddle and PFD. After receiving equipment all racers will proceed to the Catawba River Dock.

Awards will be given to the top 3 overall Male/Female finishers.

USAC Top Rope Competition

This USA Climbing Sanctioned Top Rope Competition will feature numerous routes of varying difficulty, which will challenge both skilled and beginner climbers. The competition will be held at the climbing center and feature routes from 35 to 45 feet.

Participants should check in 30 minutes prior to the event and there will be a competitors’ meeting 10 minutes before the start.

SUP Cross

Know your way around whitewater on a SUP? Ready to put your skills to the test? This head-to-head, single elimination race will feature up to six racers per heat navigating their way through a minimum of three mandatory gates on the Wilderness Channel. Scores will be calculated based on finishing order and gate completion, with the winner advancing to the next round.

For all whitewater races, participants must have prior experience on similar whitewater in the same discipline (kayak or SUP). Participants must provide their own equipment.

Mandatory pre-race check-in and pre-race meeting will take place at the Kayak Center 30 minutes prior to the race.

Results

Youth Trail Race

Taking place around the world’s largest man-made whitewater river and through a portion of the USNWC’s single track trail system, this 2K race is the perfect introduction to trail racing for any child. Active parental support is encouraged throughout the course. Reserved for kids ages 9 and under.

2016 Course Map

5K Trail Race

Similar to the Friday night 5K, this trail race will take place on the northern part of the USNWC’s trail system. Whether you are an avid trail runner looking to break a personal record, a new runner looking to gain experience, or just want to enjoy a trail run with family or friends, this 5K is a great way to get outside and kick off your Sunday at Tuck Fest.

2016 Course Map

Citizens Slalom

Ready to put your hard earned slalom skills to the test? Jump in on the Citizens Slalom race for a test of your whitewater slalom skills. This timed event will include upstream and downstream gates along the USNWC’s freestyle channel. Recreational and slalom boats welcome. This race will also serve as the Southeast regional slalom qualifier. For more information on the selection criteria, please visit the USACK website.

For all whitewater races, participants must have prior experience on similar whitewater in the same discipline (kayak or SUP). Participants must provide their own equipment.

Mandatory pre-race check-in and pre-race meeting will take place at the Kayak Center 30 minutes prior to the race.

2015 Results