Sat. May 4 and Sun. May 5, 2019

Canoe and Kayak Races, North Creek, NY
2018 Results and Video CLICK HERE!

The Hudson River Whitewater Derby

The Hudson River Whitewater Derby, begun in 1958 celebrates the Logging Industry and many years of river driving that utilized the Hudson as the highway to the mills in Glens Falls. The Hudson River Whitewater Derby, the nationally known canoe competition originated in North Creek in 1958 by the Johnsburg Fish and Game Club, started as a one-day eight-mile downriver race. There were 25 craft on the river representing 44 entrants.  The Slalom Race was added in 1959 making the Derby a two day event.  Recent additions include the Not-So-Wild Race and new for 2018 – High School/Prep School and College Challenge Team Racing and a Corporate Challenge incorporated into the Not-So-Wild-Race.  More History Here

Mail or Email Completed Registrations to:
Hudson River Whitewater Derby, PO Box 168 North Creek, NY 12853
(518) -251-0829,

Race Day Registration Available 9AM11AM both Days

Whitewater Derby Schedule 2019

SATURDAY, May 4, 2019
9am – Registration and packet pick-up – North River
11am – Race Start

Immediately following the slalom races.

4pm – Basil and Wicks Rt. 28 – North Creek

SUNDAY, May 5, 2019
Registration and Packet Pick-up is at 9am at the Hudson River Pavilion next to the Train Station in North Creek.

Races start at 11AM
Awards will be presented in Riparius at the finish line, immediately following the races.


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