Slalom kayak race set for Sunday in Bend

Published Mar 26, 2014 at 12:06AM

The sixth annual Riverhouse Rendezvous slalom kayak race is scheduled for Sunday at 10 a.m. in the Deschutes River behind the Riverhouse Convention Center and Hotel in Bend.

Throughout the day, paddlers divided by age group, type of boat and gender will test their skills and endurance on the quarter-mile whitewater course.

Friday afternoon and Saturday the course will be open for practice. Open registration begins Saturday.

Drawing top paddlers from Oregon and Washington, the Riverhouse Rendezvous is part of the Northwest Cup slalom paddle series and is a Junior Olympic qualifier.

For more information on the race and volunteer opportunities, contact Bert Hinkley at bert@webskis.com or Geoff Frank at geoff@tumalocreek.com.