17th Annual Golden Community Rodeo Series - Freestyle Competition

  • 06/13/2018
  • 06/27/2018
  • 3 sessions
  • 06/13/2018, 5:00 PM
  • 06/20/2018, 5:00 PM
  • 06/27/2018, 5:00 PM
  • Clear Creek Whitewater Park, 1201 10th St, Golden, CO 80401

The 17th Annual Golden Community Rodeo series is back!!! 

Come enjoy the 3 night Golden Community Rodeo Series at the Clear Creek Whitewater Park in downtown Golden, CO, presented by Colorado Whitewater, and Confluence Kayaks.

EVENTS Week 1: The first freestyle competition will be Wednesday, June 13 at the Clear Creek Whitewater Park in Golden. It is sponsored by Confluence Kayaks.

The comp is open to all kayakers*, including C1s, of all skill levels on June 13. Participants will be grouped into appropriate categories based on their age, gender, and skill level - typically Junior, Sport, Intermediate, Expert, and Masters Divisions for both men and women. Pros, this is for 

EVENTS Week 2: There will be a second freestyle competition on June 20 sponsored by Colorado Whitewater, with a cookout afterwards at the pavilion next to the whitewater park. New Image Brewing will provide beer!


EVENTS Week 3: There will be a fun downriver race for all crafts on Wednesday, June 27 sponsored by Golden River Sports. No registration is necessary. Simply show up prior to 5:30 on competition day to sign up for a category. 

Come have some fun or come cheer on the kayakers!

TIME: Registration begins at 5:00pm each Wednesday. Competition starts at approx. 5:45pm.


LOCATION: Clear Creek Whitewater Park, 1201 10th St, Golden, CO 80401

COST: Admission to compete in the series is free. However, you must be a current Colorado Whitewater member for insurance purposes. Renew or sign-up online or at the event for only $30, which includes entry to all three events and a one-year membership to Colorado Whitewater.


PRIZES: Tons of prizes will be available! A huge thank you to our event sponsors:

  • Ace Hi Tavern 
  • Astral
  • Bern Unlimited
  • Confluence Kayaks
  • Deerhammer Distillery in Buena Vista
  • Golden City Brewery
  • Golden River Sports
  • Immersion Research
  • Mountainsmith
  • Mountain Toad
  • New Image Brewing 
  • Shred Ready
  • State 38 Distillery
  • Thai Gold
  • Woody’s Pizza

AFTER PARTY: Join us after each event at a restaurant in Golden for dinner and drinks. Locations to be determined. On June 20, the after party will be at the Pavilions, located adjacent from the play park. New Image Brewing will be providing beer for those of age. 


*Must be at least 8 years of age. No pros allowed.

Colorado Whitewater is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  455 Sherman Street, Suite 300 Denver, CO 80203

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