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RAFT & KAYAK EVENTS

  • Jun 19, 1:30 PM
    Marvin Park, 900 W 1st St, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Marvin Park to Salida Whitewater Park. Rapids include the Salida Whitewater Park. Finish will be the Office Wave (the top wave in the whitewater park). Participants must be capable of self-rescue in class II water. Participants must wear a helmet and PFD.
  • Jun 19, 11:30 AM
    Hecla Junction Campground, 10142 Co Rd 194, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Hecla Junction AHRA site to Salida Whitewater Park, 14 miles. Rapids include Seidel’s Suckhole, Twin Falls, Squaw Creek Rapid, Boat Chute at the low head dam, and the Salida Whitewater Park.
  • Jun 19, 9:00 AM
    Stone Bridge, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Stone Bridge AHRA site to Salida Whitewater Park, 10 miles. Rapids include Squaw Creek Rapid, Boat Chute at the low head dam, and the Salida Whitewater Park. Finish will be the boatramp hole in the whitewater park. Participants must wear a helmet and PFD.
  • Jun 19, 8:30 AM
    Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center, 23850 US Hwy 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA
    Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center to Salida Whitewater Park, 26 miles. Rapids include Canyon Doors, Pinball, Zoom Flume, Big Drop, Seven Stairs, Widowmaker, Raft Ripper, Back Doors, Seidel’s Suckhole, Twin Falls, Squaw Creek Rapid, Boat Chute at the low head dam, and the Salida Whitewater Park.
  • Jun 18, 5:30 PM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Calling this a whitewater paddling event may be generous, but saying it is one of the most fun events of FIBArk would be right on. The Hooligan Race is open to anything that floats that’s not a boat.
  • Jun 18, 3:00 PM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    The inaugural FIBArk Freestyle Throwdown contest was started locally for the Freestyle community.
  • Jun 18, 9:00 AM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Brought to FIBArk in the fifties, the Olympic sport of whitewater slalom racing requires paddlers to negotiate a series of gates suspended over the river through the Whitewater Park in downtown Salida.
  • Jun 17, 3:00 PM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    This is a must-see event as rafts will go head-to-head through the whitewater park in downtown Salida.  Each team will show off their speed and swiftness as they battle for the lead to cross the finish line first.
  • Jun 17, 1:00 PM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    New to FIBArk! 4 racers at a time will go head-to-head through the Salida Whitewater Park navigating gates, river features and knocking each other out of the way to take the lead.  Spectators will love watching this boisterous event as racers battle through the whitewater park to get the first-place
  • Jun 16, 6:30 PM
    Salida Boat Ramp, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    With all the serious raft races out there today, we almost overlooked the lighter side of rafting. Not anymore. Be ready to put on a show and kick off the freestyle action at the Salida Whitewater Park. Prizes will be awarded for nothing but silly moves. 

SUP EVENTS

  • Jun 19, 9:00 AM
    Stone Bridge, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Stone Bridge AHRA site to Salida Whitewater Park, 10 miles. Rapids include Squaw Creek Rapid, Boat Chute at the low head dam, and the Salida Whitewater Park. Finish will be the boatramp hole in the whitewater park. Participants must wear a helmet and PFD.
  • Jun 18, 11:00 AM
    Below F Street Bridge, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Think you got what it takes to SUP on technical water? Try your luck at SUP Skillz for Billz and bring some money home to pay for all that sweet whitewater gear you just bought.
  • Jun 18, 9:00 AM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Brought to FIBArk in the fifties, the Olympic sport of whitewater slalom racing requires paddlers to negotiate a series of gates suspended over the river through the Whitewater Park in downtown Salida.
  • Jun 17, 6:30 PM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    A GIANT stand-up paddle board, oversized boxing gloves and a raging river, what’s not to love?!? Back again this year, the SUP BOXING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS will be better than ever! Competitors will battle mid-river, trying to maintain their balance while doing their best to knock their competition in
  • Jun 17, 5:00 PM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Stand Up Paddle boarders race head to head through the slalom course in our Whitewater Park, racing to stay upright and be the first across the finish line.
  • Jun 17, 5:00 PM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    During FIBArk weekend we will crown the overall top Man and Woman in the emerging sport of river stand up paddling. Top athletes will compete in three disciplines competing for a cash purse.
  • Jun 17, 11:00 AM
    Salida Whitewater Park, Downtown Salida, Salida, CO 81201, USA
    Athletes will compete in a surfing competition on one of the stand- ing waves in the Salida Whitewater Park.

RUNNING RACES

  • Running Races
    Various Dates and Times
    Various Locations
    Compete in a variety of races during the festival dates! Take your pick from a 10k Trail run, the Tenderfoot Hill Climb, or a Kid's Fun Run! View the course maps at www.fibark.com/running-maps.

DOG EVENTS

  • Crazy River Dog
    Sun, Jun 19
    Salida Whitewater Park
    Dogs and owners meet us at the boat ramp and listen to the PA. The exact location will be determined by water flow. This fun event celebrates our fearless, dedicated pooches as they retrieve items from the roaring Arkansas River.