SMALLS TO THE WALL is a steep creek race held at Smalls Falls near Rangeley, ME. Smalls Falls is a rest area with an awesome steep narrow gorge that is comprised of multiple waterfalls with the tallest coming in at 20ft! Its a popular spot for whitewater boaters looking for a an action packed day of park'n huck style paddling. This event is designed to bring all you adventure seeking boaters together in a fun filled day of racing and camaraderie!
*Due to the usage of a starting ramp at the start of the race the insurance provider dictates that participants must be at least 18 years old. No minors.
DATE, TIME, & LOCATION:
April 24th 2021, Smalls Falls rest area 10min south of Rangeley, ME located right on RT. 4
Keep checking this page for updates, race date is mother nature dependent (water level/ice dependent).
12:00pm race start (this is the goal)
11:30am race meeting/briefing
9:00am - 11:00am sign in / registration.
Registration is simply day of at the race.
GENERAL DESCRIPITON OF RACE FORMAT:
The race will be individual time trials. No mass start and no boatercross. Each participant will have two opportunities to run the course. **NEW THIS YEAR** Stay tuned for some exciting tweaks to the format.
RACING DIVISIONS: Right now there is just men's & womens's
All participants must have previously run Smalls Falls or have had suitable experience on a similarly difficult section of water. Racers will sign an ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY FORM at the registration table day of at the race.
*Event organizers reserve the right to deny any potential race entrant at their discretion.
Athletes must be equipped with the appropriate boat, gear and safety equipment sufficient to sustain whitewater race conditions. Plastic Whitewater Kayaks only & length must not exceed 12'6".
*Event organizers reserve the right to deny any boat to be used during the race at their discretion. Boat and gear must be checked in at the registration desk, and required forms will be filled out.
INSURANCE/REGISTRATION (CASH ONLY)
Current ACA Members: $30.00 Registration Fee
Non-ACA Members: $35.00 Registration Fee
The registration fee is $30, but current ACA members get the temporary event insurance for free, non current ACA members have to pay $5 for the one time event insurance on top of the $30 race registration therefor creating the $35 total. Upon registration you will receive a custom race t-shirt! Please have your ACA number handy if you are a current member.
NO ALCOHOL ON THE PREMISES, just coffee & energy drinks please.
There is no pre registration at this time,
JUST REGISTRATION DAY OF AT THE RACE
Can't wait to see you at this year's race!