With the Arkansas River nearing 1000 cfs its time to start making your plans to be in Salida, Colorado for the 61st annual 2009 New Belgium FIBArk Whitewater & Music festival held June 18th - 21st.
This year we have a few new events taking place during the weekend and all the usual favorites like the Pine Creek Boater Cross, Hooligan Race, and all the downriver races.
The music line up this year is great featuring The Groove Farmers, Mama's Cookin', Lubriphonic, Porter Batiste Stoltz with special guest Kyle Hollingsworth of The String Cheese Incident, Great American Taxi, Lez Zeppelin, and a special night-time show with DJ Logic!
Volunteering is a great way to show your support for the oldest and boldest whitewater festival. Volunteer for the weekend or for a day with many options to choose from. Jobs range from safety boating the Pine Creek Race to working the beer tent or helping with registration for the many events.
Volunteering as a safety boater for the Pine Creek Race waives the fee to enter the freestyle competition. Interested people should contact Annie
Check the FIBArk website at www.fibark.net
for schedule of events, online registration, and contact information. Hope to see you on the Arkansas River in beautiful Salida, Colorado June 18th - 21st.