Awesome whitewater event coming up--
The Teva Mountain Games, a premier whitewater event. They have several different kayak events- Rodeo, Paddlecross, Extreme Creek Race, 8 Ball Sprint Race, . . .
If you are anywhere near the area you should check it out even if you don't want to compete. They have a ton of other things going on including concerts by Jurassic 5 and Gov't Mule, running, mountain biking, climbing, and other stuff. Go to www.tevamountaingames.com