2017 - Kayaking


Mission Statement:

The Golden Games will continuously seek to bring together a wide variety of communities to celebrate outdoor adventure sports through competition, music, entertainment, and lifestyle events in the culturally rich setting of Golden, Colorado

The Golden Games is the Best Paddling Event 2016 & 2017Elevation Outdoors.  Thank you!

Event: The 7th Annual Golden Games

Date: May 19-21, 2017

Location: Soda Springs Lake - Morrison CO and Clear Creek Whitewater Park - Golden CO

Online Registration Closes: Varies by sport and typically closes 2 hours before most events. Check the registration link for exact details. Onsite registration will be available for an additional fee. 


Get fired up for 2017 by this awesome video from 14K Studios of our marquee event, "The Screaming 1/4 Mile Race" and our new starting ramp.  We should have some excellent water, great weather and lots of fun!!



Description:  Athletes from across the US rally to Golden Colorado for this three day weekend, looking to take home prizes and awards in their sports.  Now in it's 7th year The Golden Games continues to grow and host a variety of adventure sports, live music, demos, clinics, gear swaps and more.  Adventure Sports to be highlighted  -  White water Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), Fly Fishing, Slack Lining, Freestyle Rodeo, Kayak Slalom Race and more.  Come as a competitor or a spectator ... whatever you do ... get there early and plan to stay late! 


Vendor Village: This is where it's all going down!   Onsite registration, raffles, competitor check-in, product companies sharing and selling their goods, food vendors, product demos, live music and all around the place to be!  Located on the westside of Golden Library on 10th Street.  

Vendors in the Village include - Confluence Kayak, Loki, Shaboomee, Shaboomee SUP

Awards Party: We're planning the fun and the location is TBD.  Check back!   Raffles, discounts on drinks, food truck all set in a great venue to celebrate!

In the News: The Golden Games known as the Best Paddling Event 2016 & 2017Elevation Outdoors.  Thank you!




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