The 2017 Golden Games


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: Big Soda Lake @ Bear Creek Lake Park- Morrison CO and Clear Creek Whitewater Park - Golden CO

Online Registration Closes: Online registration closes at midnight the night before each event starts.  There will be an additional $10 fee for site registration.

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, 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, competitor check-in, product companies sharing and selling their goods, food vendors, product demos, live music and all around the place to be!  Located this year in the Whitewater parking lot on 10th and Maple.  

Vendors in the Village include - Confluence Kayak, Loki, Shaboomee SUP, Altitude Paddleboards, Arbor Anglers, 1st Bank, SUP Simplicity, Rack Attack, Trout Unlimited,  High Country Muscle & Joint Clinic, Casting for Recovery, La Casa del Sabor, Mountain Water Apparel, Zeal Optics, and West Denver Trout Unlimited.

Awards Party: This year will be at Jolynn's, 1224 Washington, Golden, on Saturday May 20th and will start at 7:00.  We'll have the live band, Liberal Monkey Movements, entertaining us for the festive party.

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