Deep Creek 2014 Provisional World Championship Schedule

 Deep Creek 2014, the host organization for the 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, has released the schedule for the World Championship event at Adventure Sports Center International from September 17 – 21, 2014.

The championships kicks off on Wednesday, September 17 with the Opening Ceremony from 7 pm – 8:30 pm at the Garrett College Community Aquatic Recreation Center before shifting to Wisp Resort for the World Championship Kick-off Party from 9 pm – 10:30pm for a spotlighted Flag Ascension via Chairlift by Deep Creek 2014 Mascot, Eddy the Otter, Live Music for the Shelf Life String Band and Fireworks. Food and beverage are available for purchase.Tickets for the Opening Ceremony are $10 per person.

Between 9 am and 6 pm on Thursday, September 18, is the qualifying heats with first and second runs for C1 Men’s, C1 Women’s and K1 Men’s slalom. The day will also see two performances by The Honi House Band before wrapping up with the Kent Ford Call of the River Dinner and Presentation from 5:30 pm – 7 pm at the Garrett College Events Center.

On Friday, September 19, the qualifying heats continue with first and second runs for K1 Women’s and C2 Men’s slalom and the K1 Men’s Semifinals between 4 pm – 5:30 pm. The band Wild Rumpus will perform from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm and again from 5 pm – 6 pm. Then head to the Mountain Fresh Pavilion in Oakland for the Little Yough Pavilion Party to honor the Deep Creek 2014 athletes. The party will feature music by local band, Boathouse, a performance by the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus and food & drinks will be available for purchase.

On Saturday, the C1 Men’s Semifinals start the day at 9 am, C1 Women’s Semifinals at 10 am – 10:45 am, C1 Men’s Finals at 12 pm, C1 Women’s Finals 12:30 pm, K1 Men’s Final at 1 pm and the Medals Ceremony for C1 Men, C1 Women and K1 Men is from 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm. At 2 pm, there will be a fun, festive freestyle demo by racers and then the competition continues at 3 pm with C1 Men’s Team Races and C1 Women’s Team Races at 3:30 pm before finishing up with the K1 Men’s Team Races from 4 pm – 5 pm. The Teams Medals Ceremony will be from 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm. A Ducky Race will be held, and the Honi House Band will provide live music, from 6 pm – 7 pm. Then the day wraps up with The National Paddle Sport Buffet Dinner & Film Festival from 5:30 pm – 9 pm at Garrett College Auditorium for $20 per person.

The event concludes Sunday with the K1 Women’s Semifinals at 9 am, the C2 Men’s Semifinals at 10 am, the K1 Women’s Finals at 12 pm, C2 Men’s Final at 12:30 pm and the Medal Ceremony at 1:15 pm. The K1 Women’s Team Races are at 2 pm and the C2 Men’s Team Races are at 2:30 with the Team Races Medal Ceremony following at 3:15 pm.

The Closing Ceremony follows at 4 pm and the day wraps up with live music from the Terah Crawford Band from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Daily happenings from Sept. 18 – 21 include the Whitewater Fest on the Mountain including Live Music, Entertainment including the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, Food, Concessions, Merchandise, Whitewater Hall of Fame Exhibition and Children’s Play Area.

This schedule is subject to change, please check the website for the latest schedule updates.

Opening ceremony tickets, one-day event admission passes, or an All Session Admission Pass valid for all four days of competition, are available for purchase online at and at the following local ticket partners: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, Wisp Resort, Railey Mountain Lake Vacations, Deep Creek Realty-Coldwell Banker, Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations, Long & Foster Deep Creek Resort, and Deep Creek Mountain Land Partners, all located in McHenry. Tickets for the opening ceremony are also available at Get N Go in Oakland Penn Alps in Grantsville.
Tickets purchased from the website can be picked up at the Wisp Resort ticket office from September 2 through September 6 from 11 am – 1 pm; September 8 – 13 from 11 am – 1 pm, September 15-17 from 11 am – 3 pm, September 18-21 from 8 am – 3 pm.

There is a limited quantity of Adventure Sports Center International mountaintop parking passes available only with the purchase of All Session Passes. All others will park in satellite locations at the Wisp Resort and Garrett County Fairgrounds and a free shuttle service will be provided.

For more information about the 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, including the detailed schedule of events, tickets, athlete information and more, please visit or call 301.387.3700.
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