Weekend of rapids racing at Tamihi

The Chilliwack Centre of Excellence brings back its popular Tamihi Five-O race for an eighth year.

Chilliwack’s Centre of Excellence hosts two big events this weekend.

The BC Slalom Championships are being held in conjunction with the eighth annual Tamihi Five-0 Open Boat Race.

The Tamihi Five-O event is a recreational slalom race for all whitewater boats, starting with a Saturday morning practice session for slalom at 9 a.m.

A practice session for the spectator friendly boater-cross race follows at 2 p.m.

Races are held on the Tamihi Rapids Sunday morning, starting at 10 a.m.

An access point to the course can be found on  Chilliwack Lake Road. Get more info by calling Shonnet Allen at 604-858-0877. Get CCE info and a map to the race site online at ccekayak.com