all day Saturday, April 27th 

 There is so much lined up for the weekend, we cannot imagine a better place to be! 

Line Up of the Days Events:

the Nantahala Open event:
Fun for everyone!!  Join Team Wave Sport and Team ERA down at the Falls any time from 10 – 3 – checking in at the staging area above the Falls to be part of the event. Pick your favorite line to run, favorite craft to use, best move, or best recovery….just sign in above the Falls and enjoy your ride. Photos and video will be taken by the Smax Brothers. Prizes will be awarded that night for all sorts of fun categories!!

Cascades/Upper Nantahala Release
Don’t miss jumping on the Cascades and/or Upper Nantahala for the spring 2013 releases, compliments of Duke Energy.  ERA and NOC will be providing free shuttle service (note: there will be no private parking alongside the river). Check the schedule for cfs and times…

delicious Dinner Option: Bryson City’s own The Filling Station Deli will be parked at ERA (easy to find – o-dog will be sitting right outside it).  Stop by for a delicious lunch or dinner sandwich!

Team River Runner Race
Attention all TRR chapters! Join us at 3PM at the Falls for a TRR Rally through the Falls. We will have the rafts and duckys for the competition and a few challenges to make it fun coming through the Falls. Prizes!! Following the race will be a TRR-exclusive drawing for a Wave Sport boat of Choice, compliments of a fellow vet and kayaker.

AW/ERA Celebration of the Restoration of Rivers
Please join  American Whitewater and Endless River Adventures in celebrating the successful relicensing of the Tuckasegee and Nantahala Rivers
5PM – 7PM at Endless River Adventures.

Nantahala Open Video
Best part of the event! A video compilation of all the participants of the event. 8PM – 10PM at ERA. In between we will have music by  DJ Terrence Young (and guest DJ Poncho).

Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!
Every participant will receive a participant packet with great coupons from our local partners in the Gorge and in Bryson City.  But make sure you are at the video screening as we have so many great prizes donated by the Open Sponsors. We cannot thank them enough.

Wave Sport Boat of Choice Raffle
The grand finale of the evening will be pulling the winning raffle ticket for a Wave Sport boat of choice!!!!!!!!  Raffle tickets may be purchase all day and evening prior to the drawing.  Proceeds from the raffle go to support TRR’s involvement in the Open, as well as helping to provide great gear and event opportunities. Yes-you do have to be present to win 🙂

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As if the Nantahala Open was not enough to keep you entertained!
Stop down at the Freestyle Wave to watch the competition for the 2013 Freestyle Team. This will be the group that competes at the International Competition in September.

2013 Team Trials Nantahala Open Weekend

And there is more!!!!!
the NOC will host their Spring Fling Event.

Stay for the weekend!!

Camping, Group Lodging, Cabins, Lodge & Hotel- we have it all! 

Stay the night – or the whole weekend wtih one of our wonderful accommodations partners…