Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

Classes Of The Kenduskeag


NOTES: A beginner is defined as anyone who has not finished 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in any
organized race in any class. Also, if any member of your boat has finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd
in any organized race, your boat is not eligible to register in the beginner class.

Recreational Class includes any watercraft sold for general recreational use.
This includes ABS and polyethylene canoes and kayaks, as well as aluminium,
wood, and canvas canoes.

Side note: No more than three boats can be registered from a single household.

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Open Class
A general category in which anyone can compete. Typically, this is the largest class in the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe race. Open Class is for race teams numbering more than two canoeists or for contestants entering a watercraft that is not considered a canoe or a kayak. This class is also for contestants who wish to propel their watercraft with something other than a paddle (ie., oars or a setting pole). This class also includes war canoes.

College Class
College students may compete for their respective schools; boats can be any length.

C2 Corporate Class
Two paddlers from the same company or business

C2 High School School Recreation
Any length canoe; both paddlers must be aged 16 to 18.

C-2L (Long) Two-Man
Two men; canoe length can be up to 20' 6"

C-2M (Medium) Two-Man (Experienced)
Two men; canoe length can be up to 18' 6"

C2S (Short) Two Man (Experienced)
Two men; canoe length can be up to 16' 6"

C-1 (Experienced)
One man or woman in a canoe

C-2 Mix (Experienced)
One man and one woman, canoe can be any length

K-1L (Long) Kayak
One man or woman, kayak must be over 13' 4"

K-1S (Short) Kayak - Men
One man, kayak must be 13' 4" and under

K-1SW (Short) Kayak - Women
One woman, kayak must be 13' 4" and under

K-1 Recreation Kayak
One man or woman, kayak can be any length

Century Class
Combined ages of two paddlers must be 100 or more. Open to men and women

Golden Class
Both paddlers must be at least 65 years of age

Senior/Junior
One adult and one paddler age 12-16

Senior/Junior (Recreation)
One adult and one paddler age 12-16

C-2 Women

C-2 Women (Recreation)

C-2 Mix Canoe (Recreation)
One man, one woman, canoe can be any length

C-2M Canoe (Recreation)
Two men, canoe can be 16' 7" up to 18' 6"

C2-S Canoe (Recreation)
Two men, canoe can be up to 16' 6"

C-1 Canoe (Recreation)
One man, canoe can be any length

C-1 Canoe (Recreation)
One woman, canoe can be any length

C-2M Canoe (Beginner)
Two men, canoe must be 16' 7" to 18' 6"

C-2S Canoe (Beginner)
Two men, canoe can be up to 16' 6"

C-2 Mix Canoe (Beginner)
One man, one woman, canoe can be any length