SUBMISSIONS

2020 WHITEWATER AWARDS

** IMPORTANT ** Thank you for your attention to detail during the submission process to help this be as smooth as possible !!

*SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS*
To submit your entry to the 2020 Whitewater awards, we will be requiring that people upload the RAW video or photo file to either google drive, dropbox, or using wetransfer.com. If your clip is too long to upload, open it in QuickTime player and trim it down to a reasonable size that can be uploaded.
ALSO, please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4

IMPORTANT DATES::Β 

SUBMISSIONS THAT QUALIFY FOR THIS YEAR :: APRIL 20th 2019 - MARCH 8th, 2020

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE :: MARCH 8th, 2020

VOTING :: March 10th - 17th, 2020

WINNERS WILL BE REVEALED April 18thΒ AT THE WHITEWATER AWARDS


THANK YOU for helping this platform grow! STOKED to see you at the 2020 Whitewater Awards & Wild Rivers Symposium at the LIVE Event in Bingen, Washington April, 17th, 18th, 2020!!

The Association of Whitewater Professionals will vote on content submitted. If questions email [email protected]

**SUBMISSIONS THAT QUALIFY FOR THIS YEAR :: April 20th 2019 to March 8th, 2020**

Applicant Info

Pick one or many πŸ™‚

Rider of the Year

What Male and Female had the most outstanding season in the World of Kayaking June 15th, 2019 – March 8th, 2020 !! Please nominate a Male and Female!
– Athletes can submit their own Highlight Reel, or you can nominate another Rider but accolades need to be submitted with nomination.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4Β 

Optional

For profile shot or if a nomination is made without having video.

Grom of the Year

What Male and Female [18 and under] had the most outstanding season in the World of Kayaking June 15th, 2019 – March 8th, 2020 !! Please nominate a Male and Female!
** [Athlete has to be 18 years or younger on March 8th, 2020]
– Athletes can submit their own Highlight Reel, or you can nominate another Rider but accolades need to be submitted with nomination.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4

RAW Video File

For profile shot or if a nomination is made without having video.

Best Line - Waterfall

Who had the steeziest line throughout the entire drop. Smoothest, most stylish entry, freefall, and landing of the waterfall!!
– Max Video Length – 3 mins.Β 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category.Β 
– Try to have edit as close to beginning and end of the drop as possible.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4

Submission #1

Submission #2

Submission #3

Best Line - Rapid

Who STOMPED the line?! Most flowy, and on point (in control) run through a difficult rapid.
– Max Video Length – 3 mins.Β 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category.Β 
– Try to have edit as close to beginning and end of the rapid as possible.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4Β 

Submission #1

Submission #2

Submission #3

Best Trick Freestyle

Showcasing the biggest and most complex freestyle moves of the year in a hole or on a wave!!
– Max Video Length – 3 mins.Β 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category.Β 
– Try to have edit as close to beginning and end of the drop as possible.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4

Submission #1

Submission #2

Submission #3

Downriver Freestyle

The stoutest and sendiest of characters FREE RIDING the river!!
– Max Video Length – 3 mins.Β 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category.Β 
– Freestyle tricks: please enter 1 trick per submission, and try to have edit as close around the trick as possible.Β 
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4Β 

Submission #1

Submission #2

Submission #3

Honey Badger Award

Honey Badger don’t give a S#@%!!! Most gnarly feat in the sport of kayaking during June 15th, 2019 – March 8th, 2020! #laceup
– Max Video Length – 3 mins.Β 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category.Β 
– Try to have edit as close to beginning and end of the feat as possible.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4

Submission #1

Submission #2

Submission #3

Best of Beatering

Everyone messes up and when you do.. hopefully someone got it on camera.
– Max Video Length – 3 mins.Β 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category.Β 
– Try to have edit as close to beginning and end of the beatering as possible.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4Β 

Submission #1

Submission #2

Submission #3

GoPro Line of the Year

Most impressive GoPro Line of the Year.
– Max Video Length – 3 mins.Β 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category.Β 
– Try to have edit as close to beginning and end of the line as possible.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4Β 

Submission #1

Submission #2

Submission #3

Expedition of the Year

Most impressive Expedition that was done during June 15th, 2019 – March 8th, 2020 !
– Need to have a written reason explaining nomination.Β 
– A Youtube or Vimeo video links can be submitted as well.Β 
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4Β 

Submission #1

Optional

For when a video is not available.

Submission #2

Optional

For when a video is not available.

Submission #3

Optional

For when a video is not available.

River Steward Award

The most impactful person / group in helping advocate and fight for our free-flowing rivers!!
– Need to have a written reason explaining nomination.Β 
– A Youtube or Vimeo video links can be submitted as well.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer
– Please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4Β 

Submission #1

Optional

For when a video is not available.

Submission #2

Optional

For when a video is not available.

Submission #3

Optional

For when a video is not available.

Photographer of the Year

– Photographers submit a link to your website or photo gallery.

Photo of the Year

- Submit or nominate the Best Photo taken June 15th, 2019 – March 8th, 2020!
– 3 photos may be submitted for Photo of the Year.
- Please mark the last name/category on photo submission.

GoPro Photo of the Year

- Submit or nominate the GoPro photo or POV shot taken June 15th, 2019 – March 8th, 2020 !
– 3 photos may be submitted for Photo of the Year.
- Please mark the last name/category on photo submission.

Short Film of the Year

– Short Film can be up to 7 minutes long.
– In the URL field please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer

Long Film of the Year

– Long film can be longer than 7 minutes.
– Submit a short teaser
– In the URL fields please submit a link to Google Drive, Dropbox or WeTransfer

RAW Video File

RAW Video File

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