SUBMISSIONS

2019 WHITEWATER AWARDS

** IMPORTANT ** Thank you in advance for helping this process to be as smooth as possible. With the energy in our sport, we have a lot of SICK footage to filter through, share with the people, and organize for the voting portion - your cooperation in this initial step means the world!! 

*SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS*
 
To submit your entry to the 2019 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, to help us keep things organized, please name your file as such: Lastname/Category.mp4 

IMPORTANT DATES:: 

SUBMISSIONS THAT QUALIFY FOR THIS YEAR :: APRIL 21st 2018 – APRIL 20th, 2019

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE :: APRIL 2Oth, 2019

VOTING BEGINS :: MAY 5-15th, 2019

WINNERS WILL BE REVEALED JUNE 13, 2019 AT THE WHITEWATER AWARDS


THANK YOU for helping this platform grow! We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at the unveiling of the 2019 Whitewater Award Winners at the LIVE Event in Boise Idaho June 13th, 2019!!

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

Applicant Info

Pick one or many 🙂

Rider of the Year

Who had the most outstanding season of kayaking Male and Female in the World of Kayaking in April 21st, 2018 – April 20th, 2019!!
– 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 

Optional

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

Grom of the Year

Who had the most outstanding season of kayaking Male and Female in the World of Kayaking in April 21st, 2018 – April 20th, 2019!!
** [Athlete has to be 18 years or younger on April 20th, 2019] **
– 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. 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category. 
– 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

Best Line - Rapid

Who STOMPED the line?! Most flowy, and on point (in control) run through a difficult rapid.
– Max Video Length – 3 mins. 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category. 
– 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.mp4 

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. 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category. 
– 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

Downriver Freestyle

The stoutest and sendiest of characters FREE RIDING the river!!
– Max Video Length – 3 mins. 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category. 
– Freestyle tricks: please enter 1 trick per submission, and try to have edit as close around the trick 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 

Honey Badger Award

Honey Badger don’t give a S#@%!!! Most gnarly feat in the sport of kayaking during April 21st, 2018 – April 20th, 2019!! #laceup 
– Max Video Length – 3 mins. 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category. 
– 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

Best of Beatering

Everyone messes up and when you do.. hopefully someone got it on camera.
– Max Video Length – 3 mins. 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category. 
– 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.mp4 

GoPro Line of the Year

Most impressive GoPro Line of the Year.
– Max Video Length – 3 mins. 
– Riders may submit 3 submissions per category. 
– 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.mp4 

Expedition of the Year

Most impressive Expedition that was done during April 21st, 2018 – April 20th, 2019!!
– Need to have a written reason explaining nomination. 
– 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.mp4 

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. 
– 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.mp4 

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

GoPro Photo of the Year

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