Cardiff International White Water Festival

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Event Category: GBSUP

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  • White Water Fest at CIWW

    National Series Distance race 3 There will be lots of cool, exciting and interesting stuff going on, so why not come down to CIWW and embrace the feel-good atmosphere with us! Entry is free of charge and the doors are open from 9am to 6pm, so feel free to come along any time during those hours. Or even better, make a day of it! Race and Challenge Tour 10km Race Classes (14’0″, 12’6″, N1SCO & Unlimited) – £25 Entry Includes Podium Prizes for Overall and Age Categories 6km Challenge (Any Board Class fun challenge) – £22 Entry does NOT include Podium Prizes (You have 4 hours to complete the challenge). This is a great way to join the event and complete the distance without the pressure of racing. Registration opens from 08:00 Sprint Registration Closes 09:15 Safety Briefing: 09:30 Sprint Racing (Optional) 10:00 Distance Race & Challenge Registration Closes 12:00 Safety Briefing: 12:30 Distance Race & Challenge 13:00 Band and DJs from 15:00 Prize giving 16-17:00 Distance race map This year the GB SUP race is part of the White Water Fest at CIWW so there will be lots of cool, exciting and interesting stuff going on, so why not come down to CIWW and embrace the feel-good atmosphere with us! Cafe bar and Barbecue Both warm and cold snacks will be available from our on site cafe bar throughout the duration of the White Water Fest. Or if you would just like a cup of coffee and a piece of cake, we can cater for that too! Our cafe bar boasts a conveniently positioned balcony, making it the ideal spot for you to watch the events unfold. We will also be having a barbecue; our great tasting barbecue will be serving breakfast, burgers, and hot dogs all day. Trade stands Is there something in particular that you are looking for? We have teamed up with some of White Water Rafting’s leading brands to bring you great products and deals. All of the people manning the trade stands will be more than happy to give you advice and recommend products that are suited to your needs. Live music As well as a being an action-packed whitewater festival, the White Water Fest will see a number of great rock bands showcasing their talents. Music is great, but live music is even better. In-between enjoying activities and taking a look around stop and watch the fantastic live music that we have on offer. Indoor surfing Whether you are an experienced surfer, a newbie surfer, or just want to get a taste of the great sport, you will love our state of the art Indoor Surfing facility. To ensure that you are practicing the right technique, and to protect your safety, you will be placed under the watchful eye of our friendly professionals who will provide you with expert hints and tips. Please note: to surf you will need to book your session in advance, prices start from £22.50. Competitions and races GB SUP National Series – Welsh Open Boater Cross and Freestyle Events. To top it off it’s a Bank holiday weekend and this venue is only 25 minutes away from a surf break Paddling until 6 pm The pumps will be on a range of flows throughout the day from 09:00 – 18:00. If you have any more questions regarding the White Water Fest at CIWW, please don’t hesitate to get in touch! Call us today on
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  • Places to stay:


    Free parking is available in a large car park next to the centre. Additional parking can found behind the ice rink and swimming pool.



    We do see campers in the car park outside the centre and to our knowledge, they have never been moved on.


    Holiday Inn Express Cardiff (please say you are attending an event at CIWW as they do sometimes offer a discount on weekends)


    We recommend two hostels