In preparation for the 2023 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, British Canoeing and partners are hosting an ICF Ranking Race to allow athletes preparing for the Championships to train and compete on the Lee Valley course.  The event is open to athletes from across the world with the expectation that a number of high profile athletes will take the opportunity to hone their skills ahead of the 2023 event.

Date: Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September

Venue: Lee Valley White Water Centre

Information Bulletin: available here

UK Paddlers: please enter via the Canoe Slalom UK website.  Places will be offered in order of the GB senior selection results.


The provisional detailed competition schedule is available here (please note it is subject to change at the discretion of the organisers and subject to entries).

Friday 16 September

Official Training in Groups
Extreme Slalom Training
Heats Course Construction
Team Leaders Meeting

Saturday 17 September

Demo Runs & Athlete Observation
WK1 & MK1 heats morning
WC1 & MC1 heats afternoon
Extreme Slalom Time Trial
Finals Course Construction & Demo Runs

Sunday 18 September

WK1, MK1, WC1 & MC1 Semi Finals morning
WK1, MK1, WC1 & MC1 Finals afternoon
Extreme Slalom Quarter Finals, Semi Finals & Finals late afternoon


The event is open and free to attend (no ticket required).  All are welcome at anytime over the weekend to come and cheer on the athletes and experience the excitement that slalom, extreme slalom and the venue has to offer.