Chute Out


Potomac River Freestyle Events

Monthly on the Second Thursday, April-September
2024 Dates: 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12

April Check-In Time: 5:00 PM | May-September Check-In Time: 6:00 PM
April Start Time: 6:00 PM | May-September Start Time: 7:00 PM

Freestyle on the Potomac!

The Great Falls Foundation and Calleva River School are partnering to bring you a great summer of freestyle on the Potomac!

The Chute Outs are a Potomac River staple, hosted by Valley Mill Camp for many years. These events offer freestyle competitions throughout the summer. They are open to all, and every skill level. Low key, fun, friendly competitions where the participants do their best tricks in a sets of rides on whatever feature happens to be in at the river level for that day.

Points will be scored with a simplified scoring system. Competitors will be ranked by their best score of two rides, and will be asked to judge other classes.

All paddlers with an interest in playboating are encouraged to come out and give a ride, This is a relaxed and fun event to help grow the love of rodeo here on the Potomac.

Venue: We will meet from 5:00-6:00pm (April) / 6:00-7:00pm (May-September) in the Anglers lower parking lot to sign up for the competition and then head out to the best feature for that day’s river level.

Staging Location: Anglers Parking Lot, across from 10801 Macarthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854

Registration: On-site at check-in on race day.

Entry Fee: FREE! Donations appreciated.

All participants will be required to sign liability waivers.

This is an ACA-sanctioned event.

Follow announcements on the FB event pages.