Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe

Hosting Sponsor

Alder Creek Kayak Supply is the Pacific Northwest's premier paddle sports store. Voted Best Kayak Shop in the West by Sea Kayaker Magazine in 2012, Alder Creek's knowledgeable staff is passionate about outfitting customers with the right gear. With world class BCU and ACA certified coaches, Alder Creek is a renowned destination for instruction. Having so many talented instructors on hand, it seems only fitting to host the annual the Lumpy Waters Symposium! This event would not be possible without the help of our gracious sponsors and coaches from around the world.



Presenting Sponsor

Thule products are designed solely for the purpose of making outdoor activities more accessible. Whether you're kayaking, skiing, cycling, surfing or just travelling, Thule has a reliable solution to safely transport all of your gear. Thule's world class roof racks, cargo boxes, sport carries and bags are rigorously tested to greatly exceed safety and durability standards. Environmentally friendly and sustainable manufacturing shows that Thule not only cares about the quality of their products, but the world in which we use them.

Sterling Kayaks

Presenting Sponsor

Sterling Kayaks are not simply manufactured, they are hand crafted with passion and care. Each hull design is thoroughly tested by the worlds best kayakers, then repeatedly tweaked until every detail is perfect. The resulting boats excel in all conditions, from flat water touring to rock gardening and surf. Their advanced composite constructions are engineered for maximum durability and minimum weight, with sturdy reinforcement to high wear areas. Sterling simply won't sell anything less than perfection, and they ensure customer satisfaction with an unprecedented level of service.


NRS  has stood for rugged, reliable equipment built to the standards of our toughest customers: professional outfitters and guides. Outfitters around the world rely on NRS boats, frames, life jackets, apparel and accessories to keep their customers safe, their guides productive and their businesses healthy day after day, season after season.It’s about versatility for changing conditions and multiple activities, with the technical sophistication and visual appeal of the best outdoor gear for any sport. We design all our products in-house in MoscowIdaho, and we use the gear we build.


Presenting Sponsor

Kokatat has spent more than four decades perfecting the construction of high quality paddle sports gear. From their humble beginnings in 1971, Kokatat has emerged as an industry leader for Gore-Tex drysuits and outer ware, thoughtfully designed PFD's and outstanding thermal layers. Based in Arcata Ca, Kokatat has always emphasized the importance of local production to maintain rigorous quality standards. The test of time has proven that each and every Kokatat product is crafted with passion and care from the best materials available.

Supporting Sponsors

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