Rules & Preparation

Rules & Preparation

Rules & Preparation

Official Race Rules for the 21st Annual Yukon River Quest Paddling Race

  • YRQ Rules 2019 (posted in English, approved 10-11-18)
  • Mandatory Equipment List (from rules for teams to print out – includes First Aid kit items – revised list coming soon)

Racer Info

  • YRQ 2018 Racers Briefing (English version only – 2019 briefing available early in new year – note new cutoff times in 2019 Rules). All team members are required to attend the safety briefing the day before the race after final registration. Voyageurs and C4 teams at 4 pm, Solo and Tandem teams at 5 pm at Yukon Visitor Centre.
  • Also see Carmacks Briefing Notes (2019 update early in new year) by Al Foster. NOTE: Support Crew briefing now on SUPPORT page!
  • Also see Carmacks Support (pdf) about support services offered by Coal Mine Campground for teams coming without their own support crews. Highly recommended!
  • 2018 Race Event Schedule (advance 2019 Schedule coming soon). IMPORTANT! YRQ asks for the cooperation of all those involved in following the race to keep the highways safe. There is no stopping along highway shoulder to view the race.

Racer Preparation