Rules & Preparation

Rules & Preparation

Rules & Preparation

Official Race Rules for the 20th Annual Yukon River Quest Canoe and Kayak Race

Racer Info

  • UPDATED (6-21-18) YRQ 2018 racers briefing (22 MB – English version only). All team members are required to attend the safety briefing on June 26. Voyageurs and C4 teams at 4 pm, Solo and Tandem teams at 5 pm at Yukon Visitor Centre.
  • 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.
  • Also see Carmacks Briefing Notes (updated for 2018) 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.
  • UPDATED! 2018 Race Event Schedule
  • Yukon River Water Levels Above White River (real time – you can also search other measuring points on this site – note disclaimers)

Racer Preparation