Join in on the annual celebration of Montana river culture that is the Gallatin Whitewater Festival. The event consists of exciting kayaking and rafting competitions for people of all ages and experience levels.

This year's Gallatin Whitewater Festival is Saturday, June 27. It's a family and spectator friendly afternoon of exciting river fun. GWF is a Gallatin National Forest USFS permitted event. Proceeds go to support youth kayaking in Bozeman through the non-profit organization WaveTrain.

2015 Gallatin Whitewater Festival schedule:

Registration: 9 -10 am

Competitor Mandatory Safety Meeting: 10 am

Mad Mile Down River Race: 10:30 am

House Rock Boater X: 12:30 pm

Check-in for Community Raft Slalom: 1 pm

Community Raft Slalom: 2 pm (Pre-registration required. See registration form)

35 MPH Kayak Slalom: 3 pm

GWF Raffle, Prizes, and Awards: 4:30 pm

For more information, visit gallatinwhitewaterfestival.com