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May 08, 2021

Youghness Monster 22

Youghness Monster 25 Paddlesports Race • 320 N First St ConnellsvillePA  15425 Organized by PERFORMANCE KAYAK

About this event

Registration closes on April 29th at midnight. Chip timing pickup and shirts will be at Connellsville Boat Ramp May 8th day of the race 8am-9:30.

Race starts at 10am. The start is chip timed and you will have until 10:30 to cross the matt to begin the race.

The address to the start is 320 N First St, Connellsville, PA 15425

Have a question call 724-987-359

Event details and schedule

May 8th 2021 The Youghness Monster 22 is a 22 mile canoe & kayak race from Connellesville - Cedar Creek Park Boat Launch on the Youghiogheny River.

River Gauge at 4-4.5 is ideal for any boat https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?03083500

Race Day Saturday

The kayak race will start at the Connellsville Launch ramp.

Connellsville Boat Ramp 320 N First St, Connellsville, PA 15425

Additional Parking at 805 Torrance Ave, Connellsville, PA or

310 N 3rd St. Connellsville.

Packet pickup 8-9:30am

Race starts at 10:00am

Note for Saturday Morning.
No.1 PFD's must be worn at all times during the race.
No.2 There will be boat checks. For length for proper class registration,
No.3 absolutely no alcohol on the boat you are racing. (we will be checking)
No. 4 Sounding device (whistle) with each PFD. All PA Fish & Boat regulations apply.
No. 5 with the water temperatures we recommend minimum a wetsuit for for the race.

Finish line will be at Cedar Creek Activity Center 453 Evergreen Dr, Belle Vernon, PA 15012

location of race start https://www.google.com/maps/place/Yough+River+Park/@40.0210612,-79.5965704,15z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x0:0xf8bc57714dfd76ec!2sConnellsville+Boat+Launch!8m2!3d40.0210612!4d-79.5965704!3m4!1s0x88352523c3a79083:0x3636d22fdadca1b0!8m2!3d40.020709!4d-79.5982915

Finish line will be at Cedar Creek Activity Center 453 Evergreen Dr, Belle Vernon, PA 15012

The Course

The race is on a very scenic section of the Youghiogheny River that is class 1 & 2. There are some fun rapids. At the perfect water level that we expect this time of the year you can use any type of canoe or kayak.

Race Classes

There will be kayak & canoe classes.

Awards to the top 3 in each class

Also awards to the top 3 fastest time in singles overall

Canoe Classes

Adult/Youth Tandem canoe any size & any plastic or metal – 12yrs old or under w/adult in the same boat

Tandem Canoe Men’s Short Rec 17’6” or under (plastic or aluminum only)

Tandem Canoe Mixed (coed) any type (no pro boats or cruisers)

Tandem Canoe Women’s any type (no pro boats)

Canoe Solo Rec no Kevlar or carbon___Men __Women

Solo Racing Canoe __Men__Women

Tandem Racing Canoe pro boats, cruisers, etc.

Long Rec/Stock Tandem Canoe Men’s over 17’6” any material (no pro boats, cruisers)

Kayaks

Adult/Youth Tandem kayak – 12yrs old or under w/adult in the same boat

Tandem Kayak mixed, open class plastic

Tandem Kayak mixed, open class any size/material

Tandem Kayak Men, open class any size/material

Tandem Kayak Women open class any size/material

Youth/ Kayak (age 12-16) any type kayak __Male__Female

Kayak Short Rec 12’ to 14’ plastic only ___Men ___Women

Touring Kayak (plastic over 14’) ___Men ___Women

Touring Kayak Composite must be a touring kayak ___Men ___Women

Surfski open class ___Men ___Women Awards to the top ten Men and Women

SUP classes will be updated soon

Location

Youghness Monster 25 Paddlesports Race

320 N First St ConnellsvillePA  15425

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Categories

Other-22 miles - Surfski open class ___Men ___Women Awards to the top ten Men and Women

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 miles - Surfski 18ft and under any material

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 miles - Touring Kayak 15ft and under (Sit in Side) Composite must be a touring kayak ___Men ___Women

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 miles - Touring Kayak (Sit in Side) Composite must be a touring kayak ___Men ___Women

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 miles - Youth/ Kayak (age 12-16) any type kayak __Male__Female

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 miles - Kayak Short Rec 12’ to 14’ plastic only ___Men ___Women

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 miles - Touring Kayak Sit in Side (plastic over 14’) ___Men ___Women

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 miles - Tandem Kayak mixed, open class any size/material

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 miles - Tandem Kayak Men, open class any size/material

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 miles - Tandem Kayak Women open class any size/material

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 miles - Adult/Youth Tandem kayak – 12yrs old or under w/adult in the same boat

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 miles - Tandem Kayak mixed, open class plastic

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 Miles - Adult/Youth Tandem canoe any size & any plastic or metal – 12yrs old or under w/adult in the same boat

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 Miles - Tandem Canoe Men’s Short Rec 17’6” or under (plastic or aluminum only)

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 Miles - Tandem Canoe Mixed (coed) any type (no pro boats or cruisers)

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 Miles - Tandem Canoe Women’s any type (no pro boats)

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 Miles - Canoe Solo Rec no Kevlar or carbon___Men __Women

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 Miles - Solo Racing Canoe __Men__Women

$40.00
in 63 days $50.00

Other-22 Miles - Tandem Racing Canoe pro boats, cruisers, etc

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 Miles - Long Rec/Stock Tandem Canoe Men’s over 17’6” any material (no pro boats, cruisers)

$70.00
in 63 days $80.00

Other-22 miles - SUP Unlimitted

$40.00

Other-22 miles - SUP 12ft 6in and under

$40.00
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