Competition

The annual celebration of Greenland Kayak tradition includes racing, rolling, harpoon throwing, and rope gymnastics. Held usually in early July the event lasts about a week and ends with the determination of an overall male and female champion. The winning team is also determined.Click on the links below to learn more.

2015 Updates from Greenland

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Historical Results

Medals

International Rules

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Judges Score Sheet

Judges

 

Duration

You will be allowed 30 minutes to complete as many moves as you can. This includes both low and high ropes. Remember that this book only includes the low ropes moves.

Order

You must perform all of the moves in the proper order listed on the scoring sheet. This book lists the moves in the order that they must be performed. You may skip moves that you do not want to attempt, and you will simply not get points for the moves you skip.

Attempts

You may only attempt each version of each move once.

Age Brackets

Children: 4-6 years, 7-9, 10-12 and 13-14 years
Young /junior girls and boys: 15-19 years old
Women and men: 20-34 years old
Older women: 35 years or more
Older men: 35-49 years old
Senior men: 50 years or more

Qualifying Scores

Men: 50 pts         Women: 30 pts