We’ve got loads of great competitions going on at this year’s Tryweryn Festival, some on the water and some off. There’s loads to get involved with and some great prizes to be won! Sign up for on the water competitions on the day at each of the sponsor stands and get involved before T- Fest with our photo and video competitions! All entrants will have to be present at Tryweryn Festival party and/or prizegivings to claim their prizes. You’ll need a wristband to be eligible for entry to the competitions.

Friday Night Quiz 9pm at the Coaching Building Event Tent
Get the grey matter going with our Friday night quiz. We’ll test your paddling smarts and general knowledge. Prizes TBC.

LowePro Short Film Competition – Showcase Friday 17th May, Prize Giving at the Party Saturday 18th May
We’ve brought the film competition back for this year’s Tryweryn Festival. Enter your best short film for the chance to win some LowePro goodies for you camera kit. Read on for how to enter. Upload your short film to Vimeo. Email us the URL at info@ukrafting.co.uk. Films have to have been uploaded after June 2012, should be no longer than 6 minutes and be based on the theme of Welsh Paddling. All entries will be showcased on Friday 17th May at Tryweryn Festival with prizegivings for the winners at the party on Saturday 18th May 2013. Films will be judged on creativity, camera work, editing and, most of all, whether they’re enjoyable to watch. Winners must be present at the party on Saturday night to collect their prize. 1 film per entrant. Entrants consent to having their films shown at Tryweryn Festival and on other occasions throughout the year at Canolfan Tryweryn.Last film submissions 4pm Thursday 16th May

Lowepro Photo Competition – Pictures on display Friday 17th May, Winner announced 18th May at the party.
Share your best paddling memories in our 2013 photo-competition to win some LowePro goodies! To enter, send your best picture on the theme of “Fun White Water” to info@ukrafting.co.uk . Images should be no larger than 5mb. Entrants give permission for the National White Water Centre to make use of their picture in future. Winners must be present at Tryweryn Festival to collect their prizes. 1 photo per entrant. Last image submissions 4pm Thursday 16th May.

Paddle Plugs Duo Rolling Competition – Big eddy above Graveyard 12pm Saturday 18th May.
Win a free set of custom earplugs in this year’s duo rolling competition. Go head to head with the other competitors to see who can roll up first. Did we mention you’re both going to be in the same boat? Sign up at the Paddleplugs stand.

Pyranha King of the Wave – Café Wave 1.15pm Saturday 18th May
Pyranha’s trademark competition. One simple concept… who can stay on the wave the longest? The winner takes home some great Pyranha goodies. Get ready for action on the water or for some great sport if you’re spectating! Sign up at the Pyranha stand.

Alpkit Cardboard Kayak Race – Meet at Alpkit stand 3.15pm Saturday 18th May
Construct your cardboard kayak with tape, zip ties and cardboard boxes then race it from the raft get-out to below NRA. You’ll be amazed at what floats! Winners will receive some great prizes from Alpkit! Sign up at the Alpkit Stand.

New Extreme Slalom contest 9am-11am Sunday 19th May at the Raft Get out.
Get your race face on.  A new grid start event, based on slalom and extreme racing will be showcased at this years festival.  Bring your creekboat, compete and get involved to win some goodies and feature in the promo film.  Sign up at reception on Saturday.

Fire It Up King/Queen of Tryweryn Festival
For each of the competitions the top 5 competitors will be awarded points. At the end of the weekend we’ll total up those points across the board enabling us to crown the King/Queen of Tryweryn Festival 2013! Oh, and did we mention you can win all sorts of goodies from Fire It Up!