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Help AW With Our Critical Fundraiser: Gauley Fest!

Posted: 08/06/2013
by Jeffrey Paine

Gauley Fest is the world's biggest paddling festival and American Whitewater's biggest fundraiser - but we need your help!

Please sign up to volunteer and become a part of the Gauley Fest Volunteer Team! It's a fun and easy way for you to be a critical part of an amazing festival.

Volunteer Rewards

  • Volunteers-only Gauley Fest T-shirt
  • tickets for a “volunteer only” raffle
  • The feeling of knowing that you help AW put on a critical fundraiser!

We've even got a few more “volunteer only” surprises up our sleeves too. Don't want to volunteer alone? Bring your friends!

Signing Up To Volunteer

You can sign up online, right now! If you have any additional questions please contact our volunteer coordinator Natalie Cox (she's the best!) at

Slots are on a first come, first serve basis so we'll try to get you in your preferred volunteer slot. If you're part of a club or group of friends that would like to help out, please let us know as well!

Associated Rivers


Associated Projects

Gauley River (WV)
For many years AW has worked on the protection of this river and advocated for public access.