The Rocky Mountain slalom and downriver kayak race championships will be held this weekend in Salida, hosted by the Dawson Canone/Kayak Team and Team Colorado Whitewater Racing, Alli Gober said in a press release.

Slalom races will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Salida Whitewater Park, followed by the downriver classic race at 4 p.m., running from Stone Bridge, also known as Browns Canyon Bridge, to Salida.