Paddle Event Calendar

Races, clinics, demos, beach cleanups and more! There are so many awesome paddle events in our state, and we will try our best to list them all here. If there is an event not listed here, send it to us!

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January 2019+/-

January 12 - Return to the Pier - Santa Barbara

January 12 - WaveChaser #3 Monterey

January 12 - Bob Hanna Classic 2019 Lake Natoma
Nimbus Flat State Recreation Area, Lake Natoma, Gold River, CA - Hazel Ave Park Entrance
Long course- 8 mile-- start to Folsom Bridge and return. 5 mile short course- start to Hat island and return, short course set on race day

January 19 - 01 Surf Sports Paddle Race San Rafael
101 Surf Sports San Rafael, 3rd Street, San Rafael, CA
Family Fun and elite athlete Paddle Racing in San Rafael California. Come to race and stay for the apres paddle party!

January 26 - Hanohano Ocean Challenge - San Diego

February 2019+/-

February 9 - Hal Rosoff - NAC

February 16 - WaveChaser Redwood City
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February 17 - WaveChaser Fort Baker, Sausalito
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February 23 - Lanakila Classic - Redondo Beach

March 2019+/-

March 16 - Dana Point Ocean Challenge - Dana Point

March 16 - WaveChaser Point Molate, Richmond

March 17 - 9th Annual Adler Paddle
Sunday 8 AM – 12 PM 5489 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA, USA

March 23 - Malibu 2 Marina

March 29-31 - Santa Cruz Paddlefest
Santa Cruz Paddlefest

March 31 - Wild Buffalo Relay

April 2019+/-


May 2019+/-

May 4 - NCOCA OC6 Viva Aloha Long Distance Race, Alameda
Encinal Boat Ramp, 190 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
Kicking off the distance season with a flair of Cino de Mayo - one day early! Hosted by OKalani OCC at their site next to Encinal High School/Encinal Boat Ramp.

May 11 - SCORA Crystal Pier OC6 Race, San Diego

May 11 - NCOCA OC6 Malia Regatta - #1, Pleasanton
Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area, 2500 Stanley Blvd, Pleasanton, CA 94566
Pending confirmation by EBRP, we hope to be back at Shadow Cliffs for this regatta! Canoes will be marshalled and only Malia canoes will be used for 6-man events. All OC-1 and V1 canoes must be inspected on arrival to the park (and 6-man)...plan ahead to have your inspection fee and a DRY canoe!

May 18 - SCORA Rig Run OC6 Race, Santa Barbara

May 25 - NCOCA OC6 Monterey Hoe Wa'a, Monterey
Del Monte Beach, 653 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940
Hosted by Ke Kai OUhane, all events will be on Saturday (not a 2-day event this year).

June 2019+/-

June 1 - SCORA Kahanamoku Klassic OC6 Race, Marina del Rey

June 1 - NCOCA OC6 Regatta #2 - Kaimanu, Alameda
Encinal Boat Ramp, 190 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
DescriptionSame location as Viva Aloha - hosted by Kaimanu OCC, San Leandro

June 8 - Ventura Outrigger Challenge OC6 Race, Ventura

June 8 - NCOCA OC6 GoldenGate Downwind (V6), SF Bay
Hui Wa'a planning a downwind event for 6-man - Point Bonita, Fort Baker ??? near the Golden Gate running downwind to Berkeley Marina - watch for more news of this event.

June 15 - Kahakai Iron Challenge OC6 Race, Long Beach

June 15 - NCOCA OC6 Regatta #3 - Encinal, Alameda
Encinal Boat Ramp, 190 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
Repeat location at OKalani's site - Tamalpais and He'e Nalu are co-hosting this regatta for everyone!

June 22 - Iron Outrigger Championships OC6 Race, San Diego
June 29 - NCOCA OC6 Regatta #4, Monterey

Del Monte Beach, Monterey, CA 93940
Same location as the Hoe Wa'a distance event, OSC will be hosting our this regatta at the beach.

July 2019+/-

July 13 - Jr & Keiki Sprint Race OC6 Race, Long Beach

July 15-20 - Gorge Downwind Champs (SS, OC1 SUP), Hood River Oregon

July 20 - Kahakai 9­man Sprint Relay OC6 Race, Long Beach

July 27 - Noah Kalama/State Sprints OC6 Race, Long Beach

July 27 - NCOCA OC6 Championships, Foster City
Our return to Foster City Lagoon! HPOCC's home turf, they will be hosting the Championship regatta

July 27-28 - Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival, Long Beach Marine Stadium

August 2019+/-

August 10 - SCORA Whitey Harrison 9-man OC6 Race, Dana Point

August 10-16 - OC6 IVF World Distance Championships - Australia
Week long event in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia! POCA is sending crews in all age divisions 19 through 70's for this V1 and V6 Championship -- just the 2nd time its been held and first for all divisions 50, 60 and 70!

August 10 - NCOCA OC6 Round the Rock Alcatraz - Crissy Field, San Francisco
Crissy Field Center, San Francisco, CA 94123

August 17 - NCOCA OC6 Tony Gora/Dave Dyc Memorial Long Distance, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Harbor, 135 5th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Renamed to include best freind, Dave Dyc, in 2017 after his passing...2019 will be the 3rd running under the change. Registration is managed through NCOCA Club Registration system with Novice/Keiki course, Women and Coed followed by the Men's event -- racing begins at 9 am and concludes with final awards on the beach @ 3 p.m.

August 24 - SCORA Paopao 9-ma OC6 Race, Oceanside

August 25 - NCOCA OC6 Susea Grant's Kula Anela, Fort Baker, Sausalito
Presidio Yacht Club, Sausalito, CA 94965
Tamalpais is hosting this round-Angel Island event in the name of their founder, Susea Grant. **** MOVED to SUNDAY due to park activities ***

September 2019+/-

September 7-8 - SCORA Catalina Crossing – US Championships OC6 Race, Newport Beach & Avalon

September 28 - NCOCA OC6 Monterey Bay Crossing (MBX)
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Race launches at Santa Cruz harbor with an 8 a.m. start time...continuing across Monterey Bay to Del Monte Beach! Lunch party and raffles at Monterey before loading the busses back to Santa Cruz! Return @ 5:30 p.m.

September 28-29 - Northern California International Dragon Boat Festival - Lake Merritt

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January 2020+/-


February 2020+/-


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