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 15th - Return to the Pier Unofficial Scrimmage, Santa Barbara, CA
Paddlers just happen to meeting up and paddling in same direction for two courses. :)
January 15th - 101 Surf Sports Charity Paddle Race #4 2022 San Rafael, CA
115 3rd St, San Rafael, CA
The 101 Surf Sports Charity paddle race series is perfect for first time racers and elite athletes. Our January race benefits Rivers for Change. Lets use our paddles to make our Rivers a better place. We race rain or shine. Rental Gear Available when you are registering.
January 29th - Hanohano Ocean Challenge, Mission Bay CA
February 12 - Hal Rosoff
Newport Aquatic Center Inc, Whitecliffs Drive, Newport Beach, CA, United States
Paddling race with a short and long course for Outriggers, Surfskis, Prone, K1’s, and SUPs. Note! Courses have changed from previous years!
February 19 - 101 Surf Sports Charity Paddle Race #5 2022
115 3rd St, San Rafael, CA
The 101 Surf Sports Charity paddle race series is perfect for first time racers and elite athletes. Our January race benefits the San Rafael Canal Alliance. Lets use our paddles to make our Rivers a better place. We race rain or shine. Rental Gear Available when you are registering.
February 26 - Lanakila Classic - Seaside Lagoon, Redondo Beach, CA
March 12 - ‘Round (some other) Rocks Fun Outrigger Race - San Rafael, CA
115 3rd St, San Rafael, CA, USA
The 101 Surf Sports Charity paddle race series is perfect for first time racers and elite athletes. Our March race benefits the Lifehouse.. Lets use our paddles to make our community a better place. We race rain or shine. Rental Gear Available when you are registering.
March 19 - Dana Ocean Challenge 2022 - Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, CA
Outrigger Canoes, Surfskis, SUPs, and Paddleboards are welcome to celebrate the 33rd Ocean Challenge by Dana Outrigger Canoe Club . We are planning a safe, competitive, and fun day to our paddling community. Let's get together and enjoy our beautiful harbor and coastline! Long course will be approximately 10 miles and the short course 4 miles. This is the last individual craft event before the WBR and the start of SCORA's 6-man season. Let's make it count!
March 25-27 - Wild Buffalo Relay, Catalina
April 23, 2022 - The Hollywood Gold presented by the Hollywood Surf
Lifesaving Club offers Iron Racing for elite men, women and teams over 26-mile and 13-mile courses. The order of evolutions are Run followed by Surfski, Swim, Paddleboard and Run. All racing takes place on the Hollywood Beach waterfront on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Equipment categories are Spec or Unlimited. Special thanks to Surf Lifesaving Australia and California Gold for providing the model and inspiration for Gold Racing in North America.
The racecourses are visible from Hollywood Beach and along the inside line, friends and family members may cheer on their racers. Proceeds of the event go to the Hollywood Beach Safety Competition Teams.
Athletes must complete evolutions in an allotted time. Please ensure that you can complete the event you register for within the allotted time.
May 7 - Crystal Pier Outrigger Canoe Race - Mission Bay San Diego
May 7 - Okalani Viva Aloha OC6 Race - Alameda
May 21 - Santa Barbara Rig Run OC6 Race - Ledbetter Beach SB, CA
May 28 - Monterey Hoe Wa'a - Monterey, CA
June 4 - Kahanamoku Klassic OC6 Race - Marina Del Rey
June 11 - Ventura Outrigger Challenge - Ventura, CA
June 18 - Kahakai Challenge OC6 Race - Marine Stadium Long Beach , CA
June 18 - Sprint Regatta #1 - Encinal Boat Ramp
June 25 - Sprint Regatta #2 - Lake Natoma
June 25 - Iron Outrigger Championships OC6 Race - Mission Bay San Diego, CA
June 25-26 - Santa Monica Pier 360 Paddle Races - Santa Monica, CA
Pier 360 celebrates the best of beach life with an awesome, FREE, all ages festival! With ocean sports competitions, live music, food and drinks, interactive games, sampling by some of your favorite brands and so much more, Pier 360 offers a peek into iconic SoCal beach culture and brings together thousands of guests for a day of good vibes. Whether you're hanging with the family, competing on land or at sea or partying with your friends–Pier 360 has got it all!