Paddle Event Calendar Archive

This is our races, clinics, demos, beach cleanups archive page! Once the event passes, they come here to live forever. If you have an event to add, send it to us!

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January 2016

January 19-24 - California Winter SUP Paddle Camp

January 23 - Hanohano Ocean Challenge - Mission Bay

January 23 - 101 Surf Sports Race 3 - San Rafael



February 6, 2016 - Hal Rosoff Classic - Newport Harbor
NAC Presents this winter series classic.

February 12-14 - North Shore Extreme - Salton Sea
Paddle below Sea Level on the largest body of water in California! Camping, music, art and paddling!

February 20, 2016 - The 6th Annual Power of the Ocean Event:
Ocean of Hope presents A Date with the Strait Movie Premiere
and O2H Documentary Fill

For more information about these groups visit or

February 20, 2016 - Lanakila Classic - Redondo Beach

February 20, 2016 - SUP Clinic with Chuck Glynn - San Diego Bay
9am-11am 5060 N. Harbor Drive
Cost: $100

February 20 - 101 Surf Sports Race 4 - San Rafael

February 27 - Kapolioka'ehukai (Heart of the Sea) Outrigger Canoe Club New Paddler Welcome - Mission Bay San Diego
10am Fiesta Island

February 27 - Kahakai Open House - Long Beach
Check out the flyer:

February 27 - Hanohano New Paddler Orientation - Mission Bay San Diego
10am Santa Clara Point Mission Bay
Event Flier Here

February 27 - Clinic with Jim Terrell - San Diego
A Paddle Clinic with 4-time Olympian and QB 'Mad Scientist' Jimmy Terrell
Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay
9am-12pm View Flyer


March 2016

March 13 He'e Nalu Outrigger Canoe Club Blessing Blessing: Sunday March 13th from 9am to 1pm at our San Rafael site @ 101 Surf

March 17-20 Santa Cruz Paddlefest - Santa Cruz
An amazing event of SUP, Surf Kayaks, Waveskis and more.


April 2016

April 9-10 SD Dragon Boat Festival - Mission Bay

April 9 Silver Blade International Regatta - Olympic Training Center, Otay
2800 Olympic Parkway Chula Vista, CA 91915

April 9 Mongoose Cup - Dana Point Harbor, Baby Beach

April 16 Stand Up for Clean Water
Join LA Waterkeeper at Paradise Cove, Malibu for our 5th annual paddleboard race.

April 22 EARTH DAY!
8 am-10 am - Carlsbad Lagoon
12 (Noon) - San Diego Liberty Station

April 23 Shaka Fest SUP Race - Mission Bay

April 29 Friday Night Races - Mission Bay
5:30-7:30 Mission Bay Sports Center
Calling all paddle crafts! SUP, prone, OC and surf ski.

April 30 SUP Swap Meet - San Diego
West Coast Paddle Sports Presents SUP Swap Meet
Flyer Here

April 30 - Channel of Bones Movie Screening - San Diego
Flyer Here

May 2016

May 6 - Friday Night Brights - Newport Aquatic Center

May 7 - Steering Clinic and O2H Paddling Outreach - San Rafael

May 7 - Ocean of Hope Movie Night - San Rafael
Hosted by Ocean of Hope and 101 Surf Sports - Event info

May 7 - Stand-up for the Cure - Newport Dunes

May 7 - San Diego 7 Race - San Diego Bay/Coronado
SUP and Prone

May 7-8 - 4th Annual Quickblade Junior Pro & Youth SupFiesta
Saturday May 7, 2016 SupFiesta Grand Prix Newport Aquatic Center
Sunday May 8, 2016 Jr. Pro Invitational & Age Group SUP Surfing Bolsa Chica State Beach

May 13 - Friday Night Races - Mission Bay
5:30-7:30 Mission Bay Sports Center
Calling all paddle crafts! SUP, prone, OC and surf ski.

May 14 - Crystal Pier Outrigger Canoe Race - Mission Bay
Hosted by Hanohano OCC

May 14 - Final California 100 Clinic Rivers for Change. - Redding
Sacramento River out of Redding called "Negotiating Dynamic Water"
Direct link to register:

May 14 - Santa Cruz Downwind Ryders Cup 2016 - Santa Cruz
Davenport to Main Beach Santa Cruz

May 21 - Santa Barbara Rig Run - Ledbetter Beach, Santa Barbara
Hosted by Ka Nai'a Outrigger in Santa Barbara, this is a SCORA OC6 event.

May 22 - The Loop Race - Coronado
8am Prone Paddleboard Only

May 27 - Friday Night Races - Mission Bay
5:30-7:30 Mission Bay Sports Center

May 28-29 - Monterey Hoe Wa'a - Monterey, CA
Monterey State Beach, Monterey, CA 93940
2 Day Long Distance races hosted by Ke Kai O Uhane OCC.

June 2016

June 4 - Kahanamoku Klassic - Marina Del Rey
SCORA Outrigger Canoe Race

June 4 - NCOCA Malia Regatta #1 - Pleasanton
Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area, 2500 Stanley Blvd, Pleasanton, CA 94566

June 10-12 - California 100 by Rivers for Change - Redding to Chico
Rivers for Change Race Website:

June 11 - NCOCA Regatta #2 - Alameda
Avenue H, Alameda, CA 94501
Hosted by Hookahi Puuwai, this is the 2nd regatta of the 2016 NCOCA Season

June 11 - Ventura Outrigger Challenge - Ventura Harbor
Outrigger Canoe OC6
Race Packet and Info

June 11 - Tommy Bahama Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival - Santa Monica
Saturday, June 11 8:00 AM – 5:30PM - Come join us for the 7th annual Tommy Bahama Pier

June 11 - Coronado Chainsaw Massacre Paddleboard Race - Coronado

Prone and SUP

June 12 - Sunday Races #1 - Bonita Cove Mission Bay

June 18 - NCOCA Regatta #3 - Monterey
Monterey State Beach, Monterey, CA 93940
Hosted by Pu Pu 'O Hawaii and Outrigger Santa Cruz, beach regatta

June 18 - Jay Race - Capitola
15th Annual Jay Moriarity  Memorial Paddleboard Race

June 25 - Iron Champs Outrigger Canoe Race - Mission Bay

June 25-26 - Race the Lake of the Sky - Lake Tahoe (CANCELLED) :(

July 2016

July 1, 2016 - NAC Friday Night Brights: Patriotic Lights - Newport Harbor

Stay tuned for info on locations and times we will be meeting up to make a positive impact!

July 9, 2016 - Stand up to Alzheimer's - Monterey Bay
Register at:

July 9, 2016 - Big Bear Paddlefest - Big Bear Lake

July 9, 2016 - NCOCA Regatta #4 - Alameda
Sea Plane Lagoon Hosted by Hui Wa'a

July 16 - NCOCA Berkley Pier Long Distance - Berkley
Shorebird Park

July 23 - NCOCA Championship Sprint Regatta - Lake Natoma
Hosted by Ohana Wa'a and Kawaiulu 'O Tahoe

July 30 - NCOCA Kilohana Klassic - Oyster Point to Redwood City

July 30-31 - Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival - Long Beach Marine Stadium

August 2016

Aug 6 - NCOCA 'Round the Rock Alcatraz Challenge - San Francisco
Crissy Field

Aug 6 - SundayX3 SUP Race - San Diego

Aug 13 - Whitey Harrison 9Man Outrigger Race - Dana Point
Doheny State Beach

Aug 19 - Friday Night Brights - Newport Aquatic Center

Aug 20 - NCOCA Tony Gora Memorial Long Distance - Santa Cruz
Hosted by Pu Pu 'O Hawaii

August 27 - NCOCA Kula Anela (Angel Island) - Tamalpais
Fort Baker, Sausalito, CA 94965

September 2016

September 10-11 - SCORA Catalina Crossing - Newport / Avalon

September 17 - Water Warrior Amphibious Assault - Oceanside/Camp Pendleton

September 18 - Beyond the Shore Paddlefest - Redondo Beach

September 17-18 - Northern California Int. Dragon Boat Festival - Lake Merritt, Oakland

September 18 - Powerhouse Paddle and Swim - Del Mar

September 18 - Battle of the Bay - San Francisco, Crissy Field

September 24 - 4th Annual Napa River Paddle Day and SUP/OC/Kayak Race
10am-3pm Napa Yacht Club
Celebrating outrigger canoes, stand up paddle boarding, kayaks and all river water sports!

September 25 - SundayX3 Race - Bonita Cove Mission Bay

September 30-October 2 - Pacific Paddle Games - Doheny Beach Dana Point

October 2016

- Santa Cruz to Monterey

November 2016

Nov 12 La Jolla Shores Invitation - LJ Shores

Nov 25 Turkey Paddle - Santa Cruz to Monterey

December 2016

Dec 3 Oceanside Becky Stuart Memorial Race - Oceanside Harbor

Dec 10 - Tecolote 5000 - Fiesta Island, Mission Bay, San Diego.



May 2015

May 1 - Cali Paddler Launches to the world!

May 2 - Standup For the Cure, Newport Dunes.

May 9 - Crystal Pier Outrigger Canoe Race, Mission Bay.

May 9 - SUP Swap Meet, West Cost PaddleSports, San Diego.

May 13 - King's Paddlesports Demo Day with West Coast Paddle Sports, Mission Bay.

May 16 - Ka Nai'a Rig Run Outrigger Canoe Race, Santa Barbara.

May 20 - Lahui Kai, Puakea Paddles, and West Coast Paddle Sports Demo Day, 7:30am Mission Bay.

May 23-24 - Ke Kai O'Uhane Hoe Wa'a Outrigger Canoe Race - Monterey Beach.

May 24 - Cal River 100, Redding to Chico.

May 30 - Marina Kahanamoku Klassic Outrigger Canoe Race, Marina Del Rey.

May 30 - Berkeley Pier Outrigger Race, NCOCA, Shorebird Park, 160 University Avenue, Berkeley

May 30 - Hobie Hennessey's Waterman's and Watergrom Challenge,, Doheny State Beach

May 31 - Sunday Morning with Annabel Anderson. 8am The Foundations of Stroke. 10am How to Turn Like a Ninja. (view flyer) Kellog Beach, Point Loma, San Diego.

July 2015

July 3 - Friday Nights Brights NAC Fun Race - Newport -

July 5 - Keep Tahoe Red, White & Blue - Lake Tahoe - Join us for our Keep Tahoe Red, White and Blue Beach Cleanups

July 5 - Cali Paddler Cleanup - Crown Point, Mission Bay, San Diego -

July 11 - Battle of the Breakwater, Long Beach, Marine Stadium.
Kahakai Outrigger Canoe Club And Southern California Outrigger Racing Association (SCORA) will be hosting the Battle of the Breakwater Race.

July 11th - Hui Wa'a Annual Sprint Regatta, Alameda
July 11th - Watermans Challenge Paddleboard Race, San Diego

July 11th - Grand Opening for The Fit Lab, San Diego

July 12th - CDBA Sprint Regatta 2015, Alameda, Seaplane Lagoon

July 18-19 - Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival, Marine Stadium, Long Beach

July 25 - California Surf Lifesaving Association (CSLSA) Paddleboard Sprints, Huntington Beach, CA

July 25 - SoCal Sprint Championships, Ledbetter Beach, Santa Barbara
Hosted by Santa Barbara Outrigger Canoe Club

July 25 - NorCal Sprint Championship Regatta, Lake Natoma (Nimbus Flats) in Sacramento
Hosted by NCOCA and Lokahi OCC.

July 26 - Outrigger Santa Cruz "Paddling For Kids With Cancer"
Half Moon Bay to Santa Cruz. Click here to learn more and support this fundraising journey.

July 29-August 2 - USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint National Championships, Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista

August 2015

August 1 - Riviera Mexican Grill R-10 Paddle Race, Torrance Beach

Presented by South Bay Boardriders Club, International Surf Festival

August 2 - Paddle Fest, Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista

August 4, 11, 18,25 - Tuesday Night at the Races, Mission Bay, San Diego

August 8 - Dana Outrigger White Harrison Classic 9 Man Race, Dana Point
Outrigger Canoe Race, Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach

August 8 - Round the Rock Alcatraz Challenge, San Francisco
Crissy Field, 1199 East Beach, San Francisco, CA 94129

August 8 - SUP Paddle Clinic, Carlsbad Lagoon, Carlsbad.

August 9 - SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY Race Series, Bonita Cove
Race 2 in the series for SUP and Prone. 3 Race courses.

August 14 - NAC Neon Summer Lights Race, Newport Harbor

August 15 - Iron Mike Race, Solana Beach, San Diego

August 22 - Tony Gora Memorial Long Distance Outrigger Race, Santa Cruz

August 22 - Oceanside Paopao Race, Oceanside
Outrigger Canoe race, 9-man/change race.

August 29 - SF Kula Aanela/Angel Island Race, Fort Baker, Sausalito

August 30 - 40th Annual Catalina Classic Paddleboard ***
Isthmus, Catalina Island to Manhattan Beach, CA / 32 miles (Paddleboard only, no SUP)

September 2015

September 1, 15, 29 - Tuesday Night at the Races, Mission Bay, San Diego
SUP Competition presented by Mission Bay Sport Center Presents and Elite Paddle Training

September 12 - Water Warrior Amphibious Assault – Hard Corps Race Series, Camp Pendleton

September 12-13 - Catalina Crossing US Outrigger Championships, Newport/Avalon.

September 14 - NAC Monday Night Takeover

September 19 - Coastal Cleanup Day

September 19-20 - The 20th Annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, Treasure Island, San Fransisco

September 19 - Napa River Paddle Day
10am. Water Activites (SUP lessons, demonstrations and races, Kayak demonstrations and races, OC1 races , OC6 lessons, demonstrations), Live Entertainment, Food for Purchase, Raffle Prizes
Learn more at


September 19 - Big Bear Paddle Fest, Big Bear
The Pines Lakefront 350 Alden Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
5k, 10k, 20k, Sprints, Kids Races, Clinics for kayak, SUP and more!

September 26 - West End Loop Paddleboard Race, Two Harbors, Catalina
16 mile Paddleboard Race

September 26 - 101 Surf Sports Swap Meet, San Rafael
101 Surf Sports End of Season SWAP MEET - Bring your used Kayak Gear, Windsurfing Gear, Stand Up Paddleboard, Surfing, or Kiteboarding gear. No Charge to sell your stuff!!! Looking for a deal? Then our swap meet is just the ticket. Much better than taking a risk on Craigslist. See lots of stuff in one place. In addition 101 Surf Sports will be having a huge sale that day. They will also be selling off used gear from our rental fleet of Stand Up Paddleboards and Kayaks.|46|47|48|49|50|51|52|53|54/free-water-sports-swap-meet

September 26-27 - Heal the Beach/Aloha Beach Festival, Ventura
Mondos to Pier Paddleboard Race!surf/cmzu

September 27 - Powerhouse Paddle and Swim, Del Mar
The paddleboard races include various events for youth, adults and challenged athletes over courses of 1/4 mile, 1 mile, 3 mile, and 6 mile distances.  The 1 mile roughwater swim race is a unique course that follows the original Del Mar roughwater course from the river mouth to the Powerhouse.

September 29 - Tuesday Night SUP Races at MBSC

We have a beautiful forecast for the night's race. And the moon will still be full and bright

Clinic starts at 5
Races start at 6
Mission Bay Sports Center

October 2015

October 3 - MBX Crossing Outrigger Canoe Race, Santa Cruz to Monterey
Experience the beauty of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary up close and personal.
Join us for a 25 1/3 mile (22 nautical mile) bay crossing starting at the Santa Cruz Harbor and ending at the Monterey Municipal Beach, Monterey.
Race formats

  • 6-man iron. Iron crews compete to beat Certified Course Records in six (6) divisions.
  • Every Oc6 iron crew that sets a new certified course record wins a cash prize!
  • 9-man dry change. Because of the cold water temperature, dry changes are required from inflatable rafts tethered to your escort boat.

October 3-4 - San Diego Dragon Boat Race, Mission Bay, San Diego

October 4 - Beyond the Shore Paddlefest, Redondo Beach
King Harbor Seaside Lagoon 200 Portofino Way
Sunday 7:30am-4:00pm
Elite & Open SUP Races combined with the Largest SUP Yoga Event to raise awareness and funds for the ocean charities Surfrider South Bay, 5 Gyres & Marine Mammal Care Center

Olympus SUP is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Beyond the Shore Paddlefest presented by Kinecta Federal Credit Union for an exciting day of Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Races, SUP Yoga and a huge all-day festival to be held on Sunday October 4th at Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach King Harbor from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 pm. The all-day event will feature elite, open, junior, distance and sprint races with $1500 in purse prizes. Plus, the largest SUP Yoga class to achieve the Guinness Book of World Records

October 10-11, Pacific Paddle Games, Doheny State Beach, Dana Point

October 11 - 101 Surf Sports Paddle Race Series, San Rafael
115 Third St, San Rafael
2mile Short Course and 6 mile long course
More info and Sign-up

October 14 - King's Demo Day, Mission Bay
Join West Coast Paddle Sports on Wednesday, October 14 for a Demo Paddle with Dave and Rhonda of Kings Paddle Sports. 7am Bahia, Mission Bay

October 17 - Los Angeles Dragonboat Festival, South El Monte
Address: 555 Durfee Ave, South El Monte, CA
COME WATCH CALI PADDLER RACE. That's right, we have a team participating of various paddling ambassadors! We will be the team absolutely stoked to be there on the water getting our first crack at DB!

October 17 - Urban Surf 4 Kids Paddle Fest, Mission Bay, San Diego

All participants to receive OFFICIAL PaddleFest Swag Bag! T Shirts, Nature’s Bakery Bars, Surf Museum Ticket, and much much MORE!

6 mile course: Consist of a 3 lap course on our 2 mile course. 2 mile course: Consist on one lap. Divisions: 12’6″ female, 12’6″ male, 14′ male, SUP surfboard (12’5 and under)

Chaka Paddle: 1 mile fun non competitive paddle. This paddle is aimed at new/beginner paddlers. (This event includes use of a stand up paddle board).

FREE SUP 4 Kids Lesson: Starting at 10:30am we are sharing the stoke of Stand Up Paddle Boarding with any youth who wants to learn. This is our mission at Urban Surf 4 Kids!

October 17 - Off Da Couch Race - The Sam Couch Memorial Race 2015, Newport
NAC invites us to celebrate a man who's strength and determination inspired everyone who was around them. To celebrate a man who's hard work will continue to be admired for years to come. To celebrate a man who's legacy will always live on in the paddling world.
9:00am - Long Course (NO SUP) Approx. 9 miles
9:30am - 6man only approx. 6 miles
9:30am - SUP/Prone ONLY Approx. 6 Miles
10:00am - Mini Keiki SUP Race (12U only) Approx. 2 miles
11:00 - Short Course Approx.. 4 miles

October 17-18 - Battle of the Bay, San Francisco
The largest N.CA SUP, Prone & OC1 race returns to San Francisco!! The Battle of the Bay has been chosen as the final race for the WPA!
1199 E Beach, San Francisco, CA 94129

October 24 - SUP SWAP MEET, San Diego
West Coast Paddle Sports Fall Swap meet. This is the BIG ONE! Need to make room for a new board or looking for a good deal on a used board? Bring your used SUP and join us Saturday October 24th from 9am to 4pm in the West Coast Paddle Sports parking lot. You bring your board and you sell it. What you sell it for is between you and the person you sell it to. This is a great opportunity to not only sell your used boards but a great place to see all sorts of new and used boards and maybe grab a great deal on one as well, or just come out to hang with other local Stand Up Paddlers and enjoy the free barbeque.
Hope to see you there.
4360 Morena Blvd. San Diego, Ca 92117 | 1-858-272-3278

November 2015

November 7th - La Jolla Shores Invitational
Winter Race Series - SUP, Prone, OC, Surfski Kayak 4, 6, 9.5 mile races. Great scenic all ocean races. Start your solo season off here!
View Race Flyer: Click here

November 14th - Danny Ching SUP Clinic
Danny Ching is doing a SUP Clinic at the Carlsbad Lagoon. Or you can go to Danny Ching's page & share it. He will be at the lagoon, Sat. Nov. 14, 2015 from 9-11. People can message him or call (562) 668-2196 to schedule.

November 14 - 101 Surf Sports Paddle Race #2 Blood Cancer Charity Race, San Rafael
Come join us for our second race of the 2015/16 Season. This one is for charity. All proceeds go to the fight against Blood Cancers via the UCSF Anreadis Blood Cancer Research Fund.

2 mile Short Course and 6 mile long course
Cost $25 - Pre-register Cost $35 - Walk up (but don't risk denial - sign up online!)
Schedule: 8-9 am Registration. 9:30 am Skippers Meeting. 10 am Start. 12 pm lunch served. 1 pm awards

November 15 - SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY SUP and Prone Race, San Diego
3rd race in this series. (Originally in September but rescheduled to this date)

All races are run entirely within Mission Bay. New courses include multiple twists & buoy turns as well as upwind & downwind challenges. Elite divisions are designed to attract top athletes from around the globe.

Last season saw Mo Frietas, Chuck Glynn & six time World SUP Champion Kai Lenny at the event. This year, Elite paddle groups from LA, OC & SD have all confirmed they will be competing. USA SUP Team member Chuck Glynn will be onsite to compete, and run product & technique demos.

November 27 - Turkey Paddle and Potluck
Brought to you by San Diego Canoe and Kayak Team and West Coast Paddle Sports. This family friendly SUP race will have you working off your turkey calories and smiling the whole time.


December 2015

December 5th - Oceanside Becky Stuart Invitational


December 12 - Tecolote 5000

7:00am till 930am: Registration on-site 
8.45am: Race meeting
9:00am: Start of 5000m OC1, Kayak, K1,C1,Surf ski 
10:15am: 1000m Kids Lightning Kayaks and OC1 (14 and under Beginners only)
10:30: Race Meeting
10:45am: Start of 5000m Prone P/boards and SUP 
Noon: 1000m Kids SUP (14 and under Beginners only)
12:30pm: Lunch, Prizes and Awards!

December 12 - Terrapin Crossroads Long Strange Trip Paddle Race
Fort Baker to San Rafael
Website Info and Registration

December 13 - SUP Clinic with Danny Ching
Presented by West Coast Paddle Sports and Blue Paddle SUP




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