Saturday September 10 & Sunday September 11, 2022
Join us for two days of racing for all paddle disciplines and abilities in the Comox Valley. Saturday events include OC6 races. Sunday will include the traditional small boat race - OC1-2, surfski and SUP - right off the Pier at the Comox Marina Park.
Short Course https://www.webscorer.com/register?pid=1&raceid=289825
Women's Long Course https://www.webscorer.com/register?pid=1&raceid=289824
Men's Long Course https://www.webscorer.com/register?pid=1&raceid=289823
Mixed Long Course https://www.webscorer.com/register?pid=1&raceid=289822
SUP and Small Boats (Sunday) https://www.webscorer.com/register?pid=1&raceid=289821
Saturday September 10:
OC6 Long and Short Course Events.
Long course will be 15-18 km, Race fee $210
Short course will be 6-8 km, Race fee $150
Sunday September 11:
SUP, Singles and Doubles (OC & Surfski):
Race Course TBD
Race Fees $25 per person, $50 for a double
**CORA Membership is required but day licenses are available for $15
***To obtain a CORA annual license for $30 visit: https://www.canadianoutrigger.com/membership/become-a-member/
Entry Deadline: Online registration will close on Thursday, Sept 8 at 5 pm for OC6 and Friday, Sept 9 at 5 pm for Small Boats
Results: Will be posted on the CVCRC website and Facebook page and will be submitted to CORA for posting.
Saturday - OC6 Nationals
7:30 Registration opens
8:00 Safety meeting for boat drivers
8:15 Short course pre-race briefing + First Nations thank you + Welcome address K'omoks FN Elder
9:00 Short course RACE START
10:15 Women's race pre-briefing + First Nations thank you + Welcome address Comox Mayor
11:00 Women's RACE START
12:15 Men's race pre-briefing + First Nations thank you
1:00 Men's RACE START
1:15 Short course and Women's AWARDS + Junior Novice Draw + Women's and Short course paddlers draw prizes
(undrawn tickets put forward for final draws at 5 pm)
2:15 Mixed race pre-briefing + First Nations thank you
3:00 Mixed RACE START
3:15 Men's AWARDS + Men's draw prizes (undrawn tickets saved for final draws at 5 pm)
HALL OF FAME presentations
5:00 Mixed race AWARDS + Mixed race draw prizes
Final big draw prizes for all paddlers
Raffle draw for paddle
CORA CUP Awards
A long, super fun, exciting day!
As a precaution, there will be no beer garden, nor food or water offerings as part of this event. There are food trucks in the park and options for food and beverages nearby.
Sunday - Small Boats and SUP
9:00 AM - Check In/Registration
10:00 AM - Racer safety meeting
10:30 AM - Small Boat Race Start
12:30 PM - Awards + draw prizes
Saturday's OC6 Nationals Short and Long Course events will be determined based on the conditions on the day of the event. Traditionally these courses start from the Comox Marina heading into the Harbour and out around the buoys towards Denman Island and back.
The Small Boat event will also be determined on the day of the event based on conditions but is usually between 10 and 12 kilometers and will consist of a mixture of protected and open water.
Event Site and Trailer Parking
Comox Marina: https://goo.gl/maps/192jiKpdWAfLXwcWA
We will have trailer spots reserved on Friday night and Saturday night at the Comox Marina Boat Launch. You may leave your rigs here overnight both nights if you wish but please be aware that although we feel security is not an issue, there will be no continuous supervision on-site and we can't guarantee the safety of your equipment. We do have options for storage at private properties - email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
COVID-Safety Plan for Canadian National Outrigger Championships September 10/11th 2022
Food and Bevies
There are three awesome food trucks on site at the Comox Marina Park - ROVE, Comexi Cantina and Surfside.
There are also numerous amazing eateries and shops just a short walk up to Comox Avenue.
Race Day Details