USA Outrigger Racing Canoe Association is HERE! 

After many years as separate organizations representing the mainland USA at international outrigger (va'a, wa'a) race events, the mainland will now be unified under one umbrella while Hawaii will continue to stand on its own at the international racing level!   We welcome each of our  founding member associations and their paddlers, coaches and supporters:  Southern California Outrigger Canoe Association (SCORA), Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association (NCOCA), Pacific Northwest Outrigger Racing Canoe Association (PNW-ORCA) and East Coast Outrigger Racing Association (ECORA). 

Member Organizations

Who we are

USAORCA is comprised of the following outrigger organizations:

We represent the US mainland in the International Va'a Federation, IVF.


Upcoming events

Latest News

IVF 2022 World Sprints- England!

Its coming! World Elite and Club Sprint Championships in London 2022! Location is the Olympic rowing site of Dorney Lake, Windsor!

USA ORCA will be attending our FIRST event as mainland USA. Check back as we prepare plans for you, your club, your crew, to qualify to participate!



IVF 2023 World Distance Championship-Samoa

We are happy to announce that the long distance championship will be held in Samoa, August 2023. We are working with the Samoa Outrigger Canoe Association and the Samoa government to finalize the dates.

Note: Final date TBD, Summer 2023.


More events to come

Come back soon!


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For details on joining USAORCA and submitting a membership application please contact us.



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