Welcome to USA Outrigger Racing Canoe Association!

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Who we are

USAORCA is comprised of the following outrigger organizations:

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


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USAORCA National Sprint Championships

October 14-15, 2023

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Join us at Lake Natoma, Sacramento to secure your Championship Status and qualify for a berth at the 2024 Hilo IVF World Sprints.  National selection for USA Elite team will be selected also.

Paddler REGISTRATION closing October 1! 

Reach out to your teammates and get them registered by October 1.  V1 entries will come from Registration while V6 Crew entry by event will be accepted separately once paddlers are registered.  

Paddlers REGISTER Here 

Now that your teammates are registered: 

 REGISTER V6 Teams Here  

Entries will close October 5, Coach/Team Manager will be contacted for any missing information

Did you miss the PayPal link/QR code to pay your $50 race fees? 

Please send via PayPal  to  @USAORCAalohapayment   

Pay by check? USAORCA  PO box 111

Marylhurst, OR 97036

Why should you participate?  
  • Race V6 and get a berth for your Club Crew at Hilo
  • Race V1 and get a lane for Hilo
  • Race V1 to be considered for Elite Camp in Spring 2024 for Hilo Elite V6
  • Win the National Championship Title in V6, V1 or both!
The Road to IVF world Sprints
Hawaii 2024 runs through USA Nationals!

Aloha Coaches and Paddlers - *** UPDATE ***

The USA Outrigger Racing Canoe Association is now setting their sights on IVF Sprint Racing for 2024.
The location is Hawaii, the month is August!  

USA ORCA announces the USA National Championships!  October 14 & 15 at Nimbus Flat, Lake Natoma, CA.  V1 and V6 Sprint events in international age divisions.  Elite National selections for Hilo 2024 will be made from V1 participation.  Qualify for a V1 berth, and Qualify your Club's V6 Crew at  Nationals for selection to represent USAORCA in Hawaii at this event.  Our premier sponsor, ARE Outrigger World, is providing all canoes for this event!

Gather your crews and start planning!  

Join us!

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

Nationals Oct 13-14-15

5:00 PM Paddler Check in
7:30 PM Park closes

6:00 AM

Park access opens($10/car, $20 w/trailer)

7:30 AM Canoe Blessing 
8:00 AM Paddler Course meeting
9:00 AM Races begin
5:00 PM Goal to complete racing!
Awards may be distributed throughout the day to accommodate schedules

8:00 AM Possible Finals - if not finished before dusk Saturday
9:00 AM Elite team selection workout
V1 Qualifier workout 
noon Load canoes
1:00 PM Wrap up event 

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