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.

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IVF 2023 Long distance championships 
Application deadline!

Information regarding USAORCA’s Samoa 2023 selection process has been sent to club presidents in USA member associations for distribution to club coaches. Please reach out to them for additional information if your crew would like to be considered. Application deadline is fast approaching.

    • Applications MUST be received by midnight November 15, 2022.
    • Race committee review begins when payment is confirmed.
    • Pre-determined crew applications will be confirmed by
      November 22, 2022.
    • V1 Application process will be announced later in November.
The current process is open to full crew applications by coaches. Once review by the race committee is announced on November 22, a process for free agents will be provided. For additional information, please reach out to us.

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