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important dates

  • April 1, 2024 Close of Entries --  (this is USAORCA deadline for our entries).
  • May 10, 2024 Close of Paddler Registration – all athletes must be registered & verified in the IVF system.
  • May 15, 2024 TUE – for Anti Doping Application -- for those athletes required to file.

Preliminary Calendar of the Events

13 August, Tuesday

Course Familiarization

14 August, Wednesday

Course Familiarization

15 August, Thursday

Course Familiarization & Opening Ceremony

16 August, Friday

World Elite Championship

17 August, Saturday

World Elite Championship & Cultural Night 

18 August, Sunday

World Club Championship

19 August, Monday

World Club Championship

20 August, Tuesday

World Club Championship

21 August, Wednesday

World Club Championship

22 August, Thursday

World Club Championship

23 August, Friday

World Club Championship & Closing Ceremony

24 August  (If needed), Saturday

Final races & Closing could move, if needed



USA ORCA will be entering a Men's and Women's V6 Elite team based on the results of the National Championship and Spring Training Camp.  Should we have sufficient interest by Juniors, they may be included in the Elite racing program.   There is one V12 for Men and Women in Elite.

V1 individual - 500 Meter

All Divisions run a 500 meter Races.  USAORCA is allowed 3 entries per division from Junior 16 through Master 80 plus Para Va'a in L1, L2, L3, and L4 levels. Entry is earned by participation at the USA National Sprints October 14.

V6 CREW CLUB Racing -
500m straight, 1000m (3 turn), and V12 500m straight

All Divisions participate in Club Crew Racing.  They will run in 3 classes of events, straight sprint V6 and V12 and V6 turn races. Lanes are being awarded from the USA National Sprint Event.  USAORCA may be allowed anywhere from 4 to 6 entries per event, pending IVF decision for this championship.

Crews earning a spot from the USA Nationals will be required to include 50% of the crew earning the allocation or release their allocated lane to the next qualifying crew. 

Master 70, 75 and 80 V6 Turn events are 500 meters, 1 turn.

For information, please email: info@usaorca.org and visit the 2024 Hilo World Sprints official website!


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