2017 Race Schedule

Races that Pale Kai intends to participate in for the 2017 season are listed below. Grayed out races are tenative.

Race Date Race Location Host Association
May 13 Crystal Pier San Diego, CA Hanohano OCC SCORA
May 20 Rig Run Santa Barbara, CA Ka Nai’a OCC SCORA
June 3 Kahanamoku Klassic Marina del Rey, CA Marina del Rey OCC SCORA
June 10 Ventura Outrigger Challenge Ventura, CA Hokuloa OCC SCORA
June 24 Iron Outrigger Championships San Diego, CA Kai Elua OCC SCORA
July 22 State Sprint Championship Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara OCC SCORA
August 5 Whitey Harrison 9-man Dana Point, CA Dana OCC SCORA
August 5 'Round the Rock San Francisco, CA He'e Nalu O Marin NCOCA
August 12 Zongo Cup Morro Bay & Avila Beach, CA Morro Bay Yacht Club
August 19 Oceanside 9-man Oceanside, CA Oceanside OCC SCORA
September 9-10 Catalina Crossing – US Championships Newport Beach & Avalon, CA SCORA & Offshore SCORA
September 30 Monteray Bay Crossing Santa Cruz, CA Outrigger Santa Cruz NCOCA

PKO Calendar

The calendar below lists known practice times, races, and PKO events. Check often as it's updated constently. Contact to submit an event.

General Schedule

February – March

  • Winter pre-season and recruitment programs in Morro Bay at Coleman Park.
  • PKO members/alumni practice on Saturdays 8 am.
  • Novice training on Sundays 8 am & 10 am.

March – April

  • Race training in Avila Beach
  • Practices are 3 days per week (2 weekday evenings + 1 weekend morning)

May – June

  • Southern California Outrigger Racing Association (SCORA) Iron race season
  • Practices continue 3 days per week, with the exception of race weekends.
  • SCORA race schedule is available at

July – September

  • SCORA sprint and 9-man race season
  • Practices continue 3 days per week, with the exception of race weekends.
  • SCORA race schedule is available at
  • PKO may attend a few Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association (NCOCA) races.
  • NCOCA race schedule is available at

September – October

  • Off-season in Avila Beach.
  • Practices continue 3 days per week, until daylight hours become too short for weekday practice.

October – November

  • Recruitment season in Avila Beach.
  • Team Building Events

November – December

  • Off-season continues in Avila Beach.
  • Practice on Saturdays.
  • PKO current members by weekly sign up only.
  • PKO Alumni, or visiting paddlers must be cleared by PKO Board and pay a seat-fee.

Year Round

  • Board meetings and General Membership Meetings
  • Board members meet every third Tuesday of the month.
  • General Membership Meetings occur 3-4 times per year. Participation is strongly encouraged.
  • Board elections occur in November.


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