Membership Dues and Waivers

Novice, Womens, and Mens Racing Team

Membership Dues

Dues will run from March 1 - Feb 28. $350 to be paid in full by March 1 (preferred) or at latest by the first scheduled practice. No $$, no practice (insurance liability).

Contact Nancy Needham, treasurer, if you need to request a payment plan (nanpaddler@gmail.com or (805) 235-2249 text is ok).

Dues includes entry in Iron season races (no guarantee for a seat in a canoe) and 1 race jersey (short or long sleeve). No online payments at this time so bring a check to first practice or send a check to:

Nancy Needham
2510 Bay Vista Lane
Los Osos, CA 93402

Required Waivers and Literature

The following waivers and are required to join Pale Kai's Racing Program. Please review supporting documentation as well.

Alumni Paddling Program

New for 2017, Pale Kai is offering a Alumni Paddling Program headed up by Bil Hurley. This program is intended for paddlers with previous race experience. Please review the Alumni Paddling Policy and FAQs for more information on this program.

Contact Bill Hurley for more information on joining this program.

Bill Hurely
wlhurley@dososostimberworks.com

Membership Dues

Dues for our Alumni Paddling progam are $200 per year.

Contact Nancy Needham, treasurer, if you need to request a payment plan (nanpaddler@gmail.com or (805) 235-2249 text is ok).

Nancy Needham
2510 Bay Vista Lane
Los Osos, CA 93402

Required Waivers and Literature

The following waivers and are required to join Pale Kai's Alumi Paddling Program. Please review supporting documentation as well.


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 www.socaloutrigger.org

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 www.socaloutrigger.org
  • PKO may attend a few Northern California Outrigger Canoe Association (NCOCA) races.
  • NCOCA race schedule is available at www.ncoca.com

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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