2016 TCOCC Race Schedule

Tricities Outrigger Canoe Club plans to attend the following PNW-ORCA races for the 2017 outrigger racing season:

May 6th - Columbia River Outrigger Canoe Club - Race Around the Island, Portland, OR

June 10th – Hui Wa`a `o Puget Sound Sprint Regatta, Silver Lake, WA

July 15th – Gorge Distance Race, County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, WA

July 29th – Seattle Outrigger, Da Grind, Alki Beach, WA

August 12th – Bellingham Bay Outrigger, Bellingham Bay Classic, Boulevard Park, Bellingham, WA

August 19th – Sand Point/Kikaha, PNW Challenge, Seattle, WA

 

For Pacific Northwest Association information go to:

http://www.pnworca.org

 

Tricities Outrigger also plans to attend Rooster Rock in Corbett, OR on June 17th

 

 

Racing Divisions

Novice:  Any paddler in his first or second year of paddling.

Open:  Open to any age.

Masters:  Age 40-49 years.

Senior Masters:  Age 50-54 years.

Golden Masters:  Age 55-59.

Kupuna:  Age 60+

 

Our Race Blessing

E MALAMA `OE I KEIA WA`A                             GUARD AND PROTECT THIS CANOE

E MALAMA `OE IA MUA O KA WA`A                 PROTECT IT'S BOW

E MALAMA `OE IA HOPE I KA WA`A                 PROTECT IT'S STERN

E MALAMA `OE I KA HOE WA`A                        PROTECT THE PADDLERS WITHIN

A HIKI MA KAHAKAI                                           UNTIL WE ARRIVE ON SHORE IN SAFETY

This prayer was written for Lance Mamiya the first time he did Moloka'i Hoe   2001.  For the past several years Auntie Onie has used this prayer to bless the canoe's before we race.