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MDROCC is a member-run 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

Mahalo to Our Sponsors!

 

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Mother’s Beach - Marina del Rey - California

 

Race Overview

The Kahanamoku Klassic Outrigger Canoe Race is hosted by Marina Outrigger Canoe Club in Marina del Rey, California. The 6-man outrigger canoe race, overseen by the Southern California Outrigger Racing Association, draws some 2,000 participants from around the state, as well as Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Hawaii and Tahiti. 

The International Va'a Federation will be hosting its annual convention at

Jamaica Bay Inn at Mother's Beach that weekend and participating in our events.  

In addition, we will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Outrigger Canoe paddling in California! 

Registration

Can be completed in one of two ways:

Online at www.scoraregistration.com

-or-

In person on Saturday, June 1 (7am - 8am)

 

Race Rules

SCORA Race Rules apply.

All paddlers under SCORA and from all visiting crews, to include all coaches, escort skippers, guests on escort boats, and any person who accompanies that crew, must sign a 2019 SCORA Release of Liability Waiver. 

Winners

666 awards will be give to first, second, and third place winners in all racing categories.

Questions?

Click here for contact info

HOST HOTEL

Jamaica Bay Inn

4175 Admiralty Way

Marina del Rey, CA 90292

 (310) 823-5333 

Discount Code: MDROCC19

Stay the weekend at Jamaica Bay Inn, right on Mother's Beach. 

You must call call and book room with hotel directly to use discount code - code will not work online.

 Secure your room now before they're sold out!

The hotel is offering a PADDLER SPECIAL:

City View: Dbl. Queen = $232.00/night
Water View: Dbl. Queen $249.00/night

(Friday/Saturday) 

Room rates quoted above are subject to 12% occupancy tax, 20% California Tourism Assessment tax and a 1.5% CVB tax.

 

Please call (310) 823-5333 for reservations and provide this discount code: MDROCC19 

The cut-off date for the special is 05/19/2019, at which time the hotel will review the reservation pick up for the event and release the unreserved rooms. Reservations made after the cut-off date will be accepted based on availability at prevailing room rates.

Other hotels on or near Mother’s Beach include Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Ritz Carlton and Foghorn Harbor Inn

 

RACE SITE

Mother's Beach in Marina del Rey

Palawan Way

Marina del Rey, CA 90292

VIEW MAP

Directions to Race Site

From I-405 N and I-405 S

merge onto CA-90 W toward Marina Del Rey

exit RIGHT onto Lincoln Blvd

 turn LEFT onto Washington Blvd

CANOES/TRAILERS: turn LEFT on Palawan Way

PADDLERS/SPECTATORS: turn LEFT on Via Marina, then LEFT on Admiralty Way

Additional Information

As terms of our race site permit, please abide by the following rules:

NO dogs allowed on beach.

NO alcohol or glass bottles on beach.

NO tents with stakes.

All non-SCORA crews must provide proof of insurance and liability waivers.

 

PARKING

Paddler Parking

Please bring cash and exact amount.

Please DO NOT drive down Admiralty and turn into Palawan.

Head down Washington Blvd and turn LEFT at Via Marina to parking lots.

LOT 8 (Weekday/Weekend: $10) - 4220 Admiralty Way (0.2 mile from race site)

LOT 10 (Weekday: $10, Weekend: $15) – 4101 Admiralty Way (0.2 mile from race site)

LOT 7 (Weekday/Weekend: $10) – 4350 Admiralty Way (0.6 mile from race site)

LOT 11 (Weekday/Weekend: $10) – 14101 Panay Way (0.6 mile from race site) 

Canoe Trailers

LOT 2 – 13477 Fiji Way

$13 / 24 hours - Vehicles with TRAILERS

$10 / 24 hours - VEHICLES only

SCORA Boats

Overnight boat parking on Fiji Way at Dock 52 – 13509 Fiji Way 

SCORA

LOT 914110 Palawan Way

Weekday/Weekend: $10/day

 

CANOE UNLOADING

Friday, May 31

Clubs are required to unload canoes on Friday night from 4pm – 7pm

Canoe unloading will take place at:

Public Boat Launch Ramp located in Lot 213477 Fiji Way

​You will pay these fees at the kiosk at the entrance to the lot: 

$13 / 24 hours - Vehicles with TRAILERS

$10 / 24 hours - VEHICLES only

Although it states that a trailer cannot be left in the lot without a tow vehicle attached, the county has made an exception and will allow you to leave your trailer and drive your vehicle over to the race site. You must display your parking pass on your trailer, please bring a zip lock bag and a zip tie. 

Canoes will need to be offloaded and rigged in the parking lot and then paddled over to Mother's Beach.

Please make sure you have enough club members present to accomplish these tasks. 

 

Contact Lindsey Richman to schedule unloading:

lindseyrichman@gmail.com

(310) 490-5068

 

RACE SCHEDULE

*Schedule is subject to change.

6:30 AM – Registration Opens 

7:00 AM – Breakfast (available for purchase)

coffee, breakfast foods such as breakfast burritos, musubi, bagels, fruit, and boiled eggs 

7:15 AM - Race merchandise & Raffle Tickets Open 

8:00 AM – Registration Closes 

8:00 AM – Pule

Hawaiian Blessing Prayer and Keiki Hula 

8:15 AM – KEIKI Race 

8:20 AM – Steersperson Meeting

Novice and Open 

8:30 AM – NOVICE & SHORT COURSE Race 

10:30 AM – OPEN WOMEN / CO-ED Race 

11:00 AM – Lunch (available for purchase) 

Hawaiian style plate lunch, made by Rutt’s Hawaiian Café

12:30 PM – OPEN MEN Race 

2:30 PM – Awards & Photos 

 

RACE COURSE

Keiki Course

Approx. ¼ mile race, inside MDROCC channel, finishing at Mother's Beach.

 

Novice & Open Short Course

Approx. 4 mile race, starting inside main channel to North exit of break wall

towards Venice Pier. Turn back, return on South side of break wall, finishing at Mother’s Beach. 

 

Open Course

Approx. 11 mile race, starting outside Marina break wall,

heading north to Santa Monica Pier on a triangle course, finishing at Mother's Beach.

 

MERCHANDISE

Pre-Sale is Closed

Pre-sale is now closed so we can prepare for race day.

If you placed a pre-order, it will be available for pick-up at the merchandise tent on race day starting at 8am.

Purchase Race Merchandise Onsite

Merchandise tent will open at 8am.

 Cash, checks, and credit cards will be accepted.

 
 

VENDORS

Kahanamoku Klassic hosts a number of vendors that sell paddling equipment, art, jewelry, clothing, food and massages.

Featured vendors this year will include:

BelaFit

Fashion Gypsy

Hard Core Sport

Jamaica Bay Inn

Ka Wai Culture

Local Honey Designs

Marea Baja Designs

Massage by Joey Calderon

Ohana Plus

PaddleMe Sportswear

Pro SUP Shop

Recontained

Sea Vibes

Shelly Strazis Photography / Poe Pearls

Surf Tides

Tahiti Va'a Inc

Waiakea Springs

Waterline Design

Become a Vendor

To find out more about becoming a vendor, please contact:

Anne Egan

puddyegan@gmail.com

(323) 533-3980

 

RAFFLE & SILENT AUCTION

Raffle and silent auction will be open from 8 AM – 2 PM

Raffle will be announced and posted at the end of the day - you do not need to be present to win.

Silent auction items will close at 2 PM and be available for pick up from 2 PM – 4 PM.

Cash, credit cards and checks may be used for purchase.

 

Raffle items include custom jewelry, artwork, eyewear, appliances, electronics, SUP boards, skin and haircare products, Arbonne, restaurant gift certificates, the infamous Marina Booze Cooler and so much more!

 

AFTER PARTY

JAMAICA BAY INN

Details about after party to be announced as race date nears.

CONTACTS

Have a question?

General Questions + Logistics

Angie Miles

Ang218@aol.com

(310) 801-0574

-or-

Malia Zimmerman, MDROCC President

MaliaMZimmerman@gmail.com

(808) 306-3161

 

Parking / Canoe Unloading:

Lindsey Richman

lindseyrichman@gmail.com

(310) 490-5068

Vendors:

Anne Egan

puddyegan@gmail.com

 (323) 533-3980

 

Permitting:

Nancy Dopp

Nancypaddler@aol.com

(310) 614-4800

 

Scora Rep:

Mary Sloane

marysloane5@outlook.com

(310) 505-6450