2021 Catalina Oceanpaddler TV Presentation Click Here

Additional Race Information can also found at http://www.catalinacrossing.org/

Catalina Race Packet



  • Women/Coed
    • Women - 19 & Under
    • Women - Unlimited
    • Women - Masters UL
    • Women - Senior Masters UL
    • Women - Golden Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Open UL
    • Co-Ed - Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Sr Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Juniors (Long)
  • Men
    • Men - 19 & Under
    • Men - Unlimited
    • Men - Masters UL
    • Men - Senior Masters UL
    • Men - Golden Masters UL

COVID Information

For those traveling into LAX

Wahine Express Passengers – passengers are required to wear a face covering or mask when waiting in line to board and while on board the Catalina Flyer (Wahine Express).

Masks are also required while on Catalina Island. Social distancing should also be maintained at all times.

Canoe Requests

All Clubs
Complete an Intent to Race form with your canoe needs. http://www.catalinacrossing.org/event-info/

We appreciate everyone’s patience in this matter as canoes can sometimes be assigned very close to race day. We will be in contact with you with any updates.

If you are helping a visiting team by loaning a canoe or sharing an escort boat, please let us know immediately. Please send that information to caren@scora.org

This race has many moving parts due to the multiple location logistics so please stay in contact with us as we want to work together to minimize canoe towing either to or back from Avalon.

Chase Boats

All clubs are required to complete an Intent to Race form. http://www.catalinacrossing.org/event-info/

Only Visiting Crews are given help in acquiring a chase boats. All SCORA crews must obtain chase boats on their own.

Event Days

Saturday, Sept 11th
*Co-Ed – Unlimited
*Co-Ed – Masters Unlimited(40+)
*Co-Ed – Sr Masters Unlimited (50+)
*Co-Ed – 19/U (10 Man)
Women – Unlimited
Women – Masters Unlimited (40+)
Women – Senior Masters Unlimited (50+)
Women – Golden Masters Unlimited (55+)
Women – 19 & Under (10 man)

Sunday, Sept 12th
Men – Unlimited
Men – Masters Unlimited (40+)
Men – Senior Masters Unlimited (50+)
Men – Golden Masters Unlimited (60+)
Men – 19 & Under (10 man)

*Co-ed and/or Master Co-ed can be a mixed crew of 5 women and 4 men. Junior Coed is 6 women and 4 men.

Visiting Crew Information

Registration Steps/Login

We have a new site and with that come some changes.

If anyone from your club has participated in a SCORA race in the past, please use your club’s account login and do not create another one and login here.

If new to racing with SCORA register here

Once in your account:

  1. Enter a coach if not already in there. Must enter them as “New”
  2. IF using your own canoes – check borrowed
  3. When it says “select the canoe you will be borrowing”, scroll down to “canoe not listed”, check the box of type, then type the canoe number. No need for color or name.
  4. If borrowing from SCORA – same as #3 but put “unknown” in the canoe number space
  5. Paddler input screen comes up – enter all of your paddlers under “Guest”.
  6. Select  a coach
  7. Hit next and you will be sent to the payment screen. Pay in person or online.
All Pau
Any issues please email caren@scora.org

Visiting Crew Waivers

All paddlers, visitors, guest of clubs or support staff must complete a 2021 SCORA Liability Waiver. No exceptions.

Sign waiver here

Accommodation Information

Newport Beach

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach (next to the race site)

Attendees are now able to book guestrooms for the SCORA-Offshore Canoe Club using this link:

Should attendees have reservation related questions, please have them call 402-593-5442 and reference SCORA-Offshore Canoe Club.

Transportation to and from Catalina Island

Catalina Flyer (Newport Beach/Avalon):
One way fare $35.00
Group (20+) rates are available, call group reservations at. (800) 830-7744 catalinainfo.com or (949) 673-5245

Catalina Express:
Long Beach and San Pedro are $38.00 each way; Dana Point $39.00 each way.
Group (20+) rates are available catalinaexpress.com or (800) 481-3470


For ladies and coeds, friends and families that don’t want to stay on the island: Chartered transportation FROM Catalina Island leaving the island at 8:00 pm (this gives everyone time to stay and enjoy the festivities, get some dinner and then head back to Newport). Tickets are non-refundable, but they are transferable (only for this charter). If you purchased a ticket for the Wahine Express and are not going to use your ticket, you can sell (or give) your ticket to another, (this is a chartered trip by SCORA).

Cost $45 – Pay by Aug 31st
Cost $55 – Sept 1 to Sept 10
Cost $65 – Day of Race

Pay Online Here

Avalon Location

Arrives – Newport Harbor
400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661

Catalina - Avalon Canoe Mooring List


To ALL Coaches and Paddlers –

Click on the link below and find the number that corresponds to the your canoe. YOU MUST tie your canoe to the correct number. NO EXCEPTIONS. There is a method to our madness.

How to Tie

All those floats 1 – 38 hookup perpendicular to the shore.

The bow of the canoe points toward the ocean. The float line is to clipped around seat 1 and seat 6 seats and come into the canoe from the ama side. Please make sure the #’s match. There will be attendants there to assist, but helping everyone may get busy. It should take two people sitting in those seats to accomplish this primary canoe tie up