The Crystal Pier Outrigger Canoe Race is a Southern California Outrigger Racing Association Race, hosted by Hanohano Canoe Club in San Diego, CA. The race draws 1500+ participants annually who battle in a 6-mile short course, novice and kid’s race as well as a 10-mile men, women and coed races in six person outrigger canoes.


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  • Keiki
    • Girls - 10 & Under
    • Boys - 10 & Under
    • Girls - 12 & Under
    • Boys - 12 & Under
    • Girls - 14 & Under
    • Boys - 14 & Under
    • Girls - 16 & Under
    • Boys - 16 & Under
  • Novice/Short
    • Girls - 19 & Under
    • Boys - 19 & Under
    • Novice A - Women Spec
    • Novice B - Women Spec
    • Novice A - Women UL
    • Novice B - Women UL
    • Novice A - Men Spec
    • Novice B - Men Spec
    • Novice A - Men UL
    • Novice B - Men UL
    • Novice A - Co-Ed
    • Novice B - Co-Ed
    • Novice A - Co-Ed UL
    • Novice B - Co-Ed UL
    • Women - Short Course - UL
    • Women - Short Course Elite
    • Men - Short Course - UL
    • Men - Short Course Elite
    • Co-Ed - Short Course - UL
    • Co-Ed - Juniors (Short)
  • Women/Coed
    • Women - 19 & Under
    • Women - Spec
    • Women - Masters UL
    • Women - Senior Masters UL
    • Women - Golden Masters UL
    • Women - Unlimited
    • Co-Ed - Open UL
    • Co-Ed - Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Sr Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Golden Masters UL
    • Co-Ed - Juniors (Long)
  • Men
    • Men - 19 & Under
    • Men - Spec
    • Men - Masters UL
    • Men - Senior Masters UL
    • Men - Golden Masters UL
    • Men - Unlimited

Schedule of Events

  • 7:00 AM – Registration, coffee and breakfast vendors open

  • 7:00 AM – Merchandise, vendors, silent auction, and raffle tents open

  • 7:45 AM – Keiki race steersperson meeting

  • 8:00 AM – Keiki race start from beach

  • 8:15 AM – Novice, junior, and short course steersperson meeting

  • 8:30 AM – Novice, junior, and short course race starts (approx. 4 miles)

  • 9:00 AM – Open steersperson meeting

  • 10:00 AM – Women/coed race starts (approx. 10 miles)

  • 12:00 PM – Men’s race starts (approx. 10 miles)

  • 12:00 PM – Beer garden opens

  • 2:00 PM – Last raffle prize and silent auction announced

  • 2:30 PM – Load boats on trailers

  • 3:30 PM – Awards ceremony – Raffle announcements immediately following awards

  • 5:00 PM – Beer garden closes

Visiting Crews


All paddlers, visitors, guest of clubs or support staff must complete a 2024 SCORA Liability Waiver. No exceptions. Sign waiver here

How to Register/Guest Club Login

Registration Steps/Login

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.

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Any issues please email

Location & Permit Regulations

NO DOGS, NO GLASS, NO LOADING, AND UNLOADING IN RED ZONES, NO SMOKING, and NO ALCOHOL. These rules apply on the beach, in the park, and in the parking lots. FYI our permit includes the services of the San Diego Police Department; two officers are assigned to our event for the entire day.


The race is at Crown Point Shores Park that offers a large grass park for teams to set camps and a more canoe friendly beach for launching.

  • Take I-5 Freeway Exit Sea World Drive and go west.

  • Pass Sea World and take Ingraham St. exit on your right.

  • Get in middle lane (that is two lanes over to the left) heading north.

  • After going over the first bridge proceed in the right lane over the second bridge and turn right on Crown Point Drive, which is the stoplight at the end of the bridge.

  • The park is immediately on the right side – turn into first driveway.


Parking is free and the lot is large enough to accommodate all participants. Please do not park in any spots reserved for SCORA officials and the SCORA van and park legally in marked spots. Tickets will be issued to any vehicles parked in red zones or taking up more than one spot.


Trailer Unloading will take place and the far north end of the parking lot. Trailers can start unloading at 3PM on Friday. Please rig boats on the grass in order to keep the parking lot open to traffic. Parking for the trailers will be on the dirt lot at the far north end of the park. There will be security for the canoes overnight.


  • The Dana on Mission Bay 1710 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109 Reservations 1-800-445-3339 /

  • Paradise Point Resort and Spa 1404 Vacation Road, San Diego, CA 92109 Reservations (858) 581-5924 /

  • Holiday Inn Express San Diego – Mission Bay 4610 De Soto Street, San Diego, CA 92109 Reservations (858) 483-9800 /

  • Pacific Shores Inn 4802 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109 Reservations (858) 483-6300 / http://pacific-shores-inn.pacificahost

Race Event Merchandise

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Pre-sale purchase: On-line purchase of Crystal Pier Outrigger Canoe Race event merchandise and raffle tickets is available through 3 pm on Wednesday May 8, 2024.

Place your orders now, as styles and sizes are only available while supply lasts.

Merchandise will also be available for purchase at the race site. Cash and credit cards accepted on site.

***Processing fees are included in all online payment options.

Beer Garden

We are happy to announce Hopnonymous Brewing Company is sponsoring the beer garden! Beer garden will open at 12:00 PM and close at 5:00 PM. All beer garden participants must be 21+ with a valid ID. Security will be on hand to check IDs.

Raffle & Silent Auction

Raffle and silent auction will be open from 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Raffle will be called throughout the day. Must be present to win. Silent auction items will close at 2:00 PM and be available for pick up from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Last call for all raffle and silent auction items will be immediately after the awards ceremony. Cash, and credit cards accepted. A sampling of the companies supporting the raffle this year is provided below.