Crystal Pier Race This Weekend!


First race of the season is here!


Tuesday, 5/9

  • Final race crew practices before Crystal Pier – 6 pm

Thursday, 5/11

  • We need everyone to be at practice on Thursday and to stay after to help load canoes.

Saturday, 5/13

  • We are selling leis and water bottles during the race and need volunteers to help man the booth. Sign up sheet is HERE
  • Remember to bring your paddle, a jacket, sunscreen, water, a chair, towels, and food to share. We will have tents and tables for the food.
  • If paddlers are interested in doing a post-race paddle on Sunday @ 8:00 AM before heading back to AZ, let Kui know by Thursday, 5/11.
Race Schedule – times are approximate


6:00a – TAZ members at race site to unload and rig canoes and set up vendor booth

7:00a – Registration, coffee & breakfast vendors open

7:00a – Merchandise, vendors, silent auctions, and raffle tickets open

8:00a – Novice, junior, and short course steersperson meeting

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

9:00a – Open steersperson meeting

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

11:30a – lunch starts

12:00p – Men’s race starts (approx 10 miles)

12:00p – Beer garden opens

2:00p – Last raffle prize and silent auction announced

2:30p – Load boats on trailers

3:30p – Awards ceremony – raffle announcements immediately following awards

5:00p – Beer garden closes