🌺We have a lot going on so please take a moment to read the entire email. Board notes are HERE for more detail.🌺

Practice Schedule

Tuesdays @ 6:00p – Race Crews Only

Thursdays @ 6:00p – All Paddlers Welcome

Saturdays @ 6:00a – Race Crews Only

Saturdays @ 8:00a – All Paddlers Welcome

Boat Maintenance – Saturday, 5/6

After practice we will be getting the boats ready for next weeks' race. We need everyone to stay and help with washing the boats, putting on the rails and sanding the interior of the canoes. Andy will be in charge.

Crystal Pier Race – Saturday, 5/13

  • All racers MUST be at the race site at 6:00 AM Saturday morning so we can unload and rig canoes and set up our vendor booth

  • Racers must be signed up in the SCORA website, under the paddlers section by this Sunday so we can register crews.

  • We are selling leis and water bottles during the race and need volunteers to help man the booth. Sign up sheet is HERE

  • Attached is the race flyer with details on race schedule, hotel recommendations, and directions to the race site

  • 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 next Thursday, 5/11.

Upcoming Races

  • MDR – Saturday, 6/3

  • Iron Champs – Saturday, 6/24

  • Make sure if you haven't yet done so, that you are looking at hotel options, especially for MDR as they fill up quickly.

Saguaro Practice & Cookout – Saturday, 5/20

Race crews will go out at 6:00 AM and all other paddlers are welcome to join at 9:00 AM for a fun morning at Saguaro and cookout after. More details will be sent after Crystal Pier.


If you ever have questions, suggestions, going to miss practice or just need to talk to someone about TAZ, you can reach out to any of the board members or coaches listed below (texting is usually the best way to contact us).

Larissa – 631-375-1849

Stacia – 602-672-1787

Andy – 602-400-0663

Diana – 650-483-7271

Carlos – 602-397-0603

Kui – 949-307-8627

Jose – 206-407-4445

A Hui Hou!

Team Arizona Outrigger Canoe Club
550 E. Tempe Town Lake, Tempe, Arizona 85281

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