Attend: 2018 Santa Cruz Paddlefest

Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM (LMT)

Event Registration has started!

2018 participants are welcome to sign up for our 32nd year of competition at Steamer Lane.

Steamer Lane – Expert

Open High Performance Kayak

Women’s High Performance Kayak

Men’s Surf SUP

Women’s Surf SUP

Men’s International Class Kayak

Women’s International Class Kayak

Masters Surf Kayak*


*A Master is defined as a person 40 years of age or older on January 1st of the competition year.

Cowells/Indicators – Intermediate Division

Surf Kayak*

Surf SUP

Whitewater Surf**

Juniors Kayak***

*open to all craft under 4 meters. See rules for extended details

**Open to any production plastic whitewater boat under 4 meters. See below for extended details.

***We are limiting Junior Kayaks to the intermediate division

10k Race Cateogories

ELITE Men’s 14′

ELITE Women’s 14′ and under

Men’s 14′ and under

Women’s 14′

Women’s 12’6″

Junior’s 14′ and under

Men’s Stock Prone

Women’s Stock Prone

Prone Unlimited

Surf Ski Unlimited

Mens OC1 OPEN (up to age 29)

Womens OC1 OPEN (up to age 29)

Mens OC1 Masters (30-39)

Womens OC1 Masters (30-39)

Mens OC1 Senior (40-49)

Womens OC1 Senior (40-49)

Mens OC1 Golden (50+)

Womens OC1 Golden (50+)

5k Race Categories

Men’s 14′ and under

OPEN Women’s 14

OPEN Womens’s 12’6″

OPEN Juniors 14′ and under

OPEN Mens Stock Prone

OPEN Womens Stock Prone

OPEN Prone Unlimited