2016 California 100 Registration

Register with PaddleGuru for the 2016 California 100!

  • Registration prior to  April 24 for 56.00 + fundraising.
  • Registration on or after April 24 for 81.00  + fundraising.
  • Registration on or after June 1 for 106.00  + fundraising.
  • Registration closes June 4th

INSTRUCTIONS:

Our registration is happening through PaddleGuru. Click H E R E to register. You’ll create a PaddleGuru profile if you do not have one already- don’t worry, it’s pretty quick.

Each racer will pay $56 for the entry fee, for any race distance or craft class. If you are NOT fundraising, click the MANDATORY DONATION button. You’re done. Your total is $206.

Your confirmation email after registering with PaddleGuru will have a link to your personal fundraising page, where you will enter your name and email again (and a photo if you wish). You’ll then have your own personal fundraising website that you can send to friends and family to help you reach the $200 and beyond.

When you reach the minimum $200, your race entry is bona fide, or you will be charged for the amount you did not fundraise before you are allowed to race. Deadline for fundraising is June 9, 2016.

Hey- feel free to go big when supporting Rivers for Change! Fundraise like it’s part of your training for the Cal 100!

RELAYS: While we do have 25 and 50 mile options to race individually, you can also split the 100 miles up with your friends, and you get an additional $20 discount!

Thank you.

PS: Need the perfect kayak for the race, and a discount on Cal 100 trainings? Go here: http://www.riversforchange.org/epic/

PS: How about a great deal on a hotel room? You are responsible for your belongings, but there is on site nighttime parking lot security, and the boards/boats can fit inside your rooms through the back glass! Rooms face parking lot. Red Lion Hotels in Redding is giving Cal 100 racers and volunteers a good thing. Go here: Red Lion Hotels Cal 100 discount

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Disclaimer

Participating in paddle sports on moving water is an inherently dangerous activity. Cal 100 participants are responsible for knowing and understanding that participating in this event poses risk of injury or fatality. Participants must be properly prepared and are required to have the necessary training in vessel handling, self rescue and basic first aid to take part in the Cal 100.

Registration fees are non-refundable. Before you register, read the information below to be sure you are registering for the right category. Race course information will be added soon. Please check back often for updates!

What do you get? Registration includes: your entry into California 100, race t-shirt, goodie bag, BBQ on Sunday, entry into raffle and bragging rights that you paddled the Cal 100!

Competitive Class Description

This is the class for the serious racers. Medals for top three finishers in each solo and tandem division. Competitive Class racers are seasoned racers that train & paddle consistently.

Competitive Class Categories:

Standup Paddleboard – 12’6″:

Any displacement hull standup paddleboard 12’6″ long or shorter.  Solo-Men/Women.  No surfboard shapes.

Standup Paddleboard – 14′:

Any displacement hull standup paddleboard longer than 12’6″ and up to 14′ long.  Solo-Men/Women.  No surfboard shapes.

Standup Paddleboard – unlimited:

Any standup paddleboard longer than 14′.  Solo-Men/Women

Surfski:

Any 1 person surfski.  Solo-Men/Women

Tandem Surfski:

Any 2 person surfski.  Tandem-Men/Women/Coed

Kayak:

Any solo kayak that is 18ft max length and greater than 20 inches wide.  Examples: Epic 18x.  Solo-Men/Women

Tandem Kayak:

Any tandem kayak 24ft max length.  Tandem-Men/Women/Coed

OC-1:

Any solo outrigger canoe.  Solo-Men/Women

OC-2:

Any tandem outrigger canoe.  Tandem-Men/Women/Coed

Relay:

Anything Goes! Any boats and any number of people, up to 16 total. Examples: 2 people doing 2 legs each, or 4 people each doing 1 leg. Or OC4 with swaps at each check point.

Adventure Class Description

Adventure class is for anyone who is in it for fun and adventure and for those with a competitive spirit. Medals will be given for top three finishers in each category. This class is further divided into men’s and women’s categories for solo, tandem, teams and relays. Adventure Class is appropriate for beginners, intermediate and experienced. It is not appropriate if you are a regular, serious competitor in long distance paddle races. Teams are considered any single vessel with more than two people. Team members must remain the same throughout the race. Relays are considered any vessel with any combination of people. Relay members must paddle at least one full leg of the course and may paddle all 4 legs. For example: a team is the same 4 people in an outrigger canoe for the whole race. A relay may be 4 people who each paddle one leg of the race on a standup paddleboard or a 4 person outrigger with paddlers trading out at the checkpoints. The maximum number of people in a relay is 16. No rowing shells allowed in the Cal 100.

Adventure Class Categories:

Prone Paddleboard:

Any prone paddleboard paddled by hand.  Solo-Men/Women

Standup Paddleboard – 12’6″:  

Any displacement hull standup paddleboard 12’6″ long or shorter.  Solo-Men/Women.  No surfboard shapes

Standup Paddleboard – 14′:  

Any displacement hull standup paddleboard longer than 12’6″ and up to 14′ long.  Solo-Men/Women.  No surfboard shapes

Standup Paddleboard – unlimited:

Any standup paddleboard longer than 14′.  Solo-Men/Women

Surfski:

Any 1 person surfski.  Solo-Men/Women

Tandem Surfski:

Any 2 person surfski.  Tandem-Men/Women/Coed

USCA Marathon Canoe:

Must meet USCA rules for Competition Cruiser (4X32) or Pro Boat (3X27)Solo-Men/Women. See link at US Canoe

Tandem USCA Marathon Canoe:

Must meet USCA rules for Competition Cruiser (4X32) or Pro Boat (3X27)Tandem-Men/Women/coed. See link at US Canoe

Kayak:

Any solo kayak that is 18ft max length and greater than 20 inches wide.  Example: Epic 18x.

Tandem Kayak:

Any tandem kayak 24ft max length.  Men/Women/Coed

OC-1:

Any solo outrigger canoe.  Solo-Men/Women

OC-2:

Any tandem outrigger canoe.  Tandem-Men/Women/Coed

Relay:

Anything Goes! Any boats and any number of people, up to 16 total. Examples: 2 people doing 2 legs each, or 4 people each doing 1 leg. Or OC4 with swaps at each check point.

Multi Person Team:

Any Boat holding more than 2 people. There are no additional restrictions or rules Examples: OC4, K4, 3man Adventure Race kayak.

If you have any questions regarding boats/boards or what class you should race in
PLEASE email us before you register. cal100@riversforchange.org