Registration Opens in January 2015

 

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 Monday (food is largely supplied by local farmers and cattle ranchers), entry into raffle and bragging rights that you paddled the Cal 100!

Competitive Class Description

This is the prize class for the serious racers. Medals for top three finishers in each solo and tandem division. Prizes for top overall woman, man and tandem team.

Competitive Class Categories:

Standup Paddleboard – 12’6″:

Any standup paddleboard 12’6″ long or shorter.  Solo-Men/Women

Standup Paddleboard – 14′:

Any standup paddleboard longer than 12’6″ and up to 14′ long.  Solo-Men/Women

Standup Paddleboard – unlimited:

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

Unlimited:

Any 1 person boat or paddle type you choose. Examples: K1, Surfski. Solo- Men/Women

Tandem Unlimited:

Any 2 person boat or paddle type you choose. Examples:  K2, Surfski.  Tandem- Men/Women/Coed

Kayak:

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

Tandem Kayak:

Any tandem kayak 22ft max length and greater than 22 inches wide.  Examples: Seaward Passat.   Tandem-Men/Women/Coed

OC-1:

Any solo outrigger canoe.  Solo-Men/Women

OC-2:

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

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 24. No rowing shells allowed in the Cal 100.

Adventure Class Categories:

Standup Paddleboard – 12’6″:  

Any standup paddleboard 12’6″ long or shorter.  Solo-Men/Women

Standup Paddleboard – 14′:  

Any standup paddleboard longer than 12’6″ and up to 14′ long.  Solo-Men/Women

Standup Paddleboard – unlimited:

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

USCA Marathon Canoe:

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

Unlimited:

Any 1 or 2 person boat or paddle type you choose. Examples: K1,K2, Surfski, Sea Kayak, OC1, OC2, non USCA spec racing Canoe.

Kayak:

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

Tandem Kayak:

Any tandem kayak 22ft max length and greater than 22 inches width. Example: Seaward Passat.

Relay:

Anything Goes! Any boats and any number of people, up to 24 total. Examples: 2 people doing 2 legs each, or 4 people each doing 1 leg. Or OC6 with swaps at each check point.

Multi Person Team:

Any Boat holding more than 2 people. There are no additional restrictions or rules Examples: OC6, Dragon boat, K4, 3man Adventure Race kayak.

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