Registration for the 2018 ORPC

Click here to register: Ottawa River Paddle Challenge

Race day: Saturday September 22, 2018

Race kit pick-up (boat drop-off and rigging): Friday September 21, 2018 from 4 to 7pm

Cost: $85 (t-shirt size not guaranteed after August 22) 

2018 Race day schedule of events:

Friday September 21

Registration  4:30 - 7:00 pm

4:30 pm Registration / check-in table opens (in NSC club house)

7 :00 pm Registration / check-in table closes

Drop off and rig OC6 boats during this time

Saturday September 22

Registration 7:00 - 8:15 am

7:00 Registration / check-in table opens (At registration tent by the sailing school docks in boat yard)

8:15 Registration / check-in table closes

Opening Ceremonies

8:15 – 8:45 Opening Ceremonies and Pre-race information for all participants (City, Provincial dignitaries and Jacques The Connector with indigenous land blessing)

Event start times

9:00 SUP/prone (10 km race start (all SUP categories combined)

9:15 OC1, Ocean Kayak, open canoe (15 km)

9:20 OC6 start (first wave- womens boats 15 km)

9:25 Surfski, kayak, OC2 start (15 km)

10:00 Novice/Paddle all kayak, canoe, SUP - 1 km fun race

10:30 Medal Ceremony for the 1 km fun race

11:15 OC6 start (approx. start time for second wave- mixed and open crews) 15km

Lunch and awards

12:00 – 2:00 Lunch- first wave at noon, second wave around 1:30

1:30 – 2:30 Medals ceremony- draw prizes



  • OC6 - standard spec. OC6 i.e. Bradley lighting  or Force 5 (no unlimited hulls allowed)  SOLD OUT NO FURTHER REGISTRATIONS FOR OC6
  • OC2 - double outrigger canoe open
  • OC1 - single outrigger canoe open

Stand up paddling

  • SUP  - male (max length 14')
  • SUP  - female (max length 12'6")
  • SUP  - youth (max length 10'6")

Surfski and Kayak

  • Surfski - max length 6.4 m
  • Kayak Open - male/female/adult/youth (longer than 5 m)
  • Kayak rec - male/female/adult/youth (shorter than 5 m)


  • Canoe Open - male/female/adult/youth (max. length 18', no pro boats)
  • Canoe rec - adult/youth (max length 16')
  • ‚ÄčNorth Canoe (26' length, six paddlers)

*classes may be added or removed without notice

Registration cost:

Participant: $85 + HST/person

The registration includes:

  • all race fees
  • meal following the race
  • technical t-shirt (you must register before August 22 to guarantee shirt size )
  • swag from our sponsors

Spectators meal only option: $25/person

Boat rental and marketplace.

ORCC has a limited fleet of boats for rent during the event. We are also facilitating a boat marketplace: 

  • if you have a boat you would like to rent to others (you will earn $), please email
  • if you want to rent a boat, please specify on the registration form
    • each crew member must include the rental fee
    • please specify your crew name so we know who your crewmates are
    • contact us ( directly if a captain wants to pay the full rental fee for the team

Results from the 2017 races are available for download here: 2017 OR150PC Results

Email contacts:

Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin 

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