Register here for the 2019 ORPC


  • RACE KIT pick-up (boat drop-off and rigging): Friday September 21, 2019 (4 pm to 7 pm)
  • RACE DAY: Saturday September 21, 2019 


  •  Nepean Sailing Club, Carling Avenue, Ottawa (map)


  • $85 + HST (early bird is all sold out)
  • includes: race fees and insurance; technical and sponsor swag; meal and awards ceremony
  • (T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed if you register after August 15th)
Register here

2019 Race day schedule of events:

Friday September 20

Registration  4:30 - 7:00 pm

4:30 pm Registration / check-in table opens (in Nepean Sailing Club house)

7 :00 pm Registration / check-in table closes

Drop off and rig OC6 boats during this time

Saturday September 21

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

BOAT CLASSES(classes may be added or removed without notice)


  • OC6 - standard spec. OC6 (i.e. Bradley lighting  or Force 5) (Note that unlimited will race in their own class)
    • CREW NAME must be specified on registration so we know your boat and crewmates
  • OC2 - double outrigger canoe open
  • OC1 - single outrigger canoe open

Stand up paddling

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

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)

    Boat rental and marketplace

    • if you have an OC6 you would like to rent to others please email (you will earn $210 in rental fee)
    • if you want to rent a boat, please specify on the registration form
      • EACH crew member must pay the boat rental fee
      • CREW NAME must be specified on registration so we know your boat and crewmates
      • CAPTAIN can pay full rental fee by contacting us directly ( 
    • Registration link will be posted soon

    Email contacts:

    Location: 1610 Sixth Line, Dunrobin 

    What is the ORCC?

    The Ottawa River Canoe Club is a not for profit organization with a mission of introducing and fostering recreational and competitive paddle sports and having fun doing so. We offer a variety of paddling programs including canoeing, kayaking and dragon boating for all age groups. Our programs are led by highly trained coaching staff. We have been in operation since 2002 serving West Ottawa and surrounding communities including Nepean, Kanata, and West Carleton.

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