Virtual Challenge Classes (Revised June 2022)
Pro C2 - 10km & 20km
USCA C1 (ProC1) - 10km & 20km
Stock C2 - 10km & 20km
Stock C1 - 10km & 20km
ICF C1 - 5km & 10km
Recreational Tandem - 5km, 10km & 20km
Recreational Solo - 5km, 10km & 20km
Pack Boat - 5km & 10km
Classic - 10km
OC6 - 10km
OC2 - 10km
OC1 - 10km
C4 - 10km & 20km
North Canoe - 10km
HPK (incl. ICF K1) - 5km, 10km & 20km
FK - 5km, 10km & 20km
Short Recreational - 5km, 10km & 20km
Long Recreational - 5km, 10km & 20km
Tandem Recreational - 5km, 10km & 20km
SUP - 5km, 10km & 20km
Classes will also be broken down by Female, Male, Mixed and by age.
Age as of October 1st, 2022
Solo paddlers must be age 18 and up except for Saturday the 8th, Noon until 4:00pm.
Tandem Teams under the age of 18 may participate Saturday the 8th, noon until 4:00pm.
Solo and Tandem Teams under the age of 18 will be be limited to 5km Distance Classes only.
Junior = 8-17; a paddler must crew in a boat with an adult with the above noted exception.
Adult = 18-39
Masters = 40-59
Grand Master = 60+
Tandem - 2-person boat
OC - Outrigger Canoe
ICF - International Canoe Federation
USCA - US Canoe Association
Rec. Tandem - Stock canoe, maximum 17’ length
Rec. Solo* - Stock canoe maximum 15’6” length
Pack Boat* - Open (canoe style) 10’ – 14’6” hull with kayak-style seating, using a double-blade paddle
Classic* - Non-plastic, cedar/canvas materials, paddled with straight shaft wooden paddles
HPK - High Performance Kayak (Includes ICF K1)
FK - Fast kayaks (L:W ratio between 9.25:1 to 10.99:1)
Long Rec. Kayaks - Over 14’ (L:W ratio < 9.25:1)
Short Rec. Kayaks - 14’ or less (L:W ratio < 9.25:1)
North Canoe - Max. 6 paddlers, Max. Length 26', Prow Height 40", Beam = Min. 30" at 3" above bottom at centre of canoe.
C4 Canoe - 4 paddlers, Max. length 23'1", Min. width 33" at 4" waterline, Max. tumblehome 2" per side
(*Not recognized OMCKRA classes)
Further information on Class & Boat Definitions can be seen on the OMCKRA site (here).