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Dates: May 20- May 21

Name:Va’a Japan 1st Annual OC1/V1 Japan National Championships

Location:Yumigahama (Minami-Izu, Shizuoka Prefecture)

Host:Va’a Japan

Supported by: Minami-Izu Town、Minami Izu Tourism Association、Izu Fishery Cooperative、Minami-Izu Chamber of Commerce、Izu Outrigger Canoe Club、Raizuya、PADDLER, KEEP PADDLING

Sponsor:OUTRIGGER ZONE, Kai Wa’a, PADDLER,  Patagonia,  Paddle Factory, EYEVOL, PALAFAMALA


Entry Fee:13,200 yen (TALIS CREWx VA'A JAPAN Race Jersey・Pre race dinner・Lunch included)

・JR (Under 19) :11,000 yen (tax included)

・OC1/V1 Double Entry:16,500 yen (tax included)

​・OC2  (for two) : 26,400 yen (tax included)


Long Course 18km

Short Course 6km

*There may be changes to course depending on condition



OC1/ V1/ OC2

Double entry is possible for those who participate in the OC1 and V1 Long Course.



Junior (Under 19. Short Course only)

Open  (20 - 44)

Masters (Over 45)

OC2- Long Course only

We will award every division with at least 3 entries in a division. If there are less than 3 paddlers in division,


May 20

13:00-15:00 OUTRIGGER ZONE OC1・V1 Demo Day

16:00- 18:00 Race Packet Pickup @ Raizuya (

18:00~ Pre Race Dinner @ Raizuya 


May 21

7:00 - 8:30 Race Checkin (in front of tent)

8:00 -  Opening Ceremony

9:00 - V1 Long Course Start

11:00 - Short Course Start

13:00 - OC1 Long Course Start

15:30 - Award Ceremony 


*In case of bad weather, time schedule may be altered. Final decision will be announced at pre race dinner.

*If race gets cancelled due to bad weather, there will be no refund.

*All paddlers must wear a personal Flotation Device (PFD) the entire time they are paddling. Inflatable waist pack is also allowed

We have canoe rentals for international paddlers but numbers are very limited. If you need one please inquire

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For guests staying at the hotel, please refer to the accommodation information provided by the Minamiizu Tourism Association website below.

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