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Outrigger Canoe Races

In an effort to provide paddlers and teams with future certainty, FGPC has scheduled and secured dates for events, races and festivals in 2022. No-charge advance registration for FGPC-managed races is now OPEN.

Teams are encouraged to register early for races, without payment, in order to hold your places for our 2022 festivals.

2022 Races

FGPC V12 to V21

  • 5 February 2022 (Saturday)
  • Double hull (v12) from FGPC’s south dock through Victoria’s Gorge Waterway under the Selkirk Trestle, Tillicum Bridge, Craigflower Bridge and into Portage Inlet and back to the start line, a 9.75km race. It’s a fun middle distance race that’s available to everyone!
  • OC12 BOATS PROVIDED BY FGPC and participating local clubs
  • Click here for more information
  • CLICK HERE to register
  • Click here for 2020 results





  • 17 September 2022 (Saturday)
  • Dragon Boat Race & Outrigger Races ~ 1000M Straightshot Qualifiers / 1500M Oval Finals / Doublestart Championship Rounds
  • This unique day of racing provides crew boat racers (in dragonboats and OC6s) with opportunities to test their endurance and entertain spectators.
  • PRE-REGISTER by clicking HERE
  • CLICK here for 2021 results


  • 12 and 13 November 2022 (Saturday and Sunday)
  • 12km, 24km, 48km and 96km full dock “dry” change relay races. Boats supplied. Prizes, more prizes and food truck services.
  • Make Every Second Count: Wetdashe Men’s Health Fund: Both competitors and supporters can help Wetdashe 2022 participants “make every second count.” For every $10 donated to the Wetdashe Men’s Health Fund, a 1-second advantage is added to the scores of chosen teams and paddlers.
  • Click here for 2020 results
  • CLICK HERE for more information
  • PRE-REGISTER by clicking HERE

FGPC OFFERS OUTRIGGER PROGRAMS, clinics and events for novice, recreational and competitive paddlers. Please call or email to register. The fall/winter season runs from 1 September to 31 March and the summer season runs from 1 April through 30 August. Browse our programs and register today.