Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018 – 5:00pm-7:00pm

Pre-Race Reception (The Club @ the Gig Harbor Marina and Boatyard)

Skip the lines on race day! Join us Friday 5-7 PM for a free pre-race reception at The Club @ The Boatyard Marina. Stop by for light refreshments, check-in early, and grab a bite at Gig Harbor’s famous JW Trolley, featuring a special pre-race menu for Paddlers Cup.

Late registration for Cross Narrows Challenge, Inner Harbor Races, and Dragon Boat Races will be open.


Cross Narrows Challenge and Inner Harbor Race Day (Skansie Brothers Park)

Tentative Schedule:

7:00 – 8:00am Cross Narrows Challenge On-Site Registration Open
8:00am Safety Boat Drivers Meet with Marine Patrol (dock)
8:15am Cross Narrows Challenge Pre-Race Meeting
8:30am National Anthem
9:00am (Tentative) Cross Narrows Challenge Begins (S.U.P. start)
9:05am Cross Narrows Challenge (all other craft start)
9:15 – 10:15am Inner Harbor Race Registration Open
10:30am Pre-Race Meeting Inner HarborDistance Race
11:00am Inner Harbor Distance Races: 10K (4 laps) and 5 K (2 laps)
12:30pm Lunch & Cross Narrows Challenge Awards Presentation
1:15pm Pre-Race Meeting Sprint Knock Off Races
1:30pm Sprint Knock Off Races
3:30pm Sprint Distance and Knock Off Races Awards Presentation

SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018

Dragon Boat Race Day (Skansie Brothers Park)

Tentative Schedule:

9:00am – 12:00pm Dragon Boat Training
12:00pm – 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm (tentative) Dragon Boat Races
3:30pm Dragon Boat Awards Presentation