The following are the qualifying requirements to be eligible to race in the 2020 Catalina Classic Paddleboard Race on Sunday, August 30th, 2020.

On-Line Registration opens TBA 2020.  The registration link will be posted on our home page.


Qualified paddlers must have completed the prior year’s race by the 9 hour time cut-off as specified in the document titled “RULES GOVERNING THE CATALINA CLASSIC MARATHON PADDLEBOARD RACE.”

The $250 entry fee and completed application are due TBA 2020 to hold your place in the 100 person field.

Your completed application MUST be received by the Catalina Classic Race Committee by the final deadline of  TBA, 2020. 

Completed application means all paddler information (include escort boat information) and application fee must included with your online application.


Paddlers who did not complete last year’s race within the 9 hour cut-off  MUST compete in at least one of the paddleboard races listed below.

A $30 non- refundable application fee and completed application are due by TBA, 2020 

Qualifying race results for each paddler will be used to determine entry into this year’s race as space is limited.

Qualifying Races:

  • The South Bay Paddle TBA  
  • The Rock2Rock :               TBA
  • The Waterman’s :             TBA

Qualifying spots will be determined by the Race Directors with the following considerations:

A) the paddler’s overall placing in the respective qualifying race

B)  the paddler’s finishing time based on the time standard set forth in the “RULES GOVERNING THE CATALINA CLASSIC MARATHON PADDLEBOARD RACE.”

The number of available open spots will be determined by the number of qualified paddlers returning . 

Upon completion of the June qualifying races, the Directors will notify paddlers that are re-qualifying of their racing status on or before by TBA, 2020.

For those paddlers needing to qualify, once you are notified that you’re in the race, the balance of your registration payment ( $220)  will be due upon notification. This MUST be received by TBA, 2020.

The Catalina Classic Paddleboard race is held the weekend before Labor Day weekend. This year the race will begin on August 30, 2020, at 6:00 a.m.