Click-hereSAFETY NOTICE (as per Transport Canada and Kalamalka Classic SUP Festival).  All athletes MUST:

1. Wear a Canadian Coast Guard Approved PFD equipped with a Whistle or Attach a PFD to the board with a Whistle.
2. Wear a LeashYou not be able to compete without a leash attached to your body and board.  (No refunds will be provided to any athletes choosing NOT to wear a leash)  Let’s be safe out there.
Due to safety concerns, animals or children are not allowed on the board with any person.  This places unnecessary strain on our safety measures.
4.  We will have boat support with communication to event site and staff
All registered paddlers 14 and Under years of age must have a capable parent paddling with them across the lake. * We reserve the right to refuse registrations and the final decision will be made by the Race Director.

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Food on Saturday (@ The Rail Trail Cafe’)
We have simplified how we serve dinner and will be offering a low-key Mexican Taco Dinner.  This will include your choice of Beef, Chicken or Been Tacos with Chips, Water and a Sweet Treat.

There is limited seating capacity at the Cafe’ so we are limiting total food to approx 90 people.  Extra dinners will be made available to those who have pre-registered before opening up more dinners to new registrations.

Shuttle to Oyama:
For those who are here to do their first Kalamalka Crossing, this will help you get familiarized with logistics for the Crossing.  We can help shuttle TO Oyama.  We won’t have an Oyama-to-Vernon shuttle.

1.  If you require a shuttle for your board – Please drop off at Kalavida between 6:00-7:30am.  Do it early to guarantee you get it on time.
2.  If you require a shuttle for your board and body – Please drop off at Kalavida between 6:00-7:30am.  Do it early to guarantee you get there on time.
3.  Parking – There is NO BEACH Parking in the Kalavida/Kal Lake Store Parking Lot.  Please park at Kalamalka Lake Beach Parking Lot (off Husband Road)

Parking in Oyama:
We are not permitted to park in the main lot for the Oyama General Store.  Please arrive early and find alternate parking.

Extra Washrooms:
We will have two extra Porto-Poopies this year (yeah, whew).  Located right next to the Oyama Store.

Friday, September 1SPKL Spirit Paddle
10:00am Shop Open
12:00pm-7:30pm Registration / Check-in / High Fives & Handshakes  At Kalavida
5:00pm Spirit Paddle (Open to all human-powered watercraft). Hosted by the Society for the Protection of Kalamalka Lake

Gather at 5pm
On the water at 6pm

Free by Donation to SPKL
Saturday, September 2 – 8th Annual Kalamalka Classic
6:30-7:30am On-Site Registration & Check in no later than 7:30am.

The official Start of this year’s Festival will be on Wood Lake Beach before the start of the Kal Crossing.

At Wood Lake Beach in Oyama (across from the Oyama Store)
8:00am Kalamalka Crossing 8  See below
1:00pm Kieki Holo Kids Race
2:00pm ** Canadian Dragon SUP Showdown ** Team of 4, 2 Divisions
5:00pm Saturday Night Live at Kalamalka Beach.
Tentative Schedule for the Kalamalka Crossing
6:30am- Snacks and Coffees available at The Rail Trail Cafe’
Rail Trail Cafe’
6:30-7:30am On-Site Registration / Check In – No later than 7:30am At Wood Lake Beach in Oyama
8:00am Pre-Race Meeting & Opening Celebration at Start line in Oyama (Wood Lake Beach) *All athletes must attend* Mandatory for all paddlers
8:15am Start for all 12’ & Under Surfboard style, Junior & Prone
9:00am Start for Open Classes 12’6 & 14’  Women@9:00am/Men @9:15am
9:30am Start for King & Queen (Competitive)
Women @9:30am/Men @9:40am
1:00pm Keiki Holo Kids Race (Free for all kids 13 & Under)  On Kal Beach
2:00pm Canadian Red Dragon SUP Showdown – Teams of 4, Two Divisions On Kal Beach
Need a Lift to Oyama for the Crossing?
6:00-7:45am Shuttle Service from shop available between 6:00-7:45am
No need to register, just show up.
Last shuttle leaves at 7:45am



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