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Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Fest 2017 – Kings Beach

August 11at10:00 am - August 13at4:00 pm

Free

Take the most beautiful Lake in the world, gather the best SUP athletes on the planet, mix in a little Aloha, and you have the perfect recipe known as the Ta-Hoe Nalu. You can feel the family vibe on the shore as the sweat and smiles are shared in the water of Lake Tahoe.

2017 Tahoe Nalu Event Schedule

Setup Day, Friday, August 11

10 am to 5 pm Sponsor / Exhibitor set up

1 pm to 4 pm Event Registration

  • You can register on your own smart devices any time before the race by logging into tahoenalu.com and click on Register> Then go straight to check in before the race.

5 pm to 8 pm Sponsor / Exhibitor / Staff Social

  • Hosted by Jay and Anik Wild at Waterman’s Landing Carnelian Bay, Refreshments and Hors devours will be served.

New lower event pricing

  • 5 Mile Race: SUP – Prone – OC 1 $40.00
  • 5 Mile Race OC 2 $50.00 Team OC 6 $60
  • First Stroke Paddle Tour $20 (Price includes Event T-shirt)
  • Jay Wild’s Waterman Challenge $30 (Boards included)
  • 10 Mile Distance Race: SUP – Prone – OC 1 $40.00
  • 10 Mile Distance Race OC 2 $50.00 Team OC 6 $60.00
  • Grom Race 12 and Under $10.00
  • TaHoeNalu Sprint Elimination Challenge $20.00
  • Sand Castle Building Contest FREE (Donations to Big Brother Big Sister accepted)

Raffle tickets for prizes will be included in race pricing for the 5 mile, 10 mile and Grom Race.

Saturday, August 12

7 am to 8:30 am Registration for 5 the mile Race

8 am Opening Ceremony

  • Dancers of Halau Hula ‘O Leilani will provide traditional dances of Polynesia to open the festivities.
  • National Anthem sung by Christian Steinsworth.

8 am to 4 pm daily highlighted local Exhibitor/Vendor Village open

  • All day free Starboard Water SUP Polo Arena.
  • All day free SUP demos. Must sign up for Demos at the information booth.
  • Awards and Raffles at the finish of each race.

9 am start of 5 Mile Open Races (OC – Surfski – Prone – SUP divisions)

  • 9:00 am Start of 5 mile Race
  • 9:00 am start OC-6
  • 9:05 am start OC-1<> OC-2 <> Surf Ski
  • 9:10 am start Prone
  • 9:15 am start SUP

9:20 am start of First Stroke Paddle Tour

10 am ZINKA Face Painting Contest

  • 10:00 am at ZINKA Booth
  • AWARDS AFTER THE SANDCASTLE CONTEST

11:30 am ZINKA’S Big Brother Big Sister SAND CASTLE CONTEST (Individual and Team awards)

  • 11:30 am Start of Zinka’s Big Brother / Big Sister’s Sand Castle building Contest

1 pm start JAY WILD’S WATERMAN CHALLENGE (Adult and Grom Divisions)

  • Awards after race finish

Sunday, August 13

7 am Registration for Races

  • 10 mile Distance Race (OC6, OC1, SUP, Prone)
  • 2-mile Fun Race
  • Grom Race

8 am to 4 pm daily highlighted local Exhibitor/Vendor Village open

  • All day free Starboard Water SUP Polo Arena.
  • All day free SUP demos. Must sign up for Demos at the information booth.
  • Awards and Raffles at the finish of each race.

8:30 am Start of the 10 Mile Open Race

  • 8:30 am start OC6
  • 8:35 am start OC1, OC2, Surf Ski
  • 8:40 am start Prone
  • 8:45 am start SUP

8:50 am start of 2-mile race

11:30 am Start of Grom Race (ages 12 and under)

1 pm Start of Sprint Elimination Challenge (Top Male & Female 1st,2nd,3rd place)

  • Ta-Hoe Nalu Sprint Elimination Challenge Awards at finish of Race

4 pm Closing Ceremony

  • Exhibitor breakdown immediately after

NEW FOR Tahoe Nalu 2017 Edition:

  • First Stroke a non-competitive fun guided paddle tour – no experience needed. Beginners and non-competitive paddlers welcome. Boards and paddles will be supplied for those needing them. Those signing up will also get a free entry in the 2-mile race on Sunday.
  • Ta-Hoe Nalu Sprint Elimination Challenge
  • Free Starboard’s SUP Polo. Inflatable SUP Polo on water arena all day.
  • Live Music & Raffles each day at the Kona Beer Garden

Details

Start:
August 11at10:00 am
End:
August 13at4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.tahoenalu.com/

Venue

Kings Beach
Bear St
Kings Beach, CA 96143 United States