Ta-Hoe Nalu 2017

Join us for the 2017 TA-HOE NALU Paddle Festival at Kings Beach State Park, Kings Beach, CA  We have added more fun races this year and added OC-6 & OC-1 to the 10 mile distance and 5 mile races.  We also added The First Stroke Paddle Tour,  a  Non Competitive paddle tour lead by staff members to get a chance to paddle and view the the clarity and beauty of Lake Tahoe..

**NEW FOR THIS YEAR:

  • 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

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

Awards

Award breakdown for each race:   (1st-2nd  & 3rd  place medals)  T shirts for 10 & 5 mile, Grom Race and 1st Stroke Paddle Tour.

10 Mile & 5 Mile:

  • Each SUP / Prone category by Age –
  • OC- 6 team – OC-1 – OC-2 – Surf Ski – Tandem

2 hour Non Competitive Paddle Tour ( All ages and skill levels):

  • Top men & women adult
  • Top Groms 12 & under. Male & Female

Jay Wild’s Waterman’s  Challenge:

  • Top adult men & women
  • Top Grom male & female 12 & under

Grom Race:

  • Top male & female 8 and Under - SUP & Prone
  • Top male & female 9 to 12 – SUP & Prone
  • Participation medal for all Grom racers

TaHoeNalu Sprint Elimination  Challenge:

  • Top Adult men & women
  • Top Grom male & female 12 and under

Age Medal Categories: Male – Female – 5, 10 mile and Grom Races only

  • Grom 8 & under
  • Grom 9 - 12
  • Junior 13 - 17
  • 18 – 29
  • 30 - 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 - 69
  • 70+
  • Teams (No age categories) Include OC6 -2’s & Tandem

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Jeff Kay1Prone Unlimited18 - 39Guy
Jaze Gementera2OC-1U17Guy
Juerg Geser3SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
Mary Dunn4SUP 12'6"18 - 39Girl
Martin Ramos5OC-140 - 59Guy
Ron Adelhelm6SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
Keith Brown7SUP Surfboard60+Guy
Kim Charlesworth8SUP 12'6"40 - 59Girl
Veronica Wold9SUP 12'6"40 - 59Girl
John Acosta10SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
Charlie Stoddard11SUP 12'6"60+Guy
Eric Hudson12SUP 14'18 - 39Guy
Cila Stoddard13SUP Surfboard60+Girl
Ryan Ekedal14SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
John Bowers17SUP Unlimited40 - 59Guy
Joel Lemay19SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
John Deriggi20SUP 14'18 - 39Guy
Ashley Helmetag21SUP 14'18 - 39Girl
Dave Hook24SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
Jamie Willin25SUP 14'60+Guy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Jeff Kay1OC-118 - 39Guy
Juerg Geser3SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
John Acosta10OC-140 - 59Guy
Sorren Mccool18SUP 14'18 - 39Guy
Joel Lemay19SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
Dave Hook24SUP 14'40 - 59Guy
Jamie Willin25SUP 14'60+Guy
NameNumberCraftAgeGender
Eric Hudson12OpenOpen (All Ages)Guy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.


The 28-acre Kings Beach State Recreation Area, one of the largest such areas on the lake, is open year-round. The 700-foot-long sandy beach gets very crowded in summer with people swimming, sunbathing, Jet Skiing, riding in paddleboats, spiking volleyballs, and tossing Frisbees. If you're going to spend the day, come early enough to snag a table in the picnic area; there's also a good playground. Amenities : food and drink; parking (fee); toilets; water sports. Best For : sunrise; swimming; windsurfing.

    CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Address: 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Hwy. 28 Kings BeachCA 96143 |Map It
  • Phone: 530/546-7248
  • When:

    Aug 12 to Aug 13, 2017

    Where:

    Kings Beach, CA