CORA Cup Race #4 – Lotus Iron, July 20, 2024, Burnaby, BC

In 1989, the Lotus Sports Club organized the first outrigger race in Canada, the Lotus Iron Race. The 2024 Lotus Iron Race on July 20, 2024 will not only be the 34th annual Lotus Iron Race, but also the 34th anniversary of outrigger racing in Canada! Be part of Canadian outrigger history!

Race Courses:
Long Course (approximately 20km) – race course will highlight the scenery and many islands in Indian Arm. Actual route will be determined closer to race date in consideration of crews utilizing tides, currents and wind.
Short Course (approximately 12km) – The race course will be determined closer to race date in consideration of safety, weather conditions, tides and currents.

9:00 am – Short Course for crews in all divisions and categories
10:30 am – Long Course for Women’s and Mixed Master 40+, 50+, 60+, and 70+ crews
1:00 pm – Long Course for Men’s and Mixed Open crews
Awards and draw prizes will be presented after each heat.

$270 per crew. Email registration form to
Registration fee waived for Junior or Keiki crews but registration is still required
(CORA is sponsoring Keiki and Junior crews and will cover the registration fee).

All paddlers must pay CORA fees – please pay your annual CORA membership ON-LINE before the race date. Single event fees are also accepted on-line.

Our celebrated Lotus BBQ will follow each of the heats.

Crews are to supply their own boats and paddling equipment. All boats must have a minimum of six approved PFD’s and two bailing buckets. Spray decks are optional. A limited number of Lotus Sports Club boats will be available to borrow on request (email Race Registrars).

Further information and race fee payment:

Lotus wishes to recognize CORA as a sponsor for the 2024 Lotus Iron CORA Cup Series Event. CORA will be 1) Providing for free race fees for Junior / Keiki attendees; 2) Collecting names of all Junior / Keiki / Novice attendees for the CORA Cup Series Championship Event Junior / Novice OC Paddle Draw; 3) Providing funding for Swag Prizing from several CORA-vetted local vendors that will be available at each of the three CORA Swag Prize Draws during the Lotus Iron CORA Cup Series Event.

 Main Street Brewing
Main Street Brewing
Spirit Bear Coffee Company
Spirit Bear Coffee Company
XS Unified Scott Hawaii
XS Unified Scott Hawaii
St. Jean's Cannery
St. Jean’s Cannery
Bask Wine
Bask Wine
Ayoub's Dried Fruits & Nuts
Ayoub’s Dried Fruits & Nuts

Registration and Waivers:
REGISTRATION FORM (Save form to your computer, fill out, then email to

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