The Philadelphia Outrigger Canoe Club’s 8th Annual Hoe Wa`a Challenge is a paddling enthusiasts weekend on the beautiful beaches of Brigantine Island, New Jersey.  On Saturday, August 10, 2019 we launch the POCC Hoe Wa`a Challenge – an open ocean OC-6 race with beach launch featuring long course men’s, women’s mixed races for spec and unlimited (new!) OC-6 canoes. Also new this year, 3-mile short course race! On Sunday, August 11, 2019 is the Waterman’s Challenge including short and long course open ocean races with beach launch for OC-1, OC-2, surfskis and paddleboard (stand-up and prone).

*Conditions permitting.

OC-6 Races

Brigantine Inlet Beach             Lagoon Blvd & Ocean Drive
Brigantine, NJ 08203
39.381961, -74.410239

Waterman’s Races

Ocean Avenue and 16th Street S
1600 Ocean Avenue
Brigantine, NJ 08203