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        Switchblade Race date:   Saturday, May 12, 2018 

Early bird entry fee: $180 per 6-person team (includes dinner) until April 13th. Entry fee of $240 per team registered thereafter.

         Each team must include at least 3 women.

This is a full day of racing in different disciplines, with race legs for solo, tandem and a 6-person team.   

Race day begins with a mandatory race briefing at 8:00am at the VCKC clubhouse at 355 Gorge Rd. W, Victoria BC.  Races take place starting from the clubhouse dock on Gorge Waterway, and at several locations including the Victoria Inner & Outer Harbours and Esquimalt Lagoon Spit.  

        Total time on the water is expected to be 6-7 hours, depending on conditions and number of teams competing. 

        Minimum of 5 teams required to be registered by April 27th for the event to go forward.

        Waiver form must be completed and on file with the Swtichblade Registrar by race day to participate - VCKC Group Waiver_SwithBlade2016.pdf. Submit completed waivers by email to:

  Registration is available online until May 15th.  Late registration may be available if space is available by email to   

VCKC Marathon Canoe program will help where we can to link paddlers to teams and teams to paddlers.

         Please refer to this map for Race Day Parking: VCKC_ClubhouseParking.pdf

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