The United States Canoe Association is a nationwide community of canoe and kayak racers who race hard, train hard, and know how to have fun. The USCA is dedicated to this lifetime sport and wants to help you meet your paddling goals. Join us today!

We believe it is our role to provide the general public with FUN paddlesport opportunities. Make paddling education and instruction accessible.  We want to Improve access to all paddling venues and expand paddlesport to people of all abilities and to the underserved.

The USCA wants to promote paddlesports competition at the local, regional and national levels by creating strategic alliances with clubs and other organizations that represent the outdoor experience in order to expand awareness and knowledge of paddlesport.  We strive to communicate the benefits of canoeing, kayaking, rafting and stand up paddleboarding as healthy lifetime recreation activities.

The heart of the USCA is the people who paddle, cherish and protect the rivers, lakes, streams, bays and oceans of the United States and beyond.

USCA News –

  • May 14, 2024

    Updated USCA Insurance Forms
    If you are in need of updated USCA Insurance Forms please contact Joan Theiss jktheiss@outlook.com

  • November 4, 2023

    2024 USCA Aluminum Canoe Nationals

    On July 12th the USCA Stock Aluminum Nationals will be held at Calico Rock, Arkansas, in conjunction with the White River Race. More details will be uploaded soon.