Benefits of Joining USCA

The United States Canoe Association offers its members a broad schedule of regional and national canoe cruises, canoe safety and paddling clinics, and local and national level marathon canoe competitions. Canoe races are usually sanctioned in more than 200 cities in the United States each year. The Association also provides the medium for involvement in an active river conservation program, and members may take advantage of a wide range of publications available for the Association’s library. In addition, a triathlon program has been implemented that offers canoeing, biking, and running national championships.

The United States Canoe Association is a nonprofit, tax-exempt educational organization, as listed under the IRS 501 ( c ) 3 ruling. 

Two ways to join the United States Canoe Association

Use our online membership platform – To purchase/renew your membership, click here 

For new members: Select Create Account to create your username and password and then login.
For renewing members: Login with your current USCA username and password

If purchasing or renewing a Family Membership, please note – Before registering yourself, secondary and children, the Primary Member should login, select your name, and then Relationships to add your family members to your profile. 

This method is quick and convenient. There is a processing fee ($1.25 + 6.75% ).


You can download an Membership Application Form.  Print it and fill it out. Mail it with your check.

Affiliated Clubs, Please Note
Affiliated Clubs must, when they join or renew, submit a membership roster with their application. If you have questions, please email Lynne McDuffie, USCA Membership Chair.

USCA Dues (January 2024)

Governing: $25.00
Family: $30.00
Junior: $5.00 (Electronic Only)
Affiliated Club: $35.00
Race Sponsor: $35.00
Business Affiliate: $35.00

*Canada and Mexico – Dues to be paid in U.S. funds plus $5.00.
*All other countries – Dues to be paid in U.S. funds plus $10.00.

If you have any questions, email Lynne McDuffieUSCA Membership Chair.

See you on the water!