June 8-9, 2019

This year we welcome over 250 paddlers from the US and Canada for 2 days of Olympic flatwater racing! 

Nelo USA West Coast is a Ted Houk sponsor this year and will have Nelo demos at their tent: Sete, Viper 46 surf ski & Tarka (a junior sprint kayak).

The Ted Houk Memorial Canoe and Kayak Regatta was started in 1979 in honor of our club's founder Dr. Theodore “Ted” Wilbur HoukWe honor his service and the service of the all the club volunteers who have made 40 years of the Ted Houk Memorial Regatta possible.

2019 Ted Houk Regatta Volunteers
Race Director: David Jennings   Entries and Results: Philip Murphy
Volunteer Coordinator: Cynthia Small   Registration & onsite support: Tamara Oki   Finish Line: Jared Ogle   Website: Eli Holmes/Steve Small
Thanks to the City of Seattle Parks and Recreation and Jason Frisk for support and hosting of the regatta.


2019 Results

Welcome Letter

Race Info


Team Entry Form

Important Dates:

  • Friday, May 17th: Billeting requests must be submitted
  • Monday, May 13th: Online Entries Open (coaches please contact Philip Murphy to obtain your login for the entry system)
  • Friday, May 24th: Early entries close
  • Saturday, June 1st: Virtual Team Boat Building Meeting by conference call and web meeting 1:00 pm
  • Friday, June 7th: Scratch Meeting at Boathouse 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, June 8th: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Racing; 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Dinner
  • Sunday, June 9th: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Racing

The following clubs traditionally compete at Ted Houk along with independent paddlers:

  • Seattle Canoe and Kayaking Club
  • Bellingham Canoe & Kayak Sprint Team
  • Cascade Canoe & Kayak Racing Team
  • Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak Racing Team
  • Keystone Paddlers
  • Kenmore Canoe and Kayak Team
  • Burnaby Canoe and Kayak Club,
  • Chinook Racing Canoe Club
  • False Creek False Creek Racing Canoe Club
  • Fort Langley Canoe Club
  • Kamloops Kamloops Canoe Kayak Club
  • Pemberton Canoe Association, Pitt Meadows Paddling Club
  • Ridge Canoe and Kayak
  • River Town Racers
  • San Diego Canoe and Kayak Team


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