Annual Liberty World Outrigger Competition (Sat June 27)


The Liberty World Outrigger Competition is one of the largest sporting events in New York Harbor and one of the most prestigious outrigger canoe races in the world and is happening on Saturday, June 27, 2009. The crews launch at The Cove in Brooklyn Bridge Park in Dumbo, where approximately 200 paddlers from around the world are expected to compete in Liberty.

With concurrent festivities at the Brooklyn Bridge Park race site and celebratory luau on race night, NYO estimates that attendance will be over 600 people.

For a detailed map, vantage points, and estimated arrival times, please visit (Note: Course may change in inclement weather or for other safety reasons.) There will be members at the event if you are interested in joining future events.