Entry Information

Entry Information 

Online entries for The Doctor and all WA Race Week Events will open 1st August 2020.


  • Ocean Ski Open Male
  • Ocean Ski Open Female
  • Ocean Ski Over 40 Male
  • Ocean Ski Over 40 Female
  • Ocean Ski Over 50 Male
  • Ocean Ski Over 50 Female
  • Ocean Ski Over 60 Male
  • Ocean Ski 19 & under Male
  • Ocean Ski 19 & under Female
  • Spec Ski Male
  • Spec Ski Female
  • Mixed Double (any craft type)
  • Male Double (any craft type)
  • Female Double (any craft type)
  • Prone Paddleboard Male – all board sizes 
  • Prone Paddleboard Female – all board sizes 
  • OC1 Male
  • OC1 Female
  • SUP Open Male – all board sizes
  • SUP Open Female – all board sizes

Category note: For prizes and awards there must be at least 5 entries in the category. Where there are less than 5 entries then those competitors will be moved to the next most relevant category.

Entry Fees

Race Entry Fees (excludes craft transport to Rottnest Island, see below)

2020 Standard Entry

1st Aug to 11th Nov

Late Entry

11th to 18th Nov

Single Craft $160 $300
Single Craft – 19 & Under $100 $200
Double Craft $280 $400

**** Entries close at midnight on Wednesday 18th November 2020 for all events to prepare for WA Race Week.


Elite Entry Fee (in addition to above entry fees)

Open and Masters $100, Under 19 $50

(If the brand of ski you are paddling is one of the sponsors of the event you are exempt from this fee.) Our sponsors are as follows: Fenn & Epic.

The Elite Category is for those competitors that wish to be eligible for prize money. Prize money will be updated soon.


Craft Transport to Rottnest Island Fee

This is for transport of your craft only to Rottnest Island on the barge we organise. Numbers are limited. You can book this when entering online. There is also the option to take your craft on the ferry with Rottnest Fast Ferries. You will need to book this directly with them.

  • $40 for all single craft 
  • $60 for all double craft

Click here for information.

Ferry Tickets

The Ferry Ticket is not included in your entry fee. You must book your ferry ticket to Rottnest Island. 

Click here for information.  


Entry Refunds & Cancellations

Entry cancellations can be made up to two weeks before the event date when a refund (less 20% administration fee) will be made. Refunds will not be given after this date. Please send requests for refunds in writing to contact@oceanpaddler.com. If the event has to be cancelled due to weather conditions or natural disasters or any other reason so deemed by the organisers, the event will be rescheduled where possible and no refunds will be issued.


*A note on Insurance

The event organiser, Oceanpaddler, has public liability insurance. This does not include or cover personal accident insurance for the competitors. All other insurances are the sole responsibility of the competitors.