"kai" means "ocean"
KAI~Sports is proud to sponsor awards for ocean
swimming, paddle racing, surfing and water
Our primary focus is Boys and Girls high school and high school age All-America awards -- and it's the one which highlights athletes competing in the California-Hawai'i area in Ocean Swimming, Paddle Racing, Surfing, and Girls Water Polo -- which feature more than half the high school athletes in the USA in these aquatic events. Click on the tab to the left to see if your athlete made the team...Congratulations to the athletes and their High Schools for these prestigious accolades!
Individual Awards are available for players at a cost (described in the order forms).
Archives are included in each section, by sport, by following the tabs to the left.
Individual Athletes, parents and/or coaches may order the following items: 2 All-America Certificates (see samples Paddle, Polo, Surf, Swim, linked), 1 for school and 1 for self, with 1 All-America Patch (examples shown above, 6-point shield, actual size ~4"x~5", chenille; NOTE: illustration is for visual reference only, as Patch design may change slightly from year to year, but will maintain its high quality of materials). Cost of $30 includes taxes and shipping. Patches are ordered based on quantity requested state-wide for CA and HI between June and end-July.
Outrigger Canoe Paddle Team order gets a super discount for the 6-person package, which includes 8 certificates and 6 patches.
KAI is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization and 509(a)(2) Public charity.
Fifty percent (the first $15) of each Individual award request is considered as a Charitable Contribution (donation) to KAI and may be claimed thusly on your personal and corporate tax forms if you are itemizing deductions. Just print this page as a record for your tax purposes to accompany your cancelled check or bank record of the transaction.
Our KAI Employer Identification Number (EIN) for your records is 95-3221072. Thank you for your contribution.