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Sup Salmon Classic @ Capt. William Clark Park
August 31, 2014 – September 1, 2014 all-day
Sup Salmon Classic @ Capt. William Clark Park | Washougal | Washington | United States
Email Email Professional and recreational Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) athletes from around the region and world will take to the waters of the Columbia River for the 2014 SUP Salmon Classic. Events include an 8-mile Long Course for professional level racers, a 4-mile Short Course for recreational boarders and a 2-mile youth and novice course just for fun. The races are gender equal and sanctioned by the World Paddle Association (WPA). Visit event website for updated data: http://www.supsalmonclassic.com/ Food booths, vendor booths and entertainment will be on hand from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free for spectators. The SUP Salmon Classic is hosted by the City of Washougal, Washington, located along the Columbia River, east of Hood River Oregon and just minutes from Portland. The races will take place on the calm waters along Cottonwood Beach at Captain Clark Park. ?The site offers a large, convenient beach for the ?each race start and finish. The long, open public beach will provide excellent viewing for spectators with a large grassy area for entertainment, vendor booths and concessions. Learn more about Washougal and where you can eat and stay at visitwashougal.com. Event Day Schedule  Sunday, August 31, 2014??7:30 a.m. Check in 8:30 a.m. Long Course Participant Meeting 9:00 a.m. Long Course 8-mile Race 9:15 a.m. Short Course Participant Meeting 9:45 a.m. Short Course 4-mile Race 10:30 a.m. Food Vendors Open 12:30 p.m. Youth and Novice Course Races 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Demos and Clinics 1:30 p.m. Awards Class Info: ?Long Course...
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827
August 31, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Email EmailMonday evening SUP races on Shilshole Bay.  Runs May-October. Courses vary per each week and range from 1.5 – 3.5 miles. Racers are welcome to join us for post race hydration and a bite at the Ballard Elks Club after the race. Where? Ballard Elks Beach, Directions. OK to park in Elks lot for this event only.. **Due to Access Issues – Stay on Right (north) side of beach. ‘Elks side’ is right of stairway if facing water.  Don’t linger on beach. Paddle across boating channel yielding to boats to large concrete wall on Magnolia side for race starting line. Who? Anyone who is comfortable paddling a SUP on flat water. When?  6:00pm registration; 6:30pm race start. How Much? $5 for race. Proceeds go to the Ballard Elks Club. Hungry? Join us for a burger or pizza after at the Elks. $5 payable to the Elks Club. Route? Varies per conditions. 1.5 to 3.5 miles. Required to Race: Leash and PFD (on you or board).  Signed liability form.  Available in lot before race in parking lot. What to Wear? We recommend dressing for immersion (water temp – 55F).  Many racers wear less due to overheating.  Wear what works for you.  Neoprene tops and/and bottoms are ideal for racing. Alternative Put-Ins: Commodore Park (Magnolia by Locks) and Golden Gardens Park. Need Gear? We provide board, paddle, PFD and wetsuit rentals. Questions? Contact us, [email protected] or 206.465.7167.
Round the Rock @ Lake Washington
September 7, 2014 all-day
Round the Rock @ Lake Washington | Seattle | Washington | United States
Email EmailNorthwest Paddle Surfers organize the largest SUP event in the Pacific Northwest. The main event is a 13 mile race around Mercer Island, located on Lake Washington between Seattle and Bellevue. Test your speed against some of the top paddlers on the planet. The Elite Paddlers will be competing for $10,000 in prize money in the unique “Sweep or Weep” format in which various board length classes try to steal the purse from those on longer boards. This makes for some exciting finishes! Also, this is an Officially Sanctioned National Event by The Word Paddle Association, so all members receive points in the worldwide scoring system. See how you stack up against the best!
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827
September 7, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Email EmailMonday evening SUP races on Shilshole Bay.  Runs May-October. Courses vary per each week and range from 1.5 – 3.5 miles. Racers are welcome to join us for post race hydration and a bite at the Ballard Elks Club after the race. Where? Ballard Elks Beach, Directions. OK to park in Elks lot for this event only.. **Due to Access Issues – Stay on Right (north) side of beach. ‘Elks side’ is right of stairway if facing water.  Don’t linger on beach. Paddle across boating channel yielding to boats to large concrete wall on Magnolia side for race starting line. Who? Anyone who is comfortable paddling a SUP on flat water. When?  6:00pm registration; 6:30pm race start. How Much? $5 for race. Proceeds go to the Ballard Elks Club. Hungry? Join us for a burger or pizza after at the Elks. $5 payable to the Elks Club. Route? Varies per conditions. 1.5 to 3.5 miles. Required to Race: Leash and PFD (on you or board).  Signed liability form.  Available in lot before race in parking lot. What to Wear? We recommend dressing for immersion (water temp – 55F).  Many racers wear less due to overheating.  Wear what works for you.  Neoprene tops and/and bottoms are ideal for racing. Alternative Put-Ins: Commodore Park (Magnolia by Locks) and Golden Gardens Park. Need Gear? We provide board, paddle, PFD and wetsuit rentals. Questions? Contact us, [email protected] or 206.465.7167.
Board the Fjord @ Deep Cove BC
September 13, 2014 @ 8:00 am – September 14, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Board the Fjord @ Deep Cove BC
Email EmailBoard the Fjord is Deep Cove’s Premier Stand Up Paddleboard Event. We have a full day of racing and festivities in beautiful Deep Cove and Indian Arm. The scenic race course takes paddlers around 7 different islands in North America’s southern most fjord. The race is open to recreational and competitive paddlers and we encourage everyone to come out and challenge themselves at this great event!
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827
September 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Email EmailMonday evening SUP races on Shilshole Bay.  Runs May-October. Courses vary per each week and range from 1.5 – 3.5 miles. Racers are welcome to join us for post race hydration and a bite at the Ballard Elks Club after the race. Where? Ballard Elks Beach, Directions. OK to park in Elks lot for this event only.. **Due to Access Issues – Stay on Right (north) side of beach. ‘Elks side’ is right of stairway if facing water.  Don’t linger on beach. Paddle across boating channel yielding to boats to large concrete wall on Magnolia side for race starting line. Who? Anyone who is comfortable paddling a SUP on flat water. When?  6:00pm registration; 6:30pm race start. How Much? $5 for race. Proceeds go to the Ballard Elks Club. Hungry? Join us for a burger or pizza after at the Elks. $5 payable to the Elks Club. Route? Varies per conditions. 1.5 to 3.5 miles. Required to Race: Leash and PFD (on you or board).  Signed liability form.  Available in lot before race in parking lot. What to Wear? We recommend dressing for immersion (water temp – 55F).  Many racers wear less due to overheating.  Wear what works for you.  Neoprene tops and/and bottoms are ideal for racing. Alternative Put-Ins: Commodore Park (Magnolia by Locks) and Golden Gardens Park. Need Gear? We provide board, paddle, PFD and wetsuit rentals. Questions? Contact us, [email protected] or 206.465.7167.
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827
September 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ballard SUP Race Series @ Shilshole @ Ballard Elks Club #827 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Email EmailMonday evening SUP races on Shilshole Bay.  Runs May-October. Courses vary per each week and range from 1.5 – 3.5 miles. Racers are welcome to join us for post race hydration and a bite at the Ballard Elks Club after the race. Where? Ballard Elks Beach, Directions. OK to park in Elks lot for this event only.. **Due to Access Issues – Stay on Right (north) side of beach. ‘Elks side’ is right of stairway if facing water.  Don’t linger on beach. Paddle across boating channel yielding to boats to large concrete wall on Magnolia side for race starting line. Who? Anyone who is comfortable paddling a SUP on flat water. When?  6:00pm registration; 6:30pm race start. How Much? $5 for race. Proceeds go to the Ballard Elks Club. Hungry? Join us for a burger or pizza after at the Elks. $5 payable to the Elks Club. Route? Varies per conditions. 1.5 to 3.5 miles. Required to Race: Leash and PFD (on you or board).  Signed liability form.  Available in lot before race in parking lot. What to Wear? We recommend dressing for immersion (water temp – 55F).  Many racers wear less due to overheating.  Wear what works for you.  Neoprene tops and/and bottoms are ideal for racing. Alternative Put-Ins: Commodore Park (Magnolia by Locks) and Golden Gardens Park. Need Gear? We provide board, paddle, PFD and wetsuit rentals. Questions? Contact us, [email protected] or 206.465.7167.
September 25, 2014 – September 26, 2014 all-day
PNWORCA Winter Series #2 @ Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
Email EmailThe PNWORCA winter race series works by accumulating points over the course of the 7 races. Overall finishers in the men’s and women’s OC1 open divisions are scored 5 points for first place and 1 point for fifth place. The 5 best scores out of the 7 races are used to calculate totals. Awards are given to the top 5 finishers. In the age division categories, points are scored 5 points for 1st place, 4 points for 2nd place and 3 points for 3rd place. Awards are given to the top 3 finishers. You must complete at least 3 races in the series to qualify for awards, which are presented at the final race at the end of the season. The completion of 3 races also forms a division category. (If you are a master’s OC1 paddler, and complete 3 races under that category you will qualify for awards). You must stick with the same age category that you choose – if you race open in one race and masters in another, they will be scored separately and your points will not accumulate. All races start at 11:00 am. Entry fee for each race is $15 per paddler. Paddlers must have a life jacket on board or worn, and leashes are advised.
September 27, 2014 @ 9:15 am – 2:00 pm
Mercer Island Sausage Pull (Sound Rowers) @ Lake Washington
Email EmailLong Course: Mercer Island counterclockwise. Options for home stretch: south winds: north of I-90 floating bridge; north winds: stay south. Short Course: South hugging east shore of Seward Park. Make counterclockwise 180° around orange buoy at southeast corner. Returning boats stay off shore to avoid collisions. Wind Forecast Online Registration WebScorer Online Registration
Battle of the Paddle @ Salt Creek Beach, Dana Point
October 4, 2014 – October 5, 2014 all-day
Battle of the Paddle @ Salt Creek Beach, Dana Point | Dana Point | California | United States
Email EmailBiggest Paddle contest of them all. New location and new dates!
PNWORCA Winter Series #1 @ Lake Union Waterway #18
January 11, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
PNWORCA Winter Series #1 @ Lake Union Waterway #18
Email EmailLake Union Race by DOUG on 2014/01/06 Lake Union Race Race: Lake Union Race, PNW-ORCA 2014 Winter Series OC-1/OC-2 Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014, Waterway #18, Lake Union, Seattle, WA Race Description: All paddlers start together at concrete overlook at Gas Works Park, heading west to Ballard Locks, around a buoy and return past Gas Works Park, to finish line within Waterway #18. The course is approx 6.0 miles. This is the 1st of 7 races in the Winter Series, with the first 5 place finishers in each division earning points for end of season awards. Registration: This is a PNW-ORCA race, sanctioned by USAC/K and will follow their safety procedures. All participants must register, sign the waiver, and show proof of USAC/K or CORA membership. The entry fee remains at $15 per paddler. Non-USAC/K or non-CORA members must pay an additional $10 fee and complete the USAC/K event only membership and one-time waiver in order to enter the race. Host Club: Hui Wa’a O Wakinikona. Contact: [email protected] Facilities: There is one porta-john at the race site, with additional permanent restroom facilities ¼ mile away at Gas Works Park. There are no clothes changing facilities at the put-in/take-out area. Light refreshments and water will be provided. Entry Fees: $15.00 per paddler. Race Schedule: 9:00am Registration table opens 10:40am Safety and Paddlers’ meeting 11:00am Race starts 1:00pm Awards Directions: Race registration is on the north end of Lake Union next to Dunato’s Boat Yard, 2309 N. Northlake Way (about 1/4...
January 25, 2015 – January 26, 2015 all-day
 Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge @ San Diego | California | United States
Email EmailThe Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge is one of the Longest Running Paddlesport Races in California (OC-1, Surfski, Traditional Paddleboard, Standup Paddleboard and Kayak) We’ve always had a great mix of top level professional athletes and beginners from ages 7-80. I’d like to encourage you to visit our Web site for more details: www.hanohano.com/ocean-challenge Important Notes on the event: ***Pre-Registration is highly suggested. Hanohano OCC in conjunction with the So Cal Winter Racing series is breaking new ground with a paddling friendly registration platform at PaddleGuru. http://www.paddleguru.com/races/HanohanoHukiOceanChallenge $25 for preregistration – race fees go up to $30 for day of registration!!!! Preregistration will help eliminate delays on race morning as well as cut down on paddler error while registering with our new online format. PLEASE VISIT PADDLE GURU AND PREREGISTER FOR THIS EVENT ***Food…Breakfast snack items and coffee will be available for free in the morning. Lunch will be an additional fee with menu items beginning at $5.00. Please bring cash. The new lunch format allows us account for the increased number of mouths to feed while keeping your race fee below $25.00…Bring a water bottle, we will have Gatorade and water to fill them up. We will also have complimentary Vitacoco and Sambazon ***Raffle: Hanohano OCC still boasts the best Raffle west of the Mississippi…bring some dough and have a chance at a Brand New Huki OC-1 and a ton of other great product from our sponsors and vendors. ***PFD’s are required on all paddlecraft with the exception of...
Sound Rowers La Conner @ La Conner Sound Rowers
February 1, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sound Rowers La Conner @ La Conner Sound Rowers
Email EmailLa Conner Race Start : February 1, 2014 9:45/10:00 AM Level: 2 Distance: 7mi Meeting: 9:15 AM Route Map: See here for route builder Director : Greg/Kristin Gilda Phone: 206.295.7508 Getting to the Start Leave I-5 at Exit 230. Follow SR 20 west. Left on La Conner-Whitney Road. Just as you enter La Conner take a left onto Maple. Right at Caledonia. Left at 3rd. St. S. Right at Sherman. Follow Sherman to the boat ramp and parking under the orange arched bridge. Race Course The course heads down the Swinomish Channel, west past Goat Island, around “Can C-1″ (the green buoy), and returns to the start. If the weather is foul the course may be altered to a more sheltered area. Early Start 9:45am early start for SUPs and any other boat that requests it.  Contact Greg/Kristin Gilda if you would like to be in the early start – especially if your boat speed is under 4mph. Course Record Evan Jacobs and Tyler Peterson, 44:59 in 2009 in a 2x. Wind Alert Entry Fees Pre-regsistration discount: Members of Sound Rowers: $10 per person. Non-nembers: $15 per person. Day of race registration: Members of Sound Rowers: $15 per person. Non-members: $20 per person. Boats of 3+ competitors: $10 per person (members and/or nonmembers). Awards Ribbons awarded for 1st-3rd by category. Post Race The 2014 post race soup’n’bread will be at the Shelter Bay Clubhouse after the race. To get to the Clubhouse, go back to Maple (the main road) and turn right....
PNWORCA Winter Series #4 @ Silverdale Waterfront Park
February 22, 2015 – February 23, 2015 all-day
PNWORCA Winter Series #4 @ Silverdale Waterfront Park | Silverdale | Washington | United States
Email Email 9:30 a.m. – Registration at the gazebo 10:30 a.m. – Safety and Paddlers’ Meeting 11:00 a.m. – Race Start on an approximately 6-mile course The PNWORCA winter race series works by accumulating points over the course of the 7 races. Overall finishers in the men’s and women’s OC1 open divisions are scored 5 points for first place and 1 point for fifth place. The 5 best scores out of the 7 races are used to calculate totals. Awards are given to the top 5 finishers. In the age division categories, points are scored 5 points for 1st place, 4 points for 2nd place and 3 points for 3rd place. Awards are given to the top 3 finishers. You must complete at least 3 races in the series to qualify for awards, which are presented at the final race at the end of the season. The completion of 3 races also forms a division category. (If you are a master’s OC1 paddler, and complete 3 races under that category you will qualify for awards). You must stick with the same age category that you choose – if you race open in one race and masters in another, they will be scored separately and your points will not accumulate. All races start at 11:00 am. Entry fee for each race is $15 per paddler. Paddlers must have a life jacket on board or worn, and leashes are advised. Wind Forecast
March 1, 2015 – March 2, 2015 all-day
PNWORCA Winter Series #6 @ Portland | Oregon | United States
Email EmailThe PNWORCA winter race series works by accumulating points over the course of the 7 races. Overall finishers in the men’s and women’s OC1 open divisions are scored 5 points for first place and 1 point for fifth place. The 5 best scores out of the 7 races are used to calculate totals. Awards are given to the top 5 finishers. In the age division categories, points are scored 5 points for 1st place, 4 points for 2nd place and 3 points for 3rd place. Awards are given to the top 3 finishers. You must complete at least 3 races in the series to qualify for awards, which are presented at the final race at the end of the season. The completion of 3 races also forms a division category. (If you are a master’s OC1 paddler, and complete 3 races under that category you will qualify for awards). You must stick with the same age category that you choose – if you race open in one race and masters in another, they will be scored separately and your points will not accumulate. All races start at 11:00 am. Entry fee for each race is $15 per paddler. Paddlers must have a life jacket on board or worn, and leashes are advised.
Punta Sayulita SUP/Surf Classic @ Punta Sayulita Sup/Surf Classic
March 7, 2015 @ 10:30 am – March 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Punta Sayulita SUP/Surf Classic @ Punta Sayulita Sup/Surf Classic | Sayulita | Nayarit | Mexico
Email EmailPunta Sayulita is a private oceanfront club and residential community that rests on an extraordinary 33-acre private peninsula adjacent to the quaint seaside village of Sayulita located approximately 35 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. Punta Sayulita has been sensitively designed to be a very intimate, low density community that will embrace only 62 detached homes whereby residents will have access to a full-service private Beach & Surf Club. The tropical design for the beach club and the custom homes at Punta Sayulita are by the boutique architecture firm of de Reus Architects of Hawaii. The developer of Punta Sayulita is Contact Development Company, LLC (CDC) of Sausalito, CA. See www.puntasayulita.com. Punta Sayulita is committed to the organization and sponsorship of various Sayulita community initiatives ranging from local recycling programs, beach clean-up campaigns, environmental protection/conservation awareness programs as well as education and reforestation programs. The Classic is a continuation of these community events supporting Sayulita community initiatives and fundraising programs.
March 8, 2015 – March 9, 2015 all-day
PNWORCA Winter Series #5 @ Vanier Park | Vancouver | British Columbia | Canada
Email EmailThe PNWORCA winter race series works by accumulating points over the course of the 7 races. Overall finishers in the men’s and women’s OC1 open divisions are scored 5 points for first place and 1 point for fifth place. The 5 best scores out of the 7 races are used to calculate totals. Awards are given to the top 5 finishers. In the age division categories, points are scored 5 points for 1st place, 4 points for 2nd place and 3 points for 3rd place. Awards are given to the top 3 finishers. You must complete at least 3 races in the series to qualify for awards, which are presented at the final race at the end of the season. The completion of 3 races also forms a division category. (If you are a master’s OC1 paddler, and complete 3 races under that category you will qualify for awards). You must stick with the same age category that you choose – if you race open in one race and masters in another, they will be scored separately and your points will not accumulate. All races start at 11:00 am. Entry fee for each race is $15 per paddler. Paddlers must have a life jacket on board or worn, and leashes are advised.
Sound Rowers Bellingham Bay Rough Water @ Fairhaven Trailer Launch.
March 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sound Rowers Bellingham Bay Rough Water @ Fairhaven Trailer Launch.
Email EmailBellingham Bay Rough Water Race Bellingham Bay Map Start : March 15, 2014 10:15 AM Level: 3+ Distance: 5/10 mi Meeting: 9:30 AM Director : Peter Marcus Phone: 206.459.4323 Getting to the Start Take I-5 exit 250 (from the North or South), head West, continue through the light on 12th Street, follow the 90 degree curve to the right, continue until you come to Harris Avenue. Turn left, approximate 1/2 mile down Harris, turn right into Fairhaven Trailer Launch Parking. Registration will open at 8:15am. Bathrooms are available, no showers or bubble baths…..Start and Finish will be off the Fairhaven Trailer Launch. Race Course A two loop long course and a one loop short course on Bellingham Bay, approximately 5 miles per loop. Conditions CAN BE a three on a scale of one to three. Lifejackets are required to be WORN, leashes recommended. Open to OCs, SUPs, HPKs, Kayaks, and Rowers. (remember, this can be rough water, be prepared!) Entry Fees $15.00 Sound Rowers Members $20.00 Non-members ($2.00 dollars off if you wear a Marine VHF!) Awards Ribbons awarded for 1st-3rd by category.
2nd Annual St Paddles Day Race @ Alderbrook Resort and Spa
March 16, 2015 – March 17, 2015 all-day
2nd Annual St Paddles Day Race @ Alderbrook Resort and Spa | Union | Washington | United States
Email EmailCelebrate the beginning of the spring paddling season with us on the shores Hood Canal, Washingtons only true fjord. Alderbrook Resort & Spa is hosting the second annual St. Paddle’s Day Celebration. Join us for FREE non sanctioned All Craft races, paddling related booths and demonstrations, traditional Irish fare and live fiddling! Advance registration is recommend. Race course is 3.75 miles. Plus a Kids Tandem Race! Stay tuned. Online registration is available soon! Book lodging asap due to the Mac and Jack Beer Dinner event Sat night! Participants are encouraged to bring their own watercraft, enter the race, “show and tell”, trade and sell used gear, and share stories around the fire with other paddlers. Don’t have a paddling or rowing craft? Recreational kayaks and stand up paddle boards will be available for rent at special event pricing. Festivities go from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and include a delicious Irish barbeque and brauts on the waterfront lawn. More info: http://www.alderbrookresort.com/
April 5, 2015 – April 6, 2015 all-day
Gig harbors paddlers cup @ Gig Harbor | Gig Harbor | Washington | United States
Email EmailFeaturing competitive paddle racing for kayaks, canoes, outriggers and SUP (stand up paddle boards), benefiting the Gig Harbor Canoe & Kayak Club. Races in the harbor will range from novice to expert, while a complete expo of watercraft sports will be on shore. Demonstrations will be held by many water sport vendors and enthusiasts throughout the two-day event. Route This is unofficial and based on our own (Team 206) research. Wind Forecast
April 12, 2015 – April 13, 2015 all-day
PNWORCA Winter Series #7 @ Seattle | Washington | United States
Email EmailThe PNWORCA winter race series works by accumulating points over the course of the 7 races. Overall finishers in the men’s and women’s OC1 open divisions are scored 5 points for first place and 1 point for fifth place. The 5 best scores out of the 7 races are used to calculate totals. Awards are given to the top 5 finishers. In the age division categories, points are scored 5 points for 1st place, 4 points for 2nd place and 3 points for 3rd place. Awards are given to the top 3 finishers. You must complete at least 3 races in the series to qualify for awards, which are presented at the final race at the end of the season. The completion of 3 races also forms a division category. (If you are a master’s OC1 paddler, and complete 3 races under that category you will qualify for awards). You must stick with the same age category that you choose – if you race open in one race and masters in another, they will be scored separately and your points will not accumulate. All races start at 11:00 am. Entry fee for each race is $15 per paddler. Paddlers must have a life jacket on board or worn, and leashes are advised.
Sound Rowers Jetty Island @ Jetty Island Everett WA
April 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Sound Rowers Jetty Island  @ Jetty Island Everett WA | Everett | Washington | United States
Email EmailJetty Island Race Start : April 19, 2014 9:15 AM Level: 2 Distance: 5mi Registration Opens: 7:15 AM Meeting: 8 AM Warm-up Yoga: 8:15 AM Director : Peter Turcan Phone: 206.706.9279 High tide is at 8 AM Snohomish Search and Rescue will be on hand just in case. The course is around Jetty Island. The exact course may change depending on the weather conditions. Jetty Island is a nature preserve and has an abundant population of sea life. Of special interest are the sea lions – which can be quite inquisitive of small boats, the shallows to the west of the island, and the competition between current and tide in the channel. Route This is unofficial and based on our own (Team 206) research. See Route Wind Forecast
Willamette SUP Cup @ Lake Oswego
April 27, 2015 all-day
Willamette SUP Cup @ Lake Oswego | Lake Oswego | Oregon | United States
Email EmailThe 3nd Annual Willamette SUP Cup (W’SUP!?) returns to George Rogers Park in Lake Oswego on April 27th, 2014. Whether you are a seasoned paddler or a newcomer to SUP racing, this three-option event is tailor-made for you. RACE COURSES & CATEGORIES Open Race 6.7-mile Long Course Rec. Race 4.3-mile Course Youth Race 2-mile Course ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 14! Day-of Registration Fee: $35 for the 6.7 mile Open race and the 4.3 Rec race. $20 for Youth 2-mile race. ***All racers will receive an event tee shirt and lunch with their entry. Registering online in advance will save you $5 and you’ll have a better chance of getting the shirt size you want. We plan to have credit card capability on-site, but bring cash/check just in case. Early Packet Pick-Up is available at Gorge Performance on Saturday, April 26th from 10am-6pm. No new registrations at the shop, however. Once pre-reg closes you’ll have to wait until Sunday morning. RACE DAY SCHEDULE 8:00 Registration/Check-in opens 9:30 Skippers meeting 10:00 Racing starts 12:00 Lunch and Awards Board Rentals: We do have rental boards and race “demo” boards available to rent for the race. Supply is limited (especially the demos) so call well in advance to reserve a board. 503-246-6646. All racers will be required to have a USCG approved PFD. We highly recommend the belt style inflatable PFDs. Full race details are found at our website http://www.gorgeperformance.com/html/WSUPCup.html https://www.facebook.com/events/200492430158034/
May 3, 2015 – May 4, 2015 all-day
Key West PaddleBoard Classic @ Key West | Florida | United States
Email EmailAnnual 12 mile race around Key West island every May. The 2013 race brought more than 300 racers to Key West and we are gearing up for a 2014 race that will rock the island! The race is open to all self-powered watercraft, including standup paddleboards, prone boards, outrigger canoes, surf skis and kayaks. https://www.facebook.com/KeyWestClassic
May 3, 2015 – May 4, 2015 all-day
Stand up for the cure @ Newport Beach | California | United States
Email EmailPaddlers of all ages and abilities warmly welcomed, even if you have not paddled on a standup board before. Bring your own SUP board, try boards from our participating manufacturers at the expo (demo) or rent a board for the whole day. Breast cancer survivors will join a unique free SUP clinic with World Championship contender Zane Schweitzer and his amazing team of professionals!! Learn how to practice Yoga on a SUP. An amazing opportunity to bid on the latest SUP equipment and accessories, donated by our sponsors, at the silent auction. All proceeds benefit Susan G Komen OC, so bring your check book! Create your own team for this event and compete to raise the most for Susan G. Komen – Team prizes will be awarded at the Celebrity Prize Giving
May 3, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sound Rowers Lake Whatcom Classic @ Bloedel Donovan Park
Email EmailLake Whatcom Classic Start : May 3, 2014 10:00 AM Level: 2 Distance: 5.5/12mi Meeting: 9:15 AM Director: Heather Nelson, Brandon Nelson Phone: 360.319.8302, 360.319.0696 Race Course The course starts at Bloedel Donovan Park, and bends down the lake to Reveille Island, where participants will circle it counterclockwise, and back to the start/finish line.
NW Paddlefest @ Lake Sammamish
May 10, 2015 all-day
NW Paddlefest @ Lake Sammamish  | Issaquah | Washington | United States
Email EmailShaping up to be an amazing event with over 60 vendors from the paddlesports industry!  Come out and see what the biggest collection of manufacturers in specialty paddlesports looks like in one location. Northwest Paddling Challenge The Northwest Paddling Festival is proud to present the Northwest Paddling Challenge this year at the event, organized by Mountain to Sound Outfitters and Salmon Bay Paddle. Join us on Saturday May 11th for a spectator friendly race on the shores of Lake Sammamish State Park. This 6 mile course will host kayakers, Stand Up Paddleboarders, and Outriggers in a 3 lap race along the shores. We will also be hosting a 2 mile course (one lap) for those interested in a shorter run or just new to racing. The 6 mile race start time is 10:30. The 2 mile race start time is 12:30. The first 75 racers will get a 2013 NWPF Competitor Paddle shirt with a $34 retail value! Don’t delay, sign up today… Click on the button below to register! See the registration on Webscorer
May 10, 2015 – May 12, 2015 all-day
OluKai Ho'Olaule'a "Maliko Downwind Run" @ OluKai Ho'Olaule'a | Hawaii | United States
Email EmailSTAND UP PADDLE RACE INFORMATION Race Date – Saturday, May 10, 2014 Check-In – 10:00am at Maliko Gulch Start Time – 12:00pm Water Start Outside Maliko Bay SUP DIVISIONS Elite Open You identify yourself as an experienced and competitive waterman or waterwoman. Elite Open competitors compete in open-age gender groups and qualify for prize money. No board length or rudder restrictions. ELITE OPEN SUP MALE 1st $1,500 2nd $750 3rd $600 4th $375 5th $300 6th $225 ELITE OPEN SUP FEMALE 1st $1,500 2nd $750 3rd $600 4th $375 5th $300 6th $225 2. RECREATIONAL OPEN You identify yourself as a novice to advanced waterman or waterwoman. Recreational competitors compete in division age groups for trophy and gift awards. No prize money. No board length or rudder restrictions. 3. RECREATIONAL UNDER 14’ FIXED You identify yourself as a novice to advanced waterman or waterwoman. Recreational competitors compete in division age groups for trophy and gift awards. No prize money. Board length must be 14 feet or under, with a fixed fin system (no steerable rudder). RECREATIONAL AGE GROUPS [MALE & FEMALE] 17 & Under 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ OC1 RACE INFORMATION Race Date – Sunday, May 11, 2014 Check-In – 10:00am at Maliko Gulch Start Time – 12:00pm Water Start Outside Maliko Bay Race Finish – 180 Degree Buoy Turn to Water Finish at Kanaha Beach Park Race Length – 8 Miles OC1 DIVISIONS 1. ELITE You identify yourself as an experienced and competitive waterman or waterwoman. Elite...
May 17, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sound Rowers Commencement Bay Race
Email EmailCommencement Bay Race Start : May 17, 2014 10:00 AM Level: 2 Distance: 6mi Meeting: 9:15 AM Director : Todd Silver Phone: 253.370.4931 A race for all human powered watercraft in often placid, somtimes choppy waters with northerly winds. Getting to the Start Leave I-5 at Exit 133 onto SR 705 (By the Tacoma Dome). Continue straight onto Schuster Parkway which runs along the bay. As you approach the two gray navy ships parked along shore get in the left lane which loops over the railroad tracks and down along the shoreline onto Ruston Way. Drive past most of the waterfront restaurants. The race start is in the park just this side of the Lobster Shop Restaurant. Race Course The race is a 6 mile clockwise triangle. Starts and finishes at the Lobster Shop park pier. Turn #1 is the yellow Puyallup River channel buoy and turn #2 is the Simpson Mill sawdust barge buoy off the mouth of the Thea Foss waterway. Awards Ribbons awarded for 1st-3rd by category.
May 18, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Viking Paddle Race  @ Poulsbo | Poulsbo | Washington | United States
Email EmailJoin us for the 1 mile or 5 mile race or both if your up for it! The Viking Paddle is a part of Poulsbo’s annual Viking Festival, bringing our amazing community together to celebrate its Norwegian Heritage. Check out our Facebook page and LIKE us to get the most up to date info on this year’s Viking Paddle! http://www.facebook.com/Skookumsupraces