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Danny Ching's Virtual 1 mile Time Trial and 5k race

Join us for our virtual 1 mile time trial and 5k course paddle!



US Open Slalom & Downriver 2018

Bryson City, NC


Flying Fish Spring Paddle Challenge

The annual Spring Paddle Challenge, we will have a 3 mile, a 7 mile, a kids race! Bring the whole family and invite friends, this is a great event for all levels of paddlers. There will be product demos, food, beer, prizes, and most of all great people. Looking forward to our 5th annual paddle board race. This year a portion he this years proceeds will be donated to Captians For Clean Water. For more info on this amazing organization please visit their website at https://captainsforcleanwater.org

Stuart, FL


Capital SUP Time Trials

The Capital SUP Time Trials will be a benchmark for the start of your 2018 season. Participants will be able to track their progress throughout the season with the Race Series events happening monthly. The distances that will be recorded and posted are the 1-Mile, 1/2 Mile, & 200 meters.

Annapolis, MD


Narrow River Race 2018

The 10th annual Narrow River Race will be held on March 31 on the protected waters of Rhode Island's Narrow River. This 10 mile flatwater race is primarily for surfskis, but other self-powered craft are also welcome. There are no awards (and also no fees), but points will be awarded in the SurfskiRacing.com points series.

South Kingstown, RI


PC Paddle Classic 2018

30 mile (out and back) course through Panama City's scenic St. Andrews Bay and out into the Gulf of Mexico. 1, 2, 3, 4 Person SUP Relay or other water craft like OC-1-6, Surf Ski, Kayak, etc. 100% of the proceeds go to Florida State University's Early Childhood Autism Program. No board classes. Paddle what you bring.

Panama City, FL


Kayak Trader Oyster City Challenge 2018

Race distances, 1mile, 3 miles, 6 miles and 15 miles. For 2018 we still offer a down river race from Bloody Bluff to downtown Aplachicola. Alachicola is the Oyster Capitol of the World and this year we are serving up the World's Best Oysters and Shrimp at our After Party at The Bowery Station located at 131 Commerce St in Apalachicola. http://www.bowerystation.us/

Apalachicola, FL


FCPA Rainbow River Race

Join the Florida Competition Paddlers Association for our annual Rainbow River Race in Dunnellon Florida on Saturday, April 7, 2018. This free race has long and short course options and is open to all paddle craft.

Dunnellon, FL


Silver Blade International Regatta 2018

Olympic Canoe & Kayak, Surfski, SUP and OC1 races – at the Youth Aquatic Center on Mission Bay. Race against Teams and athletes from USA, Mexico, Czech Republic, Canada and other countries. Excellent warm up Regatta for National Competitions.

San Diego, CA


Calusa Palooza 2018

Registration is now open for the third annual Calusa Palooza paddle race! Bring your Kayak, Canoe, or SUP for this American Canoe Association sanctioned race. The course will offer a 4 or 8 mile option and a free one mile Calusa Kids' Race (12 and under). Launch at the Koreshan State Park and race on the beautiful Estero River; races begin at 8:00. Registration includes: park entrance fee, long-sleeved race shirt, and lunch. All race proceeds benefit our summer camp for at risk youth.

Estero, FL


Wild Buffalo Race Presented by Puakea Designs

A weekend talking story, learning and paddling! Join in on clinics by top paddlers and keynote speakers on cross training, nutrition, goals and nutrition on Saturday. Teacher-led yoga and self-led hikes will also be available Saturday morning! Then relay back to Newport Beach on Sunday morning!

Two Harbors, CA


Shark Bite Challenge 2018

Take a bite out of all this event has to offer! From paddle races, to clinics, to fun parties – the Shark Bite will be sure to show you a great time!

Dunedin, FL


Suncoast Paddle Poker Run and Drag Race Spring 2018

The Suncoast Kingfish Classic is adding a paddle poker run and a paddle drag race to the weekend festivities. Come join your friends for a fun, social paddle through protected intercoastal waters. Great food and prizes for the best poker hands. A great paddle for everyone.

Treasure Island, FL


Beaufort River Quest 2018

The River Quest is a criterium style Kayak, Canoe and SUP race fronting the Henry C.Chambers Waterfront Park in historic downtown Beaufort, SC. This exciting race is the only one of its kind in the South East! Racers can chose between short ( 3.5 miles/2 laps) and long (7 miles/4 laps) courses. They can use any paddle craft, including  Surfskis, Kayaks, SUPs, Prone Boards, Outriggers, Pedal Boats, and Recreational craft

Beaufort, SC


Kumu'ohu Challenge 2018

The members of the Washington Canoe Club are pleased to invite you to the 14th Annual Kumu'ohu Challenge on the Potomac River. This is both the season opening race of the East Coast Outrigger Racing Association sanctioned OC1/OC2 points series and the Mid-Atlantic SUP racing season. In addition to outrigger and SUP, classes will include surfski, sea kayak, and ICF sprint canoe/kayak. Come celebrate the spring thaw with a great day of paddling and camaraderie in the Nation's Capital.

Washington, DC



Join the Florida Competition Paddlers Association for our annual Wakulla River Race in St Marks Florida on Saturday, April 14, 2018. This race has long and short course options and is open to all paddle craft. The race itself is free, but participants will have to pay a $5 parking fee.

St Marks, FL


Outdoor Elements Attainment Race 2018

Bryson City, NC


Spring Splash 2018

RCP #2 2018 Spring Splash, presented by the River City Paddlers, Sacramento, CA Come race 2 mile, 5 mile, or a 9 mile paddle course. Bridge / Island lap plus buoy roundings! Sure to have some spectator excitement! Start at Negro Bar Beach Picnic area (kayak rentals) Exit off Greenback, Negro Bar State park entrance and continue to the beach parking lot!

Orangevale, CA


Mike's Paddle Sunday Fun Race Winter Series #6 2018

For the first time we are introducing the Sunday Fun Race to our local paddling community! These races are designed to be inclusive for everyone. Adults, kids, and families are all welcome! Paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, surfskis, and outriggers are all welcome! The non-profit sponsored races: race fees are donations that go directly to the non-profit!

Alameda, CA


The Carolina Cup 2018

2018 is the eighth year for one of the world's largest paddle events. There are 5 races, one for every level, plus an array of clinics. The event is also a WPA National Points Race.

Wrightsville Beach, NC


2nd Annual Nantahala Freestyle Shootout-2018

Join NRC for a fun weekend of Clinics and Competition in the discipline of Freestyle. This event is designed for people of all ages and abilities and will offer advanced as well as beginner categories. Saturday will be the prelims for all age groups with Sunday will consist of Finals. If you are and NRC member or volunteer, contact the race directors for discount code.

Bryson City, NC


46th Amsterdam Waterland Marathon (2018)

The Amsterdam Waterland Marathon is an international canoe race where the great champions and the recreational paddlers battle for the honor of winning Netherlands oldest and largest canoe marathon.

Amsterdam-Noord, NH


2018 Nantahala Freestyle Shootout

Join NRC for a fun weekend of Clinics and Competition in the discipline of Freestyle. This event is designed for people of all ages and abilities and will offer advanced as well as beginner categories. Saturday will offer clinic’s to paddlers covering the rules, offer handy competition tips and allow time for practice runs to prepare for the event. Sunday will consist of competition for all ages. If you are and NRC member or volunteer, contact the race directors for discount code.

Bryson City, NC


53rd Annual Kern River Whitewater Festival, 2018

Please join us for the 53rd annual Kern River Festival. PRE-REGISTRATION ENDS THURSDAY, 04/26/18 AT 6 PM. Sponsored by the Kern Valley River Council, this event benefits the Kern River Park Restoration project and other projects on the Kern River. Two fun filled days including a triathlon,downriver,slalom and SUP races.

Kernville, CA


Key West Paddle Classic 2018

The Key West Paddle Classic is a distance race with its course boasting a beautiful albeit challenging circumnavigation of the crazy, fun & ecceltic island of Key West, Fl . The Classic is chock full of varying wind and current! This race is open to several paddle crafts. Compete with some of the nations finest paddlers! Our event is for our local community & visitors alike, you need not participate in the race to participate in the FUN!

Key West, FL


Choo Choo Chase 2018

Race beautiful Chickamauga Lake Chattanooga with 7 mile, 2.5 mile, and kids' course options for SUP, as well as a 7 mile open division and the chance to build award classes by craft. Super spectator and competitor friendly courses showcase the beauty of Tennessee state parks at Booker T. Washington State Park.

Chattanooga, TN


2018 San Diego Shaka Fest

This event will include our Annual Keiki Heihei Wa'a (Youth Canoe Regatta), Stand Up For The Kids SUP Race, and Festival.

San Diego, CA


Spring Fling 8 Ball 2018

Bryson City, NC


Paddle 4 Purpose

Aloha Paddle Sports, in partnership with Charlotte Cycleboats, will host the 7th annual Stand Up Paddle Board Race and fundraiser to benefit six local charities and one International foundation. The event will be hosted on Lake Norman May 5th, 2018 at Port City Club in Cornelius, NC. The race is part of the 2018 Southern Stoke Series and will be the second points race in this year's schedule.

Cornelius, NC


Riverfest Paddle Battle

Inaugural Riverfest on The Halifax and Paddle Battle SUP Race. With a total purse of $3500 we hope to see all the local and regional talent come out and compete. Cash prize distribution for the 6 mile race will depend on division attendance. There will also be a recreational class competing for prizes (Epic Gear Elite Paddles). The race will be held on Saturday of the weekend of May 5th. The entire Riverfest on the Halifax event will be Staurday and Sunday so stay and enjoy food, music and fun.

Port Orange, FL


The 2018 Gasparilla SUP Invasion

Race events take place along the beautiful waterways of downtown Tampa, launching from Downtown Tampa's Water Works Park. Race divisions include 10k elite, 5k recreational, teams, and kids. See top athletes compete in this live MC'd sporting event featuring food trucks, music, exhibits and vendors. The Gasparilla SUP Invasion is part of Tampa's RiverFest - a free, annual event presented by Friends of the Riverwalk along with the City of Tampa.

Tampa, FL


2018 Salt Life Columbus Cup

The 2018 Salt Life Columbus Cup presented by SALT LIFE and the RiverFest on May 5 & 6, 2018 on the Chattahoochee River (90 miles South of Atlanta). The Salt Life Columbus Cup was a favorite of the competitors given the unique venue and downtown setting. The race will also serve as a Salt Life Cup event with the top Open and Junior 3 mile competitors will get their entries paid at the 2018 Pacific Paddle Games and a chance to be crowned Salt Life Cup Open champion (combined 3 & 1 mile races).

Columbus, GA


San Diego 7 Paddleboard Race

The race STARTS & FINISHES at the inlet at 1st and D Avenue, in Coronado. It is a water start & beach finish (7 miles loop inside San Diego Bay). This is a PRONE ONLY Paddleboard race. Hands only. Check in starts at 6:30 AM and the race starts at 8:00 AM.

Coronado, CA


Edisto Island Classic 2018

The Edisto Island Classic is a new and exciting 3.0 or 6.0 mile race for SUPs, Kayaks, Surf skis, Outrigger Canoes, Prone Boards, Rowing Craft and Pedal Boats, The race starts and finishes at Edisto Watersports and Tackle in beautiful Edisto Beach, SC and runs parallel to the ocean on scenic Big Bay Creek. This is Low Country racing at its best!

Edisto Island, SC



The SUP AC SUMMER RACE SERIES is in it's second season, with monthly races May 12th through September 15th. Featuring the beautiful back bays of Atlantic City, this is a fast 6 Mile Loop Course starting and finishing at Smugglers Cove in Atlantic City, Our Facebook Page with pictures, testimonials and updates is at SUP AC.Questions & sponsorship opportunities can be made to Race Director: TOM FORKIN; 609-515-4969

Atlantic City, NJ


Blake Real Estate's PADDLE THE BAY 2018

The 5th annual Tampa Bay Paddlefest is here! "PADDLE THE BAY" is not only the race everyone is talking about this year, it's an entire day of fun on the Bay for everyone! Paddle For Kids Corp hosts the "PADDLE THE BAY" to raise awareness for Newborn Screenings. Your support will go towards efforts of making sure that every newborn child in the U.S. undergoes comprehensive and effective screening for a variety of diseases that are usually hidden at birth.

Safety Harbor, FL


The Destin Waterman Challenge 2018

The event is a race that can be completed individually or in a relay team of four. The race consists of four legs including a 8k (5 mile) Ski/Kayak paddle, 1.2k (¾ mile) open water swim, 2k (1.25 mile) prone paddle board, and a 5k(3.1 mile) run. The race registration will take place at 8:15 am. The pre race instruction will begin at 8:40 with all equipment to be in the transition areas by 8:55 am. All individuals and teams will have a water start on the ski/kayak at 9:00 am.

Destin, FL


Bluegrass River Run 2018

The BRR paddlesports float and races were created to encourage local citizens & visitors to take in the majesty of the commonwealth’s namesake waterway, the Kentucky River. This year, paddlers will embark from Fort Boonesborough State Park (FBSP), home to the site of historic Fort Boonesborough, which was founded by the great frontiersman Daniel Boone. Their journey from FBSP immerses them in the impressive limestone geology of the beautiful palisades (canyon system) section of the Kentucky River.

Richmond, KY


Crystal Kai Sup Cup 2018

The Crystal Kai SUP Cup, a WPA sanctioned event, will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Beaufort, NC. There will be five, free clinics AND you could win some CASH! There will be a total of $20,000 in prizes - novices and elites alike have a chance to win CASH at the Crystal Kai. After the race, enjoy music, food an drinks during the Beaufort Music festival. More info at: http://www.crystalkaisupcup.com

Beaufort, NC


4th Annual Black Warrior SUP Championship

2018 SOUTHERN STOKE RACE #3. The 4th Annual Black Warrior SUP Championship on Lake Nicol in Tuscaloosa AL. Part of the Southern Stoke Paddle Series. 6 Mile 3 Mile race Lake Nicol is a beautiful flat water lake so be ready for a personal best time. New this year is an open division for Unlimited SUP and any non SUP paddle craft.

Tuscaloosa, AL



Welcome to Ready Set Go Adventurer's Multi-Sport Weekend! The races include on May 19th XTERRA Way Over Yonder off road triathlon (OWS, SUP/Kayak or Run Start followed by Mountain Biking and Trail Running. On May 20th we feature a 5K Challenger SUP and 10K Elite SUP Race and a 2K Open Water Swim race at picturesque Wawayanda Lake.For more information check out: www.RSGAdventures.com

West Milford, NJ


Florida Cup 2018

The Sixth Annual Florida Cup - Join us for championship paddle board racing in Tampa Bay! The Elite race will challenge participants in the gulf and the intercoastal waters! The Open race is designed to be safe and racer friendly for paddlers of all abilities. All paddle craft and ages welcome.

St Petersburg, FL


Treasure Island Pirate Paddle IV 2018

The 4th Annual Treasure Island Pirate Paddle will be held on the Manasquan River at Riverfront Park in Point Pleasant, NJ. This WPA & Paddle League sanctioned event will include several races; a 7-mile Elite Course (WPA & Paddle League points), a 3.5-mile Recreational Course, a 1.5 mile Fun Paddle, and a 1/2-mile Kid's Race. The entry fee includes the race, a shirt, a ticket to the after party. This race is also part of the 2018 Garden State Paddle Series.

Point Pleasant, NJ


Mexico Beach SUP Classic

We invite you to the Mexico Beach SUP Classic! We offer 2 races in 2018; May 19 and Sep 22. As long as you enjoy stand up paddle boarding, want to have some fun, we have an event for you! JUST FOR FUN cat - 2K, WEEKEND WARRIOR cat - 5K, ELITE cat - 6K. Winners will be awarded in these divisions: - boards 12'6" and under, - boards 14'0". Awards for male and female winners under 29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. All finishers will receive a finisher medal!

Mexico Beach, FL


Strawbridge Lake Kayak or Board

Registration at 8:30, event is 9 to 12. There will be 2 qualifying races, the top 5 from each of those races will then race, the top 3 winners will receive prizes., each participant will receive a race day t shirt - this is a fund raising event to benefit Strawbridge Lake care and maintenance.

Moorestown, NJ


Mike's Paddle Sunday Fun Race 2018 May

We love our Sunday Fun Race for our local paddling community! These races are designed to be inclusive for everyone. Adults, kids, and families are all welcome! Paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, surfskis, and outriggers are all welcome!

Alameda, CA


Sakonnet River Race 2018

The 11th annual Sakonnet River Race will be held on June 2nd on the ocean waters of Rhode Island's Sakonnet River. This 13 mile open-water race is primarily for surfskis, but other kayaks and outrigger canoes are welcome. There is a $25 registration fee to cover food and facility costs. There will be no awards or prizes, but points will be awarded in both the SurfskiRacing.com and New England Surfski points series.

Portsmouth, RI


Gun Lake Paddle Battle

Don't miss out on the PREMIER SUP and Kayak race on beautiful Gun Lake, Wayland, MI. Be a part of this 1st annual paddle race, whether you're a beginner or fierce competitor there is a spot for you! Paddle a short course or distance course while raising money for Gun Lake Protective Association, creating great memories, participating in great competition and having more fun on the lake!

Gun Lake Park and Public Boat Launch, 2397 Patterson Road, Wayland, MI


Bay Bridge Paddle 2018

The Third annual Bay Bridge Paddle will be a water sport showcase for all levels of participants. There will be classes for both kayaks and SUPs, as well as surfskis and OCs. The elite paddler will cross the Chesapeake Bay under the Bay Bridge and back (8+ mile race). The intermediate paddler will complete a 5K course off Sandy Point State Park. The recreational paddler will have a short slalom course near the beach. Cash and prizes will be awarded.

Annapolis, MD


Sunshine SUP Series Race 1 2018

ALOHA from the RK Sunshine SUP Series!! 6Mile elite race and a 3mile Rec race along with sprint races, tandem races, kids races and more! June 2 and August 25, 2017 Race starts at 8:30 am. Beach registration starts at 6:45am. We will have a pre race meeting at 8:10am! Live music, crossfit beach challenge, Extreme Kayak Fishing tournament, board demos, vendors, free food and drinks with entry! Lots or fun and competition for the entire family!

Pompano Beach, FL


HICF PaddlePalooza 2018

This year will mark the 7th Annual Hatteras Island Paddle Palooza, hosted by the HICF, a Hatteras Island based volunteer group working to help those affected by cancer. Race and other events will be held at the OceanAir Sports. Preregister online or register the day of for 5K race, 400m Sprint Challenge and 5 mile downwinder. Other events will include SUP Yoga, sunset paddle tour and other fun activities.

Avon, NC


5th Annual Stand Up For Our Schools 2018

4 mile elite, 2 mile intermediate and 1 mile beginner course races - all board styles and lengths and all age groups welcome! Four person relay to follow races. If we have enough registrations, will will have a kid only relay followed by the adult relay. Come out and share SUP aloha with the friendly fun folks of Medford Lakes and help benefit Medford Lakes Education Foundation's amazing programs for our students. Join us in this wonderful opportunity to enjoy our town's unique festive atmosphere!

79 Tecumseh , Medford Lakes, NJ


Battle on the Blueway 2018

The Battle on the Blueway will be held June 9th, on the Calusa Blueway in Fort Myers Beach, FL. This sanctioned WPA points event will feature two distance races a kids' and Special Olympic race, a demo day, and vendors displaying paddle merchandise. This is a family oriented event with a festival atmosphere. Benefiting Lee County Special Olympics. All vessels welcome.

Fort Myers Beach, FL


5th Annual Taylorsville Lake Paddle Battle

The 5th annual Taylorsville Lake Battle Paddle will take place on June 9, 2018. This paddlesports race features 2, 6 and 10-mile races for all paddlecraft, either solo or tandem; SUP, Kayak, high performance kayaks, canoe, outrigger and prone boards. New for this year are the Team Sprint Relays on Friday, June 8 along with a cookout, and other family-friendly activities.

Mt Eden, KY


Great Iowa River Race 2018

Canoers, kayakers, and paddleboarders are welcome to compete in this fun 9.25-mile race on the Iowa River! Community members looking mainly for a fun competition can enter into the recreational event, while serious racers (you know who you are) can enter into the competitive event. Included in the race fee is an athletic-style t-shirt, and a hearty meal following the race. All profits help the to expand the Johnson County Conservation Environmental Education program.

Iowa City, IA


Provincetown Coastal Rowing Regatta & Mini Triathlon 2018

Come race our SUP, Kayak or Rowing Races or tear it up in our Mini Triathlon! On the very first year in 2016, John Livingstone said, “the turnout was fabulous! A lot of enthusiastic people from all over and ... I think people really enjoyed themselves!” Don't miss one of the best events of the year and join us on June 9th, 2018.

Provincetown, MA


East Coast Ocean Surfski Championship 2018

East Coast Ocean Surfski Championship offers Ocean Racing with distances of six or twelve miles on a course viewable from the Hollywood Broadwalk. Paddlers may compete on Stand Up Paddleboard, Surfski, Outrigger Canoe, Prone Paddleboard and Surfboat. All race proceeds go to the Hollywood Beach Competition Team equipment fund, a charity supporting lifeguard sports.

Hollywood, FL


River + Road + Rock Adventure Triathlon 2018

Join us for the second annual running of this epic adventure triathlon in beautiful downtown Chattanooga! This paddle - run - climb tri will have you plying the river's waters, running the riverwalk or our urban trails on Stringer's Ridge, and tackling the climbing wall up the Walnut Street Bridge itself! Long and short course options as well as team relays; SUP and OPEN craft divisions. SUP race times qualify for Southern Stoke Series points!

Chattanooga, TN


3rd Annual Baltimore Floatilla

Show your Harbor love! Join the fight for a clean and accessible Harbor by paddling in the Baltimore Floatilla while raising money for its restoration. The Healthy Harbor Initiative is fighting every day for clean water and healthy communities. Money raised by the Floatilla will provide City students with environmental field trips, makeover dirty alleys and help Mr. Trash Wheel and Prof. Trash Wheel keep hundreds of tons of trash out of the water.

Baltimore, MD


Alabama State Games Kayaking (Sprint Race)

Join us for the 2018 Alabama State Games Youth Kayaking 200 M Sprint Race. Don't forget to check out the others sports that are offered at the Alabama State Games by visiting www.alagames.com.

Huntsville, AL


11th Annual Paddle For A Cause

The Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation will hold its 11th Annual Paddle For A Cause presented by Curexa Pharmacy Saturday, June 9, 2017 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The World Paddle Association-sanctioned event has multiple divisions including a grueling 22.5-mile race around Absecon Island, and two social paddles going 8 and 4 miles through the back bays of Atlantic City. Learn more at TheDRCF.org.

Atlantic City, NJ


Sunday Sunday Sunday Race Series #1 2018

The SUNDAY X3 PADDLE RACE SERIES is a 3 part SUP & PRONE PADDLE held in Mission Bay on June 10, August 5 & September 23, 2018. 10K – 5K – 3K - 1.5K (17U tech course), Kids Fun Run & the Inflatable "BIG BOARD BATTLE!!!" up to 6 person teams... Daily Winners and Overall Season Champions take home custom medals & trophies. Great raffles, product demos, live music, food and drinks, all add to the family friendly atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.

San Diego, CA


Crossing For A Cure 2018

The Crossing For A Cure is a long-distance endurance charity paddle challenge and race that takes paddlers 70 miles across the Gulf Stream from Bimini in the Bahamas back to the Florida mainland. The event was inspired because of the incredible health benefits of the Ocean for those living with cystic fibrosis, a terminal lung disease. Travis Suit's daughter Piper was diagnosed with CF when she was four years old.

Palm Beach, FL


Ride the Bull 2018

The 6th annual Ride the Bull race will be held on June 16th on the open waters of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay. This 9 mile rough-water race is primarily for surfskis, but outrigger canoes are also welcome. There is no registration fee. There will be no formal awards or prizes, but points will be awarded in both the SurfskiRacing.com and New England Surfski points series.

Jamestown, RI


Charles Island Sup Cup 2018

2018 Rain or shine!!! Fourth Annual Charles Island SUP Cup presented by Scoot & Paddle & Surfrider Foundation of Connecticut: 5 Mile Elite, 2.5 Mile Rec, .5 Mile Youth. SUP or Kayak. SURFRIDERS INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY activities: LIVE MUSIC, POLYNESIAN DANCING, YOGA, FREE TRIALS OF STAND UP PADDLEBOARDS AND KAYAKS, FOOD TRUCKS, CHILDREN'S CRAFT TENT, WELLNESS TENT, RAFFLES, GIVEAWAYS AND MORE.

Milford, CT


Return to Goat Island 2018

A FULL WEEKEND OF PADDLING EVENTS FOR ALL- LIVE MUSIC, GREAT FOOD AND $5,000 IN CASH & PRIZES. ****NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION**** A family friendly, all level paddle board race in Snow Hill, MD. Races will consist of a short distance/kids race (On mucho mucho grande), a 3 mile Open Race and 17 mile elite race with multiple classes- do it solo, 2 person team.

Snow Hill, MD


Paddle Board Poker Run

The idea is using a map paddle to 5 undisclosed locations with a card stack. Draw a card and continue to the next location. Cards can be picked up in any order. Strategy might help in which ones to get first. There will be a strict 3 hour deadline. Collect 5 cards in 3 hours, return to the start and present your hand. The paddler with the best hand wins.

Slidell, LA


Morehead Paddlefest

The tentative start and finish location is Paragon Boat Ramp. This location has been chosen because it has very little motor boat traffic and it is beautiful place to paddle.

Cave Run Lake, KY


Paddle Second Chance 2018

Race day will be Saturday, June 23rd at Holt's Landing State Park, Millville DE. This year will feature Elite (5.0 miles), Open (2.5 miles), and Sprint (1.0 mile) SUP, Kayak and Surfski race events. The race opens at 8:30 AM for check-in, and same day registration. The day will wrap up with an awards ceremony and community picnic

Dagsboro, DE


Blazing Paddles

Blazing Paddles is a standup paddle board race and celebration on the Cuyahoga River, a historic body of water that's risen like a phoenix from its ecological low-point.   There will be 2 & 6 mile races, demos and prizes including top finisher prize money. The 6 mile race is a curvy, scenic urban course with sweeping views of downtown Cleveland will take you under 10 bridges spanning the river before you reach the race’s turnaround point – THE location of the infamous Cuyahoga River fire.

Cleveland, OH


Rock 2 Rock 2018

Rock 2 Rock is a fun, challenging 22-mile course starting from the Isthmus on Catalina Island and finishing at Cabrillo State Beach in San Pedro, CA. SUP or prone, solo or relay! This is a Molo2Oahu and Catalina Classic qualifier event. Come race with elite and novice paddlers alike, and support The Ocean of Hope. Proceeds from the race will be donated to The Sarcoma Alliance and those fighting cancer.

Isthmus Cove, CA


Stand Up for the Hooch 2018

High Country Outfitters is proud to bring you "Stand Up for the Hooch" SUP race for the 7th consecutive year! Paddle the famous Chattahoochee River, just minutes from downtown Atlanta. 2 mile and 6 mile races. The Stand Up for the Hooch Race is a point qualifying event on the Southern Stoke Paddle Series. More info at: highcountryoutfitters.com

Atlanta, GA


Paddle for Sage Lake 2018

Don't miss the 3rd Annual, "Paddle for Sage Lake", SUP and Kayak paddle race at beautiful Sage Lake, Hale, MI to help support water safety. We have racing options for youth, beginners and advanced paddlers, and NEW THIS YEAR an after-race relay paddle for fun/prizes. Your registration fee also includes an event T-shirt but ONLY IF YOU REGISTER BY Friday, June 15, 2018! Come enjoy more Fourth of July activities...keeping fun at the lake!

Public Boat Launch, Sage Lake, Hale, MI


The Lovely Laurel River Lake Paddle Blast 2018

Join the The Explore Kentucky Initiative for the 2nd Annual Lovely Laurel River Lake Paddle Blas for an all-encompassing paddlesports race that launches from the beach area at picturesque Laurel River Lake. This event is part of the 2018 Kentucky Waterman Series and the Southern Stoke Paddle Series.

Corbin, KY


4th Annual Stand Up for Veterans Charity Event 2018

6m Race, 3m Race, 1m Fun Paddle - All ages, skills, and physical abilities are encouraged! (Downunder is handicapped accessible) Dogs are welcome! Join us for a Kayaking & Paddle boarding fundraiser to improve the quality of life of our military veterans. All proceeds benefit Help Our Military Heroes and Paws For Purple Hearts, both 501(c)(3) organizations. There will be refreshments, raffles, awards and more!

Westport, CT


KR255 River Race 2018

The KR255 is a paddling race that follows the entire 255 mile length of the Kentucky River. Racers begin at the confluence in Beattyville, KY and paddle to the mouth of the River at the Ohio in Carrollton, KY. Race boats are given exactly 100 hours to complete the distance. There are 14 Lock/Dam sites on the Kentucky River, racers will be required to portage around each of these sites.

Beattyville, KY


Big Ole SUP-athon 2018

The Big Ole SUP-athon is a 2-day paddlefest in Alexandria to promote recreational paddling, raise environmental awareness and support local non-profits. Chain of Lakes events are on Fri., July 13th, beginning with our signature event, the Big Ole SUP-athon (BOS), a 26 mi adventure through 13 lakes. The 12 mi SVEN course spans 9 lakes and the 6 mi LENA covers 6 lakes, and both follow the BOS's route. The Long Prairie River Cruise is on Sat., July 14th. Children 12+, Canoeists & Kayakers are welcome.

Alexandria, MN


East of Maui-Eastport YC Chesapeake Stand Up Challenge 2018

This an open water race set in Annapolis Harbor and the mouth of the Severn River. There will be three course options: The 7-mile Challenge for more experienced paddlers, a 3-mile Challenge suitable for more recreational paddlers, and a 1-mile just for fun course. All courses can be subject to wind, chop, and boat traffic. Food, drinks, awards, and live music following the race. PFD'S AND LEASHES ARE REQUIRES. NOTE! THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION! REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT NOON Friday July 13th.

Annapolis, MD


Gorge Downwind Champs 2018 - Ski, OC

Schedule of Events •Mon - Downwind Shuttles / Beer Garden •Tue - Downwind Shuttles / Beer Garden •Wed - Downwind Shuttles / Demo Day / Hero's Dinner •Thu - Downwind Shuttles / Beer Garden or race day / awards •Fri - Downwind Shuttles / Beer Garden or race day / awards •Sat - Downwind Shuttles / Beer Garden or race day / awards -- Event refundable in the unlikely case it ever is Canceled --

Hood River, OR


4th Annual Flora-Bama's Gulf Coast Paddle Championship 2018

The 4th Annual Flora-Bama's Gulf Coast Paddle Championship is located on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The location offers sugar-white sand beaches sitting on the Alabama & Florida State line. The ONLY race where you can say "You Did It On the Line and Raced in 2 States! BEACH starts at the famous Flora-Bama Lounge bay finish at the Flora-Bama Ole River Bar & Grill. Clinics, Exhibitors plus FUN for the whole family and who doesn't want a trip to the beach?

Pensacola, FL


Paddle For A Wish Clear Lake Iowa 2018

Get excited about another great Clear Lake event and also support the Make-A-Wish foundation! Grab your kayak, canoe, or paddleboard for a fun race/ride on Clear Lake! We will be offering a 3mi course, 5mi course, and a youth 1mi course for paddlers. The race/ride will start at 9 a.m. July 21st, Saturday morning at the eventful PM Park/Tiki Bar. Stay and enjoy the beach and grab a bite to eat. Packet pick-up and check-in will be Saturday morning from 7am-8:30am

Clear Lake, IA


Up North Standup Paddleboard Classic 2018

Come be part of the 6th Annual Up North Standup Paddleboard Classic! Join us on one of the most pristine lakes in Michigan for the Crystal Lake SUP challenge in Beulah and then in the afternoon head to Frankfort for the Lake Michigan Downwind Duel. Come paddle off the shores of one of the most scenic areas of Lake Michigan, voted the "Most beautiful place in America" by Good Morning America. Join us for this family fun event! This Race is a WPA/MWSUP Points Race (double points race for MWSUP series)

Beulah, MI


Bridge2Bridge Paddle 2018

12.0km point to point race and touring event on the Kennebecasis and Hammond Rivers in beautiful New Brunswick, Canada. Open to all classes of boards.

Hampton, NB


WhatSUP - A Paddle Board Race On The Navesink River 2018

WhatSUP is a Stand Up Paddle event, WPA approved and part of the Garden State Paddle Series, benefiting The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center. Participants 15 years and older can register for a 1 mile 'FUN' Ride or adults 18 years and older can register for a 5 Mile Race. We hope that you will 'Stand Up' and support our mission for happy and healthy children! There will be a rain date of Sunday, July 22nd.

Rumson, NJ


Washburn Board Across the Bay 2018

The Washburn Board Across the Bay Race is a unique Stand Up Paddle Board Event for all paddling enthusiasts. It takes place on Lake Superior's Chequamegon Bay in Washburn, WI. Home of Tom Blake. You can chose between the 3, 7, or 14 Mile races.Washburn Board Across the Bay is a member of the Midwest Stand Up Paddleboard Racing Series.

Washburn, WI


Battle of the Bay 2018

The 4th annual Battle of the Bay race will be held on July 28th on the open waters of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay. This 5 mile rough-water race is primarily for surfskis, but outrigger canoes are also welcome. There is a $15 registration fee. There will be no formal awards, but points will be awarded in the SurfskiRacing.com points series.

Jamestown, RI


Flying Fish Summer Paddle Challenge 2018

6th Annual Flying Fish Summer Paddle Challenge is brought to you by Flying Fish Board Co. and is being held at River Palm Cottages in Jensen Beach, FL. This race is a technical course SUP race and will be fun for all levels. There will be prize money $500 for the long race, Men's 14' and Women's 14' and under. Come join us and see why the Flying Fish Paddle Challenge is one of Florida's must do SUP races, we are also pleased to announce we've opened up a Surfski and OC division!

Jensen Beach, FL


SUP Fiestas del Mar 2018 - Santa Marta - Colombia

3rd Edition. In Santa Marta Caribbean. SUP LONG RACE, TECHNICAL RACE, & OTHERS

Santa Marta, Magdalena


Oscar's Back to Surfski and Kayak Basics

Don't miss a chance to learn from the best Surfski Coach in the World as he brings his famous "Back to Surfski and Kayak Basics" clinic to a location near you!!

Porto, Porto District


SUP 4 The CUP & NatiNKY Nine Mile at Ohio River Paddlefest

Participate in America’s largest paddling trip, and the largest paddle races in the region! Paddlefest 2017 brought a record number of paddlers to the Ohio. We’re excited to set a new record in 2018! We have both a recreational race, and elite races. The racers will lead a float of about 2000 paddlers down a closed course on the Ohio River, past the beautiful downtowns of Cincinnati, OH, Covington, KY, and Newport, KY.

Cincinnati, OH


King Neptune Ocean Paddle

Calling all mermaids and mer-men! Time for an ocean race here at the Jersey Shore. Depart from the beach between 2nd and 3rd avenue in Ortley Beach and head south into Seaside Park for a 5 mile out and back course with a beach finish. There will also be a Run-Paddle-Run event free to anyone who registered for the 5 mile race. 1/4 mile run, 1/2 mile paddle, 1/4 mile run. Proceeds will benefit the Ortley Beach Beach Patrol.

Seaside Heights, NJ


Paddle for the Bay 2018

6 mile, 3 mile, and relay races starting from the Beach at Sarah Constant Park. Course is usually parallel to the beach, but may be adjusted depending on weather conditions. All paddle craft welcome. Open canoes not recommended since the race is in the Chesapeake Bay. Registration starts at 7:30 and race begins at 9 am. Lunch and awards provided.

Norfolk, VA


Paddle Grapple 2018

Tsali Road/ NC Hwy. 28 Robbinsville, NC 28771


Sunday Sunday Sunday Race Series #2 2018

The SUNDAY X3 PADDLE RACE SERIES is a 3 part SUP & PRONE PADDLE held in Mission Bay on June 10, August 5 & September 23, 2018. 10K – 5K – 3K - 1.5K (17U tech course), Kids Fun Run & the Inflatable "BIG BOARD BATTLE!!!" up to 6 person teams... Daily Winners and Overall Season Champions take home custom medals & trophies. Great raffles, product demos, live music, food and drinks, all add to the family friendly atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.

San Diego, CA



The United States Canoe Association holds its National Canoe and Kayak Championships every year in early August.

Warren, PA


SUP El Camino Real 2018

This 6 mile down river race is the perfect combination of competition and recreation. A seasoned SUP racer will conquer this stretch in quick fashion, while a recreational SUPer will enjoy a new challenge and achievement. Course is named after the El Camino Real paddling trail (the most popular kayaking and SUP trail in Texas)  The 6 mile trail changes along the way from deep wide waters to shallow narrow passes. Big flat water and skinny little quick spots make this an ideal setting for a SUP race.

Bastrop, TX


2018 Richmond Paddle Cup

Crosswind Paddle Company returns to the James River with the 2018 Richmond Paddle Cup, a benefit race for the James River Association. The flat-water event will feature a 17-Mile Rundown, 5-Mile Race and a 2.5-Mile Fun Paddle. The 17-Mile Rundown will be from Maidens Boat Landing to the American Legion Landing and the 5-Mile Race will be to the 288 Bridge and back! The Fun Paddle will have a buoy course for paddlers to circuit. There will be an after party once the award ceremony has concluded.

Midlothian, VA


2018 East of Maui SUP Sprint Challenge @ Northbeach

The East of Maui SUP Sprint Challenge @ Northbeach is part of the Summer Vibes Festival. Going into it's FIFTH year the event is a 2 mile sprint race open to experienced racers and a 1 mile fun race for beginners and kids. Prizes for top Male, Female, and Youth (13 and under) Complimentary dinner and awards party following the race provided by The Northbeach Restaurant. This years race will be on Wednesday, August 15th!

Dewey Beach, DE


The Mighty Cumberland River Run 2018

Paddling The Mighty Cumberland River Run is like racing through paradise,you want to win,yet it's hard not to kick back and enjoy that ride! The two race options down this awesome stretch of river encompass flat open water with very little chance of scrapes.River water temperatures are a chilly year round average of 55-58 degrees so be prepared. However, it's beauty is second to none.Beautiful Burkesville, Kentucky's best kept secret.

Burkesville, KY


Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge 2018

The Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge (CGPC) is a Festival celebrating the sport of Stand Up Paddling in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, and is one of the 5 largest SUP races in the world!!

Hood River, OR


Tom's River Paddle Race 2018

Proud to be part of the Mid-Atlantic Surfski Series! The Open Water consists of 4 and 6 mile loops that start at Huddy Park. New this year Life Guard style rowboats. The Down River race is 8.5 miles long on a winding fresh water stream. The 2017 race will offer a new shorter 4.5 mile YOUTH FUN RACE starting at Winding River Park. A shuttle is provided for river racers. All racers meet at Iron Street Parking lot, in Toms River NJ. ALL RACERS MUST HAVE A P.F.D.

Toms River, NJ


Sunshine SUP Series Race 2 2018

ALOHA from the RK Sunshine SUP Series!! 6Mile elite race and a 3mile Rec race along with sprint races, tandem races, kids races and more! June 2 and August 25, 2017 Race starts at 8:30 am. Beach registration starts at 7am. We will have a pre race meeting at 8:10am! Live music, crossfit beach challenge, Extreme Kayak Fishing tournament, board demos, vendors, free food and drinks with entry! Lots or fun and competition for the entire family!

Pompano Beach, FL


SUP3Rivers Southside Outside Festival 2018

The main race is the RC-10k distance race for any paddlecraft. This race launches from Southside riverfront park, and snakes down the river through the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. You will pass the fountain at the point, Heinz Field, and makes the turn to double back at the Reberto Clemente Bridge. Racers will enjoy the best view of Steel City, and a cool, Urban vibe.

Pittsburgh, PA


PaddlePoloozza 2018

1/2 mile grom race: SUP, kayak ( 6-11 ) 1 mile fun race : kayak, SUP, Prone (12-17) (18-49) (50 +) 3 mile race Kayak, SUP, Prone (12-17) (18-49) (50 +) 6 mile elite race (course covers 2 states) Kayak, SUP, Prone (18-49) (50 +) 16 mile long distance full length of the lake Elite race 4 person fun relay race SUP, kayak (team will be formed day of race) After party @ Jersey paddle boards picnic area for awards, food,music and just good fun

Greenwood Lake, NY


2018 Panama Jack Pier to Pier Paddleboard Classic

Please join us at the Edgewater Beach Resort on September 15th for the 8th annual Panama Jack Pier to Pier Paddleboard Classic! Proceeds benefit Troy University Scholarship Fund, K9s for Warriors, and the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Looking for a place to stay? Contact Edgewater Beach Resort's reservations department.

Panama City, FL


6th Annual Smith Mountain Lake SUP Race 2018

This 2 and 4 mile course on Smith Mountain Lake is great for all ages. The race begins on the sandy community park beach. Racers will paddle to and around a small island for a route approximately 2 miles or 4 miles in length. Mountain 2 Island Paddleboard Company will be providing post race rentals for those who would like to try the race route at a more leisurely pace or explore the peninsula and coves. Awards ceremony directly following the race. Register by August 25th to get your tee shirt.

Moneta, VA


SUP the River 2018

SUP the River is making a big splash to protect our Bay and support our community! This 3rd-year event is hosted by the Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce. In addition to our races from the Toms River Country Club, we are hosting a networking breakfast aboard the beautiful River Lady! Join us at this family-friendly, #WeAreTR, event highlighting of our amazing resource - the river.

Toms River, NJ


The Great Ohio River Odyssey 2018

The Great Ohio River Odyssey is apart of the 2018 Kentucky Waterman Series. Paddlers will have the opportunity to take on three unique courses on waterways in the Greater Louisville Area: The Westport to Downtown Louisville 22 Mile Race, 7 Mile Captains Quarters to Downtown Open Race, & the Harrods Creek Run 2.5 Mile Run.

Louisville, KY


Cape2Cape Crossing Virginia 2018


Virginia Beach, VA


Sunday Sunday Sunday Race Series #3 2018

The SUNDAY X3 PADDLE RACE SERIES is a 3 part SUP & PRONE PADDLE held in Mission Bay on June 10, August 5 & September 23, 2018. 10K – 5K – 3K - 1.5K (17U tech course), Kids Fun Run & the Inflatable "BIG BOARD BATTLE!!!" up to 6 person teams... Daily Winners and Overall Season Champions take home custom medals & trophies. Great raffles, product demos, live music, food and drinks, all add to the family friendly atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.

San Diego, CA


2 & 6 mile SUP and Prone Paddle, Waterman Man Challenge 2018

2 Mile SUP - stock and surfboard - (1 mile out and back course). 6 Mile SUP - stock and surfboard (3 miles out to Lover's Point and back). 2 Mile Prone Paddle (1 mile out and back course). 6 Mile Prone Paddle 3 mile out and back course). Waterman Challenge - 0.5 mile Swim, 0.5 mile SUP, followed by 0.5 mile Prone Paddle. Waterman Challenge Super - 1.0 mile swim, 1.0 mile SUP, followed by 1.0 mile Prone Paddle.

Monterey, CA


2018 Lake Murray Paddle Classic

The Lake Murray Paddle Club presents the seventh annual Lake Murray Paddle Classic on September 29, 2018. We had so much fun at last year's new location that we're holding it again at Catfish Johnny's (Rusty Anchor) in Chapin. We welcome paddlers of all types (SUPs, prone, OC, Kayak, etc.)! The Lake Murray Classic is the second-to-last of the 2018 Southern Stoke Race Series, a summer series of SUP races throughout the Southeast. Race proceeds benefit SC Special Olympics. Check back for more details.

Chapin, SC


Chucktown Showdown 2018

The 6th Annual Chucktown Showdown will take place on October 6, 2018. CASH PURSE!!! Paddle around the famous Battery and other historical sites of the Charleston Harbor. Benefits Surfers Healing of Folly Beach, SC. There will be 3 main races: the Harbor Course (9.0 Miles), the Battery Course (4 miles), and the Kids Race (1 mile). SUPs, Prones, Surfskis, and OCs welcome!

Charleston, SC


Middle States and Masters' Regattas, Oct 6, 2018

A day of sprint and distance races for all paddlers at the historic Washington Canoe Club.The morning will consist of 500 meter sprint races for all types of boats. The 10 kilometer distance race will be in the afternoon. If time and interest allow, we will have sprint relays and war canoe sprints. ECORA points series race for OC1/2.

Washington, DC


2018 Georgia Cup

The Georgia Cup, consist of 8 races; the 7.5 Mile Elite and the 3 Mile Recreational Race, 7.5 Mile prone, OC and kayak race, grom fest for kids 15 & under, a Dog-On-Board & 4 person relay race.

Saint Simons Island, GA


Lake Jocassee Paddle Splash

The unspoiled, pristine waters of South Carolina's premier inland paddling destination are home to the Lake Jocassee Paddle Splash, offering races to paddlers of all abilities, in any paddle craft. Choose from a long or short loop course. Kayak and SUP rentals available onsite. Make it a weekend by camping at Devil's Fork State Park and paddle to Lake Jocassee's many waterfalls.

Lake Jocassee, SC


Oconee Paddle Championship

A P-SUP Production benefiting Surfrider Foundation Georgia at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. The final race of the 2018 Southern Stoke Race Series.

Greensboro, GA


7th Annual Triple Crown of the Upper Keys 2018

Wow it's already the 7th year for this event. We will be keeping with our 3 event format but running all 3 events in 1 day. Find out who has the SPEED, STAMINA, SKILL to wear the triple crown this year. It takes 5 people to make a class! Point system to figure out overall winner.

Tavernier, FL


Hunting Island, SC Paddlefest 2018

The Paddlefest is back! The Hunting Island Paddlefest is an exciting 3.0 or 6.0 mile race for SUPs, Kayaks, Surf skis, Outrigger Canoes, Prone Boards, Rowing Craft and Pedal Boats, The race starts and finishes at scenic Russ Point Landing in beautiful Hunting Island State Park, Beaufort, SC.

Hunting Island State Park, Beaufort, SC


Panhandle Paddle Classic 2018

GUSU is stoked to present the Panhandle Paddle Classic! ****CASH PRIZES**** And honoring our Veterans in support of the Green Beret Foundation! Friday will be clinics, vendor booths, and registration. Saturday includes a 5 Mile Race, 1 Mile Sprint Race, and Team Relays. Sunday will be our Elite Race for cash prizes going to the top 3 finishers, "The 10 Mile Trident Race!" Contact Brett McMasters at 225-788-8620 for more information or vendor/sponsorship opportunities

Destin, FL


Englewood Beach PaddleFest 2018

We are super excited to be back at Englewood Beach for 2018 and hope you will join us again for our 4th annual weekend of FUN! This means beach games, beautiful water, white sand, and plenty of room to play! With amazing food & fun pre-race parties, a challenging 6 mile long course, 3 mile open, 1.5 mile fun, and 1/4 mile kids race, and stay and play on Sunday for our now famous Pilgrim Paddle where a full Thanksgiving Day pot luck lunch will be served on the beautiful Stump Pass Beach State Park Sandbar.

Manasota Key, FL