The Pro SUP Surf Slalom will be a beach start and beach finish.
Hennessey's Distance Race
WPA Scholastic Championships
(Grade/Middle & High School)
9 Mile Open Water
Stock Paddleboard - Open Age
Unlimited Paddleboard - Open Age
14' Stand Up Paddleboard - Open Age
Unlimited Stand Up Paddleboard - Open Age
Cash Qualifiers: Top 3 Stock & Unlimited Paddleboard Finishers **A minimum of 10 entries per class required to be considered a cash qualifying race
The WaterGrom Races will be ranked with points as part of the WPA Scholastic SUP Race Series by Age, Grade and School level based on the race length/difficulty. The Varsity/Division 1 race will receive more points and the JV/Middle/Grade school short race will receive 25% less points as to equal the points based on the race entered for each competitor.
WaterGrom Open race (JV/Middle/Grade School points) - 1.7 Mile race.
The WaterGrom Challenge
Varsity-Division 1 race (3.5 miles) will be for experienced and advanced
paddlers that will receive points and rankings through the WPA based on age,
school and grade level.
Any Grade and
Middle school competitor that competes in the Varsity - Division 1 Race
will receive bonus points in addition to those Grade and Middle School
competitors that compete in the WaterGrom Short race 1.7 mile race.
Sign up for the race length for your paddling ability
points for rankings will be based on grade and school level, all
scholastic competitors MUST complete the three school related fields when your register on PaddleGuru.
The Paddle Academy WaterGrom Challenge:
As with the Waterman's Challenge, the WaterGrom races are a two race combined score format for both the experienced WaterGrom Challenge races and the intermediate WaterGrom Short races.
WaterGrom Challenge Course - 3.5 Miles
WaterGrom Challenge Surf Race
triangle course with beach race start and beach finish (1. Mile )
Entry fee for all events includes a goodie bag with event T-shirt for Adults and WaterGrom cap for Youth, wristband for lunch at BoneYard Café at Doheny State Beach and appetizers at Hennessey's after party.
Event Schedule (times subject to change)
7:00- Registration/check in
8:30 - Registration closes for adult races
Paddlers meeting - Distance/Watermans/Open Race
9:00- Distance Race (8.5 miles)
9:02- Waterman’s Challenge (5 miles)
9:05- Open Race (3.5 miles)
10:30- Registration closes for youth races
Parents/Paddlers meeting youth races
11:00-Watergrom Challenge (3.5miles)
Watergrom Open Race (1.7miles)
12:15 - Paddlers meeting- Watermans Challenge Surf
12:30- Waterman"s Challenge Surf Race ( 5 laps)
12:32- Water Women's Challenge Surf Race ( 4 laps)
1:30- Paddlers meeting- Watergrom Challenge Surf Race
Watergrom Challenge - Girls Open Surf Race (1 lap)
1:55- Watergrom Challenge - Boys Open Surf Race (1 lap)
2:15- Watergrom Challenge - Girls Surf Race (2-3 laps)
2:45- Watergrom Challenge - Boys Surf Race (2-3 laps)
3:30 - WaterGrom Awards (on the beach)
5:00 - Happy Hour at Hennessey’s Tavern
(Adults entry includes finger food)
Schedule may vary
based on # of competitors, conditions and additional events
Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.