The World Paddle Association (WPA) in conjunction with Uptown Columbus GA will host the WPA Paddle Championships presented by SALT LIFE on June 3-4, 2017 in Columbus, GA on the Chattahoochee River (90 miles South of Atlanta, GA). There will be open entry for all competitors in all races, however each
competitor should decide which race with best suit their ability.
The WPA Paddle Championships is also the third stop on the World SUP Tour (WST), WST East region series, the WPA National Race Series and Salt Life Cup. The World SUP Tour offers points and a Salt Life bonus money to the three top male and
female point’s leaders at the end of the season and points toward the Salt Life Cup/WPA National Race Series (See full details on worldpaddleassociation.com).
The WPA Paddle Championships will include the following races and board
divisions, 3 mile Open race, 1 & 3 mile Kids races, 4-5 mile SUP Pro technical race on Saturday and a 6-7 mile Long race on Sunday that will include all paddling classes with SUP, Surfski, OC1 & OC2 and Prone. You can see full race
schedule with travel and hotel discounts along with registration
on this website. All race
distances, times and days are tentative and subject to change given weather and
conditions. All paddling classes entered in the Pro Technical race and Distance race will offer cash prizes to the top finishers overall across the (not by age division) and that meet the minimum number entries. $15,000 prize money will be offered for the stated overall division finishers (subject to change pending minimum entries in each division).
See the below hotel and travel discounts below.
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