Bambu Bash 2017

SUP'n is in the air! 

We are excited to announce that we have scheduled the Bambu Bash on Belton Lake for June 3, 2017. The race will take at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area (BLORA). The Bambu Bash will be a one-day event with a 10k SUP and a 5k SUP / Kayak fun race, followed by a kids race and ending the races with a fun filled SUP Derby.  This is a great event for the entire family.

No board? No problem, Waterside Sports will have boards available to rent for the race. However, supplies will be limited so reserve your equipment today!

Don’t feel up for paddling a 5k or 10K? Well, the SUP Derby may be right up your alley.

You will want to bring the family and enjoy the day of activities!

Be sure to click on our Schedule, Course and other tabs to find further information regarding the Bash!

On Friday, June 2, 2017 we invite you to our pre-registration and welcome celebration at The Gin from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Feel free to stay later and enjoy some quality chill and chatter time with your fellow SUP buddies. The Gin is providing a lite buffet for our enjoyment along with a cash bar. The Gin is located on beautiful Nolan Creek with a tranquil atmosphere. Along with the staff and your co-paddlers, it's an atmosphere you won't want to miss out on! 

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              Bambu Bash Race Schedule:  Saturday, June 3, 2017 

                                       (Subject to change) 

8:00-9:30 am
            *Registration and last minute sign ups.
            * Expo venue opens
9:30 am
            *Safety Meeting
10:00 am
            * 10k Elite SUP Race Begins
10:15 am
            * 5K SUP / Kayak Fun Race Begins
1:30 pm
            * Kids Race Begins
2:30 pm
            * Sup Derby Begins
4:00 pm
            * Awards Ceremony
5:00 pm
            * Cleanup and after race dinner at The Gin

After Party:  I am excited to announce that The Gin is proudly hosting the 2017 Bambu Bash located on beautiful Nolan Creek. They will be providing some great food, and a perfect venue to reminisce the day of racing. 

NOTE:  All participants must pay the park gate entry at the Water Fest rate of $6/car.
              Paddlers who registered BEFORE May 1, 2017 will have this fee waived.

As long as you register prior to May 1, 2017 you will receive a gate pass during the pre-registration party at The Gin 

If possible car pool to make signing in, entering, and parking easier.

Over The Plate Food Truck & Catering will be at the race site for some amazing food options during the event!

* No military ID needed when entering Fort Hood/BLORA from Sparta Road 
* Dogs are allowed at BLORA. They must be on a leash and are not allowed in the swimming area.

~For more information: (254) 287-4907  

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Karis Nowell1SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Diana Broaddus4SUP 14'50+Girl
Hannah Schnackel6SUP 14'17UGirl
Sam Allen7SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Davis Rybaski8SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jennifer Rybaski9SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Dan Rybaski10SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Lynsey Boyles13SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Leigh Ann Hebert14SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Linda Mccoy16SUP 14'18-49Girl
Jim Berry17SUP 14'50+Guy
Pamela Rogg18SUP 14'50+Girl
Paul Tolon21SUP 14'18-49Guy
Steven Vaughan22SUP 14'50+Guy
Mark Johnson24SUP 14'50+Guy
Konae Nowell3SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
James Sadler5SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Tammy Harbison11SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Mark Jacquez12SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Lisa Adams15SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Brad Mitchell19SUP 14'18-49Guy
Michael Wright20SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Kurt Nielsen23SUP 14'50+Guy
Mark Hrubant25SUP 14'50+Guy
Hannah Schnackel6SUP 11'AllGirl
Mark Hrubant25SUP 11'AllGuy
Mary Outlaw2AllAllGirl

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

The Bambu Bash will be a Beach Start and finish 5k and 10K race going in clockwise motion (Left to Right) There Will be 5 buoy turns per lap (with exception of one extra for 10k'ers when continuing onto another lap) 
10k paddlers will launch into the water first followed by the 5k paddlers. 5k paddlers will do one lap while 10k paddlers continue on another lap. 

The Sup Derby is a fun way to get everyone on the water whether you have paddled before or not. For elite to beginners it will be a short course with 5 bouy turns, some obstacles built specifically for this SUP Derby by SUP Cross out of the Netherlands and a bunch of rambling between the 6 competitors in your heat. It will be single elimination, top two advance, and Male and Female brackets. The racers will all use the same board which will be provided by Bounce Boards. 


Jun 3, 2017


Belton, TX