Carolina Cup National Race 2014

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2014 is the fourth year for one of the world's largest paddle events. There are 4 races, one for every level, with the addition of a RELAY in the Graveyard Elite Race. There are also several clinics and certification opportunities hosted by some of the best instructors in the world. Bring the whole family for the week and get this 2014 paddle season started.

The 2014 Carolina Cup kicks off the race season with 4 courses: the Harbor Island Recreational “fun” race, the Money Island open race and the legendary Graveyard Elite Race on Saturday and Kids Turtle Race on Sunday. Last year, we had over 600 paddlers. this year, we expect even more. 

There are also a number of really fun events that will make this a true stand up paddle destination. Take paddle clinics from Danny Ching, Jimmy Terrell, Larry Cain, Jaime Mitchell, SUP Yoga Teacher Training, WPA Certifications, Bailey Rosen and Jenny Kalmbach. It’ll be one that you can plan a 5-day weekend and bring the family!

The hub of the Carolina Cup is the beautiful Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wrightsville Beach, NC.  The resort is offering a special rate for Carolina Cup participants.  Click the following link to reserve your room: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/Blockade-Runner-Beach-Resort/bookings.jsp?groupID=726124&hotelID=10055


Schedule of Events

Wednesday, April 23

  • 10:00 am -4:00 pm: Jimmy Terrell/Jaime Mitchell Advanced Paddling Clinic, limited to 10 participants
  • 6:00 pm: Volunteer/Safety/Logistics Meeting
  • 11:59 pm: Registration Cutoff: There are NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS. If you are racing, register today.

Thursday, April 24

  • 10:00 am -4:00 pm:  Jimmy Terrell/Jaime Mitchell Advanced Paddling Clinic, limited to 10 participants
  • 6:30 pm: Welcome to Wrightville Beach meet and greet at Epic Food Company

Friday, April 25

  • 8:00 am: Sponsor Tent Setup for Carolina Cup Expo
  • 10:00-4:00—Jimmy Terrell/Larry Cain Advanced Paddling Clinic, limited to 10 participants
  • 12:00 pm-6:00 pm: Carolina Cup Expo: Every major board maker in the country will be here (sound side and ocean side)
  • 12:00 pm-2:00 pm: Jamie Mitchell Prone Paddleboard Clinic
  • 12:00 pm-2:00 pm: Danny Ching Clinic
  • 12:00 pm-7:00 pm: Racer check in, free heavy hors d’oeuvres for racers and bag pickup, late registrations (Cash or check only) $25 extra for Open and $50 for Elite (if there are spots left)

Saturday, April 26—NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS! ONLY LATE CHECK INS.

  • 5:53 am: Low Tide
  • 7:00 am- 8:00am: Race Day Late Check In
  • 8:30 am: Racers Meeting Open Race
  • 9:30 pm: Open Race start (1:15 – 2:30) winners at 10:40, all racers in by 12:30
  • 9:35 am: Recreational Race Racers Meeting
  • 9:45 am: Recreational Race Start (:45 min to 1:45) winners at 11:30, all racers in by 12:15
  • 10:15 am: Elite Racers Meeting
  • 10:30 am: Elite Race Start (2:00 to 3:30) winners at 1, all racers in by 2:30
  • 11:52 am: Low Tide
  • 2:00-6:00 pm: Carolina Cup Expo
  • 2:00 pm: BBQ Start
  • 3:30 pm: Awards
  • 6:21 Pm: High Tide

Sunday, April 27

  • 8:00-9:00: Wounded Warriors paddle to raise money/awareness
  • 9:30-10:30: Bailey Rosen Kids Clinic
  • 9:30-10:30 Dan Gavere Beginner Clinic
  • 10:00am-3:00: Carolina Cup Expo
  • 11:00-12:00 Sea Turtle Kids Race 10 and under
  • 12:30 Kids Awards

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Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

MONEY ISLAND RACE (6.5 MILES): SAT, APRIL 26, 9:30 AM

HARBOR ISLAND RACE (3.5 MILES): SAT, APRIL 26, 9:45 AM


GRAVEYARD ELITE & GRAVEYARD ELITE RELAY: SAT, APRIL 26, 10:30 AM


There is a way to call for parking, You can pay for a daily pass from the machine and park at a meter.

When:

Apr 26, 2014

Where:

Wrightsville Beach, NC