Florida Cup 2015

Join us for the return of the championship paddleboard racing in Tampa Bay. This race will highlight the best paddling conditions in Florida. The Florida Cup will challenge participants in the gulf and the intercoastal waters. There will be races for the elite paddlers, recreational enthusiasts, and kids. As a championship event it will draw contestants from across the united states.  
Races - 
9 Mile Elite
3 Mile Recreational presented by Bealls
1 Mile Fun Paddle
1/4 Kids Race

We are excited to have you participate in this year’s Florida Cup. In order to get the most out of the weekend and make your race as great as possible, please read all of this page. We will revise and refine it as the date approaches and email all registered an update before the race, but here is what you need to know-

Checklist of Stuff to bring-
PFD (Mandatory!)
Sunscreen and hat
Money for Parking, drinks at the beach bar, raffle tix


Friday Packet Pickup 5-7pm

Madeira Beach Rec Center, 200 Rex Place, Madeira  Beach, FL 33708

Free Photography Clinic by Damo Leroy 6-7pm

Technique and Strategy Clinic with Chase Kosterlitz 5:30 - 7:30


8:45 Kid's Race Captains Meeting

9:00 Kid's Race Start

9:45 Capitans Meeting (Elite and Open Races)

10:15 Elite Race Start

10:20 Open Race Start

Lunch and awards 12:30

Kite racing starts at approximately 2:00

How to make your race day the most fun and enjoyable.

1. Come check in Friday night and then join us at the Daq Shak. Avoid race day lines, get your number and swag Friday night, then on Saturday all you need to do is get inked and get your timing chip.
2.  If you can’t come on Friday night. COME EARLY ON SATURDAY MORNING! This is a BIG race, give yourself and our staff plenty of time to check you in.
3. Take a clinic. 

4. If you haven’t paid, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE update your registration and pay online.

Where to stay

The Delacado-Paddler owned and operated this boutique hotel on Treasure Island is offering 20% off on rooms for attendees. There is a two night minimum.  www.delacado.com

Courtyard by Marriott Madeira Beach is a brand new hotel and has a block of rooms for racers starting at  $179 a night. Marriott has extended the block rate, but you have to call or email Jessica directly at jrespondek@shanercorp.com or 727-392-8088 x 6003.Both are a very short drive to the race start.

Race Day Morning Procedure


Archibald Beach Park has a number of spots, but they will go early. So come early if you want a prime spot. Otherwise, you will be able to pull in the lot, drop your board off and go park across the street at Winn Dixie or Rex Place. Parking is marked in yellow

Check In
1. Come to the Check In table on the beach. Get your number and your lunch ticket.
2. If you have not prepaid, have cash or a check. NO CREDIT CARDS ON RACE DAY. If you want to pay by card, do it on Paddle Guru before the race. Exact change is appreciated.
3. Get marked with your number.
4. Pick up your timing chip.

Captain’s Meeting.
1. Be on time for the Captain’s Meeting-- 9:45am
2. We will review the courses and directions
3. We are racing under WPA Rules. Make sure you check them out.http://worldpaddleassociation.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/2014-WPA-SUP-RACING-RULEBOOK_1-14.pdf

Race Starts
1. We respect your time and have a reputation for starting on time! Elite Race start is scheduled for 10:15am
2. Both races will be beach starts for SUPs (everything else is a water start).
3. The Open Race will start shortly after the Elite Race.
4. There will be a short blast to mark come to the line.
5. The next blast will start the race and will be about 30 seconds after the first blast.

Race Finish
1. Paddle up to the beach. A board Sherpa will grab your board. You keep your paddle.
2. Run through the finish arch with your paddle.
3. Electronic timing will capture your result when you cross the mat.
4. Return your timing chip or you will have to pay for it.

1. You will get a lunch ticket when you check in.
2. We will have extra lunch tickets for sale.
3. No ticket=no lunch.

1. Trophies will be awarded to all of largest categories represented on race day. (and I wont know until race day who that is)

Post Race
To be announced.

Any proceeds from the race go to benefit Paddle Addict, Inc. a non-profit that helps people in recovery from addiction through water sports activities and Monster and Sea, which helps families struggling with cancer.

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

David Petrovics1SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Garrett Fletcher4SUP 14'18-49Guy
Rj Reed5Surfski Single50+Guy
Chris Stephan6SUP 14'18-49Guy
Connor Rush7SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Kieran Grant8SUP 14'18-49Guy
Brent Brown9SUP 14'18-49Guy
Monique Walker10SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Pete Williams11SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Andrew Crane12SUP 14'18-49Guy
Ward Bates13SUP 14'18-49Guy
Nick Bjork14SUP 14'18-49Guy
Milla Navarro15SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Bunny Frost17SUP 14'18-49Guy
Brian Hawes18Surfski Single50+Guy
Evey Hammond19SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Adrian Angell20SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Tony Chapman25SUP 14'50+Guy
Catherine Uden26SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Will Cutler29SUP 14'18-49Guy
George Knight31Surfski Single50+Guy
Chase Kosterlitz33SUP 14'18-49Guy
Danny Mongno34SUP 14'18-49Guy
David Dean35SUP 14'50+Guy
Ari Davis36SUP 14'18-49Guy
Joseph Taboada40Surfski Single50+Guy
Diane Anderson41Surfski Single50+Girl
Maximus Cook, Maximus Cook45Team of 218-49Guy
Christian Cook, Maximus Cook46Team of 218-49Guy
Karen Tickner47SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Rob Mirlenbrink48Surfski Single18-49Guy
Christianne Maigre, Paolo Ameglio49OC-218-49Mixed
John Mahoney50SUP 14'50+Guy
Karin Parks51SUP 14'50+Girl
Robert Dwyer52SUP 14'18-49Guy
Gary Wise, Kaleb Cook55OC-250+Guy
Jm Kostallas56SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
David Starr57SUP 14'18-49Guy
Amy Keener59SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Lance Chambers61SUP 14'18-49Guy
Matthew Vance62SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Dan Smith63SUP 14'50+Guy
Pete Buzzelli64SUP 14'50+Guy
Tony Llera67Surfski Single50+Guy
Wayne Henriquez, Kim Caruso68OC-250+Mixed
Alyssa Veres69SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Brandon Gunderson70Prone Stock18-49Guy
John Sekas72SUP 14'50+Guy
David Rush73OC-150+Guy
Roddy Medders74SUP 14'18-49Guy
Heath Marston, Will Marston76Team of 2U17Guy
William Whale80SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Karen Figueroa81Prone Stock50+Girl
Nannette Prevost82SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Porter Dale83SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Emily Davis90SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Kevin Hill93SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Kate Pagan94SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
David Bell95Surfski Single18-49Guy
Meg Bosi97SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Dennis Navarrete98SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Murray Hunkin99Surfski Single18-49Guy
Chip Bock101SUP Unlimited18-49Guy
Joey Huempfner104SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Asia Rojas107SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Trip Saunders108SUP 14'18-49Guy
Matt Kearney109SUP 14'18-49Guy
Eric Stanton110Surfski Single50+Guy
Chris Wise111Surfski SingleU17Guy
Justin Digiorgio112SUP 14'18-49Guy
Keith Cook113SUP 14'50+Guy
Chad Siple114Prone Stock18-49Guy
John Beausang118Prone 14'18-49Guy
Mj Janczewski119OC-118-49Girl
Cristian Prado120SUP 14'18-49Guy
Darian Hildreth123SUP Unlimited18-49Guy
Peyton Thomas124SUP 14'U17Guy
Luis Beauregard126Surfski Single18-49Guy
John Meskauskas127SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Carmine Pici133SUP 14'50+Guy
Dalton Jewett134OC-118-49Guy
Bubba Ellis135SUP 14'50+Guy
Jim Valenti137SUP 14'50+Guy
Jesse Dasilva138SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Zach Rounsaville139SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Elizabeth Morse141SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Claudia Klenke143SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Mini Crash145SUP 14'18-49Girl
Mab Mab146SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Michael Salerno148SUP 14'18-49Guy
Josh Riccio149SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Richard Rodriguez151SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Kyle Linogon153SUP 14'18-49Guy
Connor Bonham154SUP 14'18-49Guy
Christian Grause157SUP 14'18-49Guy
Ron Perrott158SUP Unlimited50+Guy
Laura Iossi159SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Rev Thom160SUP 14'18-49Guy
Bill Kraft161SUP 14'18-49Guy
Bruce Day162SUP 14'50+Guy
Kimberly Barnes163SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Mike Spokas164SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Steve Thomas166SUP 14'50+Guy
Matt Arensman168SUP 14'18-49Guy
David Tebera175Surfski Single50+Guy
Jason Meehan178SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Matt Hite179SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Travis Kindt180SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Norbert Nebucz183SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
David Petrovics1SUP 14'18-49Guy
Mike Dobbins3SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jon La Budde16SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Terry Perkins21SUP 14'50+Guy
Shelly Davis24SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Lisa Hertz Malick27Surfski Single18-49Girl
Judy Berce28SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Jay Tsultim30SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Karen Mayer32SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Jorge Moral37SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Ryan Findley38SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Dave Krumme42SUP 14'18-49Guy
Lisa Krumme43SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Elizabeth Garcia53SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Jeremy Fielder54SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Shannon Walaker58SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Jason Casuga60SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Yensys Loyola65SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Aleksandra Malinska66SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Diana Wagner71SUP 12'6"18-49Mixed
Anne Maddox75SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Hailey Marston77SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Gracie Marston78SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Sue Sattler79SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Jo Meighan84SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Denise Oli86OC-118-49Girl
Jerome Napp87SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Richard Danaie88SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Bob Brodhead89SUP Unlimited50+Guy
Kevin Glatfelter91SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Stephen Hall92SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Liam Bell96Surfski SingleU17Guy
Mari Sallaberry-mallicote100SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Suzy Vilairat-cilbrith105SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Taylor Masnjak106SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Mark Brennan115SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Kia Rojas116SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Bobbi Moccia117SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Brent Postma, Jen French121Achilles International Kayak (2 Person)18-49Mixed
Humberto Curado, Michael Dumas122Achilles International Kayak (2 Person)18-49Guy
Erik Thomas125SUP 14'18-49Guy
Daisy Otero128SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Emma Driver, Chad White129OC-218-49Mixed
David Loyd130SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
John Kudryk132SUP Surfboard50+Guy
John Paul136SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Daniel Spisak140SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Dawn Rothenhoefer144SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Lina Bowers147SUP SurfboardU17Girl
David Ritz150SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Jackson Herr152SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Aric Lewno165SUP 14'18-49Guy
Pete Zittere167SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Cheryl Rigano169SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Zachary Cole173SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Ashley Marston174SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Virginia Fady176SUP 14'50+Girl
Kurt Forster177SUP 14'50+Guy
Adam Pollock182SUP 14'18-49Guy
Kayleigh Sideris184SUP SurfboardU17Girl
Anthony Sideris185SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jim Birney186SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Lucy Allan187SUP SurfboardU17Girl
David Petrovics1SUP 14'18-49Guy
Lindsay Brudzinski22SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Andrew Ralph23SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Brian Oellig103SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Lauren Grace Brown131SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Irina Tabac142SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Kai Figueroa155SUP SurfboardU17Guy
Jorge Figueroa156SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Bob Marshall170SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Sandy Marshall171SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Michael Garcia172SUP Surfboard50+Guy
David Petrovics1SUP 12'6"U14Guy
Joshua Meighan85SUP SurfboardU14Guy
Mae Denson102SUP SurfboardU12Girl
Lauren Grace Brown131SUP 12'6"U12Girl
Maris Rudzki181SUP 12'6"U12Guy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Archibald Beach Park
15100 Gulf Blvd
Madeira Beach, FL 33708


May 15 to May 17, 2015


St Petersburg, FL