Florida Cup 2017

Join us for the 5th annual Florida Cup presented by John's Pass Village. This race will highlight the best paddling conditions in Florida. The Florida Cup will challenge Elite participants in the gulf and the intercoastal waters. The open race will be set to the best conditions offered on race day.  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-SurfSki and OC
6 Mile Elite-SUP and prone
3 Mile Recreational
1 Mile Fun Paddle (not a race)
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

John's Pass Village and Boardwalk, Mad Beach Brewing, 12945 Village Blvd, Madeira  Beach, FL 33708


8:45 Kid's Race Captains Meeting 

9:00 Kid's Race Start

9:30 Capitans Meeting (Elite and Open Races)

9:45 Elite Race Start

9:55 Open Race Start

Lunch and awards 12:30

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

1. Come check in Friday night and join us at Mad Beach Brewing in john's Pass Village and Boardwalk. 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 10% off on rooms for attendees. There is a two night minimum.  www.delacado.com

Race Day Morning Procedure


Archibald Beach Park has a number of metered spots, but they will go early. So come early with a credit card for the  meters 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 in the Winn Dixie lot will be on the North side of the lot, marked by cones.  It is FREE! Parking on Rex Street 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.

Matt Flick1SUP 14'18-49Guy
Rafael Sanchez2SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Alta Joy Broughton4SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Chris Cannavaro5Prone 14'18-49Guy
Karen Figueroa6Prone Stock50+Girl
Christian Cook7SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Tim Ramsberger8SUP 14'50+Guy
Mark Brennan9SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Kevin Glatfelter10SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Jason Levy12SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Lynda Roszel13SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Hal Atzingen14SUP 14'50+Guy
Pam Rilling15SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Jim Ellis16SUP 14'18-49Guy
Allison Kypros17SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Linda Weber18SUP 12'6"50+Girl

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 20, 2017


St Petersburg, FL