Florida Cup 2017

Join us for the 5th annual Florida Cup presented by Visit St. Pete Clearwater. 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

Daiquiri Shak, 14995 Gulf Blvd, Madeira  Beach, FL 33708


8:45 Kid's Race Captains Meeting 

9:00 Kid's Race Start

9:45 Capitans Meeting (Elite and Open Races)

10:00 OC and Surfski Start

10:10 Elite Race Start

10:20 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 Daiquiri Shak, 14995 Gulf Blvd, Madeira  Beach, FL 33708. 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

We also have rooms at the holiday Inn Express.  Call 727-914-7107 and tell them you are with the Florida Cup or use code FCP here -  https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/st-petersburg/snmle/hoteldetail?qAdlt=1&qBrs=6c.hi.ex.rs.ic.cp.in.sb.cw.cv.ul.vn.ki.sp.nd.ct&qChld=0&qFRA=1&qGRM=0&qGrpCd=FCP&qIta=99801505&qPSt=0&qRRSrt=rt&qRef=df&qRms=1&qRpn=1&qRpp=20&qSHp=1&qSmP=3&qSrt=sBR&qWch=0&srb_u=1&icdv=99801505

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! 
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.

Alta Joy Broughton4SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Chris Cannavaro5Prone 14'18-49Guy
Karen Figueroa6Prone Stock50+Girl
Lisa Hertz Malick21Prone Stock18-49Girl
Catherine Uden22SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Steve Miller28SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
John Sekas30SUP 14'50+Guy
Karen Kennedy31SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Gabriel - Koko Decaran-voigt32SUP 14'18-49Guy
Steve Alden33SUP 14'50+Guy
Jen Hulett34SUP 14'18-49Girl
Krista Capo35SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Maddie Miller47SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Mark Athanacio48SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Daniel Pena56SUP 14'18-49Guy
Scott Baste57SUP 14'50+Guy
Giacomo Bossa58SUP 14'18-49Guy
Adam Pollock62SUP 14'18-49Guy
John Thee63SUP 14'50+Guy
Bubba Ellis66Prone Unlimited50+Guy
David Starr68SUP 14'18-49Guy
Glenn Davis69SUP 14'50+Guy
Amy Keener72SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Chad Siple73Prone Stock18-49Guy
William Whale74Prone Unlimited50+Guy
Gary Capo76SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Garrett Fletcher77SUP 14'18-49Guy
Will Marston79SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Jan Taylor88SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Zach Rounsaville90SUP 14'18-49Guy
Michael Salerno94SUP 14'18-49Guy
Nannette Prevost101SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Kurt Nelson102SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Shawn Nelson103SUP 14'18-49Girl
Jason Cristofalo104SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Olivier Cerf106SUP Unlimited50+Guy
Shelly Vihlen107SUP 14'18-49Girl
Gregory Lynch109SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Jeff Walton115SUP 14'50+Guy
Yensys Loyola116SUP 14'18-49Guy
Isabelle Picard117SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Bill Kraft118SUP 14'18-49Guy
Stuart Grulke119SUP 14'18-49Guy
Will Compton125SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Daniel Spisak126SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jim Birney128SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Henry Hidy129SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Michele Porter131SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Travis Kindt133SUP 14'18-49Guy
Brian Antel135SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Stephie Davis138SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Lizi Ruiz145SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Ron Perrott146SUP 14'50+Guy
Rafael Sanchez2SUP 12'6"50+Guy
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
Peter Wright19SUP 12'6"50+Guy
John Wheeler23SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Grant Toranzo25SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Johan Delgado26SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jon Henderson27SUP 14'18-49Guy
Gary Nager29Surfski Single50+Guy
Bill Moss37SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Tony Walz41SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Thomas Larkin43SUP 14'50+Guy
Geri Nuevo45SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
David Wieland46SUP 14'50+Guy
Bob Thompson51SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Alicia Weber53SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Denise Del Gardo55SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Jennifer Barnes60SUP 14'18-49Girl
Naomi Gutnik61SUP 14'18-49Girl
Lina Bowers64SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Dan Lukens67SUP 14'50+Guy
Ron Bercaw70SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Peter Garian71SUP 14'18-49Guy
Mari Sallaberry-mallicote75SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Hailey Marston80SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Gracie Marston81SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Keith Connors82SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Tony Taylor86SUP 14'50+Guy
Anne Maddox87SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Robert Dwyer89SUP 14'18-49Guy
Rick Lee93SUP 14'18-49Guy
Kayleigh Sideris95SUP 12'6"U17Girl
Adriana Loayza97SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Diane Tarantino98SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Shay Spoonmore99SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Jason Lenard100SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Anna Mcbee108SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Shaun Swartz110SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Ryan Findley111SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jorge Figueroa112SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Kai Figueroa113SUP 12'6"U17Guy
Jen Hayes114SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Lucy Allan120Prone StockU17Girl
Tessa Blosser121SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Anthony Sideris122SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Alison Hilman123SUP 12'6"U17Girl
John Paul124SUP 12'6"50+Guy
John Mulkey127SUP 14'50+Guy
Ryan Srofe132SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Steven Bloom134SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Tina Mancini136SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Julian Flynn137SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Amanda Fuentes139SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Lissa Fahlman141SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Hollistar Jones142SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Sarah Aldrich143SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Mark Ingemi144SUP 14'18-49Guy
Shanley Herbst91SUP 12'6"U12Girl
Ari Sideris96SUP SurfboardU12Guy
Anna Kuhlow, Christian Cook7OC-2AllMixed
Jason Malick20Surfski SingleAllGuy
Joseph Frohock24Surfski SingleAllGuy
Paolo Ameglio36OC-1AllGuy
Dionne Reed38OC-1AllGirl
Bob Wood39Surfski SingleAllGuy
Gary Wise, Cortland Reilly40OC-2AllGuy
Than Tenn42OC-1AllGirl
Zac Scull, Maximus Cook44OC-2AllGuy
Matt Flick, Marc Dipiero49OC-2AllGuy
Emily Updegraff, Steve Updegraff50OC-2AllMixed
Craig Patrick, Wayne Henriquez52OC-2AllGuy
Yohannes Negga54OC-1AllGuy
Julia Cramer, Pete Voss59OC-2AllMixed
Shannon Walaker65OC-1AllGirl
Heath Marston78OC-1AllGuy
Suzanne Jones83OC-1AllGirl
Ralf Steitz, Marc Kron84OC-2AllGuy
Rob Mirlenbrink85Surfski SingleAllGuy
Anita Allen92Surfski SingleAllGirl
Cort Peterson, Hildren Francis105OC-2AllMixed
John Durham130Surfski SingleAllGuy
Zachary Cole140OC-1AllGuy

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