Gun Island Chute Sup Cup

The 1st Annual Gun Island Chute SUP Cup on Montgomery, Alabama's stretch of the Alabama River known as the Gun Island Chute.  An exciting lap-based course will give paddlers an unique racing experience.  A member of the Southern Stoke Paddle Series, the Gun Island Chute SUP Cup is hosted in conjunction with the 8th Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival.  With over 8,000 people in attendance for the dragon boat races, the GIC SUP Cup will be one of the South's most exciting SUP competitions.  Live music, local vendors, and an Athlete's Hospitality suite makes this event a must for all paddle sports athletes and enthusiasts.  

The Gun Island Chute SUP Cup will include a 6 mile long course, 3 miles short course, and 1 mile sprint course.

Registration includes a free event t-shirt and access to the Athlete's Hospitality suite

The 6 Mile Race will award trophies for 1st - 3rd place for the following classes: 

SUP 14'
SUP 12'6

Cash Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd place finishers in the 6 mile race. 

The 3 Mile Race will award trophies for 1st - 3rd for the following classes:
SUP 14'
SUP 12'6" 
Men's rec/surf 12' and under
Women's rec/surf 12' and under

The 1 Mile Fun Race will awards trophies for 1st-3rd for the following classes:
Men's rec/surf 12' and under
Women's rec/surf 12' and under
Youth Male (Ages 13-18) rec/surf 12' and under
Youth Female (Ages 13-18) rec/surf 12' and under

Registration for the long course is $75
Registration for the short course is $60
Registration for the 1 Mile Fun Race is $25

Minimum of 25 racers per class for trophies to be awarded.
Minimum of 75 racers total for cash prizes to be awarded in the 6 mile race

HOTEL DETAILS:  Contact Andrew at director@montgomerydragonboat.org for information about this year's SUP hotel room block rate.
The Gun Island Chute SUP Cup long and short courses will begin at the conclusion of the Championship Race for the Montgomery Dragon Boat Festival.

Check-in/Late Registration begins at 12:30pm.  All racers must be checked in by 2:30pm
Pre-Race meetings for competitors at 3:00pm
Board staging for long and short course begins at 3:30pm
Racing begins once all athletes are on the course and lined up at the start line


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The Gun Island Chute SUP Cup course is a 3 mile loop that will go to the Northern Boulevard Bridge then back down south of the finish line to the I-65 Bridge and will end right in front of Riverfront Park where the start line is.  

Athlete check in and race staging will be at The Cove located at 2 Lafayette St.  The map shows directions from the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Montgomery.  Be aware that you will have to cross a set of train tracks and that you may have to wait for a train to pass by. 


When:

Aug 26, 2017

Where:

Montgomery, AL