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.
Hotel Info: The Gun Island Chute SUP Cup has teamed up with the Renaissance Hotel this year. The hotel is across the street from the Riverfront Park entrance. Follow this link to book your room! Renaissance Hotel Reservation Site
OVERNIGHT BOARD STORAGE IS AVAILABLE INSIDE RIVERFRONT PARK ON AUGUST 25TH. PLEASE EMAIL email@example.com FOR DETAILS.
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 medals for 1st - 3rd place for overall male and female:
Cash Prizes will be awarded for 1st-3rd place finishers in the 6 mile race. Prizes will be given to the overall top 3 male and top 3 female finishers for the long course in the following amounts (regardless of age and board size):
1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $125
The OVERALL 1st place male and female finishers will win 20 quart YETI Coolers courtesy of Russell Marine!
The 3 Mile Race will award medals for overall 1st - 3rd for male and female:
Overall winner for the 3 mile race will win a Bote KULA cooler. Overall Male and Female 1st place finishers will win $100 Kinnucan's gift cards(Regardless of age and board size)!
The 1 Mile Fun Race will awards medals for 1st-3rd for the following classes:
Registration for the long course is $55
Registration for the short course is $40
Registration for the 1 Mile Fun Race is $25
HOTEL DETAILS: Contact Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about this year's SUP hotel room block rate.