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.  

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


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:
Youth Male 
Youth Female 

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 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

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Peter Shimpeno601SUP 14'AllGuy
Butch Gregory602SUP 14'AllGuy
Avery Ainsworth603SUP 14'AllGuy
Ted Nelson604SUP 14'AllGuy
Kim Hillhouse605SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Larry Hill606SUP 14'AllGuy
Zane Asselin607SUP 14'AllGuy
Ben Friberg608SUP 14'AllGuy
Pete Fitzstevens609SUP 14'AllGuy
Ryan Fullerton610SUP 12'6"AllGuy
Korey Montgomery611SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Mike Iwashita612SUP 14'AllGuy
Jack Bartlett613SUP 14'AllGuy
Tomas Pecinka614SUP 14'AllGuy
Eric Bednorz615SUP 14'AllGuy
Jacob Crox616SUP 14'AllGuy
Steve Alden617SUP 14'AllGuy
Gabriel Pereira620SUP 12'6"AllGuy
Brett Mcmasters621SUP 14'AllGuy
Garrett Fletcher623SUP 14'AllGuy
Hannah Fullerton624SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Phil Asselin625SUP 14'AllGuy
Zach Rounsaville626SUP 14'AllGuy
Darrell Horton Ii627SUP 14'AllGuy
Chris Irons628SUP 14'AllGuy
Lynn Duble351SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Jeff Hankin352SUP Under 12'6"AllGuy
Jayson Woods353SUP 14'AllGuy
Sean Dickson354SUP 14'AllGuy
Joe Stibler355SUP 12'6"AllGuy
Stefan Halushka356SUP 14'AllGuy
Megan Smith357SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Mitch Cherry358SUP 14'AllGuy
Emmye Cherry359SUP Under 12'6"AllGirl
Jay Beech360SUP Under 12'6"AllGuy
Eric Olins361SUP 12'6"AllGuy
Lindsey Smith362SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Paige Spiller363SUP 14'AllGirl
Marc Rounsaville364SUP 14'AllGuy
Angie Nicolletta365SUP 12'6"AllGirl
Adrienne Maples366SUP Under 12'6"AllGirl
Maciej Guzik367SUP 14'AllGuy
Jack Fitzstevens368SUP Under 12'6"AllGuy
Brandi Wyatt101SUP Under 12'6"AllGirl
Mike Payne102SUP 12'6"AllGuy
Dirk Mccall103SUP Under 12'6"AllGuy
Elisabeth Mccall104SUP Under 12'6"AllGirl
Mette Mccall105SUP Under 12'6"AllGirl
Zhe Chen106SUP 12'6"AllGuy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

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. 


Aug 26, 2017


Montgomery, AL