Paddle at the Point

“Paddle at the Point”

Come and join Pinchers as we kick off our first annual stand up paddleboard race in beautiful Cape Coral, FL. Working in conjunction with Lahui Kai and the World Paddle Association, "Paddle at the Point" will be featuring 3 separate races, multiple board divisions, an open age class, competitor giveaways and a chance to compete for a portion of the $9,000 purse. Participants of all ages can enjoy this family fun competition as they navigate the calm backwaters of the Caloosahatchee River. But that’s not all! This event also includes live entertainment, food & beverage from Texas Tony’s Rib House, cash prizes and giveaways, vendor opportunities, convenient parking, and a FREE Calusa kids race for anyone 17 years of age and younger. Whether competing for prizes, supporting your racer, or just looking to have a good time “Paddle at the Point” has something for everyone! The festivities begin Saturday morning, September 19th at Tarpon Point, Cape Coral. This event is hosted by the world's #1 female paddler Annabel Anderson, with guest appearance by US Olympic Silver Medalist Johnny Puakea. 

"Paddle at the Point" is a WPA Sanctioned POINTS RACE!! 


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DAY OF REGISTRATION will be capped, and the registration fees increased to $125 for the 6  mile course and $95 for the 3 mile course. SO DON'T WAIT! Register online now to guarantee your spot in the race and save money in the process. A complimentary T-Shirt, lunch voucher and Gift Bag is included with each entry (excluding “kids race” participants). Paddleboards will be available for rent on site (LIMITED QUANTITY) provided by Paddlefish West. ALL participants must provide their own USCG approved personal flotation device to compete. See disclaimer for full details.    

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Races/Divisions

Short Race – 5k (3 miles)

          -Men

                    -14’ Board (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -12’6” Board (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfboard Class, 12’2” and below (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

          -Women

                    -14’Board (NOT for Prize Money)

                    -12’6” Board (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfboard Class, 12’2” and below (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

Long Race – 10k (6 miles)

          - Men

                    -14’ Board (For Prize Money)

                            - 1st: $2000, 2nd: $1000, 3rd: $750, 4th: $400, 5th: $200

                    -12’6” Board (For Prize Money)

                            - 1st: $400, 2nd: $200, 3rd: $100

                    -Unlimited (NOT For Prize Money, no restrictions except that the craft must be powered by a                         stand up paddler with a single blade paddle)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

          -Women

                    -14’ Board (Not For Prize Money)

                    -12’6” Board (For Prize Money)

                            - 1st: $1500, 2nd: $700, 3rd: $400, 4th: $250, 5th: $100 

                    -Unlimited (NOT For Prize Money, no restrictions except that the craft must be powered by a                         stand up paddler with a single blade paddle)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

Calusa Kids Race – 1 mile (FREE)

 -Anyone 17 years of age and younger may compete on ANY board class. All participants must provide their own personal flotation device, and sign a liability waiver with an accompanying guardian during check in. This race is to take place at the conclusion of the 6 and 3 mile course, so competing parents can enjoy watching their kids take up the paddle. 

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Annabel Anderson

Annabel Photo

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet the world's #1 female paddler Annabel Anderson Friday night, September 18th at Pinchers – Tarpon Point from 5-7pm.

Do you think you have what it takes to beat her time? Now you can prove it by competing against the clock for your chance to win an EXTRA $1000!! Eligible competitors are limited to the 14’ board class for the 6 mile course only. The fastest time below Annabel’s posting will receive $1000 in addition to their regular prize payout.  

Clinic Schedule

Join Pinchers and Lahui Kai as Annabel Anderson hosts a series of paddleboard clinics on the days leading up to the race. Whether you are a novice paddler or a seasoned pro, each participant has the opportunity to learn from the best. Included in your registration is a complimentary $20 GIFT CERTIFICATE good at any Pinchers location, so stick around after the clinic and enjoy lunch on us! Click HERE to register. For any questions regarding these exclusive opportunities please contact Scotty Shelton at 239-233-7212 or via email at scotty@supatx.com.

WEDNESDAY CLINIC (SEPT. 16TH, 9:30AM-12PM)

                         Pinchers/Wyndham Garden Hotel - 6890 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach, FL. 33931

FRIDAY CLINIC (SEPT. 18TH 10:30AM-1PM)

                               Pinchers Tarpon Point - 5991 Silver King Blvd. Cape Coral, FL. 33914

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Westin Hotels & Resorts Homepage - Reservations at Westin.com

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village is the official hotel of Paddle at the Point.

For information on discounted room rates CLICK HERE 

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Vendor/Sponsor

For details on participating as a vendor, sponsor, or volunteer, contact Jarrod Cain at 239-595-3962 or jarrodc@pinchersusa.com

VENDOR APPLICATION


7am: Check-In/Registration

8am: Race Announcements, Rules & Course overview, general event information           

8:30am: Short Race – 5k (3 miles)

9am: Long Race – 10k (6 miles)

10:30am: Kids Race – 1 mile (FREE)

12am: Award Ceremony 


Don’t miss your opportunity to meet the world's #1 female paddler Annabel Anderson Friday night, September 18th at Pinchers – Tarpon Point. You can also catch up with Annabel as she hosts a series of clinics throughout the week leading up to the race. CLICK HERE for details.

Do you think you have what it takes to beat her time? Now you can prove it by competing against the clock for your chance to win an EXTRA $1000!! Eligible competitors are limited to the 14’ board class for the 6 mile course only. The fastest time below Annabel’s posting will receive $1000 in addition to their regular prize payout.  


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Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

Tarpon Point is just a few miles from the Gulf of Mexico and has some of the best cruising and fishing grounds in Florida. Each course is located within a no wake zone, which offers a calmer and safer paddling experience.

Short Race (CLICK TO VIEW MAP)

          -Men

                    -14’ Board (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -12’6” Board (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfboard Class, 12’2” and below (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

          -Women

                    -14’Board (NOT for Prize Money)

                    -12’6” Board (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfboard Class, 12’2” and below (NOT For Prize Money)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

Long Race (CLICK TO VIEW MAP)

          - Men

                    -14’ Board (For Prize Money)

                    -12’6” Board (For Prize Money)

                    -Unlimited (NOT For Prize Money, no restrictions except that the craft must be powered by a                         stand up paddler with a single blade paddle)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

          -Women

                    -14’ Board (Not For Prize Money)

                    -12’6” Board (For Prize Money)

                    -Unlimited (NOT For Prize Money, no restrictions except that the craft must be powered by a                         stand up paddler with a single blade paddle)

                    -Surfski Single, Kayak Single, OC-1

Kids Race (CLICK TO VIEW MAP)

 -Anyone 17 years of age and younger may compete on ANY board class. All participants must provide their own personal flotation device, and sign a liability waiver with an accompanying guardian during check in.

Tarpon Point Marina

6179 Black Marlin Lane

Cape Coral, FL 33914

When:

Sep 19, 2015

Where:

Cape Coral, FL