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January 1, 2015
Orange Bowl Paddle Championships, Miami, Fla.: The Orange Bowl Paddle Championship will feature nearly 250 racers and thousands of spectators, local celebrities and paddle professionals. Events include Elite, Recreational and Sprint races, with courses winding through downtown Miami, Biscayne Bay and the Miami River. Event Page

January 8 – 10, 2015
Surf Expo, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.: The 2015 Surf Expo will feature 2,600 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, and demos. SurfExpo.com

January 11, 2015
Neptunalia Challenge, Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.: Choose your chariot, then your challenge! Race either SUP, prone paddle board, OC, kayak and surf ski, then choose between three races: the 10-mile Kraken, 6-mile Tortoise Island, or 3-mile Manatee race. This is primarily a flat water race with potential for a downwind leg on the Banana River. Event Page

January 17, 2015
The Painkiller Cup, Road Town, Tortola, BVI: Sponsored by the world-famous Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke, the event will see 3-person teams, which must include at least one woman, racing a 14-mile downwind course along Tortola’s north shore. A $5,000 first place prize awaits the winning team. Event Page

January 17, 2015
Return to Pier Race, Santa Barbara, Calif.: Part of the SoCal Ocean Racing Series, the annual race features long course and short course events for multiple paddle crafts. Compete in the Return to Pier Race or the entire SoCal Ocean Racing Series, which runs until the end of March. Event Page

January 17 – 18, 2015
6th Annual Cold Stroke Classic, Wrightsville Beach, N.C.: The Classic features a 7-mile elite competition, a 3.5-mile recreational race, and a 14 & under kids’ division. A cash purse will be awarded in the elite division, and over $5,000 in prizes will be awarded in the recreational division. ColdStrokeClassic.com

January 17 – 18, 2015
HIHO Adventure Race, British Virgin Islands: Race throughout the BVI, paddling to a different island each day and partying in-between races. The event offers an Open class (paddlers can race any board 14′ or under) with 3- to 5-mile races, as well as the Fanatic One-Design class (paddlers race on 12′ Fanatic Ray), with 1- to 3-mile races. Go-HIHO.com

January 24, 2015
The Rum Run, 7-Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Island: Race in the beautiful waters of the Cayman Islands over two days, in either short-course sprints or a long distance race. Demos will be available, as well as an SUP yoga class. RumRun.ky

January 24, 2015
18th Annual Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge, Mission Beach, San Diego, Calif.: The unofficial start to the winter racing season and the SoCal Winter Racing Series kicks off with the Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge, one of the biggest events of the year in Southern California, with paddlers of all ages, skills and crafts welcome. A Huki OC-1 and other great prizes will be up for grabs in the raffle and the event will offer complimentary VitaCoco, Sambazon, Gatorade, and water on-site. Event Page

January 29 – February 1, 2015
Wild Descent, Clutha River, Wanaka, New Zealand: A four-day race with the new addition of a SUP division for 2015. Typically a kayak race, Wild Descent takes competitors on a multi-day race with six stages over a distance of 261 kilometers. WildDescent.com

January 30 – 31, 2015
10th Annual Kona Surf Film Festival, Big Island, Hawaii: Since 2003, the Kona Surf Film Festival (KSFF) has been an exhibition of surf films from around the world, a benefactor of the Big Island Community and beyond, and a grassroots event that has kept the surf cinema stoke alive. Join filmmakers and ocean enthusiasts at the 11th annual event. KonaSurfFilmFestival.org

January 30 – February 1, 2015
Lazy Dog SUP Fest and Race, Key West, Fla.: Certifications, clinics, and seminars galore with some of the best in the biz. The fest includes a few days packed with classes and clinics for instructor certification, safety practices, technique and training, meditation, SUP yoga, and kids. Race in the 6-miler or just demo some boards at the expo. Event page

January 31, 2015
Bridge to Bridge, Middle Harbour, Mosman, NSW, AUS: The first leg of the Reclink Australia National Paddle Series, Sydney Harbour Kayaks will host the Bridge to Bridge, which includes a Short Course race (3.4 km) and a 14km Long Course. Event Page

 

February 1, 2015
Sound Rowers’ La Conner Race, La Conner, Wash.: The course heads down the Swinomish Channel, west past Goat Island, around “Can C-1″ (the green buoy), and returns to the start. If the weather is foul the course may be altered to a more sheltered area. Hang around after the race for some good eats and company at the Shelter Bay Clubhouse. Event Page

February 7, 2015
Hal Rosoff Classic, Newport Aquatic Center, Newport Beach, Calif.: An annual event in the flat waters of Newport Harbor with short and long courses. Long course is open to all paddle craft, with all proceeds benefitting the NAC Juniors Program. Event Page

February TBA, 2015
SUWT Sunset Beach Pro & Turtle Bay Pro, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii: The Standup World Tour takes the pros to Oahu’s North Shore to kick off the 2015 Tour at Sunset Beach (men) and Turtle Bay (women/Na Kama Kai) for one of the most exciting stops of the year. WatermanLeague.com

February 14 – 15, 2015
Forster Island Paddle Festival, Forster, New South Wales, AUS: Eight SUP events of various distances, including 200-meter sprints and relays, as well as individual races up to 10- and 12-kilometers long. This is a great event for paddlers of all skill levels! Event Page

February 15, 2015
The Great Eastern Beach Paddle, Eastern Beach, Geelong, Victoria, AUS: The second event of the Reclink Australia National Paddle Series features a 6km race to Limeburner’s Point, across to Cunningham Pier and back. Demos will be available with sponsor giveaways throughout the day. Event Page

February 21-22, 2015
12 Towers Open SUP Race, Kirra Point, Gold Coast, AUS: The fourth annual 12 towers 14km race will be held once again February 21st in Gold Coast Australia. Racers will start from the world famous Kirra Point, pass 12 Lifeguard Surveillance Towers (hence the race name), round the floatable buoy 150 meters from Burleigh Beach then it’ll be a sprint to the dry sand finish line. The festival will also include a shorter 5.6km race. Event Page
February 22, 2015
The Great Peninsula Paddle, Sorrento Pier, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, AUS: Designed for the novice paddler, hobbyist or families, the short course is a leisurely 3.6km paddle from the Sorrento Pier to Portsea with the finishing line located on the Portsea beach, just down from the iconic Portsea Hotel. The Great Peninsula Paddle allows participants the opportunity to paddle along the stunning Mornington Peninsula shoreline, gaining an exclusive paddler’s perspective of the Peninsula’s clear blue waters and white sandy beaches. Event Page

February 28, 2015
Lanakila Classic, Carpet Beach, Redondo Beach, Calif.: Part of the SoCal Ocean Racing Series, the Lanakila Classic is an annual event, offering multiple races. Compete in a 5-mile short course, or the 9-mile long course and get your kids on the water with the mini course! Event Page

 

March 1, 2015
11th Annual Cold Hands Paddle, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, Calif.: The 11th Annual Cold Hands Paddle is a 4-mile course at the historic Port of Los Angeles, Cabrillo Beach and is free to the public. The event includes divisions for paddleboards and SUP’s, but dory boats, surf ski’s, kayaks, and OC’s are welcome to participate as well. There will also be a raffle to benefit the Ocean of Hope Campaign and the fight against cancer. ColdHandsPaddle.com

March TBA, 2015
Indian Creek Paddle Showdown, Miami, Fla.: Paddlesports racing, Miami style! Open to all human-powered paddle crafts, including SUPs, paddleboards (prone), surfskis, kayaks, canoes, OCs, etc. 1.5-, 6- and 10-mile courses. Check-in and on-site registration starts at 9:00 AM at Miami Beach Rowing Club. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Miami Beach Rowing Club Scholarship Program, which encourages youth participation in water sports. ThePaddleHouse.com

March 6 – 9, 2015
La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge, San Ignacio to Belize City, BZ: One of the toughest paddle races in the world, La Ruta Maya isn’t for the faint of heart. Paddle East for three days on the Macal and Belize rivers, stop at three different locations for station prizes along the way, and battle for the major cash prizes awarded at the end of the race. LaRutaMayaBelize.com

March 7 – 14, 2015
Noosa Festival of Surfing, Noosa, AUS: A celebration of surfing and SUP with eight days of competitive and non-competitive events for the entire family. Grab the groms and watch some of Australia’s best go head to head, or enjoy live entertainment, film viewings and more. NoosaFestivalOfSurfing.com

March 13, 2015
6th Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & SUP Classic, Punta Sayulita, Mexico: A fun event in Mexico’s quaint Punta Sayulita for standup paddlers and surfers. Compete in longboard or SUP surf contests, then race SUP in either the short course or long distance races. There will also be pre-race and post-race activities as well as an awards show. PuntaSayulitaClassic.com

March 8, 2015
Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup, Dana Point, Calif.: Join surfing icon Mickey Munoz for the 6th annual Mongoose Cup during the Dana Point Festival of the Whales weekend. The day includes a fun paddle, SUPcross race, an expo, clinics, and paddling fun for all. FestivalOfWhales.com/Mongoose-Cup

March 12 – 15, 2015
Beach ‘N Boards Fest, Cocoa Beach, Fla.: Four days of friendly competition in SUP, surfing, skateboarding, kite surfing, beach volleyball and more. There will be SUP demos and an expo, as well as an Elite race. Pro paddler Rob Rojas will host a technique clinic on Saturday and the 7-mile Elite race will be held Sunday. Demo Day and Elite races will receive goodie bags which include an O’Neill waist pack, Cocoa Beach Challenge t-shirt, O’Neill lycra and a participation medal. BeachnBoardsFest.com

March 13, 2015
Surftech Shootout at The Lane, Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz, Calif.: The annual event is back with a new addition to the two days of racing, the Cowells SUP Classic paddle surf contest. The event will feature the highly anticipated Shootout, with some of the best paddlers in the world competing for thousands of dollars in prizes. Other races at the event include the 2.7-mile short course race, which finishes with a beach sprint, as well as the long distance race, which takes the paddlers on the same course as the short course with the addition of 3.7 miles after the beach sprint. There will also be clinics and demos on-site. Shootout.Surftech.com

March 13 – 15, 2015
Australian Flatwater SUPFest, Penrith Regatta Centre, Penrith, New South Wales, AUS: The second annual event features 200-, 1000- and 5,000-meter races. All events are open to paddlers of all skill levels, with no pre-qualifying requirements. All paddlers will have at least two races in each sprint (200m and 1000m), with the 5,000m being a staged race start. Board class is 14-foot. Event Page

March 14 – 15, 2015
St. Patty’s Paddle Weekend 2015, Clermont, Fla: The Shamrock SUP is a perfect opportunity for parents and groms to pair up and take their skills to the water. The Shamrock SUP has races for all skill levels young and old. It’s a family oriented weekend themed around St. Patty’s Day that will include carnival games, races and an on the water Leprechaun hunt. Event Info

March TBA, 2015
Adler Paddler, Leeway Beach, Belmont Shores, Long Beach, Calif.: A race for SUP and prone paddlers, offering short course (2.8 miles) and long course (5.6 miles) races. PaddleWithPurpose.com

March 21, 2015
Dana Ocean Challenge, Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point, Calif.: SoCal Ocean Racing’s Dana Ocean Challenge is a great event for new racers and paddlers. Courses begin and finish in the protected harbor with open ocean racing in both short and long courses. DanaOutrigger.net

March 22, 2015
Doggie Paddle, Long Beach Peninsula, Calif.: Aloha SUP presents the 4th annual DOGGIE PADDLE fun relay race, at 68th Place on the Pennisula in Long Beach, CA. Come out and SUP for the pups, as the event fundraises for dog rescue. Each team starts out with a lei around their neck and paddles in and out of the Naples canals, passing the lei onto the next team member etc. SUPs, T-shirts, and lunch provided, with a great auction and raffle prizes. AlohaSUPRentals.com

March 22, 2015
Inaugural Gasparilla SUP Invasion, Tampa Bay, Fla.:Races launch in the waterways of Davis Islands. Race divisions include elite, recreational and kids. To top off the day of SUP activities there will be a grand prize raffle giving you the chance to win the M-126 Jimmy Lewis Standup Paddleboard. Gasparillasupinvasion.com

March TBA, 2015
SUWS/SUWT Ubatuba Pro Grand Slam, São Paulo, Brazil: The Standup World Series and Tour heads to Brazil for their annual Ubatuba Pro combo event. The fastest in the biz will put it all on the line in sprint and distance races, before paddle surfers take to the water to battle for thousands of dollars in prize money and points toward the run for the World Title. StandupWorldSeries.com

 

April 4, 2015
Seaside Slide, Seaside State Beach, Monteray, Calif.: The 17th annual race is put on by Kings Paddles Sports. Starting at Seaside State Beach the course follows the kelp line North to Moonlight Beach- Encinitas. Once paddlers reach the buoy and turn around they will decide in the moment whether to stay closer to the calm kelp bed or more towards the outside, a more difficult but more direct route. The decision will depend on the seconds of distance between paddlers. Event Page

April 10 – 12, 2015
Sharkbite Challenge and Paddlefest, Honeymoon Island State Park, Dunedin, Fla.: A WPA-sanctioned SUP race and so much more, including outrigger and kayak races, an SUP fishing tournament, demos and an expo, clinics, SUP yoga, and even more activities. SharkbiteChallenge.com

April 11, 2015
Miami River Rally, Lummus Park, Miami, Fla.: Miami River Rally is back this year, opening the ever more popular, 20th Annual Miami Riverday Festival. Events include SUP, Surf Ski, and Kayak courses of 3 and 6 miles. Awards include original artwork from Chelley Peyferitte. Free Festival admission including Live Bands, Miami’s finest seafood and other food vendors, as well as free Riverboat tours! SUP and Surf Ski demos will be offered prior to the race. ThePaddleHouse.com

April 11, 2015
7th Annual Rincon Beachboy SUP Race, Rincón, Puerto Rico: One of the largest events in PR, with over $17k in cash prizes for the elite class races, goodies for all competitors, a raffle with great prizes. Race proceeds benefit local Rincon charities. RinconBeachBoy.com

April 11 -21, 2015
SUWT Brazil Series, Sao Paulo, Brazil: The second stop of the Standup World Tour takes the top paddlesurfers in the world to Brazil to compete for vital points toward the World Championship Title. WatermanLeague.com

April 16 – 19, 2015
ESA’s Southeast Regional Championships, Melbourne Beach, Fla.: The Eastern Surfing Association brings the southeast’s top surfers and paddlesurfers together to compete for the regional title. Event Page

April 18, 2015
Ft. Desoto Paddle Roundup and Shore Explore, Saint Petersburg, Fla.Starting at the campgrounds of Ft Desoto County Park, it will be a 10- mile race around Molokai, a challenging but scenic route. Open to prone and standup paddlers of all ages. Madera beach will be filled with lots of people, activities and original Florida food. Paddlerroundup.com

April 18, 2015
Stand-Up For Clean Water, Paradise Cove, Malibu, Calif.: LA Waterkeeper’s 4th annual Stand-Up For Clean Water race will be held in the beautiful Paradise Cove in Malibu, Calif., with all proceeds from the race benefitting LA Waterkeeper’s mission to protect and restore the Santa Monica Bay, San Pedro Bay and adjacent waters. The event will include a 5-mile race, 1-mile race, and a Relay Race, as well as SUP demos, lessons, an after party, and an awards ceremony with drinks, food and music at Paradise Cove. SUP4CleanWater.org

April TBA, 2015
9th Annual Butterfly Effect Maui , Baldwin Beach Park, Maui, Hawaii: One of Maui’s largest SUP events of the year, the female-focused day will start with a Hawaiian blessing on the beach and a hula-infused yoga warm up before the short, non-competitive downwinder, followed by a festival at the finish with tips from the pros, artists, yoga/fitness, live music, product demos, dancing, local food, aerial silk dancing, photo booth fun, beach clean up, lots of special surprises. BEtheEffect.com

April 22 – 26, 2015
The Carolina Cup, Wrightsville Beach, N. CarolIn the fifth year putting on the race, the hosts anticipate over 700 participants. There are four courses offered: a kids race, the Harbor Island Recreational “fun” race (3.5 miles), Money Island open race (6.5 miles) and the grueling Graveyard Elite Race (13.2 miles). It’s a five day event expected to be the best and biggest one yet. Wrightsvillebeachpaddleclub.com

April 25, 2015
San Diego Shaka Fest, Crown Point Park, San Diego, Calif.: Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club proudly presents the 2nd San Diego Shaka Fest, which encompasses several exciting events. Enjoy the Stand Up For The Kids SUP race (open to adult and youth racers), the Keiki Heihei Waʻa (youth-only Hawaiian outrigger canoe regatta), SUP and Health Wellness Expo, youth obstacle course on the beach, and ‘da kine’ Hawaiian entertainment. SanDiegoShakaFest.com, NaKoaKai.com

May 1 – 3, 2015
SUP Festival Kalterer, Lake Kaltern, Tyrol, Italy: The first long distance race in the four-race series, SUP Alps Trophy, will be held on beautiful Lake Kaltern in the southern part of Tyrol. Competitors will be battling for €2000. SUP-alps-trophy.com

May 1 – 3, 2015
OluKai Ho’olaule’a, Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, Hawaii: Celebrate the ocean and cultures that surround it with OluKai’s two-day celebration. Race the famous 8-mile Maliko downwind run, participate in the 3-mile fun paddle, canoe surf and sail, and enjoy a luau and hula. OluKai.com

May 2 – 4, 2015
The Key West Classic, Key West, Fla.: A few days of fun down in the Keys! Races include a 12-mile elite, 4-mile open, kids race, and a special olympics fun paddle. Additional activities include a ‘yappy hour,’ an expo with the latest gear and demos, clinics, as well as sprint and relay races. Lazydog.com

May 2, 2015
Standup For the Cure, Newport Beach, Calif.: Paddle Newport’s Back Bay with friends and cancer survivors to spread awareness and raise money for breast cancer. Holder of the Guiness World Record for largest Standup Paddleboard Lesson and winner of the 2012 SUP Magazine SUP Award for Top Philanthropic Effort, this is one of the largest SUP charity events, with a great cause and lots of fun for all. Standup-for-the-Cure.org

May 2, 2015
Malibu Downwinder, Malibu, Calif.: A 7-mile downwind race along the iconic Malibu coastline. MalibuDW.com

May 3, 2015
Stand Up Paddleboard Race Clinic to Prepare for the 2015 Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival , Marina Del Rey, Calif.:Come join us for a FREE race clinic with professional paddleboarder Brennan Rose and the team at ProSUP Shop. It’s the perfect chance to start preparing for the 6th Annual Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival, which takes place on Saturday, June 6th.
Get tips from professionals and sharpen your skills for the big race.
Instruction is FREE and open to all capable paddleboarders. Participants must sign up in advance RSVP:
via email Event Page

May 8 – 9, 2015
Northwest Paddling Festival, Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah, Wash.: The largest event in the Pacific Northwest is a free event with demos, clinics, a complimentary paddle tour, and more. NorthwestPaddlingFestival.com

May 9, 2015
Back of Beyond, Moab, Utah: A 7-mile ACA-sanctioned race that follows the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery, including through Moab’s ‘Postcard Alley’ and into Utah’s own ‘back of beyond.’ Elite and open classes offered. A portion of proceeds will be donated to SaveTheColorado.org. BackOfBeyondSUP.com

May 9, 2015
Windhaven Insurance Orange Bowl Paddle Championship presented by Blue World Paddle, Surf & Skate, Miami, Flo.: Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters, the event takes place at the Miami Rowing Club, adjacent to the historic Miami Marine Stadium. It’s one of the largest SUP events on the East Coast. Featured races:
The Elite Course – a challenging 8.6 mile race rounding Virginia Key for cash and prizes totaling $4,000
Recreational Course – a family – friendly 2.5 mile race The Corporate Challenge
Sprint races
Additional water activities for the entire family
Event Page

May 10, 2015
Paddle The Rockies, Longmont, CO.: The First Annual Paddle the Rockies SUP Classic and Paddle Festival will have top male and top female paddlers competing in a 5-race paddleboard series starting May 10. Each series is a 4 mile elite race but will also offer a 1 mile fun race if you are just getting into the SUP racing scene. Paddletherockies.com

May 10 – 17, 2015
ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championships, Sayulita, Mex.: The top 48 men and 24 women SUP and paddleboard competitors will come together to compete for the World Title in four disciplines: SUP Surfing, SUP Racing Technical, SUP Racing Distance, and Paddleboard Racing Technical and Distance. Within the SUP Racing and Paddleboard disciplines, athletes will be competing in up to three events, including the Technical and Distance Races and the Paddle Relay. ISASurf.org

May 15 – 17, 2015
The Florida Cup, St. Pete Beach, Fla.: A weekend of SUP fun with multiple races, including an 9-mile elite, 3-mile recreational, 1-mile fun race and a 1/4-mile kids race. Pro paddler Jenny Kalmbach of Hawaii will be on-site for a clinic and proceeds benefit Paddle Addict. FloridaCup-SUP.com

May 21 – 24, 2015
Coconut Cup SUP Festival, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands: Three days of SUP Races, demos, clinics, music and entertainment. Paddling events include: 5k, 12k, amphibious course, sunset social paddle and Jr. SUP races. Every event is targeted towards benefiting various organizations in the surrounding area. Event Info

May 23, 2015
O’Neill Tahoe Race Series’ Donner Lake Race, Truckee, Calif.: The first in O’Neill’s three-part Tahoe Race Series, the Donner Lake race will include a 5-mile course with Open and Elite divisions. TahoeCup.org

May 23 – 25, 2015
The California 100, Redding, Calif.: California’s only ultra-distance paddle! A 100-mile race on the Sacramento River starting under Redding’s Sundial Bridge and finishing near Chico. This moving-water round-the-clock event is open to all paddle sport enthusiasts. Sea kayaks, marathon canoes, surf skis, standups and outriggers are all appropriate and welcome. The race hosts Adventure, Team, Relay and Competitor categories. Event Page

May 23 – 24, 2015
Port Adriano SUP Race, Mallorca, Spain: The Euro Tour kicks off as the first-ever European race series. The Tour begins in Spain, the first of eight races across Europe. The Tour will include some of the sport’s leading personalities and paddlers, rendering the quality experience of the tour and top prio Euro Tour Infor

May 24, 2015
Lake Crossing Wolfgangsee, St. Wolfgang, Austria: The second long distance race in the four-part series, the SUP Alps Trophy, will be held in the mountains with €2000 in prize money up for grabs. SUP-alps-trophy.com

May 28- 31, 2015
Animas River Days, Durango, Colorado: Animas River Days is May 30th, 8:30 am to 9:00 pm, at Santa Rita Park. Events include: boatercross, surf competition, kayak and SUP slalom, Smelter Smackdown raft sprint, SUP Last Paddler Standing whitewater race and stay at the park after the parade for the first ever NIGHTTIME inflatable and freestyle kayak rodeos. Cash prizes for competitors! Enter the yellow ducky race for a chance to WIN a stand-up paddle board. animasriverdays.com

May 30 – 31, 2015
The SUP Race Cup, St. Maxime, France: One of two events on the first split weekend of the Euro Tour. Participants have a choice of two races to attend on the weekend of the 30th, extending opportunity to local paddlers. Euro Tour Info

May 30 – 31, 2015
St’Ives Bay Celtic Cup, St’Ives, UK: The second option of two events on the first split weekend of the Euro Tour. Participants have a choice of two races to attend on the weekend of the 30th, extending opportunity to local paddlers. Euro Tour Info

May 30 – 31, 2015
Battle of The Coast, Zandvoort, Holland: Official open Dutch championship beach race. The events include: SUP beach race, SUP wave comp, SUP downwinder comp, SUP team relays, surfski race, and outrigger clinics. After the events the festival will continue with live music, good food and good people. Event Page

May 30 – June 6, 2015
SUWT Tahiti, Sapinus, Tahiti: The Standup World Tour takes the pros to Tahiti for the third stop on the 2015 Tour, continuing the competition to establish the undisputed Champion of the World. WatermanLeague.com

May 30, 2015
Paddle at the Rock, Smith Lake, Ala.: Hosted by Smith Lake Paddle Boards, the event includes 6-mile, 3-mile, and 1-mile races. All proceeds to benefit the Bell Center. This is the fifth race in the Southern Stoke Race Series. Event Calendar

May 30, 2015
Battle on the Blueway, Ft. Myers Beach, Flo.: This sanctioned WPA points event with over $10,000 in prize money will feature two distance races (7 mile and 2 mile), a kids’ and Special Olympic race, a demo day, vendors displaying paddle merchandise, and non profits displaying nature / history materials and artifacts. This is a family oriented event with a festival atmosphere that brings paddling and Florida’s native wildlife and Calusa heritage together. Benefitting Special Olympics. SUP Race Info

May 31, 2015
Hagg Lake Open Water Swim & SUP Races, Gaston, Ore.: The 12th annual Hagg Lake Open Water Swim and SUP Races celebrates with new additions to this year, including a one-lap 2.4-mile (Ironman) swim course, as well as 4- and 8-mile SUP Races. HaggLakeSwim.com

 

June 4 – 7, 2015
GoPro Mountain Games, Vail, Colo.: Join the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, music, and the mountain lifestyle at the 2015 Mountain Games. The four days of competition will span across nine sports in 25 disciplines, with SUP sprints and SUP cross events included. MountainGames.com

June 4 – 6, 2015
Lost Mills, Brombachsee, Bavaria, Germany: The biggest event in summer for the European SUP racing scene, the Fourth Annual Lost Mills is now the fourth stop in the Euro Tour. The race will feature multiple races, including an elite Long Distance, “The Fastest Paddler on Earth” sprint races, a kids race, an open/amatuer race, SUP yoga, a SUPAA race official course, entertainment and parties, and much moreLostMills.com

June 6, 2015
Pine Hollow Paddle, Tygh Valley, Oregon: There are many SUP and open paddle events as a part of this paddle fest. An elite race with PRIZE MONEY starts off the full day of competition. There are events for both the beginner and the elite. Beer and karaoke cap off the day! xdogevents.com

June 6, 2015
Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival, Santa Monica, Calif.: A celebration of paddling and ocean sports in Santa Monica. Come out and watch the competition or take part in one of the events throughout the day, including SUP and paddleboard races, ocean swims, dory competitions, and more. PierPaddle.com

June 7, 2015
Stand up for our Schools, Medford Lake, N.J.: Medford Lakes Education Foundation is hosting its first ever SUP race and family fun day! This is a great intro race for beginner standup paddlers with a four-mile sprint on flat water and 1-mile family fun relay. There will also be a beer garden, food, vendors, bounce house, dunk tank, games, 50/50, and awesome raffles with lots of swag! Come race and hang for the entire day. Event Page

June 13, 2015
Great Iowa River Race, Iowa City, Iowa: Race from Iowa City to Hills, Iowa! The 9-mile paddling event recently added SUP, but also includes canoe, kayak and company challenge divisions. Awards to first and second place paddlers in each division and traveling paddle award to Company Challenge. Early registration and Company Challenge deadlines are May 29th. Event Page

June 13, 2015
Thunderbird Paddling Festival, Lake Tahoe, Cali.: The Thunderbird is Lake Tahoe’s most scenic paddle board race. The race starts at Sand Harbor Beach state park and heads south along the east shore passing the historic Thunderbird Lodge. There is an 8 mile race and a 4 mile race, both out and back buoyed courses. Also offered is a Grom race for kids 12 and under close to shore Event Page

June 13 – 14, 2015
The Endless SUP Races/WPA Regional Championships, Asbury Park, N.J.: Two days of SUP races and more! Saturday, the 13th will include board demos, lessons, clinics, and a 2-mile race for Autism. Sunday, th 14th will include a 1-mile ocean prone paddle, a 1-mile SUP ocean sprint race, and a 6-mile WPA Elite ocean race. Equal cash prizes will be rewarded to the top three men and women of the prone, 1-mile SUP sprint and the 6-mile WPA race. EndlessSUPRace.com

June 13 – 14, 2015
Bilboa World SUP Challenge, Bilboa, Spain: The fifth country in the Euro Tour, second of three for Spain to host. The Challenge will test the best SUP racers from around the globe in sprint and long distance courses. LostMills.com

June 14, 2015
Gathering of Paddlers Race & Demo Festival,Milwaukee, Wis.: Join us for a day long on the water event at Lakeshore State Park! Race check in at 8am. Race start 9am (3.1 and 6.2 mile offerings, beach start). Starting at 10am, demo our expansive fleet of stand up paddleboards and kayaks. Take in a group paddle tour with us! Ultimate frisbee, food vendors, and more! Clearwateroutdoor.com

June 14, 2015
Paddle The Rockies, Longmont, CO.: The second race in the 5-race series with top male and top female paddlers competing for the grand prize Boardworks race board. Each series is a 4 mile elite race but will also offer a 1 mile fun race if you are just getting into the SUP racing scene. Paddletherockies.com

June 18 – 21, 2015
FIBArk, Salida, Colo.: The 67th Annual FIBArk will offer two days of whitewater and land competitions with prize money up for grabs. Just a few of the events included in the weekend are raft, kayak and SUP races, as well as mountain bike, running, and karaoke competitions. FIBArk.com

June 19 – 21, 2015
Payette River Games, Cascade, Idaho: Join outdoor enthusiasts at Idaho’s Payette River Games for a few days of friendly competition and the largest prize purse in whitewater SUP, $50,000. Compete for multiple days in SUP events, disc golf, bocce ball, lumberjack, or beach volleyball, climbing, fly casting, raft cross, river surfing, horseshoes, and much more. There will be free transportation and camping for athletes PayetteRiverGames.com

June 20, 2015
14th Annual Jay Race Capitola, Calif.: Santa Cruz’s Jay Moriarty was and is a bona-fide surf legend, a true waterman and a beacon of stoke for all that knew him and many that did not. Each year, his life is celebrated by the Santa Cruz and waterman communities with the annual Jay Race. Events include a 12-mile long course, two-mile short course, kids race and waterman’s challenge that includes a 500-meter swim, 1500-meter prone paddleboard leg and a 1000-meter SUP paddle. Post-race, head over to Santa Cruz Harbor for the awards party on the beach, with beer, wine, food, live music and an auction. All proceeds benefit the Santa Cruz City, State and County Junior Lifeguard programs. Event Page

June 20, 2015
Sarasota SUP Series’ Race 1, Siesta Key Beach, Siesta Key, Fla.: The first race of the 3rd Annual Sarasota SUP Race Series, where hundreds of Elite and Recreational racers will compete in the 6-mile, 3-mile and Sprint Race events sponsored by Red Bull and Kona Brewing Company. Run in a format similar to Battle of The Paddle, this race will test paddlers’ endurance, wave-riding, buoy turns and beach run skills in this fun-filled, surf carnival family atmosphere. SarasotaSUPSeries.com

June 20, 2015
2015 London SUP Marathon, River Thames, London, UK: Join 40tude in curing colon cancer at the 2015 SUP Marathon on the River Thames. Raise money in support of St. Mark’s Hospital Foundation and their research into the treatment of colon cancer. The route, from Shepperton to Putney, takes in some of the River’s most picturesque sights, including Hampton Court, Kew Gardens and Ham House. For further information contact Olivia at: Olivia@40tude.org.uk. 40tude.org.uk

June 20 – 21, 2015
The Adriatic Crown, Marotta, Italy: The second “split weekend” of the Euro Tour. The Tour isn’t just for pros, it’s about the roots of the sport and offering the split weekends in different locations gives everybody a chance to be apart of the Euro Tour. LostMills.com

June 20 – 21, 2015
Deep SUP Race, Noja, Spain: The Euro Tour continues in Spain for the seventh event. Events at the beloved community race will include “grom race” junior series, a change for locals and pros to compete side-by-side, and the opportunity for all events equal visibility. Euro Tour

June 27, 2015
Sunshine SUP Series, Pompano Beach, Fla.: A 6-mile elite race, 3-mile recreational race, and more! We’re joining up with the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament and Extreme Beach Spartan Challenge to bring you a fun filled beach day, featuring elite, recreational, and fun races on Pompano Beach! Live music, Bounce house, sand sculptures, board demos, vendors, free food and drinks with entry! SunshineSUPSeries.com

June 27 – 28, 2015
Race the Lake of the Sky, Lake Tahoe, Calif.: Two days of racing, including a SUP Cross, 5-mile race, 14-mile distance race, grom race, and team relay race, plus a huge expo. RaceTheLakeOfTheSky.com

June 27 – 28, 2015
Happy Summer SUP Race, Namur, Belgium: The Euro Tour will be concluding it’s eight European destination journey in Belgium. The Happy Summer SUP Race will be the perfect way to end the month and a half tour with races, Blob jumps, slacklines, music, food and family. Euro Tour Wrap Up

 

July 4 – 5, 2015
Slocan & Columbia River SUP Challenge, This challenge consists of three races on two different rivers the Columbia river and Slocan river. First race will be on the Columbia river with a 16.5 km race. Second race of the day will be on the Slocan with a sprint race down the class 3 section of the Lower Slocan River. The third race will be on the Slocan river with a Sup cross course. Event Page

July 11, 2015
The Butterfly Effect, The Butterfly Effect, Cabarete, Dominican Republic: Join Tatiana Howard and ‘Butterflies’ at the Butterfly Effect’s Cabarete event, which features a day of fun and female empowerment, including a downwind run on SUP, kayak, kite or windsurf, as well as lunch, surprises, and more. Participants at this BE event must be self-capable with downwind experience and have previously completed at least a 1-mile downwinder. BEtheEffect.com

July 11, 2015
O’Neill Tahoe Race Series’ Jam From the Dam, Lake Tahoe, Calif.: A 6-miler crossing for paddlers of all skill levels. The race ends at Waterman’s Landing with kids races and demos. TahoeCup.org

July 11, 2015
Seafair Standup Paddleboard Competition, Green Lake, Seattle, Wash.: The 3rd Annual Paddleboard Competiton includes demonstrations, individual races, team relays, and a gladiator series. Event Page
July 11, 2015
King Of The Rogue, Ti’lomikh Falls, Ore.: THE KING OF THE ROGUE is a multi-lap, Class IV (expert) whitewater event for 4-person rafts, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards. The course through Ti’lomikh Falls/Powerhouse Rapids is designed by Olympic Gold Medalist Oliver Fix. This is the King of the Rogue! Proceeds from the event supports the Gold Hill Whitewater Park. GoldHillwhitewater.com

July 11, 2015
Central Coast SUP 4 The CUPLewis Center, Ohi.:This is a 0.75 – 4.5-mile flat water race, in the inland waterways and swim zone area at Alum Creek Reservoir. The event has the perfect distances and course to start off on your SUP race adventure. Depending on your board and experience, it will take between 30 minutes and an hour and a half to complete the course. This is a great opportunity to get on a board and enjoy the water!greenswell.com

July 11, 2015
18th Annual East Coast Paddleboard and SUP Championship, Daytona Beach, Flo.: Now in its 18th year, the East Coast Paddleboard & SUP Surf Championships is the longest running event on the East Coast. This year’s event includes the “Pier to Pier” 12-mile course for elite paddlers and “Paddle Against Poverty” 3- mile course for recreational paddlers.
Pre Race day registration is $50 at Paddle guru.
Event Details:
East Coast Paddleboard Champioinship

July 11, 2015
Standup For The Cure, Muskegon, Mich.: Muskegon Standup Paddling Event to raise funds for Breast Cancer, supporting the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Offering Standup Paddleboard Clinic SUP Clinic for breast cancer survivors. A day filled with Kid’s race, 5K expert and Fun “Pink Fleet” paddle, Industry Expo, Health Expo with free screenings for Breast Cancer and Melanoma, Live Music, Catered Lunch and Happy Hour. SUP lessons and Demos as well as an Sweepstakes Drawing and Silent Auction. Expo and sponsorship info contact: Dan Van Dyke Standup For the Cure Muskegon

July 11, 2015
Paddle for Pae ʻĀina, Kāneʻohe, HI: A race at Kualoa Regional Park featuring SUP, paddleboard and OC1 paddlers racing around Mokoli’i island, commonly referred to as Chinaman’s Hat.
The event will also hold the ‘Āina 2 Fork Throw-Down—a Hawaiian style cook-off between selected chefs who are required to use an imu (Hawaiian underground oven) and traditonal Hawaiian ingredients. Event Page

July 11 – 12, 2015
Oregon Open Ocean, Newport, Ore.: The Oregon Open Ocean is a two-day event that encompasses both an offshore and bay race. Both races are 6 miles and provide participants with an opportunity to race in offshore, open ocean conditions one day, then flat water conditions the next. OregonOpenOcean.com

July 12, 2015
Paddle The Rockies, Longmont, CO.: The third of the five race series in the first annual Paddle the Rockies SUP Classic and Paddle Festival. Each series is a 4 mile elite race but will also offer a 1 mile fun race if you are just getting into the SUP racing scene. Paddletherockies.com

July 17 – 19, 2015
The Ultimate SUP Challenge, Foresters Falls, Ontario, Can.: This is a progressive Whitewater and Flatwater Racing Challenge. The whitewater challenge will be a competition of individual racers going against the clock. The flatwater challenge will be a “beach start format” with an 8km on the water race. BEtheEffect.com

July 18, 2015
Big Bear Paddlefest, Big Bear, Calif.: Test your stamina at 6700 ft. Races include a 5k, 10k, 20k, downwinder, sprints, and relays. BigBearPaddlefest.com

July 18, 2015
Swim Ocean City Ocean Games, Ocean City, Md.: This year’s event will have a “Battle of the paddle” style ocean race, which is being organized and sponsored by “Walk on Water.” The addition of this event spurred “Ocean Games” which will present both the swim and paddleboard events. Oceangamesusa.com

July 18, 2015
Paddle Battle, Riverhead, Long Island, N.Y.: Be part of the second annual “Paddle Battle Long Island” race on on the Peconic River. The event will feature a competitive and recreational race for SUP, kayaks and canoes. The goal is to support two not-for-profit organizations, the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation and the East End Tourism Alliance. PaddleBattleLI.com

July 18 – 19, 2015
Love Long Beach Festival and Races, Long Beach, Calif.: An open ocean paddle and free two-day celebration of all things we love about Long Beach: Art, Music, Arts, Food, Farmers Market, Saturday Evening Luau, and Sports, including a 1-mile Sand Run, 500m Ocean Swim and 1.4-mile Paddle. This event benefits a great Long Beach non-profit, Children Today. LoveLongBeachFestival.com

July 19, 2015
M4Molokai, Kaunakakai, Hawaii: An 8.5 mile downwind race finishing at Hotel Molokai with festivities to welcome the paddlers in. The race course is designed for advanced on the outside and recreational paddlers on the inside. Molokai is known for its longest fringing reef in the US and its strong trade winds throughout the year. supmolokai.org

July 19 – 20, 2014
US SUP Tour Stop 2, Zuma Beach, Calif.: The second of four stops on the 2014 US SUP Tour includes technical and open racing as well as a SUP surf contest. Athletes are competing for a place on Team USA for the 2015 ISA SUP and Paddleboard World Championships. USSUPTour.com

July 26, 2015
Molokai2Oahu, Ka’iwi Channel, Hawaii: The best in the world will descend upon the Hawaiian Islands for the annual Molokai to Oahu. The world class event takes paddlers across the Ka’iwi Channel, or Channel of Bones, testing endurance and skill for 32 miles of open ocean carnage. Molokai2Oahu.com

July 25, 2015
Guajataca PaddleBoard Challenge, Isabela, Puerto Rico: An Epic Route, $12,000 in cash prizes. The Guajataca SUP challenge is the latest event from Guajataca X. After 10 years of developing the world renown Guajataca Downhill, we are now moving forward with other type of events. Our mission is to become the most innovative, responsible Extreme events company in the caribbean.Event Page/a>

July 26, 2015
SUPYACS- Stand Up Paddleboard Race (Stand Up For Young Adult Cancer Survivors), Chicago, IL: Join us for the 4th Annual Stand Up Paddleboard Race, Ride and Relay to benefit Young Adult Cancer Survivors. This fun-filled day has races and events for all skill levels and clinics available for those brand new to the sport of SUP. Following the event, we will have an after party and raffle at the Dock at Montrose Beach.
supyacs.org

July 31st – August 1, 2015
Cayuga Lake SUP Cup, Myers Park, Lansing, N.Y.: A three-day standup paddleboard expo celebrating SUP racing, the interconnectedness of lake, land, and human wellness, and the beauty of New York’s Finger Lakes region! The Cayuga SUP Cup is the largest SUP race in the Finger Lakes, with an expo, demos, clinics, SUP yoga, sunrise and sunset excursions, slack lining, log rolling and more! Event Page

 

August 1, 2015
RouThe Riviera Mexican Grill Round The R-10 Paddleboard Race is back. This year we are excited to be a part of the International Surf Festival. The course will be from Torrance Beach (just south of the main lifeguard tower) out to the R-10 (PV-10) Buoy and back to the beach. The course is approximately 7 miles out and back. Paddleboards and SUPs are all invited. T-shirt, breakfast burritos and raffle for all finishers! Event Site

August 1, 2015
Ohana Fit Fest & SUP Spring, Hanalei, HI: Fun family event. Free registration in the SUP Sprint competition and beach games for all youth 18 and under. Registration just $15 for all others. Age groups from Keiki (children) to Kupuna (60 and older). Taking place at Pinetree beach in beautiful Hanalei Bay. Ohana Fit Fest

August 5 – 8, 2015
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, Salt Lake City, Utah: The largest outdoor sports show of its kind features retailers from across the nation, education, product demos, and various post-show activities. OutdoorRetailer.com

August 7 – 9, 2015
SUWS’ Camp David World Cup of Standup Paddling, Fehmarn, Germany: The top standup paddlers in the world will come together to race on the Baltic Sea for the Standup World Series’ Germany stop. The location will offer a festival-style event, with sprint and long distance racing, as well as entertainment for spectators. WatermanLeague.com

August 8, 2015
Northern Lights Paddle, Yoga and Music Fest, Forest Lake, MN:1.5, 5 and 10K races, SUP yoga, live music, land yoga and balance challenges. Sponsored by the City of Forest Lake as a celebration of balance and rhythm. Register at www.paddleguru.com. Located at Lakeside Park in downtown Forest Lake, MN. 8am-4pm. Questions can be directed to Randy Johnson at 612-590-0970. Northern Lights Paddle

August 8, 2015
5th Annual Paddle for A Cure, Beacon, NY- Join us for a fun-filled day of paddling on the Hudson River to benefit the Support Connection of Yorktown, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established that offers free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Following the same course as last year, the 9 mile current-assisted course follows the river down a beautiful stretch from ‘Long Dock’ in Beacon, past historic Bannerman’s Island, to finish at Dockside Park in Cold Spring. Paddle for A Cure

August 14 – 15, 2015
The Colonial SUP, New Bern, N.C.- Short course, long distance and juniors races, all WPA-sanctioned and set on the Neuse River! Cash and prizes throughout the field with a post-race party. Event Page

August 14 – 16, 2015
9th Annual Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Festival, Lake Tahoe, Calif.: One of the largest SUP events in Tahoe with great competition, lots of money on the line, clinics, demos and entertainment after the races have concluded. The event is WPA-sanctioned. TahoeNalu.com

August 15, 2015
SEA Paddle NYC, New York, NY: Created in 2007, the 25-mile paddle around Manhattan is one of the premier SUP and prone paddles in the world. An internationally renowned charity event, SEA Paddle NYC serves as the Surfers’ Environmental Alliance’s primary fundraiser. Through paddler fundraising, corporate sponsorship and ancillary events, it raised over $2 million for environmental preservation and numerous autism non-profits. Paddlers come for the one-of-a-kind physical challenge, the beauty of Manhattan and the camaraderie in paddling for a cause. SEAPaddleNYC.com

August 15, 2015
3rd Annual Paddle at the Porch, The Back Porch, Destin, Fla.: The 4th Annual Paddle at the Porch showcases the beautiful emerald green water and white sandy shores of Destin, Fla., behind one of its most loved restaurants, The Back Porch. This SUP event features a one-mile recreational race, a three-mile recreational race, and a six-mile elite race, to be followed by awards, including a $5,000 cash purse! Event Page

August 15, 2015
Cow Harbor PaddleFest, Northport, N.Y.: The Second Annual Cow Harbor PaddleFest will include a 6-mile race, 3-mile recreational poker paddle and 1-mile kids paddle. This will be a fun event with a great after party on the beach. Beg, borrow or steal a kayak or SUP and sign up today! Ok, just kidding about the stealing, but you can always rent one! Nothing like the scenery between Riverhead and NYC! This event will be hosted by and benefitting the Northport Fire Department. CowHarborPaddleFest.org

August 16, 2015
Paddle The Rockies, Longmont, CO.: Fourth race out of a five race series in the First Annual Paddle the Rockies SUP Classic and Paddle Festival will have top male and top female paddlers competing. Each series is a 4 mile elite race but will also offer a 1 mile fun race if you are just getting into the SUP racing scene. Paddletherockies.com

August TBA, 2015
14th Annual Duke’s OceanFest, Queen’s, Waikiki, Hawaii: An annual festival in tribute to the Duke, the Duke’s OceanFest features a variety of ocean sport events that were close to Duke Kahanamoku’s heart, including Longboard Surfing, Paddleboard Racing, Swimming, Tandem Surfing, Surf Polo, Beach Volleyball, and Standup Paddling, with one of SUP’s most competitive invite-only events, the Ultimate SUP Showdown. DukesOceanFest.com

August 22, 2015
Sarasota SUP Race Series’ Race 2, Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota, Fla.: Multiple races at the second event in the three-part series, including a 6-mile elite race, 3-mile recreational race, grom race, sprint races, and a local SUP Expo. Experience the site of the 2017 World Rowing Championships and compete against hundreds of racers on this perfect flat water course. SarasotaSUPSeries.com

August 22 – 23, 2015
Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge, Hood River, Ore.: Oregon’s premier SUP event with big prize money that draws equally big names in professional SUP. The event features sprint course racing one day and a longer distance downwinder race the second, with live music, after parties and product demos. GorgePaddleChallenge.com

August 22, 2015
Engadin Paddling, St. Moritz, Switzerland: The third long distance race of four in the SUP Alps Trophy series will be held in the high mountains of St. Moritz, with €2000 offered in prize money. SUP-alps-trophy.com

 

September 2 – 6, 2015
SUP 11-City Tour, Friesland, Netherlands: Race 11 cities in stages over five days. The SUP 11-City Tour keeps most ‘eleven-city traditions’ in tact like the ‘stamping posts.’ When you collect all stamps in each of the historical Eleven Cities, you will receive your SUP 11-City ‘cross’ – your medal of honor. SUP11CityTour.com

September 4 – 6, 2015
SUWS Kanagawa Japan, Kanagawa, Japan:-The top standup paddlers in the world will come together to race on the Baltic Sea for the Standup World Series’ Germany stop. The location will offer a festival-style event, with sprint and long distance racing, as well as entertainment for spectators. WatermanLeague.com

September 11-13, 2015
6th Annual Masters Race, Lake Geneva, Wisc.: This family-friendly weekend event includes Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) inspired activities and demos. There will be five races: SUP Masters short race, SUP Masters long race, Black Point Burner 13miler, a kids race and pet/person race. The Masters long race will have cash prizes. Register < a href="https://paddleguru.com/races/6thAnnualMidwestSUPMasters" target="_blank">here! Enjoy music by local bands, check out amazing outdoor vendors, buy used gear, equipment demos, play some beach ball water polo, join in and/or watch the races. A raffle will benefit the Lake Geneva YMCAClearwateroutdoor.com

September 12, 2015
The Butterfly Effect, Lake Tahoe, Calif.: Join Tatiana Howard and ‘Butterflies’ at the Butterfly Effect’s Lake Tahoe event, which features a day of fun and female empowerment, including a downwind run on SUP, kayak, kite or windsurf, as well as lunch, surprises, and more. BEtheEffect.com

September 12, 2015
Round the Rock Race & Expo, Seward Park, Seattle, Wash.: Test your speed against some of the top paddlers on the planet as you paddle 13 miles around Mercer Island. The Elite Paddlers will be competing for big prize money in the unique “Sweep or Weep” format, where various board length classes try to steal the purse from those on longer boards. RoundtheRock.com

September 13, 2015
O’Neill Tahoe Fall Classic, Kings Beach, Lake Tahoe, Calif.: The 22-miler wraps up the O’Neill Tahoe SUP series with a bang. The final race of the three-part series has racers take off from South Lake Tahoe’s Camp Richardson, racing to Kings Beach in North Lake Tahoe. After the long haul, participants and spectators can enjoy food and drink, demos and an awards ceremony. TahoeCup.org

September 13, 2015
Nude SUP Challenge,Kissimmee, FL.: The second-annual Nude SUP Challenge is the world’s only clothing-optional SUP race. The four-mile flatwater course takes place on Brown Lake within the Cypress Cove Nudist Resort in Kissimmee, Fla. The event takes place the day after Surf Expo in Orlando; Cypress Cove is a 25-minute drive. www.supnude.com

September 20, 2015
Paddle The Rockies, Longmont, CO.: The final race in the first annual Paddle the Rockies SUP Classic and Paddle Festival will have top male and top female paddlers competing in a 5-race paddleboard series. Each series is a 4 mile elite race but will also offer a 1 mile fun race if you are just getting into the SUP racing scene. Paddletherockies.com

September 26, 2015
Chiemesee Insel-Marathon, Prien-Harras am Chiemsee, Germany: The final event of the four-part series, SUP Alps Tropy, will take competitors around three islands, battling for $2000 in prize money. SUP-alps-trophy.com

September 26 – October 4th, 2015
SUWT/SUWS Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam, Calif.- The Standup World Tour and Series come together for a week of racing in sprints and distance events, and competitive surfing. The competitors will be stepping up their game as the Finals at Turtle Bay is all that will remain after the SoCal stop.Event Page

September 27, 2015
Sunday Sunday Sunday Race Series 2015, Bonita Cove, Mission Bay, San Diego, Calif.: This unique sporting event will take place at Bonita Cove on beautiful Mission Bay celebrating the lifestyle and sport of SUP and prone paddle board racing, as well as beach volleyball. Featuring a 10-mile race, a 5-mile race, a 1.5-mile sprint race, plus a qualifying tournament for true beach volleyball. This event has something for everyone with Men, Women, Juniors and Kids divisions. Event Page

 

October 1, 2014

October 10 – 11, 2015
Gerry Lopez Rainbow Sandals’ Battle of the Paddle, Salt Creek Beach, Dana Point, Calif.: After six epic years, ‘BOP’ moves to a new venue a few miles up the coast, Salt Creek Beach. The weekend will include all the BOP favorites, from a huge expo with demos, to entertainment and multiple races, including an elite race, recreational race, kids race, team relays, and a distance race that takes competitors to Laguna Beach and back. BattleofthePaddle.com

October 16 – 18, 2015
SUWS Finals, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii: The Standup World Series wraps up on Oahu’s North Shore at Turtle Bay Resort after a year-long journey with seven stops through five countries. The competitors will race sprint and distance courses with the world champion determined by points from the events earlier in the year. WatermanLeague.com

October 17, 2015
Sarasota SUP Race Series’ Race 3, Sarasota Sailing Squadron, Sarasota, Fla.: The final race of the Sarasota SUP Race Series includes a 7-mile elite race, 3-mile recreational race, and a grom race. Experience the bay, mangroves and canals of Lido and Bird Keys in this challenging and picturesque race. This Series Finale determines the winners for each division, as well as the Series Paddle title and bragging rights for the next year. SarasotaSUPSeries.com

October 18 – 19, 2015
The 100 Mile Paddle, Los Angeles to San Diego, Calif.: This is the ultimate multi-day charity adventure paddle race in California, taking place from LA to San Diego. This event is open to standup paddlers, prone paddlers, surf skis, marathon canoes, OC-1, OC-2 and 6-man outrigger teams. You can participate as a solo paddler or as a two-, three- or four-person relay team. This is a self-supported race, which means you and your team are responsible for your support boats/vehicles. 100milepaddle.com

October 24 – November 1, 2015
SUWT La Torche Pro, La Torche, France: The Standup World Tour heads to France for La Torche Pro, the last stop before the Location X Morrocco Finals. Competitors will work through the Trials, fighting for points in one of the final opportunities to get ahead for the World Champion Title. WatermanLeague.com

 

November 9, 2015
Standup for the Cure, Miami Yacht Club, Miami, Fla.: The second in a series of nationwide events aimed at expanding Standup for the Cure’s mission to raise money and awareness for early breast cancer detection, research, treatment and education. Join pro paddlers, breast cancer survivors, and SUP enthusiasts on the water at one of the largest charity SUP events in the nation. Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen foundation. Standup-for-the-Cure.org

November 21, 2015
Battle of the Paddle Brazil, Barra da Lagoa, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil: This year, besides the excitement and adrenaline on the evidence of elite and amateur sport, the event will also be scored for the Brazilian SUP Race circuit, ensuring the presence of the best paddlers in the country. There will also be fun and entertainment for the whole family with amateur, children’s events, SUP demos and cultural activities in the SUP Expo. BattleofthePaddleBrasil.com

 

December 1 – 4, 2015
Iron Mana/Bora Bora Liquid Festival, Bora Bora, Tahiti: A celebration of water sports and the Tahitian culture, the 15th annual event features SUP, V-1, surf ski, and long-distance swim races with post-race activities including live dj’s, traditional Tahitian dance shows, festive barbecues on the beach and more. BoraBoraLiquidFestival.com

  • http://www.velaunopaddleboarding.com Jaime

    Please add Paddle Royal to your event calendar
    december 3-5, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    $5,000 in prize money, 2 day racing event
    all the info http://www.paddleroyal.info

  • http://www.westbaypaddleboards.com Chris Fry

    SUP FITNESS BOOT CAMPS

    Get fit while playing on the water!

    April 2-30, every Saturday @ noon and 2 pm.

    Location: Swantown Marina boat launch area

    Sign up our 5 sessions over 5 weeks SUP fitness boot camps! Saturdays @ noon and 2 pm. Cost: $125 (5 sessions). Classes are limited to 8. Location: West Bay Park. All taught by Chris Fry, Certified fitness trainer. Ages 14+ . Prerequisite: introductory SUP class or prior SUP experience. Prepay required.

  • http://www.fastkayak.com/Atascaderobiathlon.html Lloyd Reeves

    SUP Biathlon May 22nd in Atascadero, Calif to benefit the local Big Brother/Big Sisters. 2 mile run and 2 mile paddle on Atascadero Lake

  • http://www.canadianwatermanfestival.com Diana Newson

    Hey Could you please post about the Canadian Waterman Festival in Comox BC Canada Happening August 19-21st! Its a 3 day event with 2 days of SUP racing! There will also be races for Sailing, Outriggers, Drangonboats & First Nations Racing Canoes. Beer Gardens, Food Vendors & Sports EXPO!

    Thanks!
    Diana
    Surf-SUP
    Comox BC Canada

  • http://santahustlesmokies.com/ Jared

    Dear SUP Magazine,

    Please add the Santa Hustle Smokies 5k & Half Marathon to your race calendar. The race is on December 10 in Sevierville, TN and will be a great winter themed race for all who participate. For more information, please feel free to email me or visit our website at http://www.santahustlesmokies.com

    Thank you,

    Jared

  • Byron

    Not Posted, US OPEN SUP in Miami Sept 16-18

  • http://www.demosport.com Demo Sport

    1st Annual Hog Island Huff
    Saturday, October 1st, 2011 8:00–11:00am

    A new addition to this year’s paddling events, The “Hog Island Huff” offers an unparalleled SUP experience. A water start off of Miller Park, on the Eastern shore of the Tomales Bay, this race will be fast and furious. Racers will be cruising through the channels and sand bars, around the star fish studded rocky points of Hog and Duck Islands and back to the shores of Miller Park – approximately 5 miles. Registration begins at 8:00 am and the race starts at 9:00 am. There are prize packages for the winners, courtesy of Demo Sport in San Rafael. $10 registration fee includes free parking. This event is spectator friendly, and there will be paddle boards available to rent. Meet at Miller Park (Next to Nick’s Cove, 3.5 miles North of the Town of Marshall). For more information, call Supervising Ranger Adam Craig at (415) 446-4423 or visit us on the web at http://www.marinparks.org. $1 & $2 Oysters at Nick’s Cove after the race.

  • http://www.demosport.com Demo Sport

    3rd Annual McNears Paddleboard Race
    Saturday, September 10th, 2011 8:00–11:00am

    This race is quickly becoming a classic in the bay area paddle board scene and is the crown jewel of the Marin Parks SUP race series. The course starts and finishes on the quarter mile long sandy beach and goes around the islands off Pt. San Pedro and China Camp State Beach – approximately 4 miles. Registration begins at 8:00 am and the race starts at 9:00 am. There are prize packages for the winners, courtesy of Demo Sport in San Rafael. $10 registration fee includes free parking. This event is spectator friendly, and there will be paddle boards available to rent. Meet at the McNears Beach Snack Bar (201 Cantera Way, San Rafael). For more information call Supervising Ranger Adam Craig at (415) 446-4423 or visit us on the web at http://www.marinparks.org.

  • Warren Currie

    5th Annual
    Easy Rider SUP Cup
    August 11 & 12, 2012
    Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Indoor Surf Contest and River Race & Tour.
    780-413-4554
    http://www.TheEasyRIder.com

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  • http://www.kiyasports.com Kathryn Tubbs

    Kiya Sports 1st Annual Belmont Shore Splash & Dash
    Standup and Prone Paddleboard Race
    6 Mile Loop Course and 1.5 Mile Fun Race

    Full Women’s and Men’s board length and age group divisions.
    WOMEN’s and Men’s Race tshirts
    Protected Waterway–circle the 3 Oil Islands!
    Gear Raffle to benefit the Long Beach Junior Lifeguard Program
    Race is a fundraiser for the National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
    Visit http://www.KiyaSports.com for more details and registration

  • http://www.kiyasports.com Kathryn Tubbs

    forgot the date!!
    Saturday, April 14, 2012
    Kiya Sports 1st Annual Belmont Shore Splash & Dash
    Long Beach, CA

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  • http://www.highcountryoutfitters.com High Country Outfitters

    May 5th, 2012. Atlanta, GA’s first SUP Race (Stand Up for the Hooch Race and Festival) Mark your calendars and go here to register
    http://www.highcountryoutfitters.com/general-news/chattahoochee-sup-race/

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  • http://www.thebayareapaddlefest.org Peter Donohue

    Please list Bay Area Paddlefest, April 21-22, Fremont, CA thebayareapaddlefestorg. This is the largest paddlesports expo in California. Many SUP brands will be there demoing their products.

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  • http://alohasuprentals.com Lynne Loa

    Can you post this event? Come on out and participate in the 1st annual Hawaiian Lei Sup Relay race is to benefit a Long Beach animal rescue group. The event will be held Sunday, May 20th, 2012 on the Peninsula, between Dana and 56th Place on the bay side in Long Beach, CA. The event is a relay race where teams paddle 100-150 yards on Aloha Sup boards around a buoy with a lei around their neck paddling back to their teammates, they pass the lei onto their teammate and off they go, until the last person on their team crosses the finish line. T-shirts will be provided to registered racers and the winners will get flower leis from Hawaii and take home the Hawaiian Lei Tiki Cup for the year. The winning team will get a cash prize of $100. Bottled water and snacks will be provided. Come and join in for a good cause, help our 4-legged friends and have fun on the water!
    If you would like to register your own group, sign up each member and pick the best board from our list. Don’t worry if you are not part of a group, we will put you on a team.

    Google aloha sup rentals http://www.alohasuprentals.com/events.html to register for Hawaiian Lei Sup Relay. Register now because the event is limited to 75. See you on the water!
    562-295-6870 or 562-206-3447

  • http://surfcampmediterraneo.com/ Surf Camp Costa Rica

    Can you please post this event:
    Surf Camp Mediterraneo is hosting its 1st Annual Surfing Competition in Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica on May 20th 2012.
    For more information please contact http://surfcampmediterraneo.com.

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  • http://alohasuprentals.com Lynne Loa

    Aloha!
    May 20th, The Hawaiian Lei Sup (Stand Up Paddling) Relay race is to benefit a Long Beach, CA animal rescue group. Too many healthy dogs are put down because of overcrowding and rescue groups need our support to help save these dogs. The event will be held on the Peninsula, between Dana and 56th Place on the bay side. The event is a relay race where teams paddle 100-150 yards on Aloha Sup boards around a buoy with a lei around their neck paddling back to their teammates, they pass the lei onto their teammate and off they go, until the last person on their team crosses the finish line. This is a beginners race, a fun family race. T-shirts will be provided to registered racers. Sponsors can also get event T-Shirts. The winners of the sup relay race will get flower leis from Hawaii and take home the Hawaiian Lei Tiki Cup for the year. Bottled water and snacks will be provided. Great raffle prizes and silent auction. Come and join in for a good cause, help our 4-legged friends and have fun on the water!
    If you would like to register your own group, sign up each member and pick the best board from our list. Don’t worry if you are not part of a group, we will put you on a team. Sup boards are provided. Entry fee is $35 and you can register and pay online.

    To register go to http://www.alohasuprentals.com/events.html Go under more tab on top to register for Hawaiian Lei Sup Relay. Register now because the event is limited to 75. See you on the water!
    562-295-6870 or 562-206-3447

  • http://www.tcwaterman.com Todd Mackey

    The TC Waterman Challenge and Expo is the Midwest’s largest and premier Stand Up Paddle (SUP) event. This SUP festival and Midwest’s largest SUP exposition include recreational and elite races for all ages and skill levels, free product demonstrations, free clinics, free kids races, and the Awards Luau Dinner, presented by Maui Jim, for all participants. This World Paddle Association- (WPA) sanctioned event is the site of the 2012 Great Lakes Regional Championship!

    The main events, staged on the shores of beautiful Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City, Michigan, include a recreational, all-ages, all-skill levels, 3.5 mile course race located close offshore for spectators and on-lookers to view. The TC Waterman also boasts a distance race. The 10 Mile “Down-Winder” is open to the public and elite racers alike. Let’s not forget the little ones who can enter free into the Kid’s Races and SUP Relays. The day’s events will conclude with the Awards Luau Dinner–presented by Maui Jim–served inside our main event tent, complete with a Hawaiian pig roast and Polynesian dancers. All competitive events are open to the public though registration is required.
    To Register go to http://www.tcwaterman.com or go to http://www.active.com.

  • http://www.stroketheslough.com Sara Satterlee

    July 29, 2012 Stroke the Slough – Washington State
    Long Race: 12 Miles down (slow) river Redmond to Kenmore WA
    Short Race: 3.5 Miles open water on Lake Washington.

    Join us for a fun day on a notoriously flat river – great scenery, greater people. WPA sanctioned, left over $$ donated to Surfrider Seattle Chapter.
    Register: http://www.stroketheslough.com / Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/stroketheslough

  • http://www.facebook.com/LakeMurraySUPClassic BJ Murray

    Could you please post this race on your calander. Lake Murray SUP Classic.
    http://www.FaceBook.com/LakeMurraySUPClassic
    thanks

  • http://www.ientrust.org/pop Evan Keller

    Paddle Out Poverty: 1 and 4 mile SUP benefit races will be held at Daytona’s Disappearing Island on November 10 (event info at http://www.ientrust.org/pop). Could you post this on your calendar?
    Thanks, Evan

  • Laree Mancour

    Missing a big race from your calendar! Battle of the Bay will take the San Francisco Bay by storm this October 13-14, 2012. 2 day race and expo, $5000 purse, BOGA, Surftech, Kiaola, Boardworks, Quickblade… many more top name brands are sponsoring! http://www.battleofthebay.com Hope you’ll add us to your calendar!! Thank you!

  • http://www.northend.org/ Dave Green

    $14,000 #SUP purse offered for Payette River Games sponsored by @glidesup – http://t.co/fe4tdfn1Y5

  • boyinthebarrel

    awesome charity paddle on July 21st at the Jersey Shore. you should definitely add it to your calendar! register at http://mercycenternj.org/paddle. get updates at facebook.com/ShorePaddle

  • Loupita Silvestre

    AAAaahh… Si j’ai bien compris une célébration des sports nautiques se tiendra à Bora du 2 au 8 décembre 2013.. Ah J’suis trop contente j’espère qu’il y aura beaucoup de personnes très célèbre dans le monde du Stand Up Paddle. J’ai trop hâte à l’idée de savoir qu’il y aura une fête là-bas..??(!) Si c’est le cas je ferais tout pour y être présente ce jour-là… <3 Feel so excited

  • Loupita Silvestre

    J’aimerais trop que la finale “The Standup World” se passe à Tahiti. Would like to be present at this SUWT finals… 😀 <3

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