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2nd Annual SUPIA Youth Stand Up Paddle Events For June 2015

SUPIA focuses on increasing participation in SUP through free, fun, kids events everywhere

SUP Industry Association
May 11, 2015

Dana Point, CA – SUPIA's Youth SUP Days

During the entire month of June, events will be held all over the US focused on getting young people outside & on the water enjoying the fastest growing water sport, stand up paddleboarding.

SUP Industry Association is teaming up individual member businesses to hold these events at no charge on waterways all over the country and abroad.

Events are being held in many locations, including:

No Snow Stand Up Paddleboards Arizona
Lake Powell Paddleboards Arizona
PaddleFit California
Downunder Westport Connecticut
Downunder Rowayton Connecticut
Delmarva Board Sport Adventures Delaware
Wai Nani Surf & Paddle Minnesota
WutSup Standup Paddleboards Mississippi
OC Paddleboard New Jersey
Nalu SUP & Surf Ohio
SUP Oklahoma Oklahoma
Amatuer SUP Puerto Rico
Never Bored Board Shop Rhode Island
Padde Up Tn Tennessee
Nashville Paddle Co. Tennessee

Along with the Retail locations, partners include ACA, Paddlefit, Red Paddle Co, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

From open houses to lessons and clinics, the focus will be on getting young people on the water for a safe & positive experience that leads to increased Stand Up Paddleboarding involvement.

Limited Sponsorship Opportunities are still available. Please contact Kristin Thomas if interested at

About SUP Industry Association

SUPIA is the Trade Organization of all Stand Up Paddle businesses: Manufacturers, Retailers, Service Providers, Media, Sales Reps, Distributors, Suppliers, etc. SUP Industry Association will strive to move Stand Up Paddling forward in a positive direction, while improving each members individual business.

To learn more about Stand Up Paddle Industry Association or SYSD (SUPIS Youth SUP Days), please contact

Kristin Thomas, Executive Director
PO Box 3015, Dana Point, CA 92629