The 2011 SUP Splash Championships is happening this Saturday, Oct. 1st, in Chattanooga, Tenn. The culmination of the 5-event SUP Splash Race Series will be held on Tennessee River at the RiverRocks Festival.

Competitors in the WPA and USA Canoe/Kayak sanctioned championship will take off from Ross' Landing at the 21st Century Waterfront. The fifth annual 3 Sisters Bluegrass Festival will also be taking place with free admission at Ross' Landing.

Competitors in four divisions (Men's Elite 12'6, Women's Elite 12'6, Men's 14 and Men's Unlimited) will race for $12,000 in cash prizes and other giveaways on both long and short courses. Elite and amateur races will be held with courses circling Maclellan Island in the heart of the 21st Century Waterfront District.  – Shari Coble


Friday, September 30th

5:30-7:30 p.m. — Packet pick up at Ross' Landing

6:00-10:30 p.m. — 3 Sisters Music Festival at Ross' Landing

Saturday, October 1st

12:00-10:00 p.m. — 3 Sisters Music Festival

12:30-2:30 p.m.   — Registration at Ross' Landing

3:00 p.m. — Pre-race meeting (mandatory)

3:30 p.m. — Race time

4:00 p.m. — Elite race

6:00 p.m. — Awards

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